Babette S. Zemel

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Research Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Nutrition and Growth Laboratory, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Director of the Core Laboratories, The General Clinical Research Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Program Director, Clinical and Translational Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Bionutrition Core Laboratory, Clinical and Translational Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Leader, Metabolism, Nutrition and Development Research Affinity Group, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of GI, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3535 Market Street
Room 1560
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-1669
Fax: 215-590-0604
Education:
B.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1979.
M.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1985.
Ph.D. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Zemel's studies pertain to childhood growth and nutrition, body composition, energy expenditure and bone density across the lifespan.

Selected Publications

DeBoer Mark D, Thayu Meena, Griffin Lindsay M, Baldassano Robert N, Denson Lee A, Zemel Babette S, Denburg Michelle R, Agard Hannah E, Herskovitz Rita, Long Jin, Leonard Mary B: Increases in Sex Hormones during Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor α Therapy in Adolescents with Crohn's Disease. The Journal of pediatrics 171: 146-152.e2, Apr 2016.

Weaver C M, Gordon C M, Janz K F, Kalkwarf H J, Lappe J M, Lewis R, O'Karma M, Wallace T C, Zemel B S: The National Osteoporosis Foundation's position statement on peak bone mass development and lifestyle factors: a systematic review and implementation recommendations. Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA 27(4): 1281-386, Apr 2016.

Weaver C M, Gordon C M, Janz K F, Kalkwarf H J, Lappe J M, Lewis R, O'Karma M, Wallace T C, Zemel B S: Erratum to: The National Osteoporosis Foundation's position statement on peak bone mass development and lifestyle factors: a systematic review and implementation recommendations. Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA 27(4): 1387, Apr 2016.

Mitchell Jonathan A, Chesi Alessandra, McCormack Shana E, Roy Sani M, Cousminer Diana L, Kalkwarf Heidi J, Lappe Joan M, Gilsanz Vicente, Oberfield Sharon E, Shepherd John A, Kelly Andrea, Zemel Babette S, Grant Struan F A: Rare EN1 Variants and Pediatric Bone Mass. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Mar 2016.

Roizen Jeffrey D, Danzig Jennifer, Groleau Veronique, McCormack Shana, Casella Alex, Harrington Jennifer, Sochett Etienne, Tershakovec Andrew, Zemel Babette S, Stallings Virginia A, Levine Michael A: Resting Energy Expenditure Is Decreased in Pseudohypoparathyroidism Type 1A. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 101(3): 880-8, Mar 2016.

Brown Justin C, Troxel Andrea B, Ky Bonnie, Damjanov Nevena, Zemel Babette S, Rickels Michael R, Rhim Andrew D, Rustgi Anil K, Courneya Kerry S, Schmitz Kathryn H: A randomized phase II dose-response exercise trial among colon cancer survivors: Purpose, study design, methods, and recruitment results. Contemporary clinical trials 47: 366-75, Mar 2016.

Jemielita T O, Leonard M B, Baker J, Sayed S, Zemel B S, Shults J, Herskovitz R, Denburg M R: Association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D with areal and volumetric measures of bone mineral density and parathyroid hormone: impact of vitamin D-binding protein and its assays. Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA 27(2): 617-26, Feb 2016.

Leonard Mary B, Shults Justine, Long Jin, Baldassano Robert N, Brown J Keenan, Hommel Kevin, Zemel Babette S, Mahboubi Soroosh, Whitehead Krista Howard, Herskovitz Rita, Lee Dale, Rausch Joseph, Rubin Clinton T: Effect of Low Magnitude Mechanical Stimuli on Bone Density and Structure in Pediatric Crohn's Disease: A Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Jan 2016.

Felix Janine F, Bradfield Jonathan P, Monnereau Claire, van der Valk Ralf J P, Stergiakouli Evie, Chesi Alessandra, Gaillard Romy, Feenstra Bjarke, Thiering Elisabeth, Kreiner-Møller Eskil, Mahajan Anubha, Pitkänen Niina, Joro Raimo, Cavadino Alana, Huikari Ville, Franks Steve, Groen-Blokhuis Maria M, Cousminer Diana L, Marsh Julie A, Lehtimäki Terho, Curtin John A, Vioque Jesus, Ahluwalia Tarunveer S, Myhre Ronny, Price Thomas S, Vilor-Tejedor Natalia, Yengo Loïc, Grarup Niels, Ntalla Ioanna, Ang Wei, Atalay Mustafa, Bisgaard Hans, Blakemore Alexandra I, Bonnefond Amelie, Carstensen Lisbeth, Eriksson Johan, Flexeder Claudia, Franke Lude, Geller Frank, Geserick Mandy, Hartikainen Anna-Liisa, Haworth Claire M A, Hirschhorn Joel N, Hofman Albert, Holm Jens-Christian, Horikoshi Momoko, Hottenga Jouke Jan, Huang Jinyan, Kadarmideen Haja N, Kähönen Mika, Kiess Wieland, Lakka Hanna-Maaria, Lakka Timo A, Lewin Alexandra M, Liang Liming, Lyytikäinen Leo-Pekka, Ma Baoshan, Magnus Per, McCormack Shana E, McMahon George, Mentch Frank D, Middeldorp Christel M, Murray Clare S, Pahkala Katja, Pers Tune H, Pfäffle Roland, Postma Dirkje S, Power Christine, Simpson Angela, Sengpiel Verena, Tiesler Carla M T, Torrent Maties, Uitterlinden André G, van Meurs Joyce B, Vinding Rebecca, Waage Johannes, Wardle Jane, Zeggini Eleftheria, Zemel Babette S, Dedoussis George V, Pedersen Oluf, Froguel Philippe, Sunyer Jordi, Plomin Robert, Jacobsson Bo, Hansen Torben, Gonzalez Juan R, Custovic Adnan, Raitakari Olli T, Pennell Craig E, Widén Elisabeth, Boomsma Dorret I, Koppelman Gerard H, Sebert Sylvain, Järvelin Marjo-Riitta, Hyppönen Elina, McCarthy Mark I, Lindi Virpi, Harri Niinikoski, Körner Antje, Bønnelykke Klaus, Heinrich Joachim, Melbye Mads, Rivadeneira Fernando, Hakonarson Hakon, Ring Susan M, Smith George Davey, Sørensen Thorkild I A, Timpson Nicholas J, Grant Struan F A, Jaddoe Vincent W V: Genome-wide association analysis identifies three new susceptibility loci for childhood body mass index. Human molecular genetics 25(2): 389-403, Jan 2016.

Mitchell, J. A., Chesi, A., McCormack, S. E., Roy, S. M., Cousminer, D. L., Kalkwarf, H. J., Lappe, J. M., Gilsanz, V., Oberfield, S. E., Shepherd, J. A., Kelly, A., Zemel, B. S., Grant, S. F.: Rare EN1 Variants and Pediatric Bone Mass. J Bone Miner Res 2016.

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