Kartik Shankar, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics-Nutrition

Photo
Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of Louisiana At Monroe (2003)
Fellowships:
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Program, Postdoctoral fellow - Toxicology (2003)
Languages: English, Hindi, Tamil
Department: Pediatrics-Nutrition

Professional Titles

  • Professor

Teaching

  • Professor (2019)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics
    Nutrition, Obesity and metabolic disease, Maternal-child health, Environmental health

Publications

  • Cohen CC, Harrall KK, Hu H, Glueck DH, Perng W, Shankar K, Dabelea D. Associations of infant feeding practices with abdominal and hepatic fat measures in childhood in the longitudinal Healthy Start Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2023 Nov 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 38000661
  • Ruebel ML, Borengasser SJ, Zhong Y, Kang P, Faske J, Shankar K. Maternal Exercise Prior to and during Gestation Induces Sex-Specific Alterations in the Mouse Placenta. Int J Mol Sci. 2023 Nov 17;24(22). PubMed PMID: 38003633
  • Gilley SP, Zarate MA, Zheng L, Jambal P, Yazza DN, Chintapalli SV, MacLean PS, Wright CJ, Rozance PJ, Shankar K. Metabolic and fecal microbial changes in adult fetal growth restricted mice. Pediatr Res. 2023 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37935884
  • Shankar K, Hwang K, Westcott JL, Saleem S, Ali SA, Jessani S, Patel A, Kavi A, Somannavar MS, Goudar SS, Hibberd PL, Derman RJ, Hoffman M, Wylie BJ, Goldenberg RL, Thorsten VR, McClure EM, Krebs NF. Associations between ambient temperature and pregnancy outcomes from three south Asian sites of the Global Network Maternal Newborn Health Registry: A retrospective cohort study. BJOG. 2023 Nov;130 Suppl 3:124-133. PubMed PMID: 37581948
  • Mokhtari P, Jambal P, Metos JM, Shankar K, Anandh Babu PV. Microbial taxonomic and functional shifts in adolescents with type 1 diabetes are associated with clinical and dietary factors. EBioMedicine. 2023 Jul;93:104641. PubMed PMID: 37290262
  • Fuller KNZ, Allen J, Kumari R, Akakpo JY, Ruebel M, Shankar K, Thyfault JP. Pre- and Post-Sexual Maturity Liver-specific ERa Knockout Does Not Impact Hepatic Mitochondrial Function. J Endocr Soc. 2023 May 5;7(6):bvad053. PubMed PMID: 37197409
  • Gilley SP, Harrall KK, Friedman C, Glueck DH, Cohen CC, Perng W, Sauder KA, Krebs NF, Shankar K, Dabelea D. Association of Maternal BMI and Rapid Infant Weight Gain With Childhood Body Size and Composition. Pediatrics. 2023 May 1;151(5). PubMed PMID: 37016999
  • Cohen CC, Perng W, Sauder KA, Shapiro ALB, Starling AP, Friedman C, Felix JF, Küpers LK, Moore BF, Hébert JR, Shivappa N, Scherzinger A, Sundaram SS, Shankar K, Dabelea D. Maternal Diet Quality During Pregnancy and Offspring Hepatic Fat in Early Childhood: The Healthy Start Study. J Nutr. 2023 Apr;153(4):1122-1132. PubMed PMID: 36796482
  • Paz HA, Pilkington AC, Loy HD, Zhong Y, Shankar K, Wankhade UD. Beta-adrenergic agonist induces unique transcriptomic signature in inguinal white adipose tissue. Physiol Rep. 2023 Mar;11(6):e15646. PubMed PMID: 36967237
  • Shankar K, Ali SA, Ruebel ML, Jessani S, Borengasser SJ, Gilley SP, Jambal P, Yazza DN, Weaver N, Kemp JF, Westcott JL, Hendricks AE, Saleem S, Goldenberg RL, Hambidge KM, Krebs NF. Maternal nutritional status modifies heat-associated growth restriction in women with chronic malnutrition. PNAS Nexus. 2023 Jan;2(1):pgac309. PubMed PMID: 36744021
  • Aydogan Mathyk B, Piccolo BD, Alvarado F, Shankar K, O'Tierney-Ginn P. Metabolomic signatures of low- and high-adiposity neonates differ based on maternal BMI. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2022 Jun 1;322(6):E540-E550. PubMed PMID: 35466692
  • Paz HA, Pilkington AC, Zhong Y, Chintapalli SV, Sikes J, Lan RS, Shankar K, Wankhade UD. Gut Microbiome and Metabolome Modulation by Maternal High-Fat Diet and Thermogenic Challenge. Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Aug 25;23(17). PubMed PMID: 36077057
  • Gilley SP, Ruebel ML, Sims C, Zhong Y, Turner D, Lan RS, Pack LM, Piccolo BD, Chintapalli SV, Abraham A, Bode L, Andres A, Shankar K. Associations between maternal obesity and offspring gut microbiome in the first year of life. Pediatr Obes. 2022 Sep;17(9):e12921. PubMed PMID: 35478493
  • Cohen CC, Harrall KK, Gilley SP, Perng W, Sauder KA, Scherzinger A, Shankar K, Sundaram SS, Glueck DH, Dabelea D. Body composition trajectories from birth to 5 years and hepatic fat in early childhood. Am J Clin Nutr. 2022 Oct 6;116(4):1010-1018. PubMed PMID: 36055960
  • Cohen CC, Perng W, Bekelman TA, Ringham BM, Scherzinger A, Shankar K, Dabelea D. Childhood nutrient intakes are differentially associated with hepatic and abdominal fats in adolescence: The EPOCH study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2022 Feb;30(2):460-471. PubMed PMID: 35088559
  • Fuller KNZ, McCoin CS, Stierwalt H, Allen J, Gandhi S, Perry CGR, Jambal P, Shankar K, Thyfault JP. Oral combined contraceptives induce liver mitochondrial reactive oxygen species and whole-body metabolic adaptations in female mice. J Physiol. 2022 Dec;600(24):5215-5245. PubMed PMID: 36326014
  • Cohen CC, Francis EC, Perng W, Sauder KA, Scherzinger A, Sundaram SS, Shankar K, Dabelea D. Exposure to maternal fuels during pregnancy and offspring hepatic fat in early childhood: The healthy start study. Pediatr Obes. 2022 Jul;17(7):e12902. PubMed PMID: 35122420
  • Chen JR, Caviness PC, Zhao H, Belcher B, Wankhade UD, Shankar K, Blackburn ML, Lazarenko OP. Maternal high-fat diet modifies epigenetic marks H3K27me3 and H3K27ac in bone to regulate offspring osteoblastogenesis in mice. Epigenetics. 2022 Dec;17(13):2209-2222. PubMed PMID: 35950595
