Selected Publications

  • Effects of acute exposure to a high-fat, high-sucrose diet on gestational glucose tolerance and subsequent maternal health in mice. 2017. Pennington KA,  van der Walt N, Pollock KE, Talton OO, Schulz LC. Biol Reprod. 96 (2):435-445. 
  • Roberts RM, Green JA, Schulz LC. 2016. “Evolution of the placenta.” Reproduction. 2016. 152(5):R179-89.
  • Oestreich AK, Kamp WM, McCray MG, Carleton SM, Karasseva N, Lenz KL, Jeong Y, Daghlas SA, Yao X, Wang Y, Pfeiffer FM, Ellersieck MR, Schulz LC*, Phillips CL*. 2016. “Decreasing maternal myostatin programs adult offspring bone strength in a mouse model of osteogenesis imperfecta.” Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113(47):13522-13527.
  • Pennington KA, Ramirez-Perez FI, Pollock KE, Talton OO, Foote CA, Reyes-Aldasoro CC, Wu Ho-Hsiang, Ji T, Martinez-Lemus LA*, and Schulz LC*. 2016 “Maternal hyperleptinemia is associated with male offspring’s altered vascular function and structure in mice.” PLOS One. 11(5):e0155377
  • Talton OO, Pennington KA, Pollock KE, Bates K, Ma L, Ellersieck MR and Schulz LC*. 2016 “Maternal hyperleptinemia improves offspring insulin sensitivity in mice” Endocrinology. 157(7):2636-48.
  • Caesar GA, Dale JM, Osman EY, Garcia ML, Lorson CL and Schulz LC*. 2016. “Placental development in a mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy.” Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 470(1):82-7.
  • Pollock KE, Stevens D, Pennington KA, Thaisrivongs R, Kaiser J, Ellersieck M, Miller D, and Schulz LC*. 2015 “Hyperleptinemia during pregnancy decreases adult weight of offspring and is associated with increased offspring locomotor activity.” Endocrinology 156(10):3777-90.
  • Harper J, Caesar GA, Pennington KA, Davis W, and Schulz LC*. 2015 “Placental changes caused by food restriction during early pregnancy in mice are reversible.” Reproduction. 150(3):165-72
  • Yang Y, Adachi K, Sheridan M, Alexenko A, Schust DJ, Schulz LC, Ezashi T, and Roberts RM*. 2015 “Heightened potency of human pluripotent stem cell lines created by transient BMP4 exposure.” Proc Natl Acad Sci. PNAS 2015; 112(18):E2337-46.
  • PrabhuDas M, Erlebacher A, Bonner EA, Caron KM, Dey SK, Fazleabas AT, Fisher S, Golos T, Matzuk MM, McCune M, Mor G, Schulz LC, Soares M, Spencer T, Strominger JL, Way SS, Yoshinaga K. 2015 “Immune mechanisms at the maternal-fetal interface: perspectives and challenges.” Nat Immunol. 2015 Mar 19;16(4):328-34.
  • Yang P, Dai A, Alexenko AP, Liu Y, Stephens AJ, Schulz LC, Schust DJ, Roberts RM, and Ezashi T*. 2014 “Abnormal oxidative stress responses in fibroblasts from preeclampsia infants.” PLoS One Jul 24;9(7):e103110.
  • Stephens AJ, Karvas RM, Adachi K, Schulz LC, and Schust DJ. 2014 “Modeling preeclampsia: an emerging role for stem cells.” NeoReviews. 1 Dec;15(12):e526-e536.
  • Roberts RM, Loh K, Amita M, Bernardo AS, Adachi K, Alexenko AP, Schust DJ, Schulz LC, Telugu B, Ezashi T, and Pedersen RA. 2014 “Differentiation of trophoblast cells from human embryonic stem cells: to be or not to be?” Reproduction. 147(5):D1-12

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