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Elvira Isganaitis, M.D.

TitleInstructor in Pediatrics
InstitutionChildren's Hospital Boston
AddressJoslin Diabetes Center
Rm 607
One Joslin Place
Boston MA 02215

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  1. Colaneri A, Wang T, Pagadala V, Kittur J, Staffa NG, Peddada SD, Isganaitis E, Patti ME, Birnbaumer L. A Minimal Set of Tissue-Specific Hypomethylated CpGs Constitute Epigenetic Signatures of Developmental Programming. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e72670.
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  2. Radford EJ, Isganaitis E, Jimenez-Chillaron J, Schroeder J, Molla M, Andrews S, Didier N, Charalambous M, McEwen K, Marazzi G, Sassoon D, Patti ME, Ferguson-Smith AC. An unbiased assessment of the role of imprinted genes in an intergenerational model of developmental programming. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8(4):e1002605.
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  3. Woo M, Isganaitis E, Cerletti M, Fitzpatrick C, Wagers AJ, Jimenez-Chillaron J, Patti ME. Early life nutrition modulates muscle stem cell number: implications for muscle mass and repair. Stem Cells Dev. 2011 Oct; 20(10):1763-9.
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  4. Isganaitis E, Jimenez-Chillaron J, Woo M, Chow A, DeCoste J, Vokes M, Liu M, Kasif S, Zavacki AM, Leshan RL, Myers MG, Patti ME. Accelerated postnatal growth increases lipogenic gene expression and adipocyte size in low-birth weight mice. Diabetes. 2009 May; 58(5):1192-200.
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  5. Jimenez-Chillaron JC, Isganaitis E, Charalambous M, Gesta S, Pentinat-Pelegrin T, Faucette RR, Otis JP, Chow A, Diaz R, Ferguson-Smith A, Patti ME. Intergenerational transmission of glucose intolerance and obesity by in utero undernutrition in mice. Diabetes. 2009 Feb; 58(2):460-8.
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  6. Isganaitis E, Levitsky LL. Preventing childhood obesity: can we do it? Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2008 Feb; 15(1):1-8.
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  7. Woo M, Isganaitis E, Patti ME. . Metabolic consequences of intrauterine exposure to insulin resistance. Lawson-Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society/Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting. 2008.
  8. Woo M, Isganaitis E, Patti ME. . Consequences of Intrauterine Exposure to Insulin Resistance. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. 2008.
  9. Isganaitis E, Levitsky L. . Preventing Childhood Obesity: Can We Do It? Review. Curent Opinion in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2008; 15(1):1-8.
  10. DeCoste J, Woo M, Isganaitis E, Chow A, Patti ME. . Expression of Thermogenic Genes is Reduced in Brown Adipose Tissue of Neonatal Low Birth Weight Mice: Potential Links to Catch-Up Adiposity. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. 2008.
  11. Oge A, Isganaitis E, Jimenez-Chillaron J, Reamer C, Faucette R, Barry K, Przybyla R, Patti ME. In utero undernutrition reduces diabetes incidence in non-obese diabetic mice. Diabetologia. 2007 May; 50(5):1099-108.
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  12. Isganaitis E, Jimenez-Chillaron J, Chow A, Vokes M, Decoste J, Otis J, Patti ME. . Lipogenic Gene Expression is Increased During Catch-Up Growth: Contribution to Low Birth Weight Phenotypes. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada. 2007.
  13. Isganaitis E, Chow A, Decoste J, Otis J, Patti ME. . In Utero Exposure to Insulin Resistance Affects Postnatal Weight Gain in a Sex-Specific Manner. American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting. 2007.
  14. Jimenez-Chillaron JC, Gesta S, Isganaitis E, Otis JP, Faucette RR, Reamer C, Barry K, Ruest S, Patti ME. . Intergenerational effects of fetal programming: Potential role of the imprinted gene Pref1 for the inheritance of obesity. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. 2006.
  15. Isganaitis E, Jimenez-Chillaron J, Otis J, Vokes M, Patti ME. . Adipose Tissue Gene Expression During ‘Catch-Up Fat.’. Fetal and Neonatal Physiological Society Meeting. 2006.
  16. Isganaitis E, Lustig R. . Fast Food, CNS Insulin Resistance, and Obesity: A Review. Journal of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 2005; 25:2451-2462.
  17. Isganaitis E, Lustig RH. Fast food, central nervous system insulin resistance, and obesity. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005 Dec; 25(12):2451-62.
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  18. Isganaitis E, Kamei R, Kohrman AF. Spare the rod and save the child. Virtual Mentor. 2003 Aug; 5(8).
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  19. Isganaitis E, Kamei R. Clinical Case: Spare the Rod and Save the Child. Virtual Mentor: Ethics Journal of the AMA. 2003; 5(3).
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