  • Ronis MJJ, Gomez-Acevedo H, Shankar K, Hennings L, Sharma N, Blackburn ML, Miousse I, Dawson H, Chen C, Mercer KE, Badger TM. Soy Formula Is Not Estrogenic and Does Not Result in Reproductive Toxicity in Male Piglets: Results from a Controlled Feeding Study. Nutrients. 2022 Mar 7;14(5). PubMed PMID: 35268101
  • Cohen CC, Dabelea D, Michelotti G, Tang L, Shankar K, Goran MI, Perng W. Metabolome Alterations Linking Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake with Dyslipidemia in Youth: The Exploring Perinatal Outcomes among CHildren (EPOCH) Study. Metabolites. 2022 Jun 17;12(6). PubMed PMID: 35736491
  • Petersen C, Bharat D, Wankhade UD, Kim JS, Cutler BR, Denetso C, Gholami S, Nelson S, Bigley J, Johnson A, Chintapalli SV, Piccolo BD, Satheesh Babu AK, Paz HA, Shankar K, Symons JD, Anandh Babu PV. Dietary Blueberry Ameliorates Vascular Complications in Diabetic Mice Possibly through NOX4 and Modulates Composition and Functional Diversity of Gut Microbes. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2022 Apr;66(8):e2100784. PubMed PMID: 35120277
  • Tang M, Weaver NE, Frank DN, Ir D, Robertson CE, Kemp JF, Westcott J, Shankar K, Garces AL, Figueroa L, Tshefu AK, Lokangaka AL, Goudar SS, Somannavar M, Aziz S, Saleem S, McClure EM, Hambidge KM, Hendricks AE, Krebs NF. Longitudinal Reduction in Diversity of Maternal Gut Microbiota During Pregnancy Is Observed in Multiple Low-Resource Settings: Results From the Women First Trial. Front Microbiol. 2022;13:823757. PubMed PMID: 35979501
  • Stierwalt HD, Morris EM, Maurer A, Apte U, Phillips K, Li T, Meers GME, Koch LG, Britton SL, Graf G, Rector RS, Mercer K, Shankar K, Thyfault JP. Rats with high aerobic capacity display enhanced transcriptional adaptability and upregulation of bile acid metabolism in response to an acute high-fat diet. Physiol Rep. 2022 Aug;10(15):e15405. PubMed PMID: 35923133
  • Chen JR, Zhao H, Wankhade UD, Chintapalli SV, Li C, Gai D, Shankar K, Zhan F, Lazarenko OP. GPR109A mediates the effects of hippuric acid on regulating osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption in mice. Commun Biol. 2021 Jan 8;4(1):53. PubMed PMID: 33420329
  • Piccolo BD, Graham JL, Kang P, Randolph CE, Shankar K, Yeruva L, Fox R, Robeson MS, Moody B, LeRoith T, Stanhope KL, Adams SH, Havel PJ. Progression of diabetes is associated with changes in the ileal transcriptome and ileal-colon morphology in the UC Davis Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus rat. Physiol Rep. 2021 Nov;9(22):e15102. PubMed PMID: 34806320
  • Morris JK, McCoin CS, Fuller KN, John CS, Wilkins HM, Green ZD, Wang X, Sharma P, Burns JM, Vidoni ED, Mahnken JD, Shankar K, Swerdlow RH, Thyfault JP. Mild Cognitive Impairment and Donepezil Impact Mitochondrial Respiratory Capacity in Skeletal Muscle. Function (Oxf). 2021;2(6):zqab045. PubMed PMID: 34661111
  • Ruebel ML, Gilley SP, Sims CR, Zhong Y, Turner D, Chintapalli SV, Piccolo BD, Andres A, Shankar K. Associations between Maternal Diet, Body Composition and Gut Microbial Ecology in Pregnancy. Nutrients. 2021 Sep 21;13(9). PubMed PMID: 34579172
  • Francis EC, Dabelea D, Shankar K, Perng W. Maternal diet quality during pregnancy is associated with biomarkers of metabolic risk among male offspring. Diabetologia. 2021 Nov;64(11):2478-2490. PubMed PMID: 34370046
  • Cohen CC, Perng W, Sundaram SS, Scherzinger A, Shankar K, Dabelea D. Hepatic Fat in Early Childhood Is Independently Associated With Estimated Insulin Resistance: The Healthy Start Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Oct 21;106(11):3140-3150. PubMed PMID: 34289064
  • Chen JR, Lazarenko OP, Carvalho E, Blackburn ML, Shankar K, Wankhade UD, Børsheim E. Short-Term Increased Physical Activity During Early Life Affects High-Fat Diet-Induced Bone Loss in Young Adult Mice. JBMR Plus. 2021 Jul;5(7):e10508. PubMed PMID: 34258504
  • Cohen CC, Perng W, Sauder KA, Ringham BM, Bellatorre A, Scherzinger A, Stanislawski MA, Lange LA, Shankar K, Dabelea D. Associations of Nutrient Intake Changes During Childhood with Adolescent Hepatic Fat: The Exploring Perinatal Outcomes Among CHildren Study. J Pediatr. 2021 Oct;237:50-58.e3. PubMed PMID: 34171361
  • Von Schulze AT, Deng F, Fuller KNZ, Franczak E, Miller J, Allen J, McCoin CS, Shankar K, Ding WX, Thyfault JP, Geiger PC. Heat Treatment Improves Hepatic Mitochondrial Respiratory Efficiency via Mitochondrial Remodeling. Function (Oxf). 2021;2(2):zqab001. PubMed PMID: 33629069
  • Chen JR, Zhao H, Wankhade UD, Chintapalli SV, Li C, Gai D, Shankar K, Zhan F, Lazarenko OP. GPR109A mediates the effects of hippuric acid on regulating osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption in mice. Commun Biol. 2021 Jan 8;4(1):53. PubMed PMID: 33420329
  • Mercer KE, Yeruva L, Pack L, Graham JL, Stanhope KL, Chintapalli SV, Wankhade UD, Shankar K, Havel PJ, Adams SH, Piccolo BD. Xenometabolite signatures in the UC Davis type 2 diabetes mellitus rat model revealed using a metabolomics platform enriched with microbe-derived metabolites. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2020 Aug 1;319(2):G157-G169. PubMed PMID: 32508155
  • Ronis MJ, Mercer KE, Shankar K, Pulliam C, Pedersen K, Ingelman-Sundberg M, Friso S, Samuelson D, Del Valle L, Taylor C, Welsh DA. Potential role of gut microbiota, the proto-oncogene PIKE (Agap2) and cytochrome P450 CYP2W1 in promotion of liver cancer by alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and protection by dietary soy protein. Chem Biol Interact. 2020 Jul 1;325:109131. PubMed PMID: 32417163
  • Brink LR, Mercer KE, Piccolo BD, Chintapalli SV, Elolimy A, Bowlin AK, Matazel KS, Pack L, Adams SH, Shankar K, Badger TM, Andres A, Yeruva L. Neonatal diet alters fecal microbiota and metabolome profiles at different ages in infants fed breast milk or formula. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 Jun 1;111(6):1190-1202. PubMed PMID: 32330237
