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  • Ramkumar Menon
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

45 Scopus citations
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

Protein Profile Changes in Circulating Placental Extracellular Vesicles in Term and Preterm Births: A Longitudinal Study

Menon, R., Debnath, C., Lai, A., Guanzon, D., Bhatnagar, S., Kshetrapal, P., Sheller-Miller, S. & Salomon, C., Apr 1 2020, In : Endocrinology. 161, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 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
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

2017

Oxygen tension regulates the miRNA profile and bioactivity of exosomes released from extravillous trophoblast cells-Liquid biopsies for monitoring complications of pregnancy

Truong, G., Guanzon, D., Kinhal, V., Elfeky, O., Lai, A., Longo, S., Nuzhat, Z., Palma, C., Scholz-Romero, K., Menon, R., Mol, B. W., Rice, G. E. & Salomon, C., Mar 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 3, e0174514.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations
2018

Placental exosomes: A proxy to understand pregnancy complications

Jin, J. & Menon, R., May 2018, In : American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 79, 5, e12788.

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 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 2011, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 118, 1, p. 121-134 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 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

26 Scopus citations
2018

Characteristics, properties, and functionality of fetal membranes: An overlooked area in the field of parturition

Martin, L., Richardson, L. & Menon, R., Jan 1 2018, Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Elsevier, p. 387-398 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 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
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
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
2018

Effects of tributyltin on placental cytokine production

Arita, Y., Kirk, M., Gupta, N., Menon, R., Getahun, D. & Peltier, M. R., Mar 15 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Unknown Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 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

34 Scopus citations
2017

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
2020

Isolation and characterization human chorion membrane trophoblast and mesenchymal cells

Menon, R., Radnaa, E., Behnia, F. & Urrabaz-Garza, R., Nov 2020, In : Placenta. 101, p. 139-146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

112 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

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
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

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

51 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

21 Scopus citations
2011

Preconceptional stress and racial disparities in preterm birth: An overview

Kramer, M. R., Hogue, C. J., Dunlop, A. L. & Menon, R., Dec 2011, In : Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 90, 12, p. 1307-1316 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

60 Scopus citations

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

71 Scopus citations
2020
Open Access
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

13 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

108 Scopus citations
2016

Amnion-epithelial-cell-derived exosomes demonstrate physiologic state of cell under oxidative stress

Sheller, S., Papaconstantinou, J., Urrabaz-Garza, R., Richardson, L., Saade, G., Salomon, C. & Menon, R., Jun 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 6, e0157614.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 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., 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

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

32 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 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
2016

Placental membrane aging and HMGB1 signaling associated with human parturition

Menon, R., Behnia, F., Polettini, J., Saade, G. R., Campisi, J. & Velarde, M., 2016, In : Aging. 8, 2, p. 216-230 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations
2020

Fetal Membrane Organ-On-Chip: An Innovative Approach to Study Cellular Interactions

Richardson, L., Gnecco, J., Ding, T., Osteen, K., Rogers, L. M., Aronoff, D. M. & Menon, R., Aug 1 2020, In : Reproductive Sciences. 27, 8, p. 1562-1569 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2012

A single-nucleotide polymorphism in the fetal catechol-o-methyltransferase gene is associated with spontaneous preterm birth in African Americans

Thota, C., Menon, R., Wentz, M. J., Fortunato, S. J., Bartlett, J., Drobek, C. O., Nair, S. & Al-Hendy, A., Feb 2012, In : Reproductive Sciences. 19, 2, p. 135-142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2011

An integrated systems biology approach to the study of preterm birth using "-omic" technology - a guideline for research

Gracie, S., Pennell, C., Ekman-Ordeberg, G., Lye, S., McManaman, J., Williams, S., Palmer, L., Kelley, M., Menon, R. & Gravett, M., Oct 12 2011, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 11, 71.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

42 Scopus citations
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
2016

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

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

92 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
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

66 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
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
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
2020
2 Scopus citations
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

8 Scopus citations
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