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Susan Marie Lessner

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InstitutionUniversity of South Carolina School of Medicine
DepartmentCell Biology & Anatomy
Address6439 Garners Ferry Rd.
Columbia, South Carolina 29209
Phone(803) 216-3819
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    2010Rising Star Research Award, University of South Carolina
    2005 - 2008Centenary Assistant Professor , University of South Carolina
    2003New Investigator Travel Award, American Heart Association

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    1. Leng X, Zhou B, Deng X, Davis L, Sutton MA, Shazly T, Lessner SM. Determination of Viscoelastic Properties of human Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque by Inverse Boundary Value Analysis. IOP Conf Ser Mater Sci Eng. 2018; 381. PMID: 31156719.
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    2. Prim DA, Mohamed MA, Lane BA, Poblete K, Wierzbicki MA, Lessner SM, Shazly T, Eberth JF. Comparative mechanics of diverse mammalian carotid arteries. PLoS One. 2018; 13(8):e0202123. PMID: 30096185.
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    3. Leng X, Zhou B, Deng X, Davis L, Lessner SM, Sutton MA, Shazly T. Experimental and numerical studies of two arterial wall delamination modes. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2018 01; 77:321-330. PMID: 28963936.
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    4. He H, Guo F, Li Y, Saaoud F, Kimmis BD, Sandhu J, Fan M, Maulik D, Lessner S, Papasian CJ, Fan D, Jiang Z, Fu M. Adiporedoxin suppresses endothelial activation via inhibiting MAPK and NF-?B signaling. Sci Rep. 2016 12 12; 6:38975. PMID: 27941911.
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    5. Merei B, Badel P, Davis L, Sutton MA, Avril S, Lessner SM. Atherosclerotic plaque delamination: Experiments and 2D finite element model to simulate plaque peeling in two strains of transgenic mice. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2017 03; 67:19-30. PMID: 27988441.
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    6. Davis LA, Stewart SE, Carsten CG, Snyder BA, Sutton MA, Lessner SM. Characterization of fracture behavior of human atherosclerotic fibrous caps using a miniature single edge notched tensile test. Acta Biomater. 2016 10 01; 43:101-111. PMID: 27431877.
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    7. Watson SR, Lessner SM. (Second) Harmonic Disharmony: Nonlinear Microscopy Shines New Light on the Pathology of Atherosclerosis. Microsc Microanal. 2016 06; 22(3):589-98. PMID: 27329310.
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    8. Leng X, Davis LA, Deng X, Sutton MA, Lessner SM. Numerical modeling of experimental human fibrous cap delamination. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2016 06; 59:322-336. PMID: 26897094.
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    9. Watson SR, Liu P, Peña EA, Sutton MA, Eberth JF, Lessner SM. Comparison of Aortic Collagen Fiber Angle Distribution in Mouse Models of Atherosclerosis Using Second-Harmonic Generation (SHG) Microscopy. Microsc Microanal. 2016 Feb; 22(1):55-62. PMID: 26739629.
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    10. Leng X, Chen X, Deng X, Sutton MA, Lessner SM. Modeling of Experimental Atherosclerotic Plaque Delamination. Ann Biomed Eng. 2015 Dec; 43(12):2838-51. PMID: 26101030.
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    11. Benzing T, Wilhoit C, Wright S, McCann PA, Lessner S, Brothers TE. Standard duplex criteria overestimate the degree of stenosis after eversion carotid endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Jun; 61(6):1457-63. PMID: 25758452.
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    12. Wang Y, Johnson JA, Spinale FG, Sutton MA, Lessner SM. Quantitative Measurement of Dissection Resistance in Intimal and Medial Layers of Human Coronary Arteries. Exp Mech. 2014 Apr 01; 54(4):677-683. PMID: 24729631.
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    13. Sinha A, Shaporev A, Nosoudi N, Lei Y, Vertegel A, Lessner S, Vyavahare N. Nanoparticle targeting to diseased vasculature for imaging and therapy. Nanomedicine. 2014 Jul; 10(5):1003-12. PMID: 24566276.
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    14. Badel P, Avril S, Sutton MA, Lessner SM. Numerical simulation of arterial dissection during balloon angioplasty of atherosclerotic coronary arteries. J Biomech. 2014 Mar 03; 47(4):878-89. PMID: 24480707.
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    15. Wang Y, Johnson JA, Spinale FG, Sutton, MA, Lessner SM. Quantitative Measurement of Dissection Resistance in Intimal and Medial Layers of Human Coronary Arteries. Experimental Mechanics. 2014; 54:677-683.
    16. Twal WO, Klatt SC, Harikrishnan K, Gerges E, Cooley MA, Trusk TC, Zhou B, Gabr MG, Shazly T, Lessner SM, Markwald RR, Argraves WS. Cellularized microcarriers as adhesive building blocks for fabrication of tubular tissue constructs. Ann Biomed Eng. 2014 Jul; 42(7):1470-81. PMID: 23943070.
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    17. Bateman HR, Liang Q, Fan D, Rodriguez V, Lessner SM. Sparstolonin B inhibits pro-angiogenic functions and blocks cell cycle progression in endothelial cells. PLoS One. 2013; 8(8):e70500. PMID: 23940584.
