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Jessica L. Davis, MD

Research and Clinical Interests

My clinical activities include both pediatric pathology and adult surgical pathology, with an emphasis on bone and soft tissue pathology. My research interests are focused on pediatric soft tissue tumors.

Selected Publications

  • Davis JL, Matsumura L, Weeks DA, Troxell ML. PAX2 expression in Wilms tumors and other childhood neoplasms. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011; 35(8):1186-1194.
  • Davis JL, Grenert JP, Horvai AE. Loss of Heterozygosity and Microsatellite Instability Are Rare in Sporadic Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma: A Study of 43 Well-Characterized Cases. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014; 138(6): 823-827.
  • Coffin CM, Davis JL, Boreinstein S. Review: Syndrome-associated soft tissue tumors. Histopathology. 2014; 64:68-87.
  • Davis JL and Horvai AE. SATB2 expression is sensitive but not specific for osteosarcoma compared to other high-grade primary bone sarcomas. Histopathology. 2016; 69(1): 84-90.

Selected Awards

  • Alma B. Sneeden Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Pathology, Oregon Health & Science University
  • A. James McAdams Award, Society for Pediatric Pathology

Additional Information

Jessica L. Davis, MD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Pathology
  • Laboratory Medicine

Specialty Areas

  • Pediatric Pathology
  • Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:

  • UCSF
  • Jessica L Davis, MD
  • Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Box 4066
  • 1825 4th Street, Room M2369
  • San Francisco, CA 94143

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • UCSF Mission Bay
  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
  • UCSF Moffitt-Long Hospital
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