Dr. Rita Leite, MD - University of Pennsylvania - Program Manager of March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Rita Leite

MD

University of Pennsylvania

Program Manager of March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA | United States

Main Specialties: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Other

Additional Specialties: ObGyn Research

Dr. Rita Leite, MD - University of Pennsylvania - Program Manager of March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Rita Leite

MD

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Primary Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA , United States

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13Publications

270Reads

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105PubMed Central Citations

Lack of detection of a human placenta microbiome in samples from preterm and term deliveries.

Microbiome 2018 10 30;6(1):196. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3610 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-6076, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40168-018-0575-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6208038PMC
October 2018
35 Reads

Predicting persistent impaired glucose tolerance in patients with gestational diabetes: The role of high sensitivity CRP and adiponectin.

Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2018 02 7;34(2). Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Maternal and Child Health Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dmrr.2958DOI Listing
February 2018
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Comparison of placenta samples with contamination controls does not provide evidence for a distinct placenta microbiota.

Microbiome 2016 Jun 23;4(1):29. Epub 2016 Jun 23.

Department of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3610 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-6076, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40168-016-0172-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4917942PMC
June 2016
21 Reads
57 Citations

Heterogeneity of T Cell Responses to Pandemic pH1N1 Monovalent Vaccine in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 2015 Nov 31;31(11):1170-7. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

1 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus , Aurora, Colorado.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/aid.2015.0151DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4651022PMC
November 2015
23 Reads
2.325 Impact Factor

The phenotype of spontaneous preterm birth: application of a clinical phenotyping tool.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015 Apr 14;212(4):487.e1-487.e11. Epub 2015 Feb 14.

Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2015.02.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4456184PMC
April 2015
53 Reads
4.704 Impact Factor

A genome-wide association study of early spontaneous preterm delivery.

Genet Epidemiol 2015 Mar 19;39(3):217-26. Epub 2015 Jan 19.

Department of Biostatistics, Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gepi.21887DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4366311PMC
March 2015
36 Reads
2.597 Impact Factor

Maternal serum serpin B7 is associated with early spontaneous preterm birth.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2014 Dec 19;211(6):678.e1-12. Epub 2014 Jun 19.

Center for Cancer Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2014.06.035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4254341PMC
December 2014
29 Reads
5 Citations
4.704 Impact Factor

First-trimester placental ultrasound and maternal serum markers as predictors of small-for-gestational-age infants.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2014 Sep 5;211(3):253.e1-8. Epub 2014 Mar 5.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal and Child Health Research Program, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2014.02.033DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4149853PMC
September 2014
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4 Citations
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A hemoglobin fragment found in cervicovaginal fluid from women in labor potentiates the action of agents that promote contraction of smooth muscle cells.

Peptides 2006 Jul 18;27(7):1794-800. Epub 2006 Apr 18.

Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Biomedical Research Building II/III, 421 Curie Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.peptides.2006.03.015DOI Listing
July 2006
5 Reads
4 Citations
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Mechanisms underlying "functional" progesterone withdrawal at parturition.

Ann N Y Acad Sci 2004 Dec;1034:36-49

III 1354 Biomedical Research Building II/III, 421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1196/annals.1335.004DOI Listing
December 2004
20 Citations
4.313 Impact Factor

Tumor necrosis factor-alpha suppresses the expression of steroid receptor coactivator-1 and -2: a possible mechanism contributing to changes in steroid hormone responsiveness.

FASEB J 2004 Sep 1;18(12):1418-20. Epub 2004 Jul 1.

Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1096/fj.04-1684fjeDOI Listing
September 2004
4 Reads
15 Citations
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