Romy Kursawe PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Pediatrics (Endocrinology)


Selected Publications

  • 1. Matthew P. Gillum, Maya E. Kotas, Derek M. Erion, Romy Kursawe, Paula Chatterjee, Kevin T. Nead, Eric S. Muise, Jennifer J. Hsiao, David Frederick, Shin Yonemitsu, Alexander S. Banks, Li Qiang, Sanjay Bhanot, Jerrold M. Olefsky, Dorothy D. Sears, Sonia Caprio & Gerald I. Shulman. SirT1 regulates adipose tissue inflammation. Diabetes 2011 Dec;60(12):3235-45
  • 2. Santoro N, Zhang CK, Zhao H, Pakstis AJ, Kim G, Kursawe R, Dykas DJ, Bale AE, Giannini C, Pierpont B, Shaw MM, Groop L, Caprio S. Variant in the glucokinase regulatory protein (GCKR) gene is associated with fatty liver in obese children and adolescents. Hepatology. 2011 Nov 22
  • 3. Nicola Santoro, Romy Kursawe, Daniel J.Dykas, Clarence K Zhang, Allen E. Bale, Ebe D’Adamo, Anna M Cali’, Samuel Eldrich, Deepak Narayan, Melissa Shaw, Bridget Pierpont, Derek Lartaud, Samuel W. Cushman, Hongyu Zhao, Sonia Caprio. A Common Variant in the Patatin-Like Phopholipase 3 Gene (PNPLA3) is Associated with Fatty Liver Disease in Obese Children and Adolescents. Hepatology 2010 Oct;52(4):1281-90.
  • 4. Kursawe R, Eszlinger M, Narayan D, Teresa Liu, Merlijn Bazuine, Anna M. G. Cali, Melissa Shaw, Bridget Pierpont, Gerald I. Shulman, Samuel W. Cushman, Arthur Sherman, and Sonia Caprio Cellularity and adipogenic profile of the abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue from obese adolescents: association with insulin resistance and hepatic steatosis. Diabetes 2010 Sep;59(9):2288-96.
  • 5. William A. Chutkow, Andreas Birkenfeld, Jonathan D. Brown, HY Lee, D Frederick, Jun Yoshioka, Parth Patwari, Romy Kursawe, Samuel W. Cushman, Jorge Plutzky, Gerald I. Shulman, Varman T. Samuel, Richard T. Lee. Deletion of the alpha arrestin protein TXNIP in mice promotes adiposity and adipogenesis while preserving insulin sensitivity. Diabetes 2010 Jun;59(6):1424-34. Epub 2010 Mar 18.
  • 6. Kursawe R, Narayan D, Cali AM, Shaw M, Pierpont B, Shulman GI, Caprio S. Downregulation of ADIPOQ and PPARgamma2 Gene Expression in Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue of Obese Adolescents With Hepatic Steatosis. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Oct;18(10):1911-7.
  • 7. Cali AM, De Oliveira AM, Kim H, Chen S, Reyes-Mugica M, Escalera S, Dziura J, Taksali SE, Kursawe R, Shaw M, Savoye M, Pierpont B, Constable RT, Caprio S. Glucose dysregulation and hepatic steatosis in obese adolescents: is there a link? Hepatology. 2009 Jun;49(6):1896-903.
  • 8. Krause K, Karger S, Sheu SY, Aigner T, Kursawe R, Gimm O, Schmid KW, Dralle H, Fuhrer D Evidence for a role of the amyloid precursor protein in thyroid carcinogenesis. J Endocrinol. 2008 Aug;198(2):291-9.
  • 9. Kursawe R, Paschke R Modulation of TSHR signaling by posttranslational modifications. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jul;18(5):199-207.

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