Joan Richtsmeier

Professsor of Anthropology

Joan Richtsmeier
  • 320 Carpenter Building
    University Park, PA 16802
  • She/Her
  • jta10@psu.edu

Research Summary

Analysis of craniofacial phenotypes.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Skull Brain Craniosynostoses Mutation Cartilage Phenotype Human Chromosomes Chromosomes, Human, Pair 21 Uncertainty Head Vertebrates Sutures Down Syndrome Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptors Mice Genes Animal Models Chromosomes Skeleton Vertebrate Osteogenesis Coronavirus Segmentation Bones Education

Most Recent Papers

An Analysis of Anatomy Education Before and During Covid-19: May-August 2020

Derek J. Harmon, Stefanie M. Attardi, Malli Barremkala, Danielle C. Bentley, Kirsten M. Brown, Jennifer F. Dennis, Haviva M. Goldman, Kelly M. Harrell, Barbie A. Klein, Christopher J. Ramnanan, Joan T. Richtsmeier, Gary J. Farkas, 2021, Anatomical Sciences Education on p. 132-147

Cartilage Segmentation in High-Resolution 3D Micro-CT Images via Uncertainty-Guided Self-training with Very Sparse Annotation.

Hao Zheng, Susan M. Motch Perrine, M. Kathleen Pitirri, Kazuhiko Kawasaki, Chaoli Wang, Joan T. Richtsmeier, Danny Z. Chen, 2020, Medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI ... International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention on p. 802-812

A non-mosaic transchromosomic mouse model of down syndrome carrying the long arm of human chromosome 21

Yasuhiro Kazuki, Feng J. Gao, Yicong Li, Anna J. Moyer, Benjamin Devenney, Kei Hiramatsu, Sachiko Miyagawa-Tomita, Satoshi Abe, Kanako Kazuki, Naoyo Kajitani, Narumi Uno, Shoko Takehara, Masato Takiguchi, Miho Yamakawa, Atsushi Hasegawa, Ritsuko Shimizu, Satoko Matsukura, Naohiro Noda, Narumi Ogonuki, Kimiko Inoue, Shogo Matoba, Atsuo Ogura, Liliana D. Florea, Alena Savonenko, Meifang Xiao, Dan Wu, Denise A.S. Batista, Junhua Yang, Zhaozhu Qiu, Nandini Singh, Joan T. Richtsmeier, Takashi Takeuchi, Mitsuo Oshimura, Roger H. Reeves, 2020, eLife on p. 1-29

Estimation of among-landmark covariances: not always, but sometimes

Theodore Cole, III, Subhash Lele, Liangyuan Hu, Peter Solymos, Joan Richtsmeier, 2020, American Journal of Physical Anthropology on p. 55-55

Phosphotungstic acid-enhanced microCT: Optimized protocols for embryonic and early postnatal mice

Kate Lesciotto, Perrine, Susan M. Motch, Mizuho Kawasaki, Timothy Stecko, Timothy Ryan, Kazuhiko Kawasaki, Joan Richtsmeier, 2020, Developmental Dynamics on p. 573-585

Phenotyping the brain, the face, and their genetic interaction over development

Neus Martinez-Abadias, Ruben Gonzelez, Alexandre Robert-Moreno, Jim Swoger, Motch Perrine, K Kawasaki, Joan Richtsmeier, James Sharpe, 2020, American Journal of Physical Anthropology on p. 176-176

It takes two: Building the vertebrate skull from chondrocranium and dermatocranium

M. Kathleen Pitirri, Kazuhiko Kawasaki, Joan T. Richtsmeier, 2020, Vertebrate Zoology on p. 587-600

Craniofacial growth and development in a mouse model of Down syndrome

Nandini Singh, Roger Reeves, Joan Richtsmeier, 2020, FASEB JOURNAL

Establishing Normative Embryonic and Early Postnatal Cranial Bone Volume and Density Values for C57BL/6J Laboratory Mice

