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Michal A. Elovitz, M.D.

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
melovitz@obgyn.upenn.edu
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-0859
Fax: 215-573-5408
Education:
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

Description of Clinical Expertise

High-risk obstetrics; medical complications of pregnancy (maternal cardiac disease);

Selected Publications

Levine L, Sammel MD, Hirshberg A, Srinivas S, Elovitz MA: Does stage of labor at time of cesarean affect risk of subsequent preterm birth? Am J Obstet Gynecol 2014 in press.

Bastek JA, Sammel MD, Jackson TD, Ryan ME, McShea MA, Elovitz MA: Environmental variables as potential modifiable risk factors of preterm birth in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Am J Obstet Gynecol August 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

Chandrasekaran S, Levine LD, Durnwald CP, Elovitz MA, Srinivas SK: Excessive Weight Gain and Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy in the Obese Patient. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:1-5, Jul 2014.

Anton L, Brown AG, Bartolomei MS, Elovitz MA.: Differential methylation of genes associated with cell adhesion in preeclamptic placentas. PLoS One 9(6): e100148, June 2014.

Bastek JA, Weber AL, McShea MA, Ryan ME, Elovitz MA. : Prenatal Inflammation Is Associated With Adverse Neonatal Outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 210(5): 450.el-450, May 2014.

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 71(5): 418-26, May 2014.

Levine LD, Bogner HR, Hirshberg A, Elovitz MA, Sammel MD, Srinvas SK.: Term induction of labor and subsequent preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 210(4): 354. el-8, April 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.

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

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Last updated: 10/07/2014
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