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  • Ramkumar Menon
2016

Placental telomere shortening in stillbirth: A sign of premature senescence?

Ferrari, F., Facchinetti, F., Saade, G. & Menon, R., Apr 17 2016, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 29, 8, p. 1283-1288 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Screening of lysyl oxidase (LOX) and lysyl oxidase like (LOXL) enzyme expression and activity in preterm prelabor rupture of fetal membranes

Polettini, J., Silva, M. G., Kacerovsky, M., Syed, T. A., Saade, G. & Menon, R., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Perinatal Medicine. 44, 1, p. 99-109 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2015

Telomere fragment induced amnion cell senescence: A contributor to parturition?

Polettini, J., Behnia, F., Taylor, B. D., Saade, G. R., Taylor, R. N. & Menon, R., Sep 23 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 9, e0137188.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations
2016

Novel concepts on pregnancy clocks and alarms: Redundancy and synergy in human parturition

Menon, R., Bonney, E. A., Condon, J., Mesiano, S. & Taylor, R. N., Sep 1 2016, In : Human Reproduction Update. 22, 5, p. 535-560 26 p., dmw022.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

90 Scopus citations
2019

Pro- and anti-inflammatory effects of sulforaphane on placental cytokine production

Arita, Y., Jeong Park, H., Cantillon, A., Verma, K., Menon, R., Getahun, D. & Peltier, M. R., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 131, p. 44-49 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2020

The effects of extracellular matrix rigidity on 3-dimensional cultures of amnion membrane cells

Richardson, L. S., Menon, P. R. & Menon, R., Jan 15 2020, In : Placenta. 90, p. 82-89 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Methylation differences reveal heterogeneity in preterm pathophysiology: results from bipartite network analyses

Bhavnani, S., Dang, B., Kilaru, V., Caro, M., Visweswaran, S., Saade, G., Smith, A. K. & Menon, R., Jun 30 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Perinatal Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2014

Amniotic fluid nucleosome in pregnancies complicated by preterm prelabor rupture of the membranes

Kacerovsky, M., Menon, R., Drahosova, M., Musilova, I., Hornychova, H., Prochazka, M., Spacek, J. & Andrys, C., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 27, 2, p. 155-161 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2015

Fetal membranes: Potential source of preterm birth biomarkers

Menon, R., Nicolau, N. N., Bredson, S. & Polettini, J., Sep 2 2015, General Methods in Biomarker Research and their Applications. Springer International Publishing, Vol. 1-2. p. 483-529 47 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Scopus citations
2014
22 Scopus citations
2013

Fetal Membrane Biomarker Network Diversity and Disease Functions Induced by Intra-amniotic Pathogens

Bhat, G., Peltier, M. R., Syed, T. A., Drobek, C. O., Saade, G. & Menon, R., Feb 2013, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 69, 2, p. 124-133 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2020

Commentary on a combined approach to the problem of developing biomarkers for the prediction of spontaneous preterm labor that leads to preterm birth

Lamont, R. F., Richardson, L. S., Boniface, J. J., Cobo, T., Exner, M. M., Christensen, I. B., Forslund, S. K., Gaba, A., Helmer, H., Jørgensen, J. S., Khan, R. N., McElrath, T. F., Petro, K., Rasmussen, M., Singh, R., Tribe, R. M., Vink, J. S., Vinter, C. A., Zhong, N. & Menon, R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Placenta.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Histological response and expression of collagen, metalloproteinases MMP-1 and MMP-9 and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases TIMP-1 and TIMP-2 in fetal membranes following open intrauterine surgery: an experimental study

Carvalho, N. S., Moron, A. F., Witkin, S. S., Menon, R., Cavalheiro, S., Barbosa, M. M., Milani, H. J., Sarmento, S. G. & Ishigai, M. M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Regulation of p38 mitogen-activated kinase-mediated fetal membrane senescence by statins

Ayad, M. T., Taylor, B. D. & Menon, R., Oct 2018, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 80, 4, e12999.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2014

Preterm birth and its long-term effects: Methylation to mechanisms

Parets, S. E., Bedient, C. E., Menon, R. & Smith, A. K., Aug 21 2014, In : Biology. 3, 3, p. 498-513 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

25 Scopus citations
2015

Does exposure to flame retardants increase the risk for preterm birth?