Kate Lesciotto, Lauren Tomlinson, Joan Richtsmeier, 2020, FASEB JOURNAL

Late embryonic skull anomalies in mice carrying the <it>Fgfr2</it> W29OR Crouzon mutation

M Pitirri, S Perrine, Risa Takenaka, Ralph Marcucio, Joan Richtsmeier, 2020, FASEB JOURNAL

Most-Cited Papers

Angiogenesis and intramembranous osteogenesis

Christopher J. Percival, Joan T. Richtsmeier, 2013, American Journal of Anatomy on p. 909-922

Hand in glove

Joan T. Richtsmeier, Kevin Flaherty, 2013, Acta Neuropathologica on p. 469-489

A genome-wide association study identifies susceptibility loci for nonsyndromic sagittal craniosynostosis near BMP2 and within BBS9

Cristina M. Justice, Garima Yagnik, Yoonhee Kim, Inga Peter, Ethylin Wang Jabs, Monica Erazo, Xiaoqian Ye, Edmond Ainehsazan, Lisong Shi, Michael L. Cunningham, Virginia Kimonis, Tony Roscioli, Steven A. Wall, Andrew O.M. Wilkie, Joan Stoler, Joan T. Richtsmeier, Yann Heuzé, Pedro A. Sanchez-Lara, Michael F. Buckley, Charlotte M. Druschel, James L. Mills, Michele Caggana, Paul A. Romitti, Denise M. Kay, Craig Senders, Peter J. Taub, Ophir D. Klein, James Boggan, Marike Zwienenberg-Lee, Cyrill Naydenov, Jinoh Kim, Alexander F. Wilson, Simeon A. Boyadjiev, 2012, Nature Genetics on p. 1360-1364

Understanding craniosynostosis as a growth disorder

Kevin Flaherty, Nandini Singh, Joan T. Richtsmeier, 2016, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Developmental Biology on p. 429-459

p38 inhibition ameliorates skin and skull abnormalities in Fgfr2 Beare-Stevenson mice

Yingli Wang, Xueyan Zhou, Kurun Oberoi, Robert Phelps, Ross Couwenhoven, Miao Sun, Amélie Rezza, Greg Holmes, Christopher J. Percival, Jenna Friedenthal, Pavel Krejci, Joan T. Richtsmeier, David L. Huso, Michael Rendl, Ethylin Wang Jabs, 2012, Journal of Clinical Investigation on p. 2153-2164

FGF/FGFR signaling coordinates skull development by modulating magnitude of morphological integration: Evidence from apert syndrome mouse models

Neus Martínez-Abadías, Yann Heuzé, Yingli Wang, Ethylin Wang Jabs, Kristina Aldridge, Joan T. Richtsmeier, 2011, PLoS One

Tissue-specific responses to aberrant FGF signaling in complex head phenotypes

Neus Martínez-Abadías, Susan M. Motch, Talia L. Pankratz, Yingli Wang, Kristina Aldridge, Ethylin Wang Jabs, Joan T. Richtsmeier, 2013, American Journal of Anatomy on p. 80-94

The Developmental Basis of Quantitative Craniofacial Variation in Humans and Mice

Neus Martínez-Abadías, Philipp Mitteroecker, Trish E. Parsons, Mireia Esparza, Torstein Sjøvold, Campbell Rolian, Joan T. Richtsmeier, Benedikt Hallgrímsson, 2012, Evolutionary Biology on p. 554-567

Unilateral and bilateral expression of a quantitative trait

Yann Heuzé, Neus Martínez-Abadías, Jennifer M. Stella, Craig W. Senders, Simeon A. Boyadjiev, Lun Jou Lo, Joan T. Richtsmeier, 2012, Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution on p. 109-122

Overlapping trisomies for human chromosome 21 orthologs produce similar effects on skull and brain morphology of Dp(16)1Yey and Ts65Dn mice

John M. Starbuck, Tara Dutka, Tabetha S. Ratliff, Roger H. Reeves, Joan T. Richtsmeier, 2014, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A on p. 1981-1990