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2020

Controlled Ovarian Stimulation Protocols Alter Endometrial Histomorphology and Gene Expression Profiles

Wu, J. L., Keller, P., Kanchwala, M., Xing, C., Babayev, S. N., Carr, B. R., Bukulmez, O. & Word, R. A., Mar 1 2020, In : Reproductive Sciences. 27, 3, p. 895-904 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protease Inhibition Improves Healing of The Vaginal Wall after Obstetrical Injury: Results from a Preclinical Animal Model

Hamner, J., Florian-Rodriguez, M., Acevedo, J., Shi, H. & Word, R. A., Dec 1 2020, In : Scientific reports. 10, 1, 6358.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Effect of Protease Inhibitors in Healing of the Vaginal Wall

Florian-Rodriguez, M., Chin, K., Hamner, J., Acevedo, J., Keller, P. & Word, R. A., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 12354.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2018

Collagen Type 1 Accelerates Healing of Ruptured Fetal Membranes

Mogami, H., Kishore, A. H. & Word, R. A., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 696.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Dysregulation of fibulin-5 and matrix metalloproteases in epithelial ovarian cancer

Manders, D. B., Kishore, H. A., Gazdar, A. F., Keller, P. W., Tsunezumi, J., Yanagisawa, H., Lea, J. & Word, R. A., 2018, In : Oncotarget. 9, 18, p. 14251-14267 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Endometrial stromal cell attachment and matrix homeostasis in abdominal wall endometriomas

Itoh, H., Mogami, H., Nemer, L. B., Word, L., Rogers, D., Miller, R. & Ann Word, R., 2018, In : Human Reproduction. 33, 2, p. 280-291 12 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Estrogen-regulated miRNA-27b is altered by bisphenol A in human endometrial stromal cells

Reed, B. G., Babayev M.D., S., Chen, L. X., Carr, B. R., Word, R. A. & Jimenez, P. T., Jan 1 2018, In : Reproduction. 156, 6, p. 559-567 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Parturition in baboons (PAPIO SPP.)

Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, N., Maher, J., Sullivan, R., Mari, G., Schenone, M., Cohen, H. L., Word, R. A., Hubbard, G. B. & Dick, E. J., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 1174.

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1 Scopus citations

Thrombin Alters Human Endometrial Stromal Cell Differentiation During Decidualization

Babayev, S. N., Kanchwala, M., Xing, C., Akgul, Y., Carr, B. R. & Word, R. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Reproductive Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Androgens Upregulate Endometrial Epithelial Progesterone Receptor Expression: Potential Implications for Endometriosis

Babayev, S. N., Park, C. W., Keller, P. W., Carr, B. R., Word, R. A. & Bukulmez, O., Oct 1 2017, In : Reproductive Sciences. 24, 10, p. 1454-1461 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Effects of vaginal conjugated equine estrogens and ospemifene on the rat vaginal wall and lower urinary tract

Maldonado, P. A., Montoya, T. I., Acevedo, J. F., Keller, P. W. & Word, R. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Biology of Reproduction. 96, 1, p. 81-92 12 p., 143461.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Healing of Preterm Ruptured Fetal Membranes

Mogami, H., Hari Kishore, A., Akgul, Y. & Word, R. A., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 13139.

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11 Scopus citations

Prostaglandin dehydrogenase is a target for successful induction of cervical ripening

Kishore, A. H., Liang, H., Kanchwala, M., Xing, C., Ganesh, T., Akgul, Y., Posner, B., Ready, J. M., Markowitz, S. D. & Word, R. A., Aug 1 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 31, p. E6427-E6436

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11 Scopus citations

Thermosensitive hydrogels deliver bioactive protein to the vaginal wall

Good, M. M., Montoya, T. I., Shi, H., Zhou, J., Huang, Y. H., Tang, L., Acevedo, J. F. & Word, R. A., Oct 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 10, e0186268.

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6 Scopus citations

Urinary Biomarkers in Women with Refractory Urgency Urinary Incontinence Randomized to Sacral Neuromodulation versus OnabotulinumtoxinA Compared to Controls

For the & Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, Jun 2017, In : Journal of Urology. 197, 6, p. 1487-1495 9 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Vaginal estrogen: a dual-edged sword in postoperative healing of the vaginal wall

Ripperda, C. M., Maldonado, P. A., Acevedo, J. F., Keller, P. W., Akgul, Y., Shelton, J. M. & Word, R. A., Feb 6 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Menopause.

