Kara E. Boodhansingh, BS

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Kara E. Boodhansingh, BS, is a research assistant in the Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biology - The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Research Assistant II

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Identifying rare molecular mechanisms of congenital hyperinsulinism




Gibson CE, Boodhansingh KE, Li C, Conlin L, Chen P, Becker S, Adzick NS, Bamba V, De Leon DD, Ganguly A, Stanley CA: Congenital hyperinsulinism in Infants with Turner Syndrome: Possible association with Monosomy X and KDM6A haploinsufficiency. Hormone Research in Pediatrics 89:413-422, 2018.


Ferrara CT, Boodhansingh KE, Paradies E, Giuseppe F, Steinkrauss LJ, Topor LS, Quintos JB, Ganguly A, De León DD, Palmieri F, Stanley CA. Novel hypoglycemia phenotype in congenital hyperinsulinism due to dominant mutations of uncoupling protein 2. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Mar 1;102(3):942-949. doi: 10.1210/jc.2016-3164.

Barrosse-Antle M, Su C, Chen P, Boodhansingh KE, Smith TJ, Stanley CA, De León DD, Li C. A severe case of hyperinsulinism due to hemizygous activating mutation of glutamate dehydrogenase. Pediatr Diabetes. 2017 Feb 6. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12507.


Martin GM, Rex EA, Devaraneni P, Denton JS, Boodhansingh KE, De León DD, Stanley CA, Shyng SL. Pharmacological Correction of Trafficking Defects in ATP-sensitive Potassium Channels Caused by Sulfonylurea Receptor 1 Mutations. J Biol Chem. 2016 Oct 14;291(42):21971-21983. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

Kalish JM, Boodhansingh KE, Bhatti TR, Ganguly A, Conlin LK, Becker SA, Givler S, Mighion L, Palladino AA, Adzick NS, DeLeon DD, Stanley CA, Deardorff MA: Persistent congenital hyperinsulinism in children with mosaic paternal 11p uniparental isodisomy and variable features of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome. Journal of Medical Genetics 53:53-61, 2016.

Bhatti TR, Ganapathy K, Huppman AR, Conlin L, Boodhansingh KE, MacMullen C, Becker S, Ernst LM, Adzick NS, Ruchelli ED, Ganguly A, Stanley CA: Histologic and molecular profile of pediatric insulinomas: Evidence of a paternal parent-of-origin effect. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 101:914-22, 2016.