  • Thakali KM, Zhong Y, Cleves M, Andres A, Shankar K. Associations between maternal body mass index and diet composition with placental DNA methylation at term. Placenta. 2020 Apr;93:74-82. PubMed PMID: 32250742
  • Aryaie A, Tinsley G, Lee J, Watkins BA, Moore L, Alhaj-Saleh A, Shankar K, Wood SR, Wang R, Shen CL. Actions of annatto-extracted tocotrienol supplementation on obese postmenopausal women: study protocol for a double-blinded, placebo-controlled, randomised trial. BMJ Open. 2020 Mar 8;10(3):e034338. PubMed PMID: 32152169
  • Williams AE, Watt J, Robertson LW, Gadupudi G, Osborn ML, Soares MJ, Iqbal K, Pedersen KB, Shankar K, Littleton S, Maimone C, Eti NA, Suva LJ, Ronis MJJ. Skeletal Toxicity of Coplanar Polychlorinated Biphenyl Congener 126 in the Rat Is Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Dependent. Toxicol Sci. 2020 May 1;175(1):113-125. PubMed PMID: 32119087
  • Heard-Lipsmeyer ME, Diaz EC, Sims CR, Sobik SR, Ruebel ML, Thakali KM, Krukowski RA, Cleves M, Børsheim E, Shankar K, Andres A. Maternal Adiposity is Associated with Fat Mass Accretion in Female but not Male Offspring During the First 2 Years of Life. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020 Mar;28(3):624-630. PubMed PMID: 32030918
  • Chen JR, Zhao H, Lazarenko OP, Blackburn ML, Shankar K. Maternal regulation of SATB2 in osteo-progeniters impairs skeletal development in offspring. FASEB J. 2020 Feb;34(2):2511-2523. PubMed PMID: 31908011
  • Diaz EC, Cleves MA, DiCarlo M, Sobik SR, Ruebel ML, Thakali KM, Sims CR, Dajani NK, Krukowski RA, Børsheim E, Badger TM, Shankar K, Andres A. Parental adiposity differentially associates with newborn body composition. Pediatr Obes. 2020 Apr;15(4):e12596. PubMed PMID: 31856430
  • Zhang Y, Shaikh N, Ferey JL, Wankhade UD, Chintapalli SV, Higgins CB, Crowley JR, Heitmeier MR, Stothard AI, Mihi B, Good M, Higashiyama T, Swarts BM, Hruz PW, Shankar K, Tarr PI, DeBosch BJ. Lactotrehalose, an Analog of Trehalose, Increases Energy Metabolism Without Promoting Clostridioides difficile Infection in Mice. Gastroenterology. 2020 Apr;158(5):1402-1416.e2. PubMed PMID: 31838076
  • Mercer KE, Yeruva L, Pack L, Graham JL, Stanhope KL, Chintapalli SV, Wankhade UD, Shankar K, Havel PJ, Adams SH, Piccolo BD. Xenometabolite signatures in the UC Davis type 2 diabetes mellitus rat model revealed using a metabolomics platform enriched with microbe-derived metabolites. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2020 Aug 1;319(2):G157-G169. PubMed PMID: 32508155
  • Chen JR, Zhao H, Lazarenko OP, Blackburn ML, Shankar K. Maternal regulation of SATB2 in osteo-progeniters impairs skeletal development in offspring. FASEB J. 2019 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31908011
  • Diaz EC, Cleves MA, DiCarlo M, Sobik SR, Ruebel ML, Thakali KM, Sims CR, Dajani NK, Krukowski RA, Børsheim E, Badger TM, Shankar K, Andres A. Parental adiposity differentially associates with newborn body composition. Pediatr Obes. 2019 Dec 19;:e12596. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31856430
  • Zhang Y, Shaikh N, Ferey JL, Wankhade UD, Chintapalli SV, Higgins CB, Crowley JR, Heitmeier MR, Stothard AI, Mihi B, Good MR, Higashiyama T, Swarts BM, Hruz PW, Shankar K, Tarr PI, DeBosch BJ. Lactotrehalose, an Analog of Trehalose, Increases Energy Metabolism Without Promoting Clostridioides difficile Infection in Mice. Gastroenterology. 2019 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31838076
  • Chen JR, Wankhade UD, Alund AW, Blackburn ML, Shankar K, Lazarenko OP. 3-(3-Hydroxyphenyl)-Propionic Acid (PPA) Suppresses Osteoblastic Cell Senescence to Promote Bone Accretion in Mice. JBMR Plus. 2019 Sep;3(9):e10201. PubMed PMID: 31667457
  • Brink LR, Matazel K, Piccolo BD, Bowlin AK, Chintapalli SV, Shankar K, Yeruva L. Neonatal Diet Impacts Bioregional Microbiota Composition in Piglets Fed Human Breast Milk or Infant Formula. J Nutr. 2019 Dec 1;149(12):2236-2246. PubMed PMID: 31373372
  • McCoin CS, Von Schulze A, Allen J, Fuller KNZ, Xia Q, Koestler DC, Houchen CJ, Maurer A, Dorn GW 2nd, Shankar K, Morris EM, Thyfault JP. Sex modulates hepatic mitochondrial adaptations to high-fat diet and physical activity. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Aug 1;317(2):E298-E311. PubMed PMID: 31039007
  • Ronis MJ, Blackburn ML, Shankar K, Ferguson M, Cleves MA, Badger TM. Highlight article: Estradiol and NADPH oxidase crosstalk regulates responses to high fat feeding in female mice. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2019 Jul;244(10):834-845. PubMed PMID: 31161785
  • Diaz EC, Børsheim E, Shankar K, Cleves MA, Andres A. Prepregnancy Fat Free Mass and Associations to Glucose Metabolism Before and During Pregnancy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 May 1;104(5):1394-1403. PubMed PMID: 30496579
  • Morris EM, Meers GME, Ruegsegger GN, Wankhade UD, Robinson T, Koch LG, Britton SL, Rector RS, Shankar K, Thyfault JP. Intrinsic High Aerobic Capacity in Male Rats Protects Against Diet-Induced Insulin Resistance. Endocrinology. 2019 May 1;160(5):1179-1192. PubMed PMID: 31144719
  • Pedersen KB, Pulliam CF, Patel A, Del Piero F, Watanabe TTN, Wankhade UD, Shankar K, Hicks C, Ronis MJ. Liver tumorigenesis is promoted by a high saturated fat diet specifically in male mice and is associated with hepatic expression of the proto-oncogene Agap2 and enrichment of the intestinal microbiome with Coprococcus. Carcinogenesis. 2019 Apr 29;40(2):349-359. PubMed PMID: 30325408