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12 Scopus citations
2016

miR-200 regulates endometrial development during early pregnancy

Jimenez, P. T., Mainigi, M. A., Word, R. A., Kraus, W. L. & Mendelson, C. R., Sep 2016, In : Molecular Endocrinology. 30, 9, p. 977-987 11 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Nrf2 activation inhibits effects of thrombin in human amnion cells and thrombin-induced preterm birth in mice

Chigusa, Y., Kishore, A. H., Mogami, H. & Word, R. A., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 101, 6, p. 2612-2621 10 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Pelvic organ support in animals with partial loss of fibulin-5 in the vaginal wall

Chin, K., Wieslander, C., Shi, H., Balgobin, S., Montoya, T. I., Yanagisawa, H. & Word, R. A., Apr 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 4, e0152793.

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6 Scopus citations

Sex-Linked Skeletal Phenotype of Lysyl Oxidase Like-1 Mutant Mice

Alsofi, L., Daley, E., Hornstra, I., Morgan, E. F., Mason, Z. D., Acevedo, J. F., Word, R. A., Gerstenfeld, L. C. & Trackman, P. C., Feb 1 2016, In : Calcified Tissue International. 98, 2, p. 172-185 14 p.

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10 Scopus citations
2015

Effect of vaginal or systemic estrogen on dynamics of collagen assembly in the rat vaginal wall

Montoya, T. I., Maldonado, P. A., Acevedo, J. F. & Word, R. A., Feb 1 2015, In : Biology of Reproduction. 92, 2, 43.

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23 Scopus citations

Myogenic stem cell-laden hydrogel scaffold in wound healing of the disrupted external anal sphincter

Montoya, T. I., Acevedo, J. F., Smith, B., Keller, P. W., Sailors, J. L., Tang, L., Word, R. A. & Wai, C. Y., Feb 3 2015, In : International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. 26, 6, p. 893-904 12 p.

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9 Scopus citations
2014

Effect of myogenic stem cells on the integrity and histomorphology of repaired transected external anal sphincter

Fitzwater, J. L., Grande, K. B., Sailors, J. L., Acevedo, J. F., Word, R. A. & Wai, C. Y., Jan 1 2014, In : International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. 26, 2, p. 251-256 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Effect of thrombin on human amnion mesenchymal cells, mouse fetal membranes, and preterm birth

Mogami, H., Keller, P. W., Shi, H. & Word, R. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289, 19, p. 13295-13307 13 p.

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23 Scopus citations

Effects of preoperative local estrogen in postmenopausal women with prolapse: A randomized trial

Rahn, D. D., Good, M. M., Roshanravan, S. M., Shi, H., Schaffer, J. I., Singh, R. J. & Word, R. A., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 99, 10, p. 3728-3736 9 p.

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37 Scopus citations

Hyaluronan in cervical epithelia protects against infection-mediated preterm birth

Akgul, Y., Word, R. A., Ensign, L. M., Yamaguchi, Y., Lydon, J., Hanes, J. & Mahendroo, M., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 124, 12, p. 5481-5489 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations
2013

Dysregulation of Protease and Protease Inhibitors in a Mouse Model of Human Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Budatha, M., Silva, S., Montoya, T. I., Suzuki, A., Shah-Simpson, S., Wieslander, C. K., Yanagisawa, M., Word, R. A. & Yanagisawa, H., Feb 20 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 2, e56376.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Estrogen alters remodeling of the vaginal wall after surgical injury in guinea pigs

Balgobin, S., Montoya, T. I., Shi, H., Acevedo, J. F., Keller, P. W., Riegel, M., Wai, C. Y. & Word, R. A., Jan 1 2013, In : Biology of reproduction. 89, 6, 138.

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14 Scopus citations

Fetal fibronectin signaling induces matrix metalloproteases and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) in amnion cells and preterm birth in mice

Mogami, H., Kishore, A. H., Shi, H., Keller, P. W., Akgul, Y. & Word, R. A., Jan 18 2013, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288, 3, p. 1953-1966 14 p.

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26 Scopus citations

The impact of reference gene selection in quantification of gene expression levels in guinea pig cervical tissues and cells.

Lindqvist, A., Manders, D. & Word, R. A., 2013, In : Unknown Journal. 6, 1 p., 34.

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3 Scopus citations
2012

Differential sensitivity to angiotensin II and norepinephrine in human uterine arteries

Rosenfeld, C. R., DeSpain, K., Word, R. A. & Liu, X. T., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 97, 1, p. 138-147 10 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Dynamic changes in cervical glycosaminoglycan composition during normal pregnancy and preterm birth

Akgul, Y., Holt, R., Mummert, M., Word, A. & Mahendroo, M., Jul 2012, In : Endocrinology. 153, 7, p. 3493-3503 11 p.

