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Judith L. Ross

Adjunct Scientist
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Thomas Jefferson University
Department of Pediatrics
1025 Walnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-1648

Education/Certification

  • 1972 B.A., Wellesley College with High Honors
  • 1977 M.D., University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • 1982 Board Certification, American Academy of Pediatrics, Number27501.
  • 1983 Board Certification, Pediatric Endocrinology, Number 358.

Professional Experience

  • 1977-80 Internship, PL2 and PL3 Residency in Pediatrics
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • 1980-83 Clinical Associate
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    Developmental Endocrinology Branch
  • 1983-present Adjunct Scientist, National Institute of Child
    Health and Human Development
  • 1983-1988 Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
    Head of Section of Pediatric Endocrinology Hahnemann University
  • 1988-1990 Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
    Head of Section of Pediatric Endocrinology Hahnemann University
  • 1990-1992 Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
    Head of Section of Pediatric Endocrinology
    Medical College of Pennsylvania
  • 1992-present Professor with Tenure, Department of Pediatrics Chief,
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology Thomas Jefferson University
  • 2004-present Professor, Department of Medicine
    Thomas Jefferson University

Recent Publications/Books & Publications

  • Bryant, D, Hoeft, F, Lai, S, Lackey, J, Roeltgen, D, Ross, J, and Reiss, A. Neuroanatomical Phenotype of Klinefelter Syndrome in Childhood: A Voxel-Based Morphometry Study, Journal of Neuroscience, 31:6654-60, 2011. PMID: 21543594
  • Cabrol, S, Ross, JL, Fennoy, I, Bouvattier, C, Roger, M, Lahlou, N. Assessment of Leydig and Sertoli cell functions in infants with nonmosaic Klinefelter syndrome : Insulin-Like Peptide 3 levels are normal and highly correlated with LH levels. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2011 Apr;96(4):E746-53. Epub 2011 Feb 9, PMID: 21307139.
  • Lahlou, N, Fennoy, I, Ross, JL, Roger, M. Clinical and biological status of infants with non- mosaic XXY karyotype. Acta Paediatrica, 2011 Mar 23. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02280. PMID: 21429009
  • Bardsley, MZ, Falkner, B, Kowal, K, Ross, JL. : Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in prepubertal boys with Klinefelter syndrome. Acta Paediatrica, 2011 Jan 19. doi: 10.1111/j.1651- 2227.2011.02161. 100: 866-870, 2011. PMID: 21251059
  • Lee, P, , Germak, JA, Gut, R, Khutoryansky, N, Ross, JL. Identification of Factors Associated with Good Response to Growth Hormone Therapy in Children with Short Stature: Results from the ANSWER Program. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology, 2011:6 doi:10.1186/1687-9856-2011-6, 2011.
  • Ross J., Lee P.A., Gut R., Germak J. The Impact of Age and Duration of Growth Hormone Therapy in Children with Turner Syndrome, Hormone Research in Pediatrics, in press.

Grants

  • NIH RO1 NS050597 (J.L. Ross, P.I.) Androgen effect on motor/cognitive outcome in Klinefelter syndrome, 5/1/06-4/30/2012, Annual direct cost: $425,994.
  • NIH RO1 NS050597S3 (J.L. Ross, P.I.) Androgen effect on brain structure/function in Klinefelter syndrome, 1/1/09-4/30/2012, Annual direct cost: $341,407.
  • NIH RO1 DK080831 (T. Wysocki, Ph.D., P.I., J. Ross, Co-I.) Use of Continuous Glucose Sensors in Adolescents with Inadequate Diabetic Control, 5/1/11-11/30/13, Annual direct cost: $589,781.
  • Nemours Research Cluster Grant. (T. Wysocki, Ph.D., P.I., J. Ross, Co-I) Clinician-Parent-Patient Communication in Pediatrics. 09/10-12/11. This longitudinal study will examine links between directly observed clinical communication behaviors and outcomes of health care.
  • Delaware Health Sciences Alliance (DHSA) Pilot Grant. (J.L. Ross, P.I.) NLGN4Y Gene Dosage Effects in Human and Cellular Models for Autism, 11/1/11-5/31/13, Annual direct cost: $75,000.

Professional Membership

  • 1972 Society of Sigma Xi
  • 1982- present Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 1985- present Lawson Wilkins Society
  • 1985- present Endocrine Society
  • 1989 American Federation for Clinical Research
  • 1989 - present Society for Pediatric Research
  • 1995 - present Board of Directors, Phila. Endocrine Society
  • 1996 - present Council, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research
  • 1998 - present American Pediatric Society
  • 2001 Best Docs for Kids, Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2001-present Medical Advisory Board, The Turner Syndrome Society of the United States
  • 2002-2004 Development Committee, The EndocrineSociety
  • 2010 Invited speaker for Special Lecture Dedicated to Professor Kenji Fujieda, The 44th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Pediatric Endocrinology Osaka, Japan, October 8, 2010.
  • 2010-present Delaware Health Science Alliance Coordinating Committee

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