Corina Lesseur

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York


  • PhD '14, Cancer Biology and Molecular Therapeutics, Dartmouth College
  • MD '08, Universidad Central de Venezuela

Selected Publications

  • Lesseur C, Armstrong DA, Paquette AG, Li Z, Padbury JF, Marsit CJ. Maternal obesity and gestational diabetes are associated with placental leptin DNA methylation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014. pii: S0002-9378(14)00610-3.

  • Lesseur C, Armstrong DA, Murphy MA, Appleton AA, Koestler DC, Paquette AG, Lester BM, Marsit CJ. Sex-specific associations between placental leptin promoter DNA methylation and infant neurobehavior. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014; 40:1-9.

  • Armstrong DA, Lesseur C, Conradt E, Lester BM, Marsit CJ. Global and gene-specific DNA methylation across multiple tissues in early infancy: implications for children's health research. FASEB J. 2014; 28(5):2088-97.

  • Appleton AA, Armstrong DA, Lesseur C, Lee J, Padbury JF, Lester BM, Marsit CJ. Patterning in placental 11-B hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase methylation according to prenatal socioeconomic adversity. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e74691.

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