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Christos Coutifaris, M.D., Ph.D.

Christos Coutifaris, M.D., Ph.D.

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Nancy and Richard Wolfson Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 106 Dulles
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A.B. (Biophysics)
Amherst College, 1976.
M.D. (?)
University of Pennsylvania, 1982.
Ph.D. (Anatomy; Reproductive Neuroendocrinology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1984.

Executive Training Course for Department Chairs and Division Chiefs of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania , 1998.
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Selected Publications

Loret de Mola JR., Barnhart K., Kopf, GS., Heyner, S., Garside, W., Coutifaris, C: Comparison of two culture systems for the in-vitro growth and maturation of mouse pre-antral follicles. Clin Exp Obstet & Gyn 31:15-19, 2004.

Myers ER, Silva S, Barnhart K, Groben PM, Richardson MS, Robboy SJ and Coutifaris C : for the National Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network: Inter- and Intraobserver Variability in the Histologic Dating of the Endometrium in Fertile and Infertile Women. Fertil Steril In press, 2004.

Coutifaris C, ER. Myers ER, Guzick DS, Diamond MP, Carson SA, Legro RS, McGovern PG, Schlaff WD,.Carr BR, Steinkampf MP, Silva S, Vogel DL and Leppert PC : for the National Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network: Histological Dating of Timed Endometrial Biopsy Tissue Is Not Related to Fertility Status. Fertil Steril. In press, 2004.

Esposito, M., Coutifaris, C, Barnhart, KT.: Moderately elevated day 3 FSH concentration has limited predictive value, especially in younger women. Human Reprod 17: 118-123, 2002.

Barnhart KT., Dunsmoor, R., Coutifaris, C: Endometriosis and Assisted Reproductive Technologies: A meta analysis. Fertil Steril 77: 1148-1155, 2002.

Esposito, M.A., Barnhart, K.T., Coutifaris, C., Patrizio, P.: The role of peri-ovulatory LH concentrations during ART cycles stimulated exclusively with recombinant FSH. Fertil.Steril 75: 519-524, 2001.

Makrigiannakis, A., Zoumakis, E., Kalantaridou, S., Coutifaris, C., Margioris, A.N., Coukos, G., Rice, K.C., Gravanis, A., Chroussos, G.P.: Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone promotes blastocyst implantation and early maternal tolerance. Nature Immunol 2: 1018-1024, 2001.

Guzick, D.S., Overstreet, J.W., Factor-Litvack, P Brazil, C.K., Nakajima, Coutifaris, C., S.T, Carson, S.A., Cisneros, P., Steinkampf, M.P., Hill, J.A., Dong Xu M., Vogel,D.L.: Sperm morphology, motility and concentration in fertile and infertile men. N.Engl. J. Med 345: 1388-1393, 2001.

Makrigiannakis, A., Coukos, G., Tilly, J., Coutifaris, C.: Expression of Wilm’s Tumor Antigen –1 (WT-1) in human ovary and its role in apoptosis. J Clin Endocrinol and Metab 85: 449-459, 2000.

Neilson, L., Andalibi, A., Kang, D., Coutifaris, C., Strauss, J.F., III., Stanton, J.L., Green, D.P: Molecular phenotype of the human oocyte by PCR-SAGE. Gemp,ocs 63: 13-24, 2000.

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