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Dr. Schlabritz-Lutsevich's Group

Perinatal research

Group members and collaborators

Lab staff

Group Members

Dr. N. Schlabritz-Lutsevich, M.D., Ph.D.  (video) 

volunteers

  •  Vanessa Montoya-Uribe (M.S. student from UTPB)
  • Saloni Cholia
  • Jonathan Garcia (UTPB)
  • Lane Williams (UTPB)

COLLABORATORS 

Lab visitors

Group Alumni

  • Irene Schwaninger, M.B.A. 
  • Jesus Vera-Aguilera, M.D. Dr. Vera-Aguilera is now an oncology fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. 
  • Lakshminarasa Suraparaju, M.D.
  • Cassidy Taylor
  • Rhea Cholia
  • Jonathan Lugo, M.D. 
  • Ahsan Niazi

3-D printing applications

Equipment

Presentations

publications

  • Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, N. and Jain, Sheilesh. Maternal Mental Status and Pregnancy -- Importance of the Missing Piece. Journal of Depression and Anxiety. 2015. 4/2015; 4(2):e109. DOI: 10.4172/21671044.1000e109
  • Rafael Gonzxalez-Alvarez, Maria de Lourdes Garza-Rodriguez, Ivan Delgado-Enciso, Victor M Trevino-Alvarado, Laura E Martinez-De-Villarreal, Ricardo Canales-Del-Castillo, Angel Lugo-Trampe, Maria E Tejero, N E Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, Maria Del Rufugio, Shelley A Cole, Diana Resendez-Perez, Mario Moises-Alvarez, Anthony G Comuzzie, Hugo A Barrera-Saldana, Raquel Garza-Guajardo, Oralia Barboza-Quintana, and Iram P Rodriguez-Sanchez. Molecular evolution and expression profile of the chemerine encoding gene RARRES2 in baboon and chimpanzee. Biological Research. 2015 Jun 12; 48:31. DOI: 10.1186/s40659-015-0020-0
  • Yoshida S, Martines J, Lawn JE, Wall S, Souza JP, Rudan I, Cousens S; neonatal health research priority setting group ... Schlabritz-Loutsevitch NE ... Setting research priorities to improve global newborn health and prevent stillbirths by 2025. J Glob Health. 2016 Jun; 6(1):010508
  • Schenone MH, Mari G, Schlabritz-Loutsevitch N, Ahokas R. Effects of selective reduced uterine perfusion pressure in pregnant rats. Placenta. 2015 Oct 28. DOI: 10.1016/j.placenta.2015.10.017. 
  • N. Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, A.G. Comuzzie, M. Mahaney, G.B. Hubbard, E.J. Dick, Jr., M. Kocak, S. Gupta, M. Carrillo, M. Schenone, A. Postlethwaite, and A. Slominski. Serum D Concentrations in Baboons (Papio Spp.). Comp Med. 2016; 66(2): 137-42.
  • Natalia Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, Scott E Gygax, Edward Dick Jr., William L. Smith, Cathy Snider, Gene Hubbard, and Gary Ventolini. Vaginal Dysbiosis from an Evolutionary Perspective. Scientific Reports. 2016. 6. Article number: 26817. DOI: 10.1038/srep26817. 
  • Iram P. Rodriguez-Sanchez, Josee Guindon, Marco Ruiz, Maria E. Tejero, Gene Hubbard, Laura E. Martinez-De-Villarrea, Hugo A. Barrera-Saldana, Edward J. Dick Jr., Anthony G. Comuzzie, Natalia E. Schlabritz-Loutsevitch. The Endocannabinoid System in the Baboon (Papio Spp.) as a Complex Framework for Developmental Pharmacology. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 2016.  
  • N. Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, K. Apostolakis-Kyrus, R. Krutilina, G. Hubbard, M. Kocak, Z. Janjetovic, S. Sathanandam, A. Slominski, G. Mari, E. Dick Jr. Pregnancy-Driven Cardiovascular Maternal MiR-29 Plasticity in Obesity. Journal of Medical Primatology. 2016. DOI: 10.1111/jmp.12236. 
  • Natalia Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, Nedezhda German, Gary Ventolini, Eneko Larumbe, Jacques Samson. Fetal Syndrome of Endocannabinoid Deficiency (FSECD). Medical Hypotheses. 2016, Pages 35-38.
  • Heloise Labuschagne, C Burns, Stacy Martinez, Maira Carrillo, Melissa Waggoner, Irene Schwaninger, James Maher, Moss Hampton, Jaview Flores-Guardado and Natalia E Schlabritz-Loutsevitch. Coccidioidomycosis in pregnancy: case report and literature reveiw of associated placental lesions. Case Reports in Women's Health. October 2016 Volume 12, pages 5-10.
  • Madeline Manning Meurer, Kalyan Chakrala, Dinesh Gowda, Charles Burns, Randall Kelly, Natalia Schlabritz-Loutsevitch. A case of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome with helicobacter pylori and pre-eclampsia in pregnancy. Substance Abuse. May 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2017.1356790.
  • Michael Tchirikov, Natalia Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, Jorg Buchmann, Yuri Naberezhnev, Andreas S. Winarno, James Maher, Gregor Seliger. Midtrimester PPROM: etiology, diagnosis, treatment options and outcome. Review. May 2017. Journal of Perinatal Medicine. DOI: https://doin.org/10.1515/jpm-2017-0027. 
  • Natalia Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, Kushal Gandhi, Fatimah Soydemir, Paul Brownbill, Raghvendra Dengar, Gary Ventolini, Paul Bruillard, luke Gosink. Raman Spectroscopy as a Novel Method in Placental Research: Recognizing the Pattern of Placental Hypoxia. Jouranl of Raman Spectroscopy. 15 September 2017; 1-4. DOI: 10.1005/jrs.5229.
  • Kushal Gandhi, Cun Li, Nadezhda German, Cezary Skobowiat, Maira Carrillo, Raja Reddy Kallem, Eneko Larumbe, Stacy Martinez, Marcel Chuecos, Gary Ventolini, Peter Nathanielsz, and Natalia Schlabritz-Loutsevitch. Effect of Maternal High-Fat Diet on Key Components of the Placental and Hepatic Endocannabinoid. American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism. DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00119.2017.  

