Kathleen Elise O'Neill, MD, MTR

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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, Durham, NC, 2003.
MD (Medicine)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008.
MTR (Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 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

Johanneson L, Testa G, Flyct R, Farrell R, Quintini C, Wall A, O'Neill K, Tzakis A, Richards EG, Gordon SM, Porrett PM: Guidelines for standardized nomenclature and reporting in uterus transplantation: An opinion from the United States Uterus Transplant Consortium. Am J Transplant Online ahead of print, May, 2020.

O'Neill K, Alexander J, Azuma R, Xiao R, Snyder NW, Mesaros CA, Blair IA, Pinney SE: Gestational Diabetes Alters the Metabolomic Profile in 2nd Trimester Amniotic Fluid in a Sex-Specific Manner. Int J Mo Sci 19(9), Sep 2018.

Stuart TJ, O'Neill K, 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. Biol Repro 98(6):795-809, June 2018.

O'Neill KE, Senapati S, Maina I, Gracia C, Dokras A: 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 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 K, Tuuli M, Odibo A, Odem R, Cooper A: Sex-related growth differences are present but not enhanced in in vitro fertilization pregnancies. Fertil Steril 101(2): 407-412, Feb 2014.

Tsai J, Schulte M, O'Neill K, Chi MM, Frolova AI, Moley KH: Glucosamine inhibits decidualization of human endometrial stromal cells and decreases litter sizes in mice. Biol Reprod 89(1): 16, Jul 2013.

Cooper A, O'Neill K, Allsworth J, Jungheim E, Odibo A, Gray D, Ratts V, Moley K, Odem R: Smaller fetal size in singletons after infertility therapies: the influence of technology and the underlying infertility. Fertil Steril 96(5), Nov 2011.

Frolova A, O'Neill K, Moley K: Dehydroepiandrosterone inhibits glucose flux through the pentose phosphate pathway in human and mouse endometrial stromal cells, preventing decidualization and implantation. Molec Endocrinol 25(8): 1444-1455, Aug 2011.

Ganesh SK, Joo J, Skelding K, Mehta L, Zheng G, O'Neill K, Billings EM, Helgadottir A, Andersen K. Thorgeirsson G, Gudnason T, Geller NL, Simari RD, Holmes DR, O'Neill WW, Nabel EG: Time course analysis of gene expression identifies multiple genes with differential expression in patients with in-stent restenosis. BMC Med Genomics 4:20, 2011.

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