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  • Ramkumar Menon
2019

Exploring Inflammatory Mediators in Fetal and Maternal Compartments During Human Parturition

Menon, R. & Taylor, B. D., Oct 1 2019, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 134, 4, p. 765-773 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 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
2018

Effect of polybrominated diphenyl ether congeners on placental cytokine production

Arita, Y., Yeh, C., Thoma, T., Getahun, D., Menon, R. & Peltier, M. R., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 125, p. 72-79 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

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
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
2020

Stretch, scratch, and stress: Suppressors and supporters of senescence in human fetal membranes

Richardson, L. S., Radnaa, E., Urrabaz-Garza, R., Lavu, N. & Menon, R., Sep 15 2020, In : Placenta. 99, p. 27-34 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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
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

22 Scopus citations
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
2018

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
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Scopus citations
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
2020

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

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

Histological evidence of reparative activity in chorioamniotic membrane following open fetal surgery for myelomeningocele

Carvalho, N. S., Moron, A. F., Menon, R., Cavalheiro, S., Barbosa, M. M., Milani, H. J. & Ishigai, M. M., Oct 2017, In : Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine. 14, 4, p. 3732-3736 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

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
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
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

Amniotic fluid myeloperoxidase in pregnancies complicated by preterm prelabor rupture of membranes

Kacerovsky, M., Tambor, V., Vajrychová, M., Lenco, J., Hornychova, H., Musilova, I. & Menon, R., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 26, 5, p. 463-468 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 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
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

2 Scopus citations

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
2020

Glycogen synthase kinase (GSK) 3 in pregnancy and parturition: a systematic review of literature

Lavu, N., Richardson, L., Bonney, E. & Menon, R., Jun 2 2020, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 33, 11, p. 1946-1957 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

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
2011

Copy number variants in extended autism spectrum disorder families reveal candidates potentially involved in autism risk

Salyakina, D., Cukier, H. N., Lee, J. M., Sacharow, S., Nations, L. D., Ma, D., Jaworski, J. M., Konidari, I., Whitehead, P. L., Wright, H. H., Abramson, R. K., Williams, S. M., Menon, R., Haines, J. L., Gilbert, J. R., Cuccaro, M. L. & Pericak-Vance, M. A., Oct 7 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 10, e26049.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations
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
2019

Amnion membrane organ-on-chip: an innovative approach to study cellular interactions

Richardson, L., Jeong, S., Kim, S., Hart, A. & Menon, R., Aug 1 2019, In : FASEB Journal. 33, 8, p. 8945-8960 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 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
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

2015

Intraamniotic inflammation in women with preterm prelabor rupture of membranes

Musilova, I., Kutová, R., Pliskova, L., Stepan, M., Menon, R., Jacobsson, B. & Kacerovsky, M., Jul 24 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 7, e0133929.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations
2018

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

16 Scopus citations
2019

Oxidative stress-induced downregulation of glycogen synthase kinase 3 beta in fetal membranes promotes cellular senescence

Lavu, N., Richardson, L., Radnaa, E., Kechichian, T., Urrabaz-Garza, R., Sheller-Miller, S., Bonney, E. & Menon, R., Nov 21 2019, In : Biology of reproduction. 101, 5, p. 1018-1030 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 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
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

15 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
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
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
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
2017
3 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
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

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

69 Scopus citations
2013

Preterm Birth Genome Project (PGP) - Validation of resources for preterm birth genome-wide studies

Pennell, C. E., Vadillo-Ortega, F., Olson, D. M., Ha, E. H., Williams, S., Frayling, T. M., Dolan, S., Katz, M., Merialdi, M., Davey-Smith, G., Ha, E., Menon, R., Murray, J. C., Thorsen, P., Hobel, C., Petrauskas, B., Williams, S. M., Lindheimer, M., Fortunato, S., Jacobsson, B. & 13 others, Witkin, S. S., Dolan, S. M., Ober, C., Ward, K., Campbell, M. K., Kramer, M., Moore, J. H., Morken, N. H., Relton, C., Genc, M. R., Norwitz, E. R., Vanderpoel, S. & Lye, S., Jan 2013, In : Journal of perinatal medicine. 41, 1, p. 45-49 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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
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
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

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