Last Name

Jennifer L. Gannon, MD, FAAP, FACMG

TitleClinical Biochemical Geneticist
InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City
Address2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City MO 64108
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-6139-2851 Additional info
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    TitleClinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City

    TitleSite Director at Children's Mercy, Mitochondrial Care Network
    InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City

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    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CTMD1997Medicine
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CTResidency2000Pediatrics
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CTFellowship2013Clinical Genetics
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CTFellowship2014Clinical Biochemical Genetics
    Children's Mercy Hospital Biethics Center, Kansas City, MOCertificate2018Pediatric Bioethics

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    HemoShear Therpeutics, Inc.
    A Phase 2 Open-label, Dose Escalation Study of HST5040 in Subjects with Propionic or Methylmalonic Acidemia Followed by 6-Month, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled 2-way Crossover and Open-label, Long-term Extension
    Role Description: Phase 2/3 clinical trial of HST5040 in individuals with propionic acidemia and methylmalonic acidemia.
    Role: Site PI

    1R01HD104814-01A1     (Thomas Langan)Mar 18, 2022 - Feb 28, 2027
    Enhancement of Newborn Screening Diagnostic Paradigms to Improve the Efficacy of Treatment for Krabbe Disease, Pompe Disease, and Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 1
    Role Description: The goal of this study is to improve specificity of newborn screening for Krabbe disease, Pompe disease, and MPS I by developing bivariate normal limits for disease specific markers in dried blood spots that are used in newborn screening methods.
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. De Pace R, Maroofian R, Paimboeuf A, Zamani M, Zaki MS, Sadeghian S, Azizimalamiri R, Galehdari H, Zeighami J, Williamson CD, Fleming E, Zhou D, Gannon JL, Thiffault I, Roze E, Suri M, Zifarelli G, Bauer P, Houlden H, Severino M, Patten SA, Farrow E, Bonifacino JS. Biallelic BORCS8 variants cause an infantile-onset neurodegenerative disorder with altered lysosome dynamics. Brain. 2023 Dec 21. PMID: 38128568.
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    2. Zion TN, Berrios CD, Cohen ASA, Bartik L, Cross LA, Engleman KL, Fleming EA, Gadea RN, Hughes SS, Jenkins JL, Kussmann J, Lawson C, Schwager C, Strenk ME, Welsh H, Rush ET, Amudhavalli SM, Sullivan BR, Zhou D, Gannon JL, Heese BA, Moore R, Boillat E, Biswell RL, Louiselle DA, Puckett LMB, Beyer S, Neal SH, Sierant V, McBeth M, Belden B, Walter AM, Gibson M, Cheung WA, Johnston JJ, Thiffault I, Farrow EG, Grundberg E, Pastinen T. Insurance denials and diagnostic rates in a pediatric genomic research cohort. Genet Med. 2023 05; 25(5):100020. PMID: 36718845.
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    3. Maher MC, Nopper AJ, Newell BD, Fleming E, Gannon JL, Zhou D, Horii KA. Diagnostic outcomes from a combined Pediatric Dermatology-Genetics clinic. Pediatr Dermatol. 2022 Jul; 39(4):587-589. PMID: 35613693.
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    4. Cohen ASA, Farrow EG, Abdelmoity AT, Alaimo JT, Amudhavalli SM, Anderson JT, Bansal L, Bartik L, Baybayan P, Belden B, Berrios CD, Biswell RL, Buczkowicz P, Buske O, Chakraborty S, Cheung WA, Coffman KA, Cooper AM, Cross LA, Curran T, Dang TTT, Elfrink MM, Engleman KL, Fecske ED, Fieser C, Fitzgerald K, Fleming EA, Gadea RN, Gannon JL, Gelineau-Morel RN, Gibson M, Goldstein J, Grundberg E, Halpin K, Harvey BS, Heese BA, Hein W, Herd SM, Hughes SS, Ilyas M, Jacobson J, Jenkins JL, Jiang S, Johnston JJ, Keeler K, Korlach J, Kussmann J, Lambert C, Lawson C, Le Pichon JB, Leeder JS, Little VC, Louiselle DA, Lypka M, McDonald BD, Miller N, Modrcin A, Nair A, Neal SH, Oermann CM, Pacicca DM, Pawar K, Posey NL, Price N, Puckett LMB, Quezada JF, Raje N, Rowell WJ, Rush ET, Sampath V, Saunders CJ, Schwager C, Schwend RM, Shaffer E, Smail C, Soden S, Strenk ME, Sullivan BR, Sweeney BR, Tam-Williams JB, Walter AM, Welsh H, Wenger AM, Willig LK, Yan Y, Younger ST, Zhou D, Zion TN, Thiffault I, Pastinen T. Genomic answers for children: Dynamic analyses of >1000 pediatric rare disease genomes. Genet Med. 2022 06; 24(6):1336-1348. PMID: 35305867.
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    5. Cadieux-Dion M, Gannon J, Newell B, Nopper AJ, Jenkins J, Heese B, Saunders C. Delayed diagnosis of holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency in three patients with prominent skin findings. Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 May; 38(3):655-658. PMID: 33870574.
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    6. Deignan JL, Chao E, Gannon JL, Greely HT, Hagman KDF, Mao R, Topper S. Points to consider when assessing relationships (or suspecting misattributed relationships) during family-based clinical genomic testing: a statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG). Genet Med. 2020 08; 22(8):1285-1287. PMID: 32404921.
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    7. Malinowski J, Miller DT, Demmer L, Gannon J, Pereira EM, Schroeder MC, Scheuner MT, Tsai AC, Hickey SE, Shen J. Systematic evidence-based review: outcomes from exome and genome sequencing for pediatric patients with congenital anomalies or intellectual disability. Genet Med. 2020 06; 22(6):986-1004. PMID: 32203227.
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    8. Bean LJH, Funke B, Carlston CM, Gannon JL, Kantarci S, Krock BL, Zhang S, Bayrak-Toydemir P. Diagnostic gene sequencing panels: from design to report-a technical standard of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG). Genet Med. 2020 03; 22(3):453-461. PMID: 31732716.
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    9. Duggan C, Gannon J, Walker WA. Protective nutrients and functional foods for the gastrointestinal tract. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 May; 75(5):789-808. PMID: 11976152.
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