  • Petersen C, Wankhade UD, Bharat D, Wong K, Mueller JE, Chintapalli SV, Piccolo BD, Jalili T, Jia Z, Symons JD, Shankar K, Anandh Babu PV. Dietary supplementation with strawberry induces marked changes in the composition and functional potential of the gut microbiome in diabetic mice. J Nutr Biochem. 2019 Apr;66:63-69. PubMed PMID: 30771735
  • Chen JR, Wankhade UD, Alund AW, Blackburn ML, Shankar K, Lazarenko OP. 3-(3-Hydroxyphenyl)-Propionic Acid (PPA) Suppresses Osteoblastic Cell Senescence to Promote Bone Accretion in Mice. JBMR Plus. 2019 Sep;3(9):e10201. PubMed PMID: 31667457
  • Ruebel ML, Piccolo BD, Mercer KE, Pack L, Moutos D, Shankar K, Andres A. Obesity leads to distinct metabolomic signatures in follicular fluid of women undergoing in vitro fertilization. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Mar 1;316(3):E383-E396. PubMed PMID: 30601701
  • Wankhade UD, Zhong Y, Lazarenko OP, Chintapalli SV, Piccolo BD, Chen JR, Shankar K. Sex-Specific Changes in Gut Microbiome Composition following Blueberry Consumption in C57BL/6J Mice. Nutrients. 2019 Feb 1;11(2). PubMed PMID: 30717265
  • Brink LR, Matazel K, Piccolo BD, Bowlin AK, Chintapalli SV, Shankar K, Yeruva L. Neonatal Diet Impacts Bioregional Microbiota Composition in Piglets Fed Human Breast Milk or Infant Formula. J Nutr. 2019 Dec 1;149(12):2236-2246. PubMed PMID: 31373372
  • Ronis MJ, Blackburn ML, Shankar K, Ferguson M, Cleves MA, Badger TM. Estradiol and NADPH oxidase crosstalk regulates responses to high fat feeding in female mice. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2019 Jul;244(10):834-845. PubMed PMID: 31161785
  • McCoin CS, Von Schulze A, Allen J, Fuller KNZ, Xia Q, Koestler DC, Houchen CJ, Maurer A, Dorn GW 2nd, Shankar K, Morris EM, Thyfault JP. Sex modulates hepatic mitochondrial adaptations to high-fat diet and physical activity. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Aug 1;317(2):E298-E311. PubMed PMID: 31039007
  • Panasevich MR, Wankhade UD, Chintapalli SV, Shankar K, Rector RS. Cecal versus fecal microbiota in Ossabaw swine and implications for obesity. Physiol Genomics. 2018 May 1;50(5):355-368. PubMed PMID: 29521600
  • Mercer KE, Bhattacharyya S, Diaz-Rubio ME, Piccolo BD, Pack LM, Sharma N, Chaudhury M, Cleves MA, Chintapalli SV, Shankar K, Ronis MJJ, Yeruva L. Infant Formula Feeding Increases Hepatic Cholesterol 7a Hydroxylase (CYP7A1) Expression and Fecal Bile Acid Loss in Neonatal Piglets. J Nutr. 2018 May 1;148(5):702-711. PubMed PMID: 30053282
  • Ronis MJ, Gomez-Acevedo H, Shankar K, Sharma N, Blackburn M, Singhal R, Mercer KE, Badger TM. EB 2017 Article: Soy protein isolate feeding does not result in reproductive toxicity in the pre-pubertal rat testis. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2018 May;243(8):695-707. PubMed PMID: 29763383
  • Piccolo BD, Wankhade UD, Chintapalli SV, Bhattacharyya S, Chunqiao L, Shankar K. Dynamic assessment of microbial ecology (DAME): a web app for interactive analysis and visualization of microbial sequencing data. Bioinformatics. 2018 Mar 15;34(6):1050-1052. PubMed PMID: 29087435
  • Morris JK, Piccolo BD, Shankar K, Thyfault JP, Adams SH. The serum metabolomics signature of type 2 diabetes is obscured in Alzheimer's disease. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Jun 1;314(6):E584-E596. PubMed PMID: 29351484
  • Panasevich MR, Meers GM, Linden MA, Booth FW, Perfield JW 2nd, Fritsche KL, Wankhade UD, Chintapalli SV, Shankar K, Ibdah JA, Rector RS. High-fat, high-fructose, high-cholesterol feeding causes severe NASH and cecal microbiota dysbiosis in juvenile Ossabaw swine. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Jan 1;314(1):E78-E92. PubMed PMID: 28899857
  • Thakali KM, Faske JB, Ishwar A, Alfaro MP, Cleves MA, Badger TM, Andres A, Shankar K. Maternal obesity and gestational weight gain are modestly associated with umbilical cord DNA methylation. Placenta. 2017 Sep;57:194-203. PubMed PMID: 28864012
  • Krukowski RA, West D, DiCarlo M, Shankar K, Cleves MA, Tedford E, Andres A. A Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Excessive Gestational Weight Gain. Matern Child Health J. 2017 Mar;21(3):485-491. PubMed PMID: 27449652
  • Ruebel ML, Cotter M, Sims CR, Moutos DM, Badger TM, Cleves MA, Shankar K, Andres A. Obesity Modulates Inflammation and Lipid Metabolism Oocyte Gene Expression: A Single-Cell Transcriptome Perspective. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Jun 1;102(6):2029-2038. PubMed PMID: 28323970
  • Saraf MK, Piccolo BD, Bowlin AK, Mercer KE, LeRoith T, Chintapalli SV, Shankar K, Badger TM, Yeruva L. Formula diet driven microbiota shifts tryptophan metabolism from serotonin to tryptamine in neonatal porcine colon?. Microbiome. 2017 Jul 14;5(1):77. PubMed PMID: 28705171
  • Wankhade UD, Zhong Y, Kang P, Alfaro M, Chintapalli SV, Thakali KM, Shankar K. Enhanced offspring predisposition to steatohepatitis with maternal high-fat diet is associated with epigenetic and microbiome alterations. PLoS One. 2017;12(4):e0175675. PubMed PMID: 28414763
  • Piccolo BD, Mercer KE, Bhattacharyya S, Bowlin AK, Saraf MK, Pack L, Chintapalli SV, Shankar K, Adams SH, Badger TM, Yeruva L. Early Postnatal Diets Affect the Bioregional Small Intestine Microbiome and Ileal Metabolome in Neonatal Pigs. J Nutr. 2017 Aug;147(8):1499-1509. PubMed PMID: 28659406
  • Catalano PM, Shankar K. Obesity and pregnancy: mechanisms of short term and long term adverse consequences for mother and child. BMJ. 2017 Feb 8;356:j1. PubMed PMID: 28179267
  • Chen JR, Lazarenko OP, Blackburn ML, Shankar K. Dietary factors during early life program bone formation in female rats. FASEB J. 2017 Jan;31(1):376-387. PubMed PMID: 27733448
  • Buckberry S, Bianco-Miotto T, Bent SJ, Clifton V, Shoubridge C, Shankar K, Roberts CT. Placental transcriptome co-expression analysis reveals conserved regulatory programs across gestation. BMC Genomics. 2017 Jan 3;18(1):10. PubMed PMID: 28049421
