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Shanlee M. Davis

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    University of California - Davis, Davis, CABS, BA06/2006Biology, Psychology
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MNMD06/2010Medicine
    University of Colorado, Aurora, COMS08/2016Clinical Sciences
    University of Colorado, Aurora, CO06/2013Pediatric Residency
    University of Colorado, Aurora, CO06/2016Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
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    2019Junior Investigator Award, Women in Endocrinology
    2019George E Bacon Invited Lecturer, University of Michigan
    2019Mead Johnson Junior Faculty Award, Western Society for Pediatric Research
    2018Travel Award, Western Society for Clinical Investigation
    2017Clinical Scholar Award, Pediatric Endocrine Society
    2017Outstanding Abstrast Award, Endocrine Society
    2016Clinical Research Fellow Award, Society for Pediatric Research
    2016Scholar Fellow Award, Western Section of the American Federation for Medical Research
    2016Presidential Poster Award, Pediatric Endocrine Society
    2016Fellowship Travel Award, International Workshop on Klinefelter Syndrome
    2016Pediatric Research Day Fellow Poster Award, Children's Hospital Colorado
    2016Fellow Travel Award, Pediatric Endocrine Society
    2015Outstanding Abstract Award, Endocrine Society
    2015Fellow Travel Award, Pediatric Endocrine Society

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    My broad research goals involve improving clinical outcomes in individuals affected by X & Y chromosome variations, including XXY / Klinefelter, XYY, Trisomy X, and Turner syndromes. I focus on studying the relationship between gonadal function and cardiometabolic health in these populations using a variety of research methods, including clinical trials, observational studies, secondary data analyses, surveys, and qualitative methods. Our research team collaborates with basic scientists and other researchers around the world who share the commitment to advancing knowledge for these common but understudied conditions.

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    Fellow Research Award     (Shanlee Davis)Aug 1, 2016 - Jul 31, 2018
    Turner Syndrome Global Alliance
    Cardiometabolic Health of Adolescent Girls with Turner Syndrome
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Clinical Scholar Award     (Shanlee Davis)Jul 1, 2017 - Aug 30, 2018
    Pediatric Endocrine Society
    Energy Metabolism in Boys with Klinefelter Syndrome
    Role: Principal Investigator

    K23HD092588     (DAVIS, SHANLEE)Sep 1, 2017 - Aug 31, 2022
    TESTO: Testosterone Effects on Short-Term Outcomes in Infants with XXY
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HD091251     (TARTAGLIA, NICOLE RENEE)Sep 6, 2017 - Jun 30, 2022
    The eXtraordinarY Babies Study: Natural History of Health and Neurodevelopment in Infants and Young Children with Sex Chromosome Trisomy
    Role: Co-Investigator