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57 Scopus citations

Hypoxia and PGE2 regulate MiTF-CX during cervical ripening

Kishore, A. H., Li, X. H. & Ann Word, R., Dec 1 2012, In : Molecular Endocrinology. 26, 12, p. 2031-2045 15 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Recovery of the injured external anal sphincter after injection of local or intravenous mesenchymal stem cells

Pathi, S. D., Acevedo, J. F., Keller, P. W., Kishore, A. H., Miller, R. T., Wai, C. Y. & Word, R. A., Jan 1 2012, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 119, 1, p. 134-144 11 p.

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28 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

Two distinct subtypes of hepatitis B virus-related acute liver failure are separable by quantitative serum immunoglobulin M anti-hepatitis B core antibody and hepatitis B virus DNA levels

Dao, D. Y., Hynan, L. S., Yuan, H. J., Sanders, C., Balko, J., Attar, N., Lok, A. S. F., Word, R. A. & Lee, W. M., Mar 1 2012, In : Hepatology. 55, 3, p. 676-684 9 p.

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30 Scopus citations
2011

Extracellular matrix proteases contribute to progression of pelvic organ prolapse in mice and humans

Budatha, M., Roshanravan, S., Zheng, Q., Weislander, C., Chapman, S. L., Davis, E. C., Starcher, B., Word, R. A. & Yanagisawa, H., May 2 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 121, 5, p. 2048-2059 12 p.

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82 Scopus citations
2010

A novel isoform of microphthalmia-associated transcription factor inhibits IL-8 gene expression in human cervical stromal cells

Li, X. H., Kishore, A. H., Dao, D., Zheng, W., Roman, C. A. & Word, R. A., Aug 1 2010, In : Molecular Endocrinology. 24, 8, p. 1512-1528 17 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Effect of myogenic stem cells on contractile properties of the repaired and unrepaired transected external anal sphincter in an animal model

White, A. B., Keller, P. W., Acevedo, J. F., Word, R. A. & Wai, C. Y., Apr 1 2010, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 115, 4, p. 815-823 9 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Fibulin-4 deficiency results in ascending aortic aneurysms: A potential link between abnormal smooth muscle cell phenotype and aneurysm progression

Huang, J., Davis, E. C., Chapman, S. L., Budatha, M., Marmorstein, L. Y., Word, R. A. & Yanagisawa, H., Feb 1 2010, In : Circulation research. 106, 3, p. 583-592 10 p.

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101 Scopus citations
2009

Contractile properties of the denervated external anal sphincter

Wai, C. Y. & Word, R. A., Jun 2009, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 200, 6, p. 653.e1-653.e7

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4 Scopus citations

Effects of pregnancy, parturition, and anal sphincter transection on function of the external anal sphincter in an animal model

Rahn, D. D., White, A. B., Miller, R. T., Word, R. A. & Wai, C. Y., Apr 1 2009, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 113, 4, p. 909-916 8 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Failure of pelvic organ support in mice deficient in fibulin-3

Rahn, D. D., Acevedo, J. F., Roshanravan, S., Keller, P. W., Davis, E. C., Marmorstein, L. Y. & Word, R. A., Jan 2009, In : American Journal of Pathology. 174, 1, p. 206-215 10 p.

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51 Scopus citations

Melatonin synergizes with oxytocin to enhance contractility of human myometrial smooth muscle cells

Sharkey, J. T., Puttaramu, R., Word, R. A. & Olcese, J., Feb 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 94, 2, p. 421-427 7 p.

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72 Scopus citations

Optimal location and orientation of suture placement in abdominal sacrocolpopexy

Wai, C. Y., White, A. B., Carrick, K. S., Corton, M. M., McIntire, D. D., Word, R. A. & Rahn, D. D., May 1 2009, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 113, 5, p. 1098-1103 6 p.

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21 Scopus citations

Quantification of pelvic organ prolapse in mice: Vaginal protease activity precedes increased MOPQ scores in fibulin 5 knockout Mice 1

Wieslander, C. K., Rahn, D. D., Mclntire, D. D., Acevedo, J. F., Drewes, P. G., Yanagisawa, H. & Word, R. A., Mar 1 2009, In : Biology of reproduction. 80, 3, p. 407-414 8 p.

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19 Scopus citations