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    18. Avril S, Badel P, Gabr M, Sutton MA, Lessner SM. Biomechanics of porcine renal arteries and role of axial stretch. J Biomech Eng. 2013 Aug; 135(8):81007. PMID: 23722353.
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    19. Wang Y, Johnson JA, Fulp A, Sutton MA, Lessner SM. Adhesive strength of atherosclerotic plaque in a mouse model depends on local collagen content and elastin fragmentation. J Biomech. 2013 Feb 22; 46(4):716-22. PMID: 23261250.
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    20. Wang Y, Ning J, Johnson JA, Sutton MA, Lessner SM. Development of a quantitative mechanical test of atherosclerotic plaque stability. J Biomech. 2011 Sep 02; 44(13):2439-45. PMID: 21757197.
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    21. Badel P, Avril S, Lessner S, Sutton M. Mechanical identification of layer-specific properties of mouse carotid arteries using 3D-DIC and a hyperelastic anisotropic constitutive model. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2012; 15(1):37-48. PMID: 21749226.
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    22. Little TS, Mironov V, Nagy-Mehesz A, Markwald R ,Sugi Y, Lessner SM, Sutton MA, Liu X, Wang Q, Yang X, Blanchette JO, Skiles M. Engineering a 3D, biological construct: Representative research in the South Carolina Project for Organ Biofabrication. Biofabrication. 2011; 3(3):030202.
    23. Ning J, Braxton VG, Wang Y, Sutton MA, Wang Y, Lessner SM. Speckle patterning of soft tissues for strain field measurement using digital image correlation: preliminary quality assessment of patterns. Microsc Microanal. 2011 Feb; 17(1):81-90. PMID: 21205427.
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    24. Ning J, Xu S, Wang Y, Lessner SM, Sutton MA, Anderson K, Bischoff JE. Deformation measurements and material property estimation of mouse carotid artery using a microstructure-based constitutive model. J Biomech Eng. 2010 Dec; 132(12):121010. PMID: 21142324.
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    25. Galis ZS, Lessner SM. Will the real plaque vasculature please stand up? Why we need to distinguish the vasa plaquorum from the vasa vasorum. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2009 Apr; 19(3):87-94. PMID: 19679265.
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    26. Propst JT, Fann SA, Franchini JL, Lessner SM, Rose JR, Hansen KJ, Terracio L, Yost MJ. Focused in vivo genetic analysis of implanted engineered myofascial constructs. J Invest Surg. 2009 Jan-Feb; 22(1):35-45. PMID: 19191156.
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    27. Itoh S, Kim HW, Nakagawa O, Ozumi K, Lessner SM, Aoki H, Akram K, McKinney RD, Ushio-Fukai M, Fukai T. Novel role of antioxidant-1 (Atox1) as a copper-dependent transcription factor involved in cell proliferation. J Biol Chem. 2008 Apr 04; 283(14):9157-67. PMID: 18245776.
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    28. Ke X, Sutton MA, Lessner SM, Yost M. Robust stereo vision and calibration methodology for accurate three-dimensional digital image correlation measurements on submerged objects. J. Strain Anal. Eng. Design. 2008; 43(8):689-704 .
    29. Sung HJ, Johnson CE, Lessner SM, Magid R, Drury DN, Galis ZS. Matrix metalloproteinase 9 facilitates collagen remodeling and angiogenesis for vascular constructs. Tissue Eng. 2005 Jan-Feb; 11(1-2):267-76. PMID: 15738681.
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    30. Lessner SM, Martinson DE, Galis ZS. Compensatory vascular remodeling during atherosclerotic lesion growth depends on matrix metalloproteinase-9 activity. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2004 Nov; 24(11):2123-9. PMID: 15308548.
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    31. Kim SH, Lessner SM, Sakurai Y, Galis ZS. Cyclophilin A as a novel biphasic mediator of endothelial activation and dysfunction. Am J Pathol. 2004 May; 164(5):1567-74. PMID: 15111303.
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    32. Lessner SM, Galis ZS. Matrix metalloproteinases and vascular endothelium-mononuclear cell close encounters. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2004 Apr; 14(3):105-11. PMID: 15121158.
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    33. Khatri JJ, Johnson C, Magid R, Lessner SM, Laude KM, Dikalov SI, Harrison DG, Sung HJ, Rong Y, Galis ZS. Vascular oxidant stress enhances progression and angiogenesis of experimental atheroma. Circulation. 2004 Feb 03; 109(4):520-5. PMID: 14744973.
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    34. Johnson C, Sung HJ, Lessner SM, Fini ME, Galis ZS. Matrix metalloproteinase-9 is required for adequate angiogenic revascularization of ischemic tissues: potential role in capillary branching. Circ Res. 2004 Feb 06; 94(2):262-8. PMID: 14670843.
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    35. Ivan E, Khatri JJ, Johnson C, Magid R, Godin D, Nandi S, Lessner S, Galis ZS. Expansive arterial remodeling is associated with increased neointimal macrophage foam cell content: the murine model of macrophage-rich carotid artery lesions. Circulation. 2002 Jun 04; 105(22):2686-91. PMID: 12045177.
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    36. Lessner SM, Prado HL, Waller EK, Galis ZS. Atherosclerotic lesions grow through recruitment and proliferation of circulating monocytes in a murine model. Am J Pathol. 2002 Jun; 160(6):2145-55. PMID: 12057918.
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