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Brian Shayota

Brian Shayota

University of Utah
Brian J. Shayota

Work Experience:
- July 2020 – present
Medical Biochemical Genetics
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
University of Utah/Primary Children's Hospital
Salt Lake City, Utah

- July 2019 – June 2020
Medical Biochemical Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, Texas

- July 2017 – June 2019
Medical Genetics Residency
Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, Texas

- July 2014 – June 2017
Pediatric Residency
New York Medical College at St. Joseph's Region Medical Center
Paterson, New Jersey

- Aug 2009 – April 2014
Medical School, MD/MPH degree
St. George's University, School of Medicine
St. George's, Grenada, West Indies

- Sept 2004 – June 2008
Undergraduate, BS degree
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
Major in Human Biology
Minor in Health Care – Social Issues

A. Personal Statement
I am an Assistant Professor of Medical Biochemical Genetics with a focus on the clinical care for patients with rare inborn errors of metabolism. Clinically, I am a trained pediatrician, medical geneticist, and medical biochemical specialist who cares for patients at Primary Children's Hospital and The University of Utah Hospital. I am also the Director of Metabolic Services at the University of Utah, where I lead the group of metabolic physicians, fellows in medical biochemical genetics, metabolic nurse practitioners, metabolic dietitians, and clinic coordinators. This also comes with the responsibility of working directly with the Utah Department of Health to review and coordinate the care of newborns with an abnormal newborn screen. Furthermore, I am involved in several clinical research projects and serve as the lead geneticist for the NeoSeq project and ReSeq clinic that utilize advance genetic techniques including whole genome sequencing, long-read sequencing, and RNA sequencing/transcriptomics with the aim of solving medical mystery cases.