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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
AddressOne Baylor Plaza
Houston TX 77030
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    1. Li AH, Hanchard NA, Furthner D, Fernbach S, Azamian M, Nicosia A, Rosenfeld J, Muzny D, D'Alessandro LCA, Morris S, Jhangiani S, Parekh DR, Franklin WJ, Lewin M, Towbin JA, Penny DJ, Fraser CD, Martin JF, Eng C, Lupski JR, Gibbs RA, Boerwinkle E, Belmont JW. Whole exome sequencing in 342 congenital cardiac left sided lesion cases reveals extensive genetic heterogeneity and complex inheritance patterns. Genome Med. 2017 Oct 31; 9(1):95. PMID: 29089047.
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    2. Hanchard NA, Umana LA, D'Alessandro L, Azamian M, Poopola M, Morris SA, Fernbach S, Lalani SR, Towbin JA, Zender GA, Fitzgerald-Butt S, Garg V, Bowman J, Zapata G, Hernandez P, Arrington CB, Furthner D, Prakash SK, Bowles NE, McBride KL, Belmont JW. Assessment of large copy number variants in patients with apparently isolated congenital left-sided cardiac lesions reveals clinically relevant genomic events. Am J Med Genet A. 2017 Jun 27. PMID: 28653806.
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    3. Vetrini F, D'Alessandro LC, Akdemir ZC, Braxton A, Azamian MS, Eldomery MK, Miller K, Kois C, Sack V, Shur N, Rijhsinghani A, Chandarana J, Ding Y, Holtzman J, Jhangiani SN, Muzny DM, Gibbs RA, Eng CM, Hanchard NA, Harel T, Rosenfeld JA, Belmont JW, Lupski JR, Yang Y. Bi-allelic Mutations in PKD1L1 Are Associated with Laterality Defects in Humans. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Oct 6; 99(4):886-893. PMID: 27616478.
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    4. Ahrens-Nicklas RC, Khan S, Garbarini J, Woyciechowski S, D'Alessandro L, Zackai EH, Deardorff MA, Goldmuntz E. Utility of genetic evaluation in infants with congenital heart defects admitted to the cardiac intensive care unit. Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Dec; 170(12):3090-3097. PMID: 27605484.
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    5. Bowdin S, Gilbert A, Bedoukian E, Carew C, Adam MP, Belmont J, Bernhardt B, Biesecker L, Bjornsson HT, Blitzer M, D'Alessandro LC, Deardorff MA, Demmer L, Elliott A, Feldman GL, Glass IA, Herman G, Hindorff L, Hisama F, Hudgins L, Innes AM, Jackson L, Jarvik G, Kim R, Korf B, Ledbetter DH, Li M, Liston E, Marshall C, Medne L, Meyn MS, Monfared N, Morton C, Mulvihill JJ, Plon SE, Rehm H, Roberts A, Shuman C, Spinner NB, Stavropoulos DJ, Valverde K, Waggoner DJ, Wilkens A, Cohn RD, Krantz ID. Recommendations for the integration of genomics into clinical practice. Genet Med. 2016 May 12. PMID: 27171546.
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    6. Hanchard NA, Swaminathan S, Bucasas K, Furthner D, Fernbach S, Azamian MS, Wang X, Lewin M, Towbin JA, D'Alessandro LC, Morris SA, Dreyer W, Denfield S, Ayres NA, Franklin WJ, Justino H, Lantin-Hermoso MR, Ocampo EC, Santos AB, Parekh D, Moodie D, Jeewa A, Lawrence E, Allen HD, Penny DJ, Fraser CD, Lupski JR, Popoola M, Wadhwa L, Brook JD, Bu'Lock FA, Bhattacharya S, Lalani SR, Zender GA, Fitzgerald-Butt SM, Bowman J, Corsmeier D, White P, Lecerf K, Zapata G, Hernandez P, Goodship JA, Garg V, Keavney BD, Leal SM, Cordell HJ, Belmont JW, McBride KL. A genome-wide association study of congenital cardiovascular left-sided lesions shows association with a locus on chromosome 20. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Mar 9. PMID: 26965164.
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    7. Al Turki S, Manickaraj AK, Mercer CL, Gerety SS, Hitz MP, Lindsay S, D'Alessandro LCA, Swaminathan GJ, Bentham J, Arndt AK, Louw J, Breckpot J, Gewillig M, Thienpont B, Abdul-Khaliq H, Harnack C, Hoff K, Kramer HH, Schubert S, Siebert R, Toka O, Cosgrove C, Watkins H, Lucassen AM, O'Kelly IM, Salmon AP, Bu'Lock FA, Granados-Riveron J, Setchfield K, Thornborough C, Brook JD, Mulder B, Klaassen S, Bhattacharya S, Devriendt K, FitzPatrick DR. Rare Variants in NR2F2 Cause Congenital Heart Defects in Humans. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Mar 03; 98(3):592. PMID: 28863274.
