Janet Lee, MD, MPH, MAS

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-3563-8843 Additional info
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    Yale University, New Haven, CTBS2006Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry / History of Science, History of Medicine
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, ILMD2011Medicine
    Northwestern University, The Graduate School, Evanston, ILMPH2011Public Health
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN2015Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Internship/Residency
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA2019Pediatric & Adult Endocrinology Fellowship
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CAMAS2020Clinical Research

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    Skeletal effects of early pubertal suppression and peer-concordant puberty timing in transgender and gender diverse youth
    NIH/NICHD 1K23HD107265-01A1Sep 1, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Skeletal Effects of Puberty Suppression in Transgender Youth
    UCSF Core Center for Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine (CCMBM) - NIAMS P30AR075055 Pilot for Junior Investigators AwardAug 1, 2020 - Jun 15, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Bone density, structure, and estimated strength in gender diverse youth initiating gender-affirming therapy in early puberty
    Pediatric Endocrine Society Clinical Scholar AwardJul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Bone Density, Structure, and Estimated Strength in Transgender Youth Receiving Pubertal Suppression in Early Puberty
    NIH F32HD098763Jul 1, 2019 - Jan 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Bone density, structure, and estimated strength in transgender youth receiving pubertal suppression in early puberty
    UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Pilot for Established Investigators AwardJun 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Bone density, structure, and estimated strength in transgender youth in early puberty prior to pubertal suppression
    UCSF Department of Radiology Seed GrantJan 1, 2018 - Dec 31, 2020
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Bone density, structure, and estimated strength in transgender youth in early puberty prior to pubertal suppression
    UCSF Core Center for Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine (CCMBM) - NIAMS CCMBM VoucherJan 1, 2018 - Jun 15, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism Training Grant
    NIH 5T32DK007418-37Jul 1, 1981 - Jun 30, 2022
    Role: 2018-2019 Research Fellow
    Training Program in Pediatric Endocrinology
    NIH 5T32DK007161-43Jul 1, 1976 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: 2017-2018 Research Fellow

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    1. Laboratory Changes During Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy in Transgender Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2024 Apr 03. Millington K, Lee JY, Olson-Kennedy J, Garofalo R, Rosenthal SM, Chan YM. PMID: 38567424.
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    2. Pediatric Gender Diversity Beyond the Binary: An Exploration of Gender-Affirming Care for Nonbinary and Genderqueer Youth Seen Over Time at a Single Institution Gender Center. Transgend Health. 2024 Apr; 9(2):107-117. Mellin CS, Braun M, Walch A, Cohen JR, Kaufman M, Seligman M, Percelay R, Tang AF, Lee JY. PMID: 38585244; PMCID: PMC10998026.
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    3. Puberty Assessment and Consideration of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonists in Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth. Pediatr Ann. 2023 Dec; 52(12):e462-e466. Lee JY. PMID: 38049185; PMCID: PMC11045295.
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    4. Clinicians Report Less Comfort in Provision of Medical Care to Nonbinary Transgender Youth. Transgender Health. 2023. Walch A, Lee JY, Wong JC, Deutsch M, Ehrensaft D, Okumura M, Rosenthal SM. View Publication.
    5. Bone Health in the Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth Population. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2023 08; 21(4):459-471. Lee JY. PMID: 37395890; PMCID: PMC10393833.
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    6. Gender-Affirming Care of Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth: Current Concepts. Annu Rev Med. 2023 01 27; 74:107-116. Lee JY, Rosenthal SM. PMID: 36260812.
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    7. Interpretation of Bone Mineral Density Z-Scores by Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry in Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth Prior to Gender-Affirming Medical Therapy. J Clin Densitom. 2022 Oct-Dec; 25(4):559-568. Lee JY, Fan B, Montenegro G, Long RK, Sanda S, Capodanno G, Schafer AL, Burghardt AJ, Rosenthal SM, Fung EB. PMID: 35941040; PMCID: PMC10149316.
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    8. Providing Gender-Affirmative Care During the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Pandemic Era: Experiences and Perspectives from Pediatric Endocrinologists in the United States. Transgend Health. 2022 Apr; 7(2):170-174. Lee JY, Eimicke T, Rehm JL, Connelly KJ, Roberts SA. PMID: 35586575; PMCID: PMC9051867.
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    9. Increasing Access to Care for Transgender/Gender Diverse Youth Using Telehealth: A Quality Improvement Project. Telemed J E Health. 2022 06; 28(6):847-857. Russell MR, Rogers RL, Rosenthal SM, Lee JY. PMID: 34637658; PMCID: PMC9231660.
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    10. Diagnosis and Management of Tumor-induced Osteomalacia: Perspectives From Clinical Experience. J Endocr Soc. 2021 Sep 01; 5(9):bvab099. Dahir K, Zanchetta MB, Stanciu I, Robinson C, Lee JY, Dhaliwal R, Charles J, Civitelli R, Roberts MS, Krolczyk S, Weber T. PMID: 34286168; PMCID: PMC8282217.
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    11. Continuous Glucose Monitoring to Diagnose Hypoglycemia Due to Late Dumping Syndrome in Children After Gastric Surgeries. J Endocr Soc. 2021 Mar 01; 5(3):bvaa197. Chesser H, Abdulhussein F, Huang A, Lee JY, Gitelman SE. PMID: 33506160; PMCID: PMC7814385.
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    12. Low Bone Mineral Density in Early Pubertal Transgender/Gender Diverse Youth: Findings From the Trans Youth Care Study. J Endocr Soc. 2020 Sep 01; 4(9):bvaa065. Lee JY, Finlayson C, Olson-Kennedy J, Garofalo R, Chan YM, Glidden DV, Rosenthal SM. PMID: 32832823; PMCID: PMC7433770.
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    13. Journal of the Endocrine Society. MON-353 Tumor-Induced Osteomalacia from a Hypervascular Thoracic Paraspinal Mass: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management. 2020; 4(Suppl 1). Perez PM, Fu P, Folick A, Ku GM, Shoback DM, Lee JY. View Publication.
    14. CD44 Expression and Sex Modulate the Severity of Murine Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis. Journal of Neurophysiology and Neurological Disorders. 2019; 5(105):1-12. Kar S, Lee JY, Esparza J, Flynn K, Madri JA. View Publication.
    15. Journal of the Endocrine Society. SAT-269 Insulin 101: Quality Education Strategies for Trainees (QuEST). 2019; 3(Suppl 1). Lee JY, Huang A, Erkin-Cakmak Y, Buchanan J, Capodanno G. View Publication.
    16. Nelson Pediatrics Board Review: Certification & Recertification. Dean JT, Bell LM, editors. Chapter 24, Disorders of Calcium Homeostasis. 2019; 152-8. Lee JY.
    17. Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia and related disorders. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 10; 32(5):609-619. Lee JY, Shoback DM. PMID: 30449544; PMCID: PMC6767927.
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    18. Pediatric Endocrinology: A Practical Clinical Guide. Radovick S, Misra M, editors. Chapter 36, Care of Gender Nonconforming/Transgender Youth. 2018; 813-24. Lee JY, Perl L, Rosenthal SM.
    19. Pubertal Suppression in Transgender Youth. Finlayson C, editor. Medical Side Effects of GnRH agonists. 2018; 49-52. Perl L, Lee JY, Rosenthal SM.
    20. Year Book of Pediatrics 2017. Cabana MD, Goldstein AM, de Gialluly PS, Schroeder AR, editors. Commentary on Global Consensus Recommendations on Prevention and Management of Nutritional Rickets. 2017; 132-4. Lee JY, Long RK.
    21. The changing face of hypophosphatemic disorders in the FGF-23 era. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2013 Jun; 10 Suppl 2:367-79. Lee JY, Imel EA. PMID: 23858620; PMCID: PMC4170520.
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    22. Increased seizure severity and seizure-related death in mice lacking HCN1 channels. Epilepsia. 2010 Aug; 51(8):1624-7. Santoro B, Lee JY, Englot DJ, Gildersleeve S, Piskorowski RA, Siegelbaum SA, Winawer MR, Blumenfeld H. PMID: 20384728; PMCID: PMC2952649.
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    23. MMP-2 null mice exhibit an early onset and severe experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis due to an increase in MMP-9 expression and activity. FASEB J. 2004 Nov; 18(14):1682-91. Esparza J, Kruse M, Lee J, Michaud M, Madri JA. PMID: 15522913.
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