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Recent Publications

Abbas Y, Oefner CM, Polacheck WJ, Gardner L, Farrell L, Sharkey A, Kamm R, Moffett A, Oyen ML. (2017) A microfluidics assay to study invasion of human placental trophoblast cells. J R Soc Interface. May;14(130). pii: 20170131. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0131.

Burton GJ, Yung HW, Murray, A.J. (2017) Oxygen and placental development; parallels and differences with tumour biology. Placenta, pii: S0143-4004(17)30143-1. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2017.01.130. [Epub ahead of print].

 Burton GJ, Yung HW, Murray AJ. (2017) Mitochondrial - Endoplasmic reticulum interactions in the trophoblast: Stress and senescence. Placenta. 52:146-155. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2016.04.001.

Canovas S, Ivanova E, Romar R, García-Martínez S, Soriano-Úbeda C, García-Vázquez FA, Saadeh H, Andrews S, Kelsey G, Coy P. (2017) DNA methylation and gene expression changes derived from assisted reproductive technologies can be decreased by reproductive fluids. Elife. Feb 1;6. pii: e23670. doi: 10.7554/eLife.23670.

Cindrova-Davies T, Jauniaux E, Elliot MG, Gong S, Burton GJ, Charnock-Jones DS. (2017) RNA-seq reveals conservation of function among the yolk sacs of human, mouse, and chicken. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 114(24):E4753-E4761. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1702560114.

 Clark SJ, Smallwood SA, Lee HJ, Krueger F, Reik W, Kelsey G. (2017) Genome-wide base-resolution mapping of DNA methylation in single cells using single-cell bisulfite sequencing (scBS-seq).  Nat Protoc. 12(3):534-547. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2016.187.

 Decato BE, Lopez-Tello J, Sferruzzi-Perri A, Smith AD, Dean MD. (2017) DNA methylation divergence and tissue specialization in the developing mouse placenta. Mol Biol Evol. 2017 Apr 4. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msx112.

 Fernandez-Twinn DS, Gascoin G, Musial B, Carr S, Duque-Guimaraes D, Blackmore HL, Alfaradhi MZ, Loche E, Sferruzzi-Perri AN, Fowden AL, Ozanne SE. (2017) Exercise rescues obese mothers' insulin sensitivity, placental hypoxia and male offspring insulin sensitivity. Sci Rep. Mar 14;7:44650. doi: 10.1038/srep44650.

 Franko KL, Forhead AJ, Fowden AL. (2017) Effects of stress during pregnancy on hepatic glucogenic capacity in rat dams and their fetuses. Physiol Rep. Jun;5(11). pii: e13293. doi: 10.14814/phy2.13293.

Gahurova L, Tomizawa SI, Smallwood SA, Stewart-Morgan KR, Saadeh H, Kim J, Andrews SR, Chen T, Kelsey G. (2017) Transcription and chromatin determinants of de novo DNA methylation timing in oocytes. Epigenetics Chromatin. 10:25. doi: 10.1186/s13072-017-0133-5. eCollection.

Gaynor LM, Colucci F. (2017) Uterine Natural Killer Cells: Functional Distinctions and Influence on Pregnancy in Humans and Mice. Front Immunol. Apr 24;8:467. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00467. eCollection.

 Goolam M, Zernicka-Goetz M. (2017) The chromatin modifier Satb1 regulates cell fate through Fgf signalling in the early mouse embryo. Development.  Apr 15;144(8):1450-1461. doi: 10.1242/dev.144139.

 Harris SE, De Blasio MJ, Davis MA, Kelly AC, Davenport HM, Wooding FBP, Blache D, Meredith D, Anderson M, Fowden AL, Limesand SW, Forhead AJ. (2017) Hypothyroidism in utero stimulates pancreatic beta cell proliferation and hyperinsulinaemia in the ovine fetus during late gestation.

J Physiol. Jun 1;595(11):3331-3343. doi: 10.1113/JP273555. Epub 2017 Mar 13.

 Harrison SE, Sozen B, Christodoulou N, Kyprianou C, Zernicka-Goetz M. (2017) Assembly of embryonic and extraembryonic stem cells to mimic embryogenesis in vitro. Science. Apr 14;356(6334). pii: eaal1810. doi: 10.1126/science.aal1810.

 Itani N, Skeffington KL, Beck C, Giussani DA. (2017) Sildenafil therapy for fetal cardiovascular dysfunction during hypoxic development: studies in the chick embryo. J Physiol.  Mar 1;595(5):1563-1573. doi: 10.1113/JP273393. Epub 2016 Dec 11.

 Jauniaux, E., Collins, S. and Burton, G.J. (2017) The placenta accreta spectrum: pathophysiology and evidence-based anatomy for prenatal ultrasound imaging. Am J Obstet Gynecol, pii: S0002-9378(17)30731-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.05.067. [Epub ahead of print].

 Kalkan T, Olova N, Roode M, Mulas C, Lee HJ, Nett I, Marks H, Walker R, Stunnenberg HG, Lilley KS, Nichols J, Reik W, Bertone P, Smith A. (2017) Tracking the embryonic stem cell transition from ground state pluripotency. Development. 144(7):1221-1234. doi: 10.1242/dev.142711.

 Kato, Y., Oyen, M.L. and Burton, G.J. (2017) Villous tree model with active contractions for estimating blood flow conditions in the human placenta. Open Biomed Eng J. 11, 36-48.

