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    Benjamin U Nwosu MD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655

        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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