Kathleen Elise O'Neill, MD, MTR

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Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Gynecology, Ambulatory Surgical Facility, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Gynecology, Department of Gynecology & Neonatology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, HUP Reproductive Surgical Facility, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Department of Ob/Gyn, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility , Department of Ob/Gyn, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Director, Uterine Transplant Program, 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

Walter, Jessica R. MD, MSCE; O’Neill, Kathleen E. MD, MSTR : Reproductive Technology Considerations in Uterus Transplant. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: 56(1): 68-75 March 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000684.

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.

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