    R03HD102773     (DAVIS, SHANLEE)Sep 1, 2020 - Aug 31, 2022
    Population Health in Pediatric Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
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    1. Guzewicz L, Howell S, Crerand CE, Umbaugh H, Nokoff NJ, Barker J, Davis SM. Clinical phenotype and management of individuals with mosaic monosomy X with Y chromosome material stratified by genital phenotype. Am J Med Genet A. 2021 05; 185(5):1437-1447. PMID: 33616298.
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    2. Vogiatzi MG, Davis SM, Ross JL. Cortical Bone Mass is Low in Boys with Klinefelter Syndrome and Improves with Oxandrolone. J Endocr Soc. 2021 Apr 01; 5(4):bvab016. PMID: 33733020.
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    3. Cree-Green M, Carreau AM, Davis SM, Frohnert BI, Kaar JL, Ma NS, Nokoff NJ, Reusch JEB, Simon SL, Nadeau KJ. Peer mentoring for professional and personal growth in academic medicine. J Investig Med. 2020 08; 68(6):1128-1134. PMID: 32641352.
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    4. Davis SM, Soares K, Howell S, Cree-Green M, Buyers E, Johnson J, Tartaglia NR. Diminished Ovarian Reserve in Girls and Adolescents with Trisomy X Syndrome. Reprod Sci. 2020 11; 27(11):1985-1991. PMID: 32578162.
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    5. Davis SM, DeKlotz S, Nadeau KJ, Kelsey MM, Zeitler PS, Tartaglia NR. High prevalence of cardiometabolic risk features in adolescents with 47,XXY/Klinefelter syndrome. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2020 06; 184(2):327-333. PMID: 32542985.
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    6. Davis SM, Bloy L, Roberts TPL, Kowal K, Alston A, Tahsin A, Truxon A, Ross JL. Testicular function in boys with 47,XYY and relationship to phenotype. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2020 06; 184(2):371-385. PMID: 32544298.
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    7. Chang S, Skakkebaek A, Davis SM, Gravholt CH. Morbidity in Klinefelter syndrome and the effect of testosterone treatment. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2020 06; 184(2):344-355. PMID: 32496001.
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    8. Hallgrímsson B, Aponte JD, Katz DC, Bannister JJ, Riccardi SL, Mahasuwan N, McInnes BL, Ferrara TM, Lipman DM, Neves AB, Spitzmacher JAJ, Larson JR, Bellus GA, Pham AM, Aboujaoude E, Benke TA, Chatfield KC, Davis SM, Elias ER, Enzenauer RW, French BM, Pickler LL, Shieh JTC, Slavotinek A, Harrop AR, Innes AM, McCandless SE, McCourt EA, Meeks NJL, Tartaglia NR, Tsai AC, Wyse JPH, Bernstein JA, Sanchez-Lara PA, Forkert ND, Bernier FP, Spritz RA, Klein OD. Automated syndrome diagnosis by three-dimensional facial imaging. Genet Med. 2020 10; 22(10):1682-1693. PMID: 32475986.
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    9. Aksglaede L, Davis SM, Ross JL, Juul A. Minipuberty in Klinefelter syndrome: Current status and future directions. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2020 06; 184(2):320-326. PMID: 32476267.
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    10. Davis SM, Kaar JL, Ringham BM, Hockett CW, Glueck DH, Dabelea D. Sex differences in infant body composition emerge in the first 5 months of life. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Nov 26; 32(11):1235-1239. PMID: 31483758.
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    11. Davis SM, Reynolds RM, Dabelea DM, Zeitler PS, Tartaglia NR. Testosterone Treatment in Infants With 47,XXY: Effects on Body Composition. J Endocr Soc. 2019 Dec 01; 3(12):2276-2285. PMID: 31737857.
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    12. Davis SM, Geffner ME. Cardiometabolic health in Turner syndrome. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2019 03; 181(1):52-58. PMID: 30775849.
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    13. Prakash SK, Lugo-Ruiz S, Rivera-Dávila M, Rubio N, Shah AN, Knickmeyer RC, Scurlock C, Crenshaw M, Davis SM, Lorigan GA, Dorfman AT, Rubin K, Maslen C, Bamba V, Kruszka P, Silberbach M. The Turner syndrome research registry: Creating equipoise between investigators and participants. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2019 03; 181(1):135-140. PMID: 30758128.
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    14. Hsu SC, Bartz S, Pyle L, Fete M, Davis S, Ohman-Hanson R, Fete TJ, Motil KJ. Growth failure in focal dermal hypoplasia. . 2019 04; 179(4):628-633. PMID: 30693654.
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    15. Martin S, Cordeiro L, Richardson P, Davis S, Tartaglia N. The Association of Motor Skills and Adaptive Functioning in XXY/Klinefelter and XXYY Syndromes. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2019; 39(4):446-459. PMID: 30592247.
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    16. Davis SM, Lahlou N, Cox-Martin M, Kowal K, Zeitler PS, Ross JL. Oxandrolone Treatment Results in an Increased Risk of Gonadarche in Prepubertal Boys With Klinefelter Syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 09 01; 103(9):3449-3455. PMID: 29931143.
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    17. Tartaglia NR, Wilson R, Miller JS, Rafalko J, Cordeiro L, Davis S, Hessl D, Ross J. Autism Spectrum Disorder in Males with Sex Chromosome Aneuploidy: XXY/Klinefelter Syndrome, XYY, and XXYY. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Apr; 38(3):197-207. PMID: 28333849.
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    18. Ross JL, Kushner H, Kowal K, Bardsley M, Davis S, Reiss AL, Tartaglia N, Roeltgen D. Androgen Treatment Effects on Motor Function, Cognition, and Behavior in Boys with Klinefelter Syndrome. J Pediatr. 2017 06; 185:193-199.e4. PMID: 28285751.
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    19. Davis SM, Cox-Martin MG, Bardsley MZ, Kowal K, Zeitler PS, Ross JL. Effects of Oxandrolone on Cardiometabolic Health in Boys With Klinefelter Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 01 01; 102(1):176-184. PMID: 27802097.
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    20. Davis S, Howell S, Wilson R, Tanda T, Ross J, Zeitler P, Tartaglia N. Advances in the Interdisciplinary Care of Children with Klinefelter Syndrome. Adv Pediatr. 2016 08; 63(1):15-46. PMID: 27426894.
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    21. Poppy A, Retamal-Munoz C, Cree-Green M, Wood C, Davis S, Clements SA, Majidi S, Steck AK, Alonso GT, Chambers C, Rewers A. Reduction of Insulin Related Preventable Severe Hypoglycemic Events in Hospitalized Children. Pediatrics. 2016 07; 138(1). PMID: 27317577.
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    22. Davis SM, Rogol AD, Ross JL. Testis Development and Fertility Potential in Boys with Klinefelter Syndrome. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2015 Dec; 44(4):843-65. PMID: 26568497.
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    23. Davis SM, Maddux AB, Alonso GT, Okada CR, Mourani PM, Maahs DM. Profound hypokalemia associated with severe diabetic ketoacidosis. Pediatr Diabetes. 2016 Feb; 17(1):61-5. PMID: 25430801.
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    24. Davis SM, Katusic SK, Barbaresi WJ, Killian J, Weaver AL, Ottman R, Wirrell EC. Epilepsy in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Pediatr Neurol. 2010 May; 42(5):325-30. PMID: 20399385.
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    25. Tartaglia N, Davis S, Hench A, Nimishakavi S, Beauregard R, Reynolds A, Fenton L, Albrecht L, Ross J, Visootsak J, Hansen R, Hagerman R. A new look at XXYY syndrome: medical and psychological features. . 2008 Jun 15; 146A(12):1509-22. PMID: 18481271.
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