Peltier, M. R., Koo, H. C., Getahun, D. & Menon, R., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 107, p. 20-25 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2016

An epigenetic clock for gestational age at birth based on blood methylation data

Knight, A. K., Craig, J. M., Theda, C., Bækvad-Hansen, M., Bybjerg-Grauholm, J., Hansen, C. S., Hollegaard, M. V., Hougaard, D. M., Mortensen, P. B., Weinsheimer, S. M., Werge, T. M., Brennan, P. A., Cubells, J. F., Newport, D. J., Stowe, Z. N., Cheong, J. L. Y., Dalach, P., Doyle, L. W., Loke, Y. J., Baccarelli, A. A. & 27 others, Just, A. C., Wright, R. O., Téllez-Rojo, M. M., Svensson, K., Trevisi, L., Kennedy, E. M., Binder, E. B., Iurato, S., Czamara, D., Räikkönen, K., Lahti, J. M. T., Pesonen, A. K., Kajantie, E., Villa, P. M., Laivuori, H., Hämäläinen, E., Park, H. J., Bailey, L. B., Parets, S. E., Kilaru, V., Menon, R., Horvath, S., Bush, N. R., LeWinn, K. Z., Tylavsky, F. A., Conneely, K. N. & Smith, A. K., Oct 7 2016, In : Genome Biology. 17, 1, 206.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations
2020

Telomere Length and Telomerase Activity in Foetal Membranes from Term and Spontaneous Preterm Births

Colatto, B. N., de Souza, I. F., Schinke, L. A. A., Noda-Nicolau, N. M., da Silva, M. G., Morceli, G., Menon, R. & Polettini, J., Jan 1 2020, In : Reproductive Sciences. 27, 1, p. 411-417 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Evidence for lysosomal biogenesis proteome defect and impaired autophagy in preeclampsia

Nakashima, A., Cheng, S. B., Ikawa, M., Yoshimori, T., Huber, W. J., Menon, R., Huang, Z., Fierce, J., Padbury, J. F., Sadovsky, Y., Saito, S. & Sharma, S., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Autophagy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2020

Working together alone: Preface to the second special issue by the preterm birth international collaborative (PREBIC)

Bonney, E. A. & Menon, R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Placenta.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2013

Born Too Soon: Care during pregnancy and childbirth to reduce preterm deliveries and improve health outcomes of the preterm baby

Requejo, J., Merialdi, M., Althabe, F., Keller, M., Katz, J. & Menon, R., Nov 25 2013, In : Reproductive Health. 10, SUPPL. 1, S4.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

33 Scopus citations
2015

Potential peripartum markers of infectious-inflammatory complications in spontaneous preterm birth

Tambor, V., Vajrychova, M., Kacerovsky, M., Link, M., Domasinska, P., Menon, R. & Lenco, J., 2015, In : BioMed Research International. 2015, 343501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Amniotic fluid markers of oxidative stress in pregnancies complicated by preterm prelabor rupture of membranes

Kacerovsky, M., Tothova, L., Menon, R., Vlkova, B., Musilova, I., Hornychova, H., Prochazka, M. & Celec, P., Jul 24 2015, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 28, 11, p. 1250-1259 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2011

Amniotic fluid eicosanoids in preterm and term births: Effects of risk factors for spontaneous preterm labor

Menon, R., Fortunato, S. J., Milne, G. L., Brou, L., Carnevale, C., Sanchez, S. C., Hubbard, L., Lappas, M., Drobek, C. O. & Taylor, R. N., Jul 1 2011, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 118, 1, p. 121-134 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2012

Increased oxidative stress in human fetal membranes overlying the cervix from term non-labouring and post labour deliveries

Chai, M., Barker, G., Menon, R. & Lappas, M., Aug 1 2012, In : Placenta. 33, 8, p. 604-610 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2020

Organ-On-Chip Technology: The Future of Feto-Maternal Interface Research?

Richardson, L., Kim, S., Menon, R. & Han, A., Jun 30 2020, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 11, 715.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2014

Expression of 8-oxoguanine Glycosylase in Human Fetal Membranes

Menon, R., Polettini, J., Syed, T. A., Saade, G. R. & Boldogh, I., Jan 1 2014, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 72, 1, p. 75-84 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2017

Outcomes of Congenital Zika Disease Depend on Timing of Infection and Maternal-Fetal Interferon Action

Chen, J., Liang, Y., Yi, P., Xu, L., Hawkins, H. K., Rossi, S. L., Soong, L., Cai, J., Menon, R. & Sun, J., Nov 7 2017, In : Cell Reports. 21, 6, p. 1588-1599 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
2017

Biomarkers of spontaneous preterm birth: A systematic review of studies using multiplex analysis

Polettini, J., Cobo, T., Kacerovsky, M., Vinturache, A. E., Laudanski, P., Peelen, M. J. C. S., Helmer, H., Lamont, R. F., Takeda, J., Lapointe, J., Torloni, M. R., Zhong, N. & Menon, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of perinatal medicine. 45, 1, p. 71-84 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations

Programmed fetal membrane senescence and exosome-mediated signaling: A mechanism associated with timing of human parturition

Menon, R., Mesiano, S. & Taylor, R. N., Aug 17 2017, In : Frontiers in Endocrinology. 8, AUG, 196.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Scopus citations
2015

Regulation of fetal membrane inflammation: A critical step in reducing adverse pregnancy outcome

Murtha, A. P. & Menon, R., Oct 1 2015, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 213, 4, p. 447-448 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2017

Histologic chorioamnionitis does not modulate the oxidative stress and antioxidant status in pregnancies complicated by spontaneous preterm delivery

