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  • Ramkumar Menon
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

50 Scopus citations

Amniotic fluid prostaglandin E2 in pregnancies complicated by preterm prelabor rupture of the membranes

Musilova, I., Andrys, C., Drahosova, M., Hornychova, H., Jacobsson, B., Menon, R., Laudanski, P., Stepan, M., Bestvina, T. & Kacerovsky, M., Nov 20 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
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

18 Scopus citations
2020

Reversible EMT and MET mediate amnion remodeling during pregnancy and labor

Richardson, L. S., Taylor, R. N. & Menon, R., Feb 11 2020, In : Science Signaling. 13, 618, eaay1486.

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Open Access
5 Scopus citations
2015

Fetal DNA methylation of autism spectrum disorders candidate genes: association with spontaneous preterm birth

Behnia, F., Parets, S. E., Kechichian, T., Yin, H., Dutta, E. H., Saade, G., Smith, A. K. & Menon, R., Apr 1 2015, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 212, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2016

Mitochondrial role in adaptive response to stress conditions in preeclampsia

Vishnyakova, P. A., Volodina, M. A., Tarasova, N. V., Marey, M. V., Tsvirkun, D. V., Vavina, O. V., Khodzhaeva, Z. S., Kan, N. E., Menon, R., Vysokikh, M. Y. & Sukhikh, G. T., Aug 30 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 32410.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2018

Proliferative, Migratory, and Transition Properties Reveal Metastate of Human Amnion Cells

Richardson, L. & Menon, R., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Pathology. 188, 9, p. 2004-2015 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Placental exosomes during gestation: Liquid biopsies carrying signals for the regulation of human parturition

Salomon, C., Nuzhat, Z., Dixon, C. L. & Menon, R., Jan 1 2018, In : Current Pharmaceutical Design. 24, 9, p. 974-982 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations
2019

High-mobility group box 1 at the time of parturition in women with gestational diabetes mellitus

Hill, A. V., Menon, R., Perez-Patron, M., Carrillo, G., Xu, X. & Taylor, B. D., Nov 1 2019, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 82, 5, e13175.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Combinations and loads of bacteria affect the cytokine production by fetal membranes: An in vitro study

Noda-Nicolau, N. M., Polettini, J., Peltier, M. R., da Silva, M. G. & Menon, R., Dec 1 2016, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 76, 6, p. 504-511 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 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

21 Scopus citations
2011

MAPK and AP-1 proteins are increased in term pre-labour fetal membranes overlying the cervix: Regulation of enzymes involved in the degradation of fetal membranes

Lappas, M., Riley, C., Lim, R., Barker, G., Rice, G. E., Menon, R. & Permezel, M., Dec 2011, In : Placenta. 32, 12, p. 1016-1025 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 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 1 2018, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 219, 5, p. 478.e1-478.e21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2014

Amniotic fluid metabolomic analysis in spontaneous preterm birth

Menon, R., Jones, J., Gunst, P. R., Kacerovsky, M., Fortunato, S. J., Saade, G. R. & Basraon, S., Jun 2014, In : Reproductive Sciences. 21, 6, p. 791-803 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
2019

Fetal membrane architecture, aging and inflammation in pregnancy and parturition

Menon, R., Richardson, L. S. & Lappas, M., Apr 2019, In : Placenta. 79, p. 40-45 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations
2011

Cigarette smoke induces oxidative stress and apoptosis in normal term fetal membranes

Menon, R., Fortunato, S. J., Yu, J., Milne, G. L., Sanchez, S., Drobek, C. O., Lappas, M. & Taylor, R. N., Apr 1 2011, In : Placenta. 32, 4, p. 317-322 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations
2013

Bacterial Modulation of Human Fetal Membrane Toll-like Receptor Expression

Abrahams, V. M., Potter, J. A., Bhat, G., Peltier, M. R., Saade, G. & Menon, R., Jan 1 2013, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 69, 1, p. 33-40 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 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

5 Scopus citations
2018

Gestational tissue inflammatory biomarkers at term labor: A systematic review of literature

Hadley, E. E., Richardson, L., Torloni, M. R. & Menon, R., Feb 1 2018, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 79, 2, e12776.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations
2019

History of the establishment of the Preterm Birth international collaborative (PREBIC)

Hobel, C. J., Dolan, S. M., Hindoyan, N. A., Zhong, N. & Menon, R., Apr 2019, In : Placenta. 79, p. 3-20 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations
2012

Short fetal leukocyte telomere length and preterm prelabor rupture of the membranes

Menon, R., Yu, J., Basanta-Henry, P., Brou, L., Berga, S. L., Fortunato, S. J. & Taylor, R. N., Feb 13 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 2, e31136.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations
2011

Biomarkers of spontaneous preterm birth: An overview of the literature in the last four decades

Menon, R., Torloni, M. R., Voltolini, C., Torricelli, M., Merialdi, M., Betrán, A. P., Widmer, M., Allen, T., Davydova, I., Khodjaeva, Z., Thorsen, P., Kacerovsky, M., Tambor, V., Massinen, T., Nace, J. & Arora, C., Nov 1 2011, In : Reproductive Sciences. 18, 11, p. 1046-1070 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

73 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
2018

Oxidative stress induces senescence and sterile inflammation in murine amniotic cavity

Polettini, J., Richardson, L. & Menon, R., Mar 1 2018, In : Placenta. 63, p. 26-31 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 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

28 Scopus citations

Umbilical cord blood markers of oxidative stress in pregnancies complicated by preterm prelabor rupture of membranes

Musilova, I., Tothova, L., Menon, R., Vlkova, B., Celec, P., Hornychova, H., Kutova, R., Andrys, C., Stepan, M. & Kacerovsky, M., Aug 20 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2013