 Kiselev VY, Kirschner K, Schaub MT, Andrews T, Yiu A, Chandra T, Natarajan KN, Reik W, Barahona M, Green AR, Hemberger M. (2017) SC3: consensus clustering of single-cell RNA-seq data. Nat Methods. May;14(5):483-486. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.4236.

 Lu, L., Kingdom, J., Burton, G.J. and Cindrova-Davies, T. (2017) Placental stem villus arterial remodeling associated with reduced hydrogen sulfide synthesis contributes to human fetal growth restriction. American Journal of Pathology, 187, 908-920.

 Majali-Martinez, A., Velicky, P., Pollheimer, J., Knöfler, M., Yung, H.W., Burton, G.J., Tabrizi-Wizsy, N.G., Lang, U., Hiden, U., Desoye, G. and Dieber-Rotheneder, M. (2017). Endothelin-1 down-regulates matrix metalloproteinase 14 and 15 expression in human first trimester trophoblasts via endothelin receptor type B: implications for trophoblast invasion and pre-eclampsia. Human Reproduction, 32, 46-54.

 McGillick EV, Orgeig S, Giussani DA, Morrison JL. (2017) Chronic hypoxaemia as a molecular regulator of fetal lung development: implications for risk of respiratory complications at birth.

Paediatr Respir Rev. Jan;21:3-10. doi: 10.1016/j.prrv.2016.08.011. Epub 2016 Aug 21.

 Moffett A, Chazara O, Colucci F. (2017) Maternal allo-recognition of the fetus. Fertil Steril. Jun;107(6):1269-1272. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2017.05.001.

 Musial B, Vaughan OR, Fernandez-Twinn DS, Voshol P, Ozanne SE, Fowden AL, Sferruzzi-Perri AN. (2017) A Western-style obesogenic diet alters maternal metabolic physiology with consequences for fetal nutrient acquisition in mice. J Physiol. Apr 5. doi: 10.1113/JP273684. [Epub ahead of print].

 Sales VM, Ferguson-Smith AC, Patti ME. (2017) Epigenetic Mechanisms of Transmission of Metabolic Disease across Generations. Cell Metab. Mar 7;25(3):559-571. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.02.016.

 Sferruzzi-Perri AN, Sandovici I, Constancia M, Fowden AL. (2017) Placental phenotype and the insulin-like growth factors: resource allocation to fetal growth. J Physiol. Mar 24. doi: 10.1113/JP273330.

 Sovio U, Moraitis AA, Wong HS, Smith GCS. (2017) Universal versus selective ultrasonography to screen for large for gestational age infants and associated morbidity. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Apr 20. doi: 10.1002/uog.17491. [Epub ahead of print]

 Sovio U, Smith GCS. (2017) Blinded ultrasonic fetal biometry at 36 weeks and the risk of emergency caesarean delivery: a prospective cohort study of 3,047 low risk nulliparous women. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Apr 28. doi: 10.1002/uog.17513. [Epub ahead of print]

 Sovio U, Gaccioli F, Cook E, Hund M, Charnock-Jones DS, Smith GCS. (2017) Prediction of Preeclampsia Using the Soluble Fms-Like Tyrosine Kinase 1:Placental Growth Factor Ratio. A Prospective Cohort Study of Unselected Nulliparous Women. Hypertension 69:731-738.

 Turco MY, Gardner L, Hughes J, Cindrova-Davies T, Gomez MJ, Farrell L, Hollinshead M, Marsh SGE, Brosens JJ, Critchley HO, Simons BD, Hemberger M, Koo BK, Moffett A, Burton GJ. (2017) Long-term, hormone-responsive organoid cultures of human endometrium in a chemically defined medium. Nat Cell Biol. 19(5):568-577. doi: 10.1038/ncb3516.

 Valenzuela OA, Jellyman JK, Allen VL, Holdstock NB, Forhead AJ, Fowden AL. (2017) Effects of birth weight, sex and neonatal glucocorticoid overexposure on glucose-insulin dynamics in young adult horses. J Dev Orig Health Dis. Apr;8(2):206-215. doi: 10.1017/S2040174416000696. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

 Van de Pette M, Abbas A, Feytout A, McNamara G, Bruno L, To WK, Dimond A, Sardini A, Webster Z, McGinty J, Paul EJ, Ungless MA, French PM, Withers DJ, Uren A, Ferguson-Smith AC, Merkenschlager M, John RM, Fisher AG. (2017) Visualizing Changes in Cdkn1c Expression Links Early-Life Adversity to Imprint Mis-regulation in Adults. Cell Rep. Jan 31;18(5):1090-1099. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2017.01.010.

van der Ploeg K, Chang C, Ivarsson MA, Moffett A, Wills MR, Trowsdale J. 92017) Modulation of Human Leukocyte Antigen-C by Human Cytomegalovirus Stimulates KIR2DS1 Recognition by Natural Killer Cells. Front Immunol. Mar 29;8:298. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00298. eCollection 2017.



Book Chapters

Burton, G.J. and Jauniaux, E.R.M. (2017) Hemochorial Development. In: Early Pregnancy (eds. R.G. Farquharson and M.D. Stephenson). 2nd Edition. CUP, Cambridge.

Jauniaux, E., Bidhe, A. and Burton, G.J. (2017) Pathophysiology of accreta. In: Placenta Accreta Syndrome (ed. R. M. Silver), 13-28. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.