Selected publications, by topic:

Methods: Refining the Clinical Phenotype

  • Birgfeld CB, Luquetti DV, Gougoutas AJ, Bartlett SP, Low DW, Sie KCY, Evans KN, Heike CL. A phenotypic assessment tool for craniofacial microsomia. Plast Reconstr Surg 2011; 127(1):313-320.
  • Heike CL, Stueckle LP, Stuhaug ET, Pimenta LA, Drake AF, Vivaldi D, Sie KC, Birgfeld CB. Photographic protocol for image acquisition in craniofacial microsomia. Head Face Med 2011; 7(1):25.
  • Heike CL, Upson K, Stuhaug E, Weinberg SM. 3D digital stereophotogrammetry: a practical guide to facial image acquisition. Head Face Med 2010; Jul 28;6:18. PMCID: PMC2920242.
  • Atmosukarto I, Shapiro LG, Starr JR, Heike CL, Collett B, Cunningham MC, Speltz M. Three-dimensional head shape quantification of infants with and without deformational plagiocephaly. Cleft Palate Craniofac J 2010; 47(4):368-377. PMCID: PMC2899494.
  • Atmosukarto I, Wilamowska K, Heike CL, Shapiro LG. 3D object classification using salient point patterns with application to craniofacial research. Pattern Recognit 2010; 43(4):1502-1517.
  • Heike CL, Cunningham ML, Hing AV, Stuhaug E, Starr JR. Picture Perfect? Reliability of Craniofacial Anthropometry Using 3D Digital Stereophotogrammetry in individuals with and without 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. J Plast Reconstr Surg 2009; 124(4):315-324.
  • Wu J, Wilamowska K, Shapiro L, Heike CL. Automatic analysis of local nasal features in 22q11.2DS affected individuals. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009; 1:3597-3600.
  • Heike CL, Cunningham ML, Steiner RD, Wenkert D, Hornung RL, Gruss JS, Gannon FH, McAlister WH, Mumm S, Whyte MP. Skeletal changes in epidermal nevus syndrome: does focal bone disease harbor clues concerning pathogenesis? Am J Med Genet A 2005; 139(2):67-77.
  • Heike CL, Seto M, Hing AV, Palidin A, Hu FZ, Preston RA, Ehrlich GD, Cunningham ML. A century of Jackson-Weiss syndrome: further definition of clinical and radiographic findings in 'lost' descendants of the original kindred. Am J Med Genet 2001; 100(4):315-324.

Etiology: Epidemiology and Genetics

  • Luquetti DV, Heike CL, Hing AV, Cunningham ML, Cox TC. Microtia: epidemiology and genetics. Am J Med Genet A 2011 Nov 23. [Epub ahead of print.]
  • Stott-Miller M, Heike CL, Kratz M, Starr JR. Increased risk of orofacial clefts associated with maternal obesity: case-control study and Monte Carlo-based bias analysis. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2010; 24(5):502-512. PMCID: PMC2965650.
  • Heike CL, Starr JR, Rieder M, Cunningham ML, Edwards KL, Stanaway I, Crawford D. Single nucleotide polymorphism discovery in TBX1 in individuals with and without 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2010; 88(1):54-63.
  • Heike CL, Hing AV. Craniofacial Microsomia Overview (2009), in: GeneReviews at GeneTests: Medical Genetics Information Resource (database online). Copyright, University of Washington, Seattle. 1997-2009. Available at .
  • Batra M, Heike CL, Phillips R, Weiss N. Geographic and occupational risk factors for ventricular septal defects: Washington State, 1987-2003. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007; 161(1):89-95.

Clinical Outcomes and Other Research

  • Collett BR, Heike CL, Atmosukarto I, Starr JR, Cunningham ML, Speltz ML. Longitudinal, three-dimensional analysis of head shape in children with and without deformational plagiocephaly or brachycephaly. J Pediatr 2011 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print.]
  • Heike CL, Leavitt D, Aspinall C, Andrews M, Carey H, Ose M. Craniofacial summer camp: an educational experience for campers, camp staff, and the craniofacial team. Plast Surg Nurs 2010; 30(1):6-11; quiz 12-13.
  • Hopper RA, Aspinall C, Heike CL, Andrews M, Sittler B, Saltzman B, Ose M. What the patients and parents don't tell you - recollections from families following external Lefort III midface distraction. Plast Surg Nurs 2009; 29(2):78-85.
  • Digilio MC, McDonald-McGinn DM, Heike CL, Catania C, Dallapiccola B, Marino B, Zackai EH. Three patients with oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum and microdeletion 22q11.2. Am J Med Genet A 2009; 149A(12):2860-2864.
  • Heike CL, Avellino AM, Mirza SK, Kifle K, Perkins J, Sze R, Egbert M, Muzaffar A, Hing AV. Sleep disturbances in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: a case with obstructive and central sleep apnea. Cleft Palate Craniofac J 2007; 44(3):340-346.