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  • Ramkumar Menon
2015

Oxidative stress damage-associated molecular signaling pathways differentiate spontaneous preterm birth and preterm premature rupture of the membranes

Dutta, E. H., Behnia, F., Boldogh, I., Saade, G., Taylor, B. D., Kacerovský, M. & Menon, R., Aug 28 2015, In : Molecular Human Reproduction. 22, 2, p. 143-157 15 p., gav074.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations
2017
3 Scopus citations
2016

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., Sep 16 2016, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 29, 18, p. 2915-2923 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 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
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
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
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

15 Scopus citations
2011

An overview of racial disparities in preterm birth rates: Caused by infection or inflammatory response?

Menon, R., Dunlop, A. L., Kramer, M. R., Fortunato, S. J. & Hogue, C. J., Dec 2011, In : Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 90, 12, p. 1325-1331 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

50 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
2012

Can statins reduce the inflammatory response associated with preterm birth in an animal model?

Basraon, S. K., Menon, R., Makhlouf, M., Longo, M., Hankins, G. D. V., Saade, G. R. & Costantine, M. M., Sep 2012, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 207, 3, p. 224.e1-224.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 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
2018

Maternal plasma metabolomic profiles in spontaneous preterm birth: Preliminary results

Lizewska, B., Teul, J., Kuc, P., Lemancewicz, A., Charkiewicz, K., Goscik, J., Kacerovsky, M., Menon, R., Miltyk, W. & Laudanski, P., 2018, In : Mediators of inflammation. 2018, 9362820.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 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

95 Scopus citations
2018

Proteomics method to identification of protein profiles in exosomes

Lai, A., Kinhal, V., Nuzhat, Z., Menon, R., Rice, G. E. & Salomon, C., Jan 1 2018, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press Inc., p. 139-153 15 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 1710).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
2012

Ethnic disparity in spontaneous preterm birth and maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index

Torloni, M. R., Fortunato, S. J., Betrán, A. P., Williams, S., Brou, L., Drobek, C. O., Merialdi, M. & Menon, R., Apr 1 2012, In : Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 285, 4, p. 959-966 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 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
2011

Maternal vitamin D, folate, and polyunsaturated fatty acid status and bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy

Dunlop, A. L., Taylor, R. N., Tangpricha, V., Fortunato, S. & Menon, R., 2011, In : Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2011, 216217.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2012

Evaluation of copy number variations reveals novel candidate genes in autism spectrum disorder-associated pathways

Griswold, A. J., Ma, D., Cukier, H. N., Nations, L. D., Schmidt, M. A., Chung, R. H., Jaworski, J. M., Salyakina, D., Konidari, I., Whitehead, P. L., Wright, H. H., Abramson, R. K., Williams, S. M., Menon, R., Martin, E. R., Haines, J. L., Gilbert, J. R., Cuccaro, M. L. & Pericak-Vance, M. A., Aug 2012, In : Human Molecular Genetics. 21, 15, p. 3513-3523 11 p., dds164.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Scopus citations
2018

Polybacterial stimulation suggests discrete IL-6/IL-6R signaling in human fetal membranes: Potential implications on IL-6 bioactivity

Noda-Nicolau, N. M., Polettini, J., da Silva, M. G., Peltier, M. R. & Menon, R., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 126, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2020

Circulating Short-Chain Fatty Acids in Preterm Birth: A Pilot Case-Control Study

Nickodem, C. A., Menon, R., McDonald, T. & Taylor, B. D. P., May 1 2020, In : Reproductive Sciences. 27, 5, p. 1181-1186 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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
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
2020

Environmental pollutant induced cellular injury is reflected in exosomes from placental explants

Sheller-Miller, S., Radnaa, E., Arita, Y., Getahun, D., Jones, R. J., Peltier, M. R. & Menon, R., Jan 1 2020, In : Placenta. 89, p. 42-49 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 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
2020

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

Isolation and characterization of human amniotic fluid-derived exosomes

Sheller-Miller, S. & Menon, R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Methods in Enzymology. Academic Press Inc., (Methods in Enzymology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014
22 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
2015

Association of group B streptococcus colonization with early term births

Hill, A. J., Sanders, A., Baillargeon, G. & Menon, R., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Perinatal Medicine. 43, 5, p. 559-564 6 p.

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
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

2018

Oxidative stress induces senescence and sterile inflammation in murine amniotic cavity

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Oxidative stress-induced TGF-beta/TAB1-mediated p38MAPK activation in human amnion epithelial cells

Richardson, L., Dixon, C. L., Aguilera-Aguirre, L. & Menon, R., Nov 1 2018, In : Biology of reproduction. 99, 5, p. 1100-1112 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2014

HMGB1 promotes a p38MAPK associated non-infectious inflammatory response pathway in human fetal membranes

Bredeson, S., Papaconstantinou, J., Deford, J. H., Kechichian, T., Syed, T. A., Saade, G. & Menon, R., 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 12, p. e113799

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 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
2011

Polymorphisms in maternal and fetal genes encoding for proteins involved in extracellular matrix metabolism alter the risk for small-for-gestational-age

Edwards, D. R. V., Romero, R., Kusanovic, J. P., Hassan, S. S., Mazaki-Tovi, S., Vaisbuch, E., Kim, C. J., Erez, O., Chaiworapongsa, T., Pearce, B. D., Bartlett, J., Friel, L. A., Salisbury, B. A., Anant, M. K., Vovis, G. F., Lee, M. S., Gomez, R., Behnke, E., Oyarzun, E., Tromp, G. & 2 others, Menon, R. & Williams, S. M., Feb 1 2011, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 24, 2, p. 362-380 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2013

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
2016

A novel role for SIRT3 in regulating mediators involved in the terminal pathways of human labor and delivery1

Lim, R., Barker, G., Menon, R. & Lappas, M., Nov 1 2016, In : Biology of reproduction. 95, 5, 95.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

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

8 Scopus citations
2015

DNA methylation provides insight into intergenerational risk for preterm birth in African Americans

Parets, S. E., Conneely, K. N., Kilaru, V., Menon, R. & Smith, A. K., 2015, In : Epigenetics. 10, 9, p. 784-792 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

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
2016

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., Jun 17 2016, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 29, 12, p. 1900-1910 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 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
2016

Differential senescence in feto-maternal tissues during mouse pregnancy

Bonney, E. A., Krebs, K., Saade, G., Kechichian, T., Trivedi, J., Huaizhi, Y. & Menon, R., Jul 1 2016, In : Placenta. 43, p. 26-34 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 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
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

Interleukin (IL)-6: A Friend or Foe of Pregnancy and Parturition? Evidence From Functional Studies in Fetal Membrane Cells

Omere, C., Richardson, L., Saade, G. R., Bonney, E. A., Kechichian, T. & Menon, R., Jul 24 2020, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 11, 891.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018

Maternal human telomerase reverse transcriptase variants are associated with preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of membranes

Marrs, C., Chesmore, K., Menon, R. & Williams, S., May 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 5, e0195963.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2012

Preterm birth: A global burden on maternal and child health

Menon, R., Jul 1 2012, In : Pathogens and Global Health. 106, 3, p. 139-140 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations