4860 Y St., Suite 0100
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Ph.D., UC Davis, Davis, California, 2006
B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1997
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2003-2005
UC San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 2009
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
National Neurotrauma Society (NNS)
Neurocritical Care Society (NCS)
Select Honors and Awards:
Appreciation Award, Medical Student Research & Poster Forum, UCDSOM, 2010
House Staff Professionalism Award, UCD School of Medicine Alumni Association, 2009
UC Davis Medical Center “Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Experience”, 2008
Teaching Award for Outstanding Graduate Student, 2006
Undergraduate Honors Thesis with Highest Honors, 1997
Phi Sigma National Research Honors Society, 1997
Cal Aggie Alumni Association Outstanding Graduating Senior, 1997
Division of Biological Sciences Undergraduate Student of the Quarter, 1996
Select Recent Publications:
Feng JF, Zhao X, Gurkoff GG, Van KC, Shahlaie K, Lyeth BG. Post-traumatic hypoxia exacerbates neuronal cell death in the hippocampus. J Neurotrauma. 2012 Apr 10;29(6):1167-79. Epub 2012 Jan 30.
Gurkoff GG, Shahlaie K, Lyeth BG. In vitro mechanical strain trauma alters neuronal calcium responses: Implications for posttraumatic epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2012 Jun; 53 Suppl 1:53-60
Lee DJ, Gurkoff GG, Izadi A, Berman RF, Ekstrom AD, Muizelaar JP, Lyeth BG, Shahlaie K. Medial septal nucleus theta frequency deep brain stimulation improves spatial working memory following traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2012 Sept 27
McLaughlin N, Vandergrift A, Ditzel Filho LF, Shahlaie K, Eisenberg AA, Carrau RL, Cohan P, Kelly DF.. Endonasal management of sellar arachnoid cysts: simple cyst obliteration technique. J. Neurosurg. 2012 Apr;116(4):728-40. Epub 2012 Jan 27
Nishijima DK, Shahlaie K, Echeverri A, Holmes JF. A clinical decision rule to predict adult patients with traumatic intracranial haemorrhage who do not require intensive care unit admission. Injury. 2011 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]
Shahlaie K, Larson PS, Starr PA. Intraoperative computed tomography for deep brain stimulation surgery: technique and accuracy assessment. Neurosurgery. 2011 Mar;68(1 Suppl Operative):114-24; discussion 124.
McLaughlin N, Ditzel Filho LF, Shahlaie K, Solari D, Kassam AB, Kelly DF. The supraorbital approach for recurrent or residual suprasellar tumors. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2011 Aug;54(4):155-61. Epub 2011 Sep 15
Utter GH, Shahlaie K, Zwienenberg-Lee M, Muizelaar JP. Anemia in the setting of traumatic brain injury: the arguments for and against liberal transfusion. J Neurotrauma. 2011 Jan;28(1):155-65. Epub 2010 Dec 2. Review.
Shahlaie K, Lyeth BG, Gurkoff GG, Muizelaar JP and RF Berman: Neuroprotective effects of selective N-type VGCC blockade on stretch-injury induced calcium dynamics in cortical neurons. Journal of Neurotrauma 27(1): 175-87, 2010. Cover illustration.
Shahlaie K, McLaughlin N, Kassam AB, Kelly DF. The role of outcomes data for assessing the expertise of a pituitary surgeon. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 17(4):369-76, 2010.
Keachie K, Shahlaie K, Muizelaar JP. Upper thoracic spine arthroplasty via the anterior approach. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 Aug;13(2):240-5.
Shahlaie K and JP Muizelaar: Hypertonic saline in neurocritical care: Is continuous infusion appropriate? Critical Care Medicine 37(4):1521-3, 2009.