Rachana D. Shah

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
802F Abramson Research Center
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3390
B.S. (Molecular Biology)
Vanderbilt University, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
Baylor College of Medicine, 2002.
MSc (Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2011.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Adipose Tissue

Selected Publications

Kelsey MM, Braffett BH, Geffner ME, Levittsky LL, Caprio S, McKay SV, Shah R, Sprague JE, Arslanian SA, TODAY Study Group: Menstrual Dysfunction in Girls from the Treatment Options in Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescent and Youth (TODAY) Study. Journal of Clinical endocrinology and Metabolism 2018.

Kailey Roberts, Yasmeen Midgette, Rachana Shah: Omega 3 Fatty Acid Supplementation Attenuates Adipose Tissue Inflammation Signaling in Healthy Obese Subjects International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinologists. Washington, DC. Poster Presentation September 2017.

Zhang H, Hinkle CC, O'Neill S, Caught J, Lynch E, Lynch G, Shah R, Ahima RS, Reilly MP : Synergistic Modulation of Inflammatory But Not Metabolic Effects Of High-Fat Feeding by CCR2 and CX3CR1. Obesity 25(8): 1410-20, August 2017.

Barrett B, Shah R: Androgen Levels and BMI as Independent Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Risk in Adolescent PCOS. Endocrine Society Nation Meeting. Orlando, FL. Poster Presentation. April 2017.

Shah RD, Xue C, Zhang H, Tuteja S, Li M, Reilly MP, Ferguson JF: Expression of Calgranulin Genes S100A8, S100A9 and S100A12 Is Modulated by n-3 PUFA during Inflammation in Adipose Tissue and Mononuclear Cells. PLOSOne 12(1): e0169614, January 2017.

Kelsey M, Braffet B, McKay S, Shah R, Sprague J, Levitsky L, Geffner, M Arslanian S, Caprio S : Menstrual Function in Girls with Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions. New Orleans, LA. Poster presentation June 2016.

Shah R and Ferguson JF: Metabolomics and the Microbiome in Cardiometabolic Health. Keystone Symposium: The Microbiome, Metabolic Disease, and Beyond. Newport, RI. Poster Presentation April 2016.

Wu GD, Compher C, Chen EZ, Smith SA, Shah RD, Bittinger K, Chehoud C, Albenberg LG, Nessel L, Gilroy E, Star J, Weljie AM, Flint HJ, Metz DC, Bennett MJ, Li H, Bushman FD, Lewis JD. : Comparative metabolomics in vegans and omnivores reveal constraints on diet-dependent gut microbiota metabolite production. Gut 65(1): 63-72, January 2016.

Shah R, O'Neill SM, Hinkle C, Caughey J, Stephan S, Lynch E, Bermingham K, Lynch G, Ahima RS, Reilly MP. : Metabolic Effects of CX3CR1 Deficieincy in Diet-Induced Obese Mice. PLOSone 10(9): e0138317, September 2015.

Shah R, Matthews GJ, Shah RY, McLaughlin C, Chen J, Wolman M, Master SR, Chai B, Xie D, Rader DJ, Raj DS, Mehta NN, Budoff M, Fischer MJ, Go AS, Townsend RR, He J, Kusek JW, Feldman HI, Foulkes AS, Reilly MP: Serum Fractalkine (CX3CL1) and Cardiovascular Outcomes and Diabetes: Findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. American Journal of Kidney Disease 66(2): 266-73, August 2015.

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