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    8. D'Alessandro LC, Al Turki S, Manickaraj AK, Manase D, Mulder BJ, Bergin L, Rosenberg HC, Mondal T, Gordon E, Lougheed J, Smythe J, Devriendt K, Bhattacharya S, Watkins H, Bentham J, Bowdin S, Hurles ME, Mital S. Exome sequencing identifies rare variants in multiple genes in atrioventricular septal defect. Genet Med. 2016 Feb; 18(2):189-98. PMID: 25996639.
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    9. Manase D, D'Alessandro LC, Manickaraj AK, Al Turki S, Hurles ME, Mital S. High throughput exome coverage of clinically relevant cardiac genes. BMC Med Genomics. 2014; 7:67. PMID: 25496018; PMCID: PMC4272796.
    10. Al Turki S, Manickaraj AK, Mercer CL, Gerety SS, Hitz MP, Lindsay S, D'Alessandro LC, Swaminathan GJ, Bentham J, Arndt AK, Low J, Breckpot J, Gewillig M, Thienpont B, Abdul-Khaliq H, Harnack C, Hoff K, Kramer HH, Schubert S, Siebert R, Toka O, Cosgrove C, Watkins H, Lucassen AM, O'Kelly IM, Salmon AP, Bu'lock FA, Granados-Riveron J, Setchfield K, Thornborough C, Brook JD, Mulder B, Klaassen S, Bhattacharya S, Devriendt K, Fitzpatrick DF. Rare variants in NR2F2 cause congenital heart defects in humans. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Apr 3; 94(4):574-85. PMID: 24702954; PMCID: PMC3980509.
    11. D'Alessandro LC, Mital S. Pediatric transplantation: opportunities for pharmacogenomics and genomics. Per Med. 2013 Jun; 10(4):397-404. PMID: 29783417.
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    12. D'Alessandro LC, Werner P, Xie HM, Hakonarson H, White PS, Goldmuntz E. The prevalence of 16p12.1 microdeletion in patients with left-sided cardiac lesions. Congenit Heart Dis. 2014 Jan-Feb; 9(1):83-6. PMID: 23682798; PMCID: PMC4575124.
    13. Binesh Marvasti T, D'Alessandro LC, Manase D, Papaz T, Mital S. Personalized medicine in the care of the child with congenital heart disease: discovery to application. Congenit Heart Dis. 2013 May-Jun; 8(3):266-9. PMID: 23601919.
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    14. D'Alessandro LC, Latney BC, Paluru PC, Goldmuntz E. The phenotypic spectrum of ZIC3 mutations includes isolated d-transposition of the great arteries and double outlet right ventricle. Am J Med Genet A. 2013 Apr; 161A(4):792-802. PMID: 23427188; PMCID: PMC3707401.
    15. Lin KY, D'Alessandro LC, Goldmuntz E. Genetic testing in congenital heart disease: ethical considerations. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2013 Jan; 4(1):53-7. PMID: 23799755.
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    16. D'Alessandro LC, Paridon SM, Gaynor JW. Successful repair of aortic valve perforation in pediatric Libman-Sacks endocarditis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Dec; 144(6):e151-3. PMID: 23043962.
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    17. Lisa CA D’Alessandro, Shabnam Peyvandi, Susan Schachtner, Elizabeth Goldmuntz. Pediatric Practice Cardiology. The Genetics of Abnormal Cardiac Development. 2012.
    18. D'Alessandro LC, Casey B, Siu VM. Situs inversus totalis and a novel ZIC3 mutation in a family with X-linked heterotaxy. Congenit Heart Dis. 2013 Mar-Apr; 8(2):E36-40. PMID: 22171628.
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    19. Akash R Patel, Lisa CA D’Alessandro, Paul M Weinberg. Anatomy of the Atrial Septum. 2010.
    20. D'Alessandro LC, Rieder MJ, Gloor J, Freeman D, Buffo-Sequiera I. Life-threatening flecainide intoxication in a young child secondary to medication error. Ann Pharmacother. 2009 Sep; 43(9):1522-7. PMID: 19671803.
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    21. D'Alessandro L, Kovesi T, Massoud S, Lougheed J, Hunter A, Reisman J. Horseshoe lung and facio-auriculo-vertebral sequence: a previously unreported association. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2006 Jun; 41(6):592-6. PMID: 16617456.
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    22. van Rijn RR, van Lienden KP, Fortuna TL, D'Alessandro LC, Connolly B, Chait PG. Membranous duodenal stenosis: initial experience with balloon dilatation in four children. Eur J Radiol. 2006 Jul; 59(1):29-32. PMID: 16621398.
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