Michal A. Elovitz, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Center for Research in Reproduction and Women's Health
421 Curie Blvd., 1354 BRB II/III
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-0859
Fax: 215-573-5408
BA (History/Pre-med)
University of Texas at Austin, Texas (with honors), 1990.
MD (Medicine)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, New York, 1994.
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Description of Research Expertise

Inflammation-induced preterm preterm; in vivo mouse model; mice survival surgery

Selected Publications

Leitner K, Al Shammary M, McLane M, Johnston MV, Elovitz MA, Burd I. : IL-1 Receptor Blockade Prevents Fetal Cortical Brain Injury but Not Preterm Birth in a Mouse Model of Inflammation-Induced Preterm Birth and Perinatal Brain Injury. Am J Reprod Immunol. March 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Elovitz MA, Brown AF, Anton L, Gilstrap, M, Heiser L, Bastek J.: Distinct cervical microRNA profiles are present in women destined to have a preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 210(3): el-221, March 2014

Brandt JS, Srinivas S, Elovitz MA, Bastek JA: Does a maternal-fetal medicine-centered labor and delivery coverage model put the 'M' back in MFM? Am J Obstet Gynecol. Page: [Epub ahead of print] Feb 2014.

Bastek JA, Weber AL, McShea MA, Ryan ME, Elovitz MA. : Prenatal Inflammation Is Associated With Adverse Neonatal Outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol December 2013 [Epub ahead of print]

Olarerin-George AO, Anton L, Hwang YC, Elovitz MA, Hogenesch JB. : A functional genomics screen for microRNA regulators of NF-kappaB signaling. BMC Biol. 11: 19, Feb 2013

Anton L, Olarerin GA, Schwartz N, Srinivas S, Bastek J, Hogenesch JB, Elovitz MA: miR-210 inhibits trophoblast invasion and is a serum biomarker for preeclampsia. American Journal Pathology Page: doi:pii: S0002-9440(13)00542-7. September 2013

Bastek J, Elovitz MA: The role and challenges of biomarkers in spontaneous preterm birth and preeclampsia. Fertil Steril. 99(4): 1117-23, March 2013

Levine LD, Bogner HR, Hirshberg A, Elovitz MA, Sammel MD, Srinvas SK.: Term induction of labor and subsequent preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol Page: [Epub ahead of print] October 30 2013.

Bastek JA, Hirshberg A, Chandrasekaran C, Owen C, Heiser L, Araujo B, McShea MA, Ryan ME, Elovitz MA.: Biomarkers and Cervical Length to Predict Spontaneous Preterm Birth in Asymptomatic High-Risk Women. Obstet and Gynecol 122(2): 283-9, August 2013.

Turitz AL, Quant H, Schwartz N, Elovitz MA, Bastek J.: Isolated abdominal circumference < 5% or estimated fetal weight 10-19% as predictors of small gestational age infants. Am J Perinatol August 21 [epub ahead of print] 2013.

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