Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Institute for Immunology

Kathleen Elise O'Neill

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Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
421 Curie Blvd, 1353 BRB II/III
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 898-0825
BA (Public Policy Studies)
Duke University, 2003.
MD (Medicine)
University of Michigan, 2008.
MTR (Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Mullerian anomalies and Uterus transplant

Description of Research Expertise

Early embryo development, unexplained infertility, endometrium, uterus transplant

Selected Publications

O'Neill K, Stuart TJ, Condon D, Sasson I, Sen P, Xia Y, Simmons RA.: Diet-induced obesity alters the maternal metabolome and early placenta transcriptome and decreases placenta vascularity in the mouse. Biology of Reproduction June 2018.

Practice Committee and the Task Force on Guidance for Uterus Transplant of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine: American Society for Reproductive Medicine Position Statement on Uterus Transplantation. American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2018.

Feldman RA, O'Neill K, Butts SF, Dokras A: Antimullerian hormone levels and cardiometabolic risk in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertil Steril 107(1): 276-281, January 2017.

O'Neill KE, Stuart T, Condon D, Mainigi M, Simmons RA: The placental metabolome is a window to long-term metabolic health: lessons from an obesogenice mouse model. Oral presentation, American Society for Reproductive Medicine Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. October 2016.

O'Neill KE, Senapati S, Maina I, Gracia C, Dokras AD.: GnRH agonist with low-dose hCG (dual trigger) is associated with higher risk of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome compared to GnRH agonist alone. J Assist Reprod Genet 33(9): 1175-1184, Sept 2016.

O'Neill KE, Mainigi M, Stuart T, Condon D, Simmons RA: Sex differences in gene expression are restricted to extraembryonic tissue in early post-implantation embryos. Oral presentation, Society for Reproductive Investigation Meeting, Montreal, Canada. March 2016.

O'Neill KE, Stuart T, Mainigi M, Simmons RA: Antioxidants reverse obesity-induced transcriptomic changes in oocytes. Oral presentation, Society for Gynecologic Investigation Meeting, San Francisco. March 2015.

O'Neill K, Senapati S, Dokras A: Use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa) trigger during IVF is associated with similar endocrine profiles and oocyte measures in women with and without PCOS. Fertil Steril 103(1):264-69, Jan 2015.

O'Neill KE, Coutifaris C: Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist trigger in clinical in vitro fertilization: Can the suboptimal candidate be defined? Fertil Steril 104(3): 555-556, 2015.

O'Neill KE, Senapati S, Gracia C, Dokras A: GnRH agonist with lose-dose hCG co-trigger is associated with higher risk of severe OHSS than GnRH agonist alone. Oral presentation, American Society for Reproductive Medicine Meeting, Honolulu, HI. October 2014.

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