Awards

  • Dr. Natalia Schlabritz-Lutsevich received the Award for Dedication to Research at TTUHSC at the Permian Basin at the TTUHSC at the Permian Basin Faculty Awards in July 2016. 
  • Dr. Maira Carrillo received an NIH travel award to attend the International Federation of Placenta Associations meeting to be held in September 2016 in Portland, Oregon. At the meeting she will present the poster, "Gender-Specific Placental Expression of Cannabinoid Receptor One (CB1R) in Baboon Model of Obesity."
  • Dr. Maira Carrillo received an AMERSA travel award to attend the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) 40th annual national conference in Washington, D.C. in November 2016. At the conference she will present the poster, "The Evolutionary Approach to Cannabinoid Receptors Structure."
  • Marcel Chuecos received the 2016 Best New Investigator Poster Presentation award at the Society for Reproductive Investigation in Montreal, Quebec in February 2016. 
  • Marcel Chuecos and Cassidy Taylor won 1st place pre-recorded presentation at the 2016 TTUHSC at the Permian Basin Research Day with their presentation, "Hepatic and Placental Endocannabinoid System (ECBS) in Maternal Obesity" in May 2016.  
  • Laura Bush Institute Seed Grant awarded for "Development of fetal gender-specific therapy, targeting placental glutathione (GSH) antioxidant system in maternal obesity and alcohol consumption to multiple PIs, Dr. Natalia Schlabritz-Lutsevich and Dr. G. Henderson. 
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin Dean's Publication Award to Dr. Natalia Schlabritz-Lutsevich and Dr. Maira Carrillo for the publication of the paper, "Serum Vitamin D Concentrations in Baboons (Papio Spp.) during Pregnancy and Obesity" in the April 2016 issue of Comparative Medicine (Vol. 66, No. 2). 
  • Dr. Maira Carrillo received a travel award to attend the Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse meeting in Washington, D.C. in Fall 2016.
  • Meritorious Acknowledgement - Clinical and Translational Research Award to Stacy Martinez at the 2016 Gender-Specific Medicine and Women's Health Symposium for the poster, "Coccidioidomycosis in Pregnancy: Case Report and Literature Review of Associated Placental Lesions."
  • Meritorious Acknowledgement - Basic Science Award to Marcel Chuecos at the 2016 Gender-Specific medicine and Women's Health Symposium for the poster, "Maternal and Fetal Hepatic Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and Maternal Fat Consumption." 
  • Kushal Gandhi, Ph.D., was the runner-up for the 2017 Metrohm USA, Inc. Young Chemist Award and received a $500 award. 
  • Marcel Chuecos and Daniella Pino, M.D., were each recipients of SRI's Reduced Registration award for underrepresented minorities at the Meeting for the Society for Reproductive Investigations in Orlando, FL in 2017.
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin Dean's Publication Award to Dr. Natalia Schlabritz-Lutsevich, Dr. Maira Carrillo, Stacy Martinez and James Maher for the publication, "Coccidioidomycosis in Pregnancy: Case Report and Literature Review of Associated Placental Lesions" in the October 2016 issue of Case Reports in Women's Health. 
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin Dean's Publication Award to Dr. Natalia Schlabritz-Lutsevich and Dr. Gary Ventolini for the publication, "Fetal Syndrome of Endocannabinoid Deficiency (FSECD) in Maternal Obesity" being published in the November 2016 issue of the Journal of Medical Hypothesis.  
  • Vanessa Montoya-Uribe won Best Basic Science Presentation at the 2017 Permian Basin Research Forum at TTUHSC at the Permian Basin with the presentation "Characterization of CB1 (Cannabinoid Receptor 1) Isoforms in Fetal and Maternal Tissues" in April 2017.
  • Kushal Gandhi, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow received a travel award to attend the International Cannabinoid Research Society 2017 Symposium in Montreal, Canada in June 2017.
  • Vanessa Montoya-Uribe received a travel award to attend the International Cannabinoid Research Society 2017 Symposium in Montreal, Canada in June 2017.
  • Vanessa Montoya-Uribe recieved a Basic Science Award for the poster "Characterization of CB1R Isoforms in Fetal and maternal Tissues in a Baboon (Papio spp.) Model" at the 2017 Gender-Specific Medicine and Women's Health Symposium in Lubbock, TX. 
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