Louis R. Ghanem, MD, PhD

Louis R. Ghanem, MD, PhD

Louis Ghanem, MD, PhD, is a Board Certified Pediatric Gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory bowel disease, Molecular mechanisms of intestinal inflammation, Developmental biology of the intestinal tract, RNA-protein interactions and RNA biogenesis
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-3630

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Post-Doctoral Fellow in Genetics - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

PHD in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2015

Ghanem Louis R, Kromer Andrew, Silverman Ian M, Chatterji Priya, Traxler Elizabeth, Penzo-Mendez Alfredo, Weiss Mitchell J, Stanger Ben Z, Liebhaber Stephen A: The Poly(C) Binding Protein Pcbp2 and Its Retrotransposed Derivative Pcbp1 Are Independently Essential to Mouse Development. Molecular and cellular biology 36(2): 304-19, November 2015.

Books

Chapters

2014

Ghanem L, Sahn B, Mamula P: "Colonic bleeding"   Pediatric gastroenterology: A color handbook. Pohl J, et al. eds. (eds.). CRC Press; 1 edition (May 27, 2014), May 2014 Notes: ISBN-10: 1840762020ISBN-13: 978-1840762020.

2010

Ghanem L, Baldassano RN. Pediatric considerations in medical therapy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. In: Lichtenstein GR, editor. Ulcerative colitis: the complete guide to medical management. Thorofare (NJ): Slack Inc.; 2010. p. 53-70.

Posters and Presentations

2011

Ghanem L, Chatterji P, Liebhaber SA. Post-transcriptional controls in gastrointestinal gene expression [poster presentation]. Annual Meeting of the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; 2011 Oct 20-23; Orlando, FL.

2010

Ghanem L. Vitamin D metabolism and deficiency: implications for patients with inflammatory bowel disease [presentation]. Nutrition Grand Rounds, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; 2010 Jan 26; Philadelphia, PA.

Awards and Honors

2007, Richard L. Day, M.D. Prize for Pediatrics/University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2007, Michael J. Painter, M.D. Award for Excellence in Child Neurology/University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2007, Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Student Award/University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2006, Gold Humanism Honor Society/University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2005, American Society of Hematology Travel Award
2004, American Society of Hematology Medical Student Award - Travel Award
1996, American Institute of Chemists Award, Montclair State University Chapter - Outstanding Biochemistry Graduate

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2009-present, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
- 2015-present, Finance committee

National

2009-present, American Gastroenterological Association
2006-present, American Academy of Pediatrics