Vaneeta Bamba

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Attending Physician, The Lipid Heart Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director, Diagnostic and Research Growth Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director, Turner Syndrome Program, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Endocrinology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3174
Fax: 215-590-7766
BA (Biology)
The Johns Hopkins University, 1996.
MD (Medicine)
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

Turner Syndrome
Pediatric Dyslipidemia
Growth disorders in children
22q11 Deletion syndrome
DiGeorge Syndrome
X chromosome deletions

Description of Itmat Expertise

Growth disorders, lipid disorders, Turner Syndrome, estrogen replacement, X Chromosome disorders, ovarian failure, 22q11 Deletion syndrome, DiGeorge Syndrome

Selected Publications

Grand K, Levitt Katz LE, Crowley TB, Moss E, Lessig M, Bamba V, Lord K, Zackai EH, Emanuel BS, Valverde K, McDonald-McGinn DM.: The impact of hypocalcemia on full scale IQ in patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 176(10): 2167-2171. October 2018.

Bamba, V: Cardiovascular Health in Turner Syndrome - No Small Task. September 2018 Notes: Editorial for "Cardiovascular health in Turner syndrome: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association." Published in: Circ Genom Precis Med. 2018,11:e000048.

Gibson CE, Boodhansingh KE, Li, C, Conlin L, Chen P, Bamba V, DeLeon DD, Ganguly A, Stanley CA.: Congenital Hyperinsulinism in Infants with Turner Syndrome: Possible Association with Monosomy X and KDM6A Haploinsufficiency. Hormone Research in Pediatrics 89(6): 413-422. September 2018 Notes: Accepted.

Ojukwu S,Hatch-Stein J, Meyers K, Bamba V, Kelly A.: Lipoprotein Subclass Analysis in Young Women with Turner Syndrome. Pediatric Academic Society/Pediatric Endocrine Society May 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Rosenfeld E, Perman M, Bauer A, Bamba V.: DRESS Syndrome Associated with Severe Autoimmune Hypothyroidism: A Case Report. Pediatric Academic Society/Pediatric Endocrine Society May 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Kelley JC, Gutmark-Little I, Backeljauw P, Bamba V: Increased Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Children and Young Adults with Turner Syndrome Is Not Explained By BMI Alone. Hormone Research in Pediatrics 88(3-4): 208-214, October 2017 Notes: Review of cholesterol levels in girls and adolescents with Turner Syndrome demonstrate that elevated levels do not correlate with BMI, but suggest increased cardiovascular risk.

Oberle M, Grimberg A, Bamba V.: Treatment of Pre-pubertal Patients with Growth Hormone Deficiency: Patterns in Growth Hormone Dosage and Insulin-like Growth Factor-I Z-scores. Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology. 9(3): 208-215, Sept 2017.

Gravholt CH, Andersen NH, Conway GS, Dekkers OM, Geffner ME, Klein KO, Lin AE, Mauras N, Quigley CA, Rubin K, Sandberg DE, Sas TCJ, Silberbach M, Söderström-Anttila V, Stochholm K, van Alfen-van derVelden JA, Woelfle J, Backeljauw PF; International Turner Syndrome Consensus Group: Clinical practice guidelines for the care of girls and women with Turner syndrome: proceedings from the 2016 Cincinnati International Turner Syndrome Meeting. European Journal of Endocrinology 177(3): G1-G70, September 2017.

Gruccio Paolucci D, Bamba V. : Turner Syndrome: Care of the Patient Birth to Late Adolescence. Pediatric Endocrine Reviews 14 Suppl 2: 2454-461, June 2017.

Rayannavar A, Katz L, Crowley T, Grand K, Lessig M, Zackai E, Emanuel B, Lord K, Bamba V, McDonald-McGinn D.: Association of Hypocalcemia with Congenital Heart Disease in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. National Endocrine Society Meeting April 2017.

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