Debbie C. Sakaguchi Sakai

Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics

Professional Education

Fellowship: Univ of California San Francisco (2009) CA

Residency: Univ of California San Francisco (2004) CA

Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2001) NY

Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2004)

Board Certification: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics (2009)

Honors & Awards

Rotation of the Year Award for Inpatient General Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics (2013)

Recognition of Service Excellence (R.O.S.E) Award, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2012)

Faculty Honor Roll with Letter of Distinction for Teaching, Stanford University School of Medicine (2011-2012)

Alpha Omega Alpha, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2001)

American Medical Women's Association Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2001)

Edward Weinstein Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Human Commitment, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2001)

Germline CBL mutations cause developmental abnormalities and predispose to juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia
Niemeyer, C. M., Kang, M. W., Shin, D. H., Furlan, I., Erlacher, M., & Loh, M. L. (2010). Germline CBL mutations cause developmental abnormalities and predispose to juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. NATURE GENETICS, 42(9), 794-U93.

Mutations in CBL occur frequently in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia
Loh, M. L., Sakai, D. S., Flotho, C., Kang, M., Fliegauf, M., & Niemeyer, C. M. (2009). Mutations in CBL occur frequently in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. BLOOD, 114(9), 1859-1863.

Single-cell profiling identifies aberrant STAT5 activation in myeloid malignancies with specific clinical and biologic correlates
Kotecha, N., Floress, N. J., Irish, J. M., Simonds, E. F., Sakai, D. S., & Loh, M. L. (2008). Single-cell profiling identifies aberrant STAT5 activation in myeloid malignancies with specific clinical and biologic correlates. CANCER CELL, 14(4), 335-343.