Martin, L. F., Moço, N. P., de Lima, M. D., Polettini, J., Miot, H. A., Corrêa, C. R., Menon, R. & da Silva, M. G., Nov 13 2017, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 17, 1, 376.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Redefining 3Dimensional placental membrane microarchitecture using multiphoton microscopy and optical clearing

Richardson, L., Vargas, G., Brown, T., Ochoa, L., Trivedi, J., Kacerovský, M., Lappas, M. & Menon, R., May 1 2017, In : Placenta. 53, p. 66-75 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2018

Amnion epithelial cell–derived exosomes induce inflammatory changes in uterine cells

Hadley, E. E., Sheller-Miller, S., Saade, G., Salomon, C., Mesiano, S., Taylor, R. N., Taylor, B. D. & Menon, R., Nov 2018, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 219, 5, p. 478.e1-478.e21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2013

Ethnic disparity in amniotic fluid levels of hyaluronan, histone H2B and superoxide dismutase in spontaneous preterm birth

Herway, C., Kanninen, T., Witkin, S. S., Saade, G., Fortunato, S. J. & Menon, R., May 1 2013, In : Journal of perinatal medicine. 41, 3, p. 277-282 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2019
2 Scopus citations
2020

Fetal membrane extracellular vesicle profiling reveals distinct pathways induced by infection and inflammation in vitro

Monsivais, L. A., Sheller-Miller, S., Russell, W., Saade, G. R., Dixon, C. L., Urrabaz-Garza, R. & Menon, R., Sep 1 2020, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 84, 3, e13282.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Racial disparities in preterm birth rates and short inter-pregnancy interval: An overview

Hogue, C. J., Menon, R., Dunlop, A. L. & Kramer, M. R., Dec 1 2011, In : Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 90, 12, p. 1317-1324 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

35 Scopus citations
2015

Aging of intrauterine tissues in spontaneous preterm birth and preterm premature rupture of the membranes: A systematic review of the literature

Polettini, J., Dutta, E. H., Behnia, F., Saade, G., Torloni, M. R. & Menon, R., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Placenta.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2013

Understanding racial disparity in adverse pregnancy outcome

Menon, R. & Saade, G., Mar 1 2013, Ethnic Differences in Fertility and Assisted Reproduction. Springer New York, p. 145-158 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D deficiency is associated with preterm birth in African American and Caucasian women

Thota, C., Menon, R., Fortunato, S. J., Brou, L., Lee, J. E. & Al-Hendy, A., Feb 2014, In : Reproductive Sciences. 21, 2, p. 244-250 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2013

Fetal DNA Methylation Associates with Early Spontaneous Preterm Birth and Gestational Age

Parets, S. E., Conneely, K. N., Kilaru, V., Fortunato, S. J., Syed, T. A., Saade, G., Smith, A. K. & Menon, R., Jun 27 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 6, e67489.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

Evaluating Mitochondrial DNA Variation in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Hadjixenofontos, A., Schmidt, M. A., Whitehead, P. L., Konidari, I., Hedges, D. J., Wright, H. H., Abramson, R. K., Menon, R., Williams, S. M., Cuccaro, M. L., Haines, J. L., Gilbert, J. R., Pericak-Vance, M. A., Martin, E. R. & McCauley, J. L., Jan 2013, In : Annals of Human Genetics. 77, 1, p. 9-21 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2019

Association between periodontal disease and preterm prelabour rupture of membranes

Radochova, V., Stepan, M., Kacerovska Musilova, I., Slezak, R., Vescicik, P., Menon, R., Jacobsson, B. & Kacerovsky, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Periodontology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2012

Dysregulated biomarkers induce distinct pathways in preterm birth

Brou, L., Almli, L. M., Pearce, B. D., Bhat, G., Drobek, C. O., Fortunato, S. & Menon, R., Mar 1 2012, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 119, 4, p. 458-473 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2016

Feto-maternal trafficking of exosomes in murine pregnancy models

Sheller-Miller, S., Lei, J., Saade, G., Salomon, C., Burd, I. & Menon, R., Nov 15 2016, In : Frontiers in Pharmacology. 7, NOV, 432.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2019

The influence of the vaginal microbiota on preterm birth: A systematic review and recommendations for a minimum dataset for future research

PREBIC Biomarker Working Group 2014–2018, Apr 2019, In : Placenta. 79, p. 30-39 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations
2020

Chlamydia trachomatis Is Associated with Medically Indicated Preterm Birth and Preeclampsia in Young Pregnant Women

Hill, A. V., Perez-Patron, M., Tekwe, C. D., Menon, R., Hairrell, D. & Taylor, B. D., Apr 1 2020, In : Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 47, 4, p. 246-252 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Effect of Tetrabromobisphenol A on expression of biomarkers for inflammation and neurodevelopment by the placenta

Arita, Y., Pressman, M., Getahun, D., Menon, R. & Peltier, M. R., Aug 1 2018, In : Placenta. 68, p. 33-39 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations