Division Publications

One of the advantages of the UNC Fertility Center is that our providers are not only excellent at providing patient care, but they also are leaders in reproductive research advances.  The list below includes a sampling of recent research publications for the physicians at UNC Fertility.

 


Marc A. Fritz, MD

  1. Steiner AZ, Fritz MA, Sites CK, Coutifaris C, Carr BR, Barnhart K. Resident experience on reproductive endocrinology and infertility rotations and perceived knowledge. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117:324-30.
  2. Balthazar U, Fritz MA, Mersereau JE. Fertility preservation: a pilot study to assess previsit patient knowledge quantitatively. Fertil Steril 2011;95:1913-6.
  3. Groll JM, Usadi RS*, Lessey BA, Lininger R, Young SL, Fritz MA. Effects of variations in serum estradiol concentrations on secretory endometrial development and function in experimentally-induced cycles in normal women. Fertil Steril 2009, 92:2058-61.
  4. Scotchie JG, Fritz MA, Mocanu M, Lessey BA, Young SL. Proteomic analysis of the luteal endometrial secretome. Reprod Sci 2009;16:883-93.
  5. Scotchie JG, Will M, Fritz MA, Steiner AZ. Predictors and implications of estradiol rise after gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist initiation during in vitro fertilization cycles. J Reprod Med 2009;54:211-7.
  6. Fritz MA. Perspectives on the efficacy and indications for preimplantation genetic screening: where are we now? Hum Reprod 2008;23:2617-21.
  7. Plante BJ, Fritz MA. A case report of successful pregnancy in a patient with pure 46,XY gonadal dysgenesis. Fertil Steril 2008;90:2015-.e1-2.
  8. Usadi RS, Groll JM, Lessey BA, Lininger R, Zaino R, Fritz MA, Young SL. Endometrial development and function in experimentally-induced luteal phase deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008; 93:4058-64.
     

Jennifer E. (Jackson) Mersereau, MD, MCI

  1. Goodman L, Balthazar U, Kim JY, Mersereau JE. Trends of Socioeconomic Disparities in Referral Patterns for Fertility Preservation Consultation.  Hum Reprod. 2012 May 2. [Epub ahead of print].
  2. Balthazar U, Deal AM, Fritz MA, Kondapalli LA, Kim JY, Mersereau JE. The current fertility preservation consultation model:  Are we adequately informing cancer patients of their options?  Hum Reprod. 2012 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print].
  3. Kim J, Oktay K, Gracia C, Lee S, Morse C, Mersereau JE.  Which patients pursue fertility preservation treatments? A multicenter analysis of the predictors of fertility preservation in women with breast cancer.  Fertil Steril. 2012 Mar;97(3):671-6. Epub 2012 Jan 4.
  4. Kim J, Steiner AZ, Fritz M, Mersereau JE. Severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome after letrozole-gonadotropin stimulation: a case report.  J Assist Reprod Genet. 2012 Feb;29(2):127-9. Epub 2011 Nov 17.
  1. Balthazar U, Fritz MA, Mersereau JE. Fertility preservation: a pilot study to assess previsit patient knowledge quantitatively. Fertil Steril 2011;95:1913-6.
  2. Mersereau JE, Khouri C, Jaffe RB. The role of alendronate in mitigating perimenopausal bone loss: a double-blind randomized controlled pilot study. Fertil Steril 2010;94:1138-40.
  3. Mersereau JE, Evans ML, Moore DH, Liu JH, Thomas MA, Rebar RW, Pennington E, Cedars MI. Luteal phase estrogen is decreased in regularly menstruating older women compared with a reference population of younger women. Menopause 2008;15:482-6.
  4. Mersereau JE, Levy N, Staub RE, Baggettt S, Zogovic T, Chow S, Ricke WA, Tagliaferri M, Cohen I, Bjeldanes LF, Leitman DC. Liquiritigenin is a plant-derived highly selective estrogen receptor beta agonist. Mol Cell Endocrinol 2008;283:49-57.
  5. Mersereau JE, Plunkett BA, Cedars MI. Preimplantation genetic screening in older women: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Fertil Steril 2008 90:592-8.
  6. Mersereau JE, Pergament E, Zhang X, Milad MP. Preimplantation genetic screening to improve in vitro fertilization pregnancy rates: a prospective randomized controlled trial. Fertil Steril 2008;90:127-9.
  7. Jackson JE, Rosen M, McLean T, Moro J, Croughan M, Cedars MI. Prevalence of celiac disease in a cohort of women with unexplained infertility. Fertil Steril 2008;89:1002-4.



Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH

  1. Steiner AZ, Herring AH, Kesner JS, Meadows JW, Stanczyk FZ, Hoberman S, Baird DD. Antimullerian hormone as a predictor of natural fecundatility in women aged 30-42 years. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117:798-804.
  2. Steiner AZ, Fritz MA, Sites CK, Coutifaris C, Carr BR, Barnhart K. Resident experience on reproductive endocrinology and infertility rotations and perceived knowledge. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117:324-30.
  3. Steiner AZ, Stanczyk FZ, Patel S, Edelman A. Anitmullerian hormone and obesity: insights in oral contraceptive users. Contraception 2010;81:245-8.
  4. Mills LS, Steiner AZ, Rodman AM, Donnell CL, Steiner MJ. Trainee participation in an annual research day is associated with future publications. Teach Learn Med 2011;23:62-7.
  5. Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Siega-Riz AM, Gaskins AJ, Steiner AZ, Daniels JL, Olshan AF, Hediger ML, Hovey K, Wactawski-Wende J, Trevisan M, Bloom MS. Cholesterol, endocrine and metabolic disturbances in sporadic anovulatory women with regular menstruation. Jum Reprod 2011;26:423-30.
  6. Baird DD, Steiner AZ. Anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) and repetitive oocyte donation. Fertil Steril 2011;95:e5.
  7. Steiner AZ, D’Aloisio AA, DeRoo LA, Sandler DP, Baird DD. Association of intrauterine and early-life exposures with age at menopause in the Sister study. Am J Epidemiol 2010;172:140-8.
  8. Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Siega-Riz AM, Browne RW, Gaskins AJ, Trevisan M, Steiner AZ, Daniels JL, Zhang C, Perkins NJ, Wactawski-Wende J. A longitudinal study of serum lipoproteins in relation to endogenous reproductive hormones during the menstrual cycle: findings from the BioCycle study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2010;95:E80-5.
  9. Steiner AZ, Stanczyk FZ, Patel S, Edelman A. Antimullerian hormone and obesity: insights in oral contraceptive users. Contraception 2010; 81:245-8.
  10. Plante BJ, Cooper GS, Baird DD, Steiner AZ. The impact of smoking on antimullerian hormone levels in women aged 38 to 50 years. Menopause 2010;17:571-6.
  11. Scotchie JG, Will M, Fritz MA, Steiner AZ. Predictors and implications of estradiol rise after gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist initiation during in vitro fertilization cycles. J Reprod Med 2009;54:211-7.
  12. Steiner AZ. Clinical implications of ovarian reserve testing. Obstet Gynecol Surv 2009;64:120-8.
  13. Steiner AZ, Baird DD, Kesner J. Mother’s menopausal age is a predictor for her daughter’s early follicular phase urinary follicle stimulating hormone level. Menopause 2008;15:940-4.
  14. Steiner AZ, Chang L, Ji Q, Ooktens M, Stolz A, Paulson RJ, Stanczyk FZ. 3α-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type III deficiency: a mechanism for hirsutism.  J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008;93:1298-303.

 


Steven L. Young, MD, PhD

  1. Savaris RF, Groll JM, Young SL, Demayo FJ, Jeong JW, Hamilton AE, Giudice LC, Lessey BA. Progesterone resistance in PCOS endometrium: a microarray analysis in clomiphene citrate-treated and artificial menstrual cycles. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2011;Mar 16 [Epub ahead of print].
  2. Scriver J, Baker VL, Young SL, Behr B, Pastore LM. Enter-laboratory validation of the measurement of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) after various lengths of frozen storage. Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2010;8:145.
  3. Young SL, Lessey BA. Progesterone function in human endometrium: clinical perspectives. Semin Reprod Med 2010;28:5-16.
  4. Brosens JJ, Hodgetts A, Feroze-Zaidi F, Sherwin JR, Fusi L, Salker MS, Higham J, Rose GL, Kajihara T, Young SL, Lessey BA, Henriet P, Langford PR, Fazleabas AT. Proteomic analysis of endometrium from fertile and infertile patients suggests a role for apolipoprotein A-I in embryo implantation failure and endometriosis. Mol Hum Reprod 2010;16:273-85.
  5. Jeong J-W, Lee HS, Lee KY, White LD, Broaddus RR, Zhang YW, Vande Woude GF, Giudice LC, Young SL, Lessey BA, Tsai SY, Lydon JP, and DeMayo FJ. Mig-6 modulates uterine steroid hormone responsiveness and exhibits altered expression in endometrial disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci 2009;106:8677-82.
  6. Young SL. The “toll” of labor. Reprod Sci 2009;16:809-10.
  7. Groll JM, Usadi RS, Lessey BA, Lininger R, Young SL, Fritz MA. Effects of variations in serum estradiol concentrations on secretory endometrial development and function in experimentally-induced cycles in normal women. Fertil Steril 2009, 92:2058-61.
  8. Scotchie JG, Fritz MA, Mocanu M, Lessey BA, Young SL. Proteomic analysis of the luteal endometrial secretome. Reprod Sci 2009;16:883-93.
  9. Plante BJ, Kannan A, Bagchi MK, Yuan L, Young SL. Cyclic regulation of transcription factor C/EBPbeta in human endometrium. Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2009;7:15.
  10. Inman D, Schust D, Kawana K, Lininger R, Young S. Cyclic regulation of T-bet and GATA-3 in human endometrium. Reprod Sci 2008;15:83-90.
  11. Guffanti E, Kittur N, Polotsky AJ, Kuokkanen SM, Young SL, Santoro N, Meier UT. Nuclear pore complex proteins mark the implantation window in human endometrium. J Cell Sci 2008;121:2037-45.
  12. Usadi RS, Groll JM, Lessey BA, Lininger R, Zaino R, Fritz MA, Young SL. Endometrial development and function in experimentally-induced luteal phase deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008;93:4058-64.
  13. Coakley RD, Sun H, Clunes LA, Rasmussen JE, Stackhouse JR, Okada SF, Fricks I, Young SL, Tarran R. 17beta-Estradiol Inhibits Ca2+-Dependent Airway Surface Liquid Volume in Human Cystic Fibrosis Airway Epithelia. J Clin Invest 2008;118:4025-35.
  14. Bai S, Grossman G, Yuan L, Lessey BA, French FS, Young SL, Wilson EM. Human endometrial MAGE-11 and androgen receptor expression during the window of receptivity to embryo implantation. Mol Hum Reprod 2008;14:107-16.