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    Benjamin U Nwosu MD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentPediatrics
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-334-7872
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        Our research is focused on characterizing the role of vitamin D deficiency in human diseases.


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        1. Menon J, Maranda L, Nwosu BU. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels do not correlate with asthma severity in a case-controlled study of children and adolescents. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 25(7-8):673-9.
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        2. Nwosu BU, Stavre ZG, Maranda L, Cullen K, Lee MM. Hepatic dysfunction is associated with vitamin D deficiency and poor glycemic control in diabetes mellitus. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 25(1-2):181-6.
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        3. Villanueva J, Maranda L, Nwosu BU. Is vitamin D deficiency a feature of pediatric celiac disease? J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 25(5-6):607-10.
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        4. Nwosu BU, Adhami S, Rogol AD. Stroke in a child with Adams-Oliver syndrome and mixed diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 25(3-4):357-61.
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        5. Nwosu BU, Soyka LA, Angelescu A, Lee MM. Evidence of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 proteolysis during growth hormone stimulation testing. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2011; 24(3-4):163-7.
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        6. Nwosu BU, Meltzer B, Maranda L, Ciccarelli C, Reynolds D, Curtis L, King J, Frazier JA, Lee MM. A potential role for adjunctive vitamin D therapy in the management of weight gain and metabolic side effects of second-generation antipsychotics. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2011; 24(9-10):619-26.
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        7. Nwosu BU, Lee MM. Pseudohypoparathyroidism type 1a and insulin resistance in a child. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2009 Jun; 5(6):345-50.
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        8. Nwosu BU, Lee MM. Evaluation of short and tall stature in children. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Sep 1; 78(5):597-604.
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        9. Nwosu BU, Hopkins TB. Newborn with klinefelter syndrome and posterior urethral valves. Urology. 2008 Nov; 72(5):1033-5.
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        10. Nwosu BU, Gourgiotis L, Gershengorn MC, Neumann S. A novel activating mutation in transmembrane helix 6 of the thyrotropin receptor as cause of hereditary nonautoimmune hyperthyroidism. Thyroid. 2006 May; 16(5):505-12.
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        11. Nwosu BU, Raygada M, Tsilou ET, Rennert OM, Stratakis CA. Rieger's anomaly and other ocular abnormalities in association with osteogenesis imperfecta and a COL1A1 mutation. Ophthalmic Genet. 2005 Sep; 26(3):135-8.
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        12. Nwosu BU, Nilsson O, Mitchum RD, Coco M, Barnes KM, Baron J. Lack of telomere shortening with age in mouse resting zone chondrocytes. Horm Res. 2005; 63(3):125-8.
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        13. Nwosu BU, Coco M, Jones J, Barnes KM, Yanovski JA, Baron J. Short stature with normal growth hormone stimulation testing: lack of evidence for partial growth hormone deficiency or insensitivity. Horm Res. 2004; 62(2):97-102.
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