Dr. Valerie B. DeLeon

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E-Mail: VDELEON(at)jhmi.edu
Phone: 410-955-7892

1830 E. Monument St., Room 307
Baltimore, MD 21205 USA

  • Education:

  • Ph.D., Anatomy, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2004
    M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 1998
    L.L.M., Taxation, New York University, 1992
    J.D., Law, University of Florida, 1991
    B.A., History, 1988

  • Research Focuses:
  • Craniofacial development
    Morphological integration
    Fluctuating asymmetry as indication of developmental stability
    Morphometric methods and software
    Brain dysmorphology in autism and related disorders

  • Special Links:
  • Curriculum Vitae

    Brain Landmark Guide

    Web resource for the "MomentMacro" for calculating cross-sectional moments

    Applied Statistics for the Natural Sciences Problem Sets

  • Recent/Noteworthy Publications:

  • DeLeon VB, Richtsmeier JT. 2009. Fluctuating asymmetry and developmental instability in sagittal craniosynostosis. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 46:187-196. (view from Allen Press CP-CJ page)

    Seidenstricker L, Becker D, Govier D, DeLeon VB, Lo LJ, Kane AA. 2008. Comparative osseous and soft tissue morphology following cleft lip repair. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, in press.

    Rose, K.D., V.B. DeLeon, P. Missiaen, R.S. Rana, A. Sahni, L. Singh, and T. Smith. 2008. Early Eocene lagomorph (Mammalia) from western India and the early diversification of Lagomorpha. Proc. Royal Soc. London B 275: 1203-1208. (view from Royal Society Publishing site)

    DeLeon VB. 2007. Fluctuating asymmetry and stress in a medieval Nubian population. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 132:520-34. (view from Wiley AJPA page)

    Becker DB, Fundakowski C, Govier D, DeLeon V, Marsh JL, Kane AA. 2006. Long-term osseous morphological outcome of surgically treated unicoronal craniosynostosis. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 117:929-935.

    Perlyn CA, DeLeon VB, Babbs C, Govier D, Burell L, Darvann T, Kreiborg S, Morriss-Kay G. 2006. The Craniofacial Phenotype of the Crouzon Mouse: Analysis of a Model for Syndromic Craniosynostosis Using Three-Dimensional MicroCT Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal,43:740-747. (view from Allen Press CP-CJ page)

    Aldridge K, Boyahjiev SA, Capone GT, DeLeon VB, Richtsmeier JT. 2005. Precision and error of three-dimensional phenotypic measures acquired from 3dMD photogrammetric images. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 138A: 247-253.

    Richtsmeier JT, DeLeon VB, Lele S. (2002) The promise of geometric morphometrics. Yearbook of Physical Anthropology, 45:63-91. (view from Wiley AJPA page)

    DeLeon VB, Zumpano MP, Richtsmeier JT. (2001) The effect of neurocranial surgery on basicranial morphology in isolated sagittal craniosynostosis. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 38(2):134-46. (view from Allen Press CP-CJ page)

  • Current Students:
  • Megan A. Holmes

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