Investigation of genetic risk factors for chronic adult diseases for association with preterm birth

Falah, N., McElroy, J., Snegovskikh, V., Lockwood, C. J., Norwitz, E., Murray, J. C., Kuczynski, E., Menon, R., Teramo, K., Muglia, L. J. & Morgan, T., Jan 1 2013, In : Human genetics. 132, 1, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2011

Microduplications in an autism multiplex family narrow the region of susceptibility for developmental disorders on 15q24 and implicate 7p21

Cukier, H. N., Salyakina, D., Blankstein, S. F., Robinson, J. L., Sacharow, S., Ma, D., Wright, H. H., Abramson, R. K., Menon, R., Williams, S. M., Haines, J. L., Cuccaro, M. L., Gilbert, J. R. & Pericak-Vance, M. A., Jun 1 2011, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 156, 4, p. 493-501 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2014

Expression profiles of fetal membrane nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidases (NOX) 2 and 3 differentiates spontaneous preterm birth and pPROM pathophysiologies

Polettini, J., Silva, M. G., Kacerovsky, M., Syed, T. A., Saade, G. & Menon, R., Mar 1 2014, In : Placenta. 35, 3, p. 188-194 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2011

An evolutionary genomic approach to identify genes involved in human birth timing

Plunkett, J., Doniger, S., Orabona, G., Morgan, T., Haataja, R., Hallman, M., Puttonen, H., Menon, R., Kuczynski, E., Norwitz, E., Snegovskikh, V., Palotie, A., Peltonen, L., Fellman, V., deFranco, E. A., Chaudhari, B. P., McGregor, T. L., McElroy, J. J., Oetjens, M. T., Teramo, K. & 3 others, Borecki, I., Fay, J. & Muglia, L., Apr 2011, In : PLoS genetics. 7, 4, e1001365.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 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., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Proteomics and bioinformatics analysis reveal underlying pathways of infection associated histologic chorioamnionitis in pPROM

Tambor, V., Kacerovsky, M., Lenco, J., Bhat, G. & Menon, R., Feb 1 2013, In : Placenta. 34, 2, p. 155-161 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2014

Histological evidence of oxidative stress and premature senescence in preterm premature rupture of the human fetal membranes recapitulated in vitro

Menon, R., Boldogh, I., Hawkins, H. K., Woodson, M., Polettini, J., Syed, T. A., Fortunato, S. J., Saade, G. R., Papaconstantinou, J. & Taylor, R. N., Jun 2014, In : American Journal of Pathology. 184, 6, p. 1740-1751 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

100 Scopus citations

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
2016

Downregulation of peroxiredoxin-3 by hydrophobic bile acid induces mitochondrial dysfunction and cellular senescence in human trophoblasts

Wu, W. B., Menon, R., Xu, Y. Y., Zhao, J. R., Wang, Y. L., Liu, Y. & Zhang, H. J., Dec 13 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 38946.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2014

Microbial load of umbilical cord blood Ureaplasma species and Mycoplasma hominis in preterm prelabor rupture of membranes

Kacerovsky, M., Pliskova, L., Menon, R., Kutova, R., Musilova, I., Maly, J. & Andrys, C., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 27, 16, p. 1627-1632 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2015

Environmental Pollutant Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether, a Flame Retardant, Induces Primary Amnion Cell Senescence

Behnia, F., Peltier, M. R., Saade, G. & Menon, R., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2016

A Screen of FDA-Approved Drugs for Inhibitors of Zika Virus Infection

Barrows, N. J., Kroon Campos, R., Powell, S. T., Prasanth, K. R., Schott-Lerner, G., Soto-Acosta, R., Galarza-Munoz, G., McGrath, E. L., Urrabaz-Garza, R., Gao, J., Wu, P., Menon, R., Saade, G., Fernandez-Salas, I., Rossi, S., Vasilakis, N., Routh, A., Bradrick, S. & Garcia-Blanco, M., May 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Cell Host and Microbe.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

203 Scopus citations
2012

Maternal micronutrient status and preterm versus term birth for black and white US women

Dunlop, A. L., Taylor, R. N., Tangpricha, V., Fortunato, S. & Menon, R., Sep 2012, In : Reproductive Sciences. 19, 9, p. 939-948 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 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

1 Scopus citations
2011

Racial disparities in preterm birth: An overview of the potential role of nutrient deficiencies

Dunlop, A. L., Kramer, M. R., Hogue, C. J. R., Menon, R. & Ramakrishan, U., Dec 2011, In : Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 90, 12, p. 1332-1341 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2019

Effect of bisphenol-A (BPA) on placental biomarkers for inflammation, neurodevelopment and oxidative stress

Arita, Y., Park, H. J., Cantillon, A., Getahun, D., Menon, R. & Peltier, M. R., Sep 25 2019, In : Journal of perinatal medicine. 47, 7, p. 741-749 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Pigment epithelial-derived factor in human fetal membranes

Stalberg, C., Noda, N., Polettini, J., Jacobson, B. & Menon, R., Jun 19 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 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
2019

Changes in mediators of pro-cell growth, senescence, and inflammation during murine gestation

Lavu, N., Sheller-Miller, S., Kechichian, T., Cayenne, S., Bonney, E. A. & Menon, R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. e13214.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclic-recombinase-reporter mouse model to determine exosome communication and function during pregnancy

Sheller-Miller, S., Choi, K., Choi, C. & Menon, R., Nov 2019, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 221, 5, p. 502.e1-502.e12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2013

Group B Streptococcus colonization and higher maternal IL-1β concentrations are associated with early term births

Mitchell, K., Brou, L., Bhat, G., Drobek, C. O., Kramer, M., Hill, A., Fortunato, S. J. & Menon, R., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 26, 1, p. 56-61 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
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

4 Scopus citations