  • Panasevich MR, Schuster CM, Phillips KE, Meers GM, Chintapalli SV, Wankhade UD, Shankar K, Butteiger DN, Krul ES, Thyfault JP, Rector RS. Soy compared with milk protein in a Western diet changes fecal microbiota and decreases hepatic steatosis in obese OLETF rats. J Nutr Biochem. 2017 Aug;46:125-136. PubMed PMID: 28605664
  • Li X, Andres A, Shankar K, Pivik RT, Glasier CM, Ramakrishnaiah RH, Zhang Y, Badger TM, Ou X. Differences in brain functional connectivity at resting state in neonates born to healthy obese or normal-weight mothers. Int J Obes (Lond). 2016 Dec;40(12):1931-1934. PubMed PMID: 27677619
  • Panasevich MR, Morris EM, Chintapalli SV, Wankhade UD, Shankar K, Britton SL, Koch LG, Thyfault JP, Rector RS. Gut microbiota are linked to increased susceptibility to hepatic steatosis in low-aerobic-capacity rats fed an acute high-fat diet. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2016 Jul 1;311(1):G166-79. PubMed PMID: 27288420
  • Ruebel M, Shankar K, Gaddy D, Lindsey F, Badger T, Andres A. Maternal obesity is associated with ovarian inflammation and upregulation of early growth response factor 1. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Jul 1;311(1):E269-77. PubMed PMID: 27279249
  • Yeruva L, Spencer NE, Saraf MK, Hennings L, Bowlin AK, Cleves MA, Mercer K, Chintapalli SV, Shankar K, Rank RG, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Formula diet alters small intestine morphology, microbial abundance and reduces VE-cadherin and IL-10 expression in neonatal porcine model. BMC Gastroenterol. 2016 Mar 22;16:40. PubMed PMID: 27005303
  • Yeruva L, Spencer NE, Saraf MK, Hennings L, Bowlin AK, Cleves MA, Mercer K, Chintapalli SV, Shankar K, Rank RG, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Erratum to: Formula diet alters small intestine morphology, microbial abundance and reduces VE-cadherin and IL-10 expression in neonatal porcine model. BMC Gastroenterol. 2016 May 26;16(1):55. PubMed PMID: 27229864
  • Chen JR, Lazarenko OP, Blackburn ML, Rose S, Frye RE, Badger TM, Andres A, Shankar K. Maternal Obesity Programs Senescence Signaling and Glucose Metabolism in Osteo-Progenitors From Rat and Human. Endocrinology. 2016 Nov;157(11):4172-4183. PubMed PMID: 27653035
  • Krukowski RA, West DS, DiCarlo M, Shankar K, Cleves MA, Saylors ME, Andres A. Are early first trimester weights valid proxies for preconception weight?. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016 Nov 21;16(1):357. PubMed PMID: 27871260
  • Wankhade UD, Thakali KM, Shankar K. Persistent influence of maternal obesity on offspring health: Mechanisms from animal models and clinical studies. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2016 Nov 5;435:7-19. PubMed PMID: 27392497
  • Morris EM, Meers GM, Koch LG, Britton SL, Fletcher JA, Fu X, Shankar K, Burgess SC, Ibdah JA, Rector RS, Thyfault JP. Aerobic capacity and hepatic mitochondrial lipid oxidation alters susceptibility for chronic high-fat diet-induced hepatic steatosis. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Oct 1;311(4):E749-E760. PubMed PMID: 27600823
  • Hinton PS, Shankar K, Eaton LM, Rector RS. Obesity-related changes in bone structural and material properties in hyperphagic OLETF rats and protection by voluntary wheel running. Metabolism. 2015 Aug;64(8):905-16. PubMed PMID: 25963848
  • Shankar K, Kang P, Zhong Y, Borengasser SJ, Wingfield C, Saben J, Gomez-Acevedo H, Thakali KM. Transcriptomic and epigenomic landscapes during cell fusion in BeWo trophoblast cells. Placenta. 2015 Dec;36(12):1342-51. PubMed PMID: 26515927
  • Andres A, Hull HR, Shankar K, Casey PH, Cleves MA, Badger TM. Longitudinal body composition of children born to mothers with normal weight, overweight, and obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Jun;23(6):1252-8. PubMed PMID: 25960251
  • Ou X, Thakali KM, Shankar K, Andres A, Badger TM. Maternal adiposity negatively influences infant brain white matter development. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 May;23(5):1047-54. PubMed PMID: 25919924
  • Shankar K. Reversing Fetal Undernutrition by Kick-Starting Early Growth. Endocrinology. 2015 Sep;156(9):3059-62. PubMed PMID: 26295490
  • Borengasser SJ, Kang P, Faske J, Gomez-Acevedo H, Blackburn ML, Badger TM, Shankar K. High fat diet and in utero exposure to maternal obesity disrupts circadian rhythm and leads to metabolic programming of liver in rat offspring. PLoS One. 2014;9(1):e84209. PubMed PMID: 24416203
  • Thakali KM, Saben J, Faske JB, Lindsey F, Gomez-Acevedo H, Lowery CL Jr, Badger TM, Andres A, Shankar K. Maternal pregravid obesity changes gene expression profiles toward greater inflammation and reduced insulin sensitivity in umbilical cord. Pediatr Res. 2014 Aug;76(2):202-10. PubMed PMID: 24819376
  • Saben J, Kang P, Zhong Y, Thakali KM, Gomez-Acevedo H, Borengasser SJ, Andres A, Badger TM, Shankar K. RNA-seq analysis of the rat placentation site reveals maternal obesity-associated changes in placental and offspring thyroid hormone signaling. Placenta. 2014 Dec;35(12):1013-20. PubMed PMID: 25449029
  • Borengasser SJ, Faske J, Kang P, Blackburn ML, Badger TM, Shankar K. In utero exposure to prepregnancy maternal obesity and postweaning high-fat diet impair regulators of mitochondrial dynamics in rat placenta and offspring. Physiol Genomics. 2014 Dec 1;46(23):841-50. PubMed PMID: 25336449
  • Saben J, Lindsey F, Zhong Y, Thakali K, Badger TM, Andres A, Gomez-Acevedo H, Shankar K. Maternal obesity is associated with a lipotoxic placental environment. Placenta. 2014 Mar;35(3):171-7. PubMed PMID: 24484739
  • Saben J, Zhong Y, McKelvey S, Dajani NK, Andres A, Badger TM, Gomez-Acevedo H, Shankar K. A comprehensive analysis of the human placenta transcriptome. Placenta. 2014 Feb;35(2):125-31. PubMed PMID: 24333048
  • Saben J, Thakali KM, Lindsey FE, Zhong Y, Badger TM, Andres A, Shankar K. Distinct adipogenic differentiation phenotypes of human umbilical cord mesenchymal cells dependent on adipogenic conditions. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2014 Oct;239(10):1340-51. PubMed PMID: 24951473
  • Saben J, Zhong Y, Gomez-Acevedo H, Thakali KM, Borengasser SJ, Andres A, Shankar K. Early growth response protein-1 mediates lipotoxicity-associated placental inflammation: role in maternal obesity. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Jul 1;305(1):E1-14. PubMed PMID: 23632636
  • Borengasser SJ, Zhong Y, Kang P, Lindsey F, Ronis MJ, Badger TM, Gomez-Acevedo H, Shankar K. Maternal obesity enhances white adipose tissue differentiation and alters genome-scale DNA methylation in male rat offspring. Endocrinology. 2013 Nov;154(11):4113-25. PubMed PMID: 23959936
  • Miousse IR, Sharma N, Blackburn M, Vantrease J, Gomez-Acevedo H, Hennings L, Shankar K, Cleves MA, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Feeding soy protein isolate and treatment with estradiol have different effects on mammary gland morphology and gene expression in weanling male and female rats. Physiol Genomics. 2013 Nov 15;45(22):1072-83. PubMed PMID: 24046281
  • Miousse IR, Gomez-Acevedo H, Sharma N, Vantrease J, Hennings L, Shankar K, Cleves MA, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Mammary gland morphology and gene expression signature of weanling male and female rats following exposure to exogenous estradiol. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2013 Sep;238(9):1033-46. PubMed PMID: 23925648
  • Zhang J, Lazarenko OP, Wu X, Tong Y, Blackburn ML, Gomez-Acevedo H, Shankar K, Badger TM, Ronis MJ, Chen JR. Differential effects of short term feeding of a soy protein isolate diet and estrogen treatment on bone in the pre-pubertal rat. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35736. PubMed PMID: 22536432
  • Shankar K, Zhong Y, Kang P, Blackburn ML, Soares MJ, Badger TM, Gomez-Acevedo H. RNA-seq analysis of the functional compartments within the rat placentation site. Endocrinology. 2012 Apr;153(4):1999-2011. PubMed PMID: 22355068
  • Ronis MJ, Shankar K, Gomez-Acevedo H, Hennings L, Singhal R, Blackburn ML, Badger TM. Mammary gland morphology and gene expression differ in female rats treated with 17ß-estradiol or fed soy protein isolate. Endocrinology. 2012 Dec;153(12):6021-32. PubMed PMID: 23027806
  • Andres A, Shankar K, Badger TM. Body fat mass of exclusively breastfed infants born to overweight mothers. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 Jul;112(7):991-5. PubMed PMID: 22889630
  • Chen JR, Zhang J, Lazarenko OP, Kang P, Blackburn ML, Ronis MJ, Badger TM, Shankar K. Inhibition of fetal bone development through epigenetic down-regulation of HoxA10 in obese rats fed high-fat diet. FASEB J. 2012 Mar;26(3):1131-41. PubMed PMID: 22131269
  • Pabona JM, Simmen FA, Nikiforov MA, Zhuang D, Shankar K, Velarde MC, Zelenko Z, Giudice LC, Simmen RC. Krüppel-like factor 9 and progesterone receptor coregulation of decidualizing endometrial stromal cells: implications for the pathogenesis of endometriosis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Mar;97(3):E376-92. PubMed PMID: 22259059
  • Ronis MJ, Baumgardner JN, Marecki JC, Hennings L, Wu X, Shankar K, Cleves MA, Gomez-Acevedo H, Badger TM. Dietary fat source alters hepatic gene expression profile and determines the type of liver pathology in rats overfed via total enteral nutrition. Physiol Genomics. 2012 Nov 15;44(22):1073-89. PubMed PMID: 22991207
  • Borengasser SJ, Lau F, Kang P, Blackburn ML, Ronis MJ, Badger TM, Shankar K. Maternal obesity during gestation impairs fatty acid oxidation and mitochondrial SIRT3 expression in rat offspring at weaning. PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e24068. PubMed PMID: 21901160
  • Zhang J, Lazarenko OP, Blackburn ML, Shankar K, Badger TM, Ronis MJ, Chen JR. Feeding blueberry diets in early life prevent senescence of osteoblasts and bone loss in ovariectomized adult female rats. PLoS One. 2011;6(9):e24486. PubMed PMID: 21912699
  • Ronis MJ, Chen Y, Shankar K, Gomez-Acevedo H, Cleves MA, Badeaux J, Blackburn ML, Badger TM. Formula feeding alters hepatic gene expression signature, iron and cholesterol homeostasis in the neonatal pig. Physiol Genomics. 2011 Dec 5;43(23):1281-93. PubMed PMID: 21954453
  • Marecki JC, Ronis MJ, Shankar K, Badger TM. Hyperinsulinemia and ectopic fat deposition can develop in the face of hyperadiponectinemia in young obese rats. J Nutr Biochem. 2011 Feb;22(2):142-52. PubMed PMID: 20435456
  • Ronis MJ, Chen Y, Liu X, Blackburn ML, Shankar K, Landes RD, Fang N, Badger TM. Enhanced expression and glucocorticoid-inducibility of hepatic cytochrome P450 3A involve recruitment of the pregnane-X-receptor to promoter elements in rats fed soy protein isolate. J Nutr. 2011 Jan;141(1):10-6. PubMed PMID: 21084653
  • Wu X, Tong Y, Shankar K, Baumgardner JN, Kang J, Badeaux J, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Lipid fatty acid profile analyses in liver and serum in rats with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis using improved gas chromatography-mass spectrometry methodology. J Agric Food Chem. 2011 Jan 26;59(2):747-54. PubMed PMID: 21162572
  • Su Y, Shankar K, Rahal O, Simmen RC. Bidirectional signaling of mammary epithelium and stroma: implications for breast cancer--preventive actions of dietary factors. J Nutr Biochem. 2011 Jul;22(7):605-11. PubMed PMID: 21292471
  • Chen JR, Lazarenko OP, Shankar K, Blackburn ML, Lumpkin CK, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Inhibition of NADPH oxidases prevents chronic ethanol-induced bone loss in female rats. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2011 Mar;336(3):734-42. PubMed PMID: 21098090
  • Shankar K, Zhong Y, Kang P, Lau F, Blackburn ML, Chen JR, Borengasser SJ, Ronis MJ, Badger TM. Maternal obesity promotes a proinflammatory signature in rat uterus and blastocyst. Endocrinology. 2011 Nov;152(11):4158-70. PubMed PMID: 21862610
  • Shankar K, Harrell A, Kang P, Singhal R, Ronis MJ, Badger TM. Carbohydrate-responsive gene expression in the adipose tissue of rats. Endocrinology. 2010 Jan;151(1):153-64. PubMed PMID: 19880807
  • Shankar K, Kang P, Harrell A, Zhong Y, Marecki JC, Ronis MJ, Badger TM. Maternal overweight programs insulin and adiponectin signaling in the offspring. Endocrinology. 2010 Jun;151(6):2577-89. PubMed PMID: 20371699
  • Chen JR, Lazarenko OP, Shankar K, Blackburn ML, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. A role for ethanol-induced oxidative stress in controlling lineage commitment of mesenchymal stromal cells through inhibition of Wnt/beta-catenin signaling. J Bone Miner Res. 2010 May;25(5):1117-27. PubMed PMID: 20200986
  • Chen JR, Lazarenko OP, Wu X, Kang J, Blackburn ML, Shankar K, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Dietary-induced serum phenolic acids promote bone growth via p38 MAPK/ß-catenin canonical Wnt signaling. J Bone Miner Res. 2010 Nov;25(11):2399-411. PubMed PMID: 20499363
  • Chen JR, Lazarenko OP, Wu X, Tong Y, Blackburn ML, Shankar K, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Obesity reduces bone density associated with activation of PPAR? and suppression of Wnt/ß-catenin in rapidly growing male rats. PLoS One. 2010 Oct 28;5(10):e13704. PubMed PMID: 21060836
  • Singhal R, Shankar K, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Hepatic gene expression following consumption of soy protein isolate in female Sprague-Dawley rats differs from that produced by 17{beta}-estradiol treatment. J Endocrinol. 2009 Jul;202(1):141-52. PubMed PMID: 19372191
  • Badger TM, Gilchrist JM, Pivik RT, Andres A, Shankar K, Chen JR, Ronis MJ. The health implications of soy infant formula. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 May;89(5):1668S-1672S. PubMed PMID: 19357221
  • Su Y, Shankar K, Simmen RC. Early soy exposure via maternal diet regulates rat mammary epithelial differentiation by paracrine signaling from stromal adipocytes. J Nutr. 2009 May;139(5):945-51. PubMed PMID: 19321580
  • Shankar K, Liu X, Singhal R, Chen JR, Nagarajan S, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Chronic ethanol consumption leads to disruption of vitamin D3 homeostasis associated with induction of renal 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D3-24-hydroxylase (CYP24A1). Endocrinology. 2008 Apr;149(4):1748-56. PubMed PMID: 18162528
  • Singhal R, Shankar K, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Estrogenic status modulates aryl hydrocarbon receptor--mediated hepatic gene expression and carcinogenicity. Carcinogenesis. 2008 Feb;29(2):227-36. PubMed PMID: 18174242
  • Shankar K, Harrell A, Liu X, Gilchrist JM, Ronis MJ, Badger TM. Maternal obesity at conception programs obesity in the offspring. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Feb;294(2):R528-38. PubMed PMID: 18032473
  • Baumgardner JN, Shankar K, Hennings L, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. A new model for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in the rat utilizing total enteral nutrition to overfeed a high-polyunsaturated fat diet. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2008 Jan;294(1):G27-38. PubMed PMID: 17947452
  • Chen JR, Shankar K, Nagarajan S, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Protective effects of estradiol on ethanol-induced bone loss involve inhibition of reactive oxygen species generation in osteoblasts and downstream activation of the extracellular signal-regulated kinase/signal transducer and activator of transcription 3/receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappaB ligand signaling cascade. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2008 Jan;324(1):50-9. PubMed PMID: 17916759
  • Shankar K, Hidestrand M, Liu X, Chen JR, Haley R, Perrien DS, Skinner RA, Lumpkin CK Jr, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Chronic ethanol consumption inhibits postlactational anabolic bone rebuilding in female rats. J Bone Miner Res. 2008 Mar;23(3):338-49. PubMed PMID: 17967133
  • Ronis MJ, Butura A, Korourian S, Shankar K, Simpson P, Badeaux J, Albano E, Ingelman-Sundberg M, Badger TM. Cytokine and chemokine expression associated with steatohepatitis and hepatocyte proliferation in rats fed ethanol via total enteral nutrition. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2008 Mar;233(3):344-55. PubMed PMID: 18296740
  • Baumgardner JN, Shankar K, Hennings L, Albano E, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. N-acetylcysteine attenuates progression of liver pathology in a rat model of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. J Nutr. 2008 Oct;138(10):1872-9. PubMed PMID: 18806095
  • Badger TM, Ronis MJ, Wolff G, Stanley S, Ferguson M, Shankar K, Simpson P, Jo CH. Soy protein isolate reduces hepatosteatosis in yellow Avy/a mice without altering coat color phenotype. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2008 Oct;233(10):1242-54. PubMed PMID: 18791133
  • Shankar K, Ronis MJ, Badger TM. Effects of pregnancy and nutritional status on alcohol metabolism. Alcohol Res Health. 2007;30(1):55-9. PubMed PMID: 17718402
  • Chilakapati J, Korrapati MC, Shankar K, Hill RA, Warbritton A, Latendresse JR, Mehendale HM. Role of CYP2E1 and saturation kinetics in the bioactivation of thioacetamide: Effects of diet restriction and phenobarbital. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2007 Feb 15;219(1):72-84. PubMed PMID: 17234228
