Roy J Kim
Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Hypoadiponectinemia, dyslipidemia, and impaired growth in children with HIV-associated facial lipoatrophyRoy J Kim
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:65-74. 2007..To compare growth, lipids and adipocytokines in HIV-positive children with and without lipoatrophy...
- Psychosocial status in adolescents undergoing bariatric surgeryRoy J Kim
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Obes Surg 18:27-33. 2008..Our objective was to describe the psychological and behavioral characteristics of patients in this age group who underwent bariatric surgery at our institution...
- Energy expenditure in obesity associated with craniopharyngiomaRoy J Kim
Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Childs Nerv Syst 26:913-7. 2010..Obesity is a common yet incompletely understood complication of childhood craniopharyngioma. We hypothesized that craniopharyngioma is associated with specific defects in energy balance compared to obese control children...
- Impact of antiretroviral therapy on growth, body composition and metabolism in pediatric HIV patientsRoy J Kim
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Paediatr Drugs 12:187-99. 2010..Children with HIV should have their growth and body composition systematically monitored. Antiretroviral regimens should be tailored to optimize adherence and viral suppression while minimizing the potential for adverse side effects...
- Retinol saturase promotes adipogenesis and is downregulated in obesityMichael Schupp
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, and The Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:1105-10. 2009..Thus, RetSat plays an important role in the biology of adipocytes, where it favors normal differentiation, yet is reduced in the obese state. RetSat is thus a novel target for therapeutic intervention in metabolic disease...