  • Baumgardner JN, Shankar K, Korourian S, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Undernutrition enhances alcohol-induced hepatocyte proliferation in the liver of rats fed via total enteral nutrition. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007 Jul;293(1):G355-64. PubMed PMID: 17510198
  • Wang T, Shankar K, Ronis MJ, Mehendale HM. Mechanisms and outcomes of drug- and toxicant-induced liver toxicity in diabetes. Crit Rev Toxicol. 2007 Jun;37(5):413-59. PubMed PMID: 17612954
  • Chen JR, Haley RL, Hidestrand M, Shankar K, Liu X, Lumpkin CK, Simpson PM, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Estradiol protects against ethanol-induced bone loss by inhibiting up-regulation of receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappaB ligand in osteoblasts. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2006 Dec;319(3):1182-90. PubMed PMID: 16971503
  • Shankar K, Hidestrand M, Haley R, Skinner RA, Hogue W, Jo CH, Simpson P, Lumpkin CK Jr, Aronson J, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Different molecular mechanisms underlie ethanol-induced bone loss in cycling and pregnant rats. Endocrinology. 2006 Jan;147(1):166-78. PubMed PMID: 16239303
  • Shankar K, Hidestrand M, Liu X, Xiao R, Skinner CM, Simmen FA, Badger TM, Ronis MJ. Physiologic and genomic analyses of nutrition-ethanol interactions during gestation: Implications for fetal ethanol toxicity. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2006 Sep;231(8):1379-97. PubMed PMID: 16946407
  • Chilakapati J, Shankar K, Korrapati MC, Hill RA, Mehendale HM. Saturation toxicokinetics of thioacetamide: role in initiation of liver injury. Drug Metab Dispos. 2005 Dec;33(12):1877-85. PubMed PMID: 16183780
  • Hidestrand M, Shankar K, Ronis MJ, Badger TM. Effects of light and dark beer on hepatic cytochrome P-450 expression in male rats receiving alcoholic beverages as part of total enteral nutrition. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2005 May;29(5):888-95. PubMed PMID: 15897735
  • Ronis MJ, Butura A, Sampey BP, Shankar K, Prior RL, Korourian S, Albano E, Ingelman-Sundberg M, Petersen DR, Badger TM. Effects of N-acetylcysteine on ethanol-induced hepatotoxicity in rats fed via total enteral nutrition. Free Radic Biol Med. 2005 Sep 1;39(5):619-30. PubMed PMID: 16085180
  • Badger TM, Hidestrand M, Shankar K, McGuinn WD, Ronis MJ. The effects of pregnancy on ethanol clearance. Life Sci. 2005 Sep 9;77(17):2111-26. PubMed PMID: 15925387
  • Sawant SP, Dnyanmote AV, Shankar K, Limaye PB, Latendresse JR, Mehendale HM. Potentiation of carbon tetrachloride hepatotoxicity and lethality in type 2 diabetic rats. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2004 Feb;308(2):694-704. PubMed PMID: 14610242
  • Shankar K, Vaidya VS, Apte UM, Manautou JE, Ronis MJ, Bucci TJ, Mehendale HM. Type 1 diabetic mice are protected from acetaminophen hepatotoxicity. Toxicol Sci. 2003 Jun;73(2):220-34. PubMed PMID: 12700423
  • Shankar K, Vaidya VS, Wang T, Bucci TJ, Mehendale HM. Streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice are resistant to lethal effects of thioacetamide hepatotoxicity. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2003 Apr 15;188(2):122-34. PubMed PMID: 12691730
  • Vaidya VS, Shankar K, Lock EA, Bucci TJ, Mehendale HM. Renal injury and repair following S-1, 2 dichlorovinyl-L-cysteine administration to mice. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2003 Apr 15;188(2):110-21. PubMed PMID: 12691729
  • Vaidya VS, Shankar K, Lock EA, Bucci TJ, Mehendale HM. Role of tissue repair in survival from s-(1,2-dichlorovinyl)-L-cysteine-induced acute renal tubular necrosis in the mouse. Toxicol Sci. 2003 Jul;74(1):215-27. PubMed PMID: 12730612
  • Vaidya VS, Shankar K, Lock EA, Dixon D, Mehendale HM. Molecular mechanisms of renal tissue repair in survival from acute renal tubule necrosis: role of ERK1/2 pathway. Toxicol Pathol. 2003 Nov-Dec;31(6):604-18. PubMed PMID: 14585728
  • Shankar K, Vaidya VS, Corton JC, Bucci TJ, Liu J, Waalkes MP, Mehendale HM. Activation of PPAR-alpha in streptozotocin-induced diabetes is essential for resistance against acetaminophen toxicity. FASEB J. 2003 Sep;17(12):1748-50. PubMed PMID: 12958197
  • Limaye PB, Apte UM, Shankar K, Bucci TJ, Warbritton A, Mehendale HM. Calpain released from dying hepatocytes mediates progression of acute liver injury induced by model hepatotoxicants. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2003 Sep 15;191(3):211-26. PubMed PMID: 13678654
  • Wang T, Shankar K, Bucci TJ, Warbritton A, Mehendale HM. Diallyl sulfide inhibition of CYP2E1 does not rescue diabetic rats from thioacetamide-induced mortality. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2001 May 15;173(1):27-37. PubMed PMID: 11350212
  • Wang T, Shankar K, Ronis MJ, Mehendale HM. Potentiation of thioacetamide liver injury in diabetic rats is due to induced CYP2E1. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2000 Aug;294(2):473-9. PubMed PMID: 10900221
View All (156 Total) View Less

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Nutrition, Regular member
  • Society of Toxicology, Regular member

Practice Locations

Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology, Board Certification (2006)
Public Speaking
Yes
Nutrition, Obesity, Developmental programming and Climate change

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of Louisiana At Monroe (2003)
Fellowships:
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Program, Postdoctoral fellow - Toxicology (2003)
Languages: English, Hindi, Tamil
Department: Pediatrics-Nutrition
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

Update My Profile
;