Recent Publications on Fertility Research & Preservation

Hayashi K, Ohta H, Kurimoto K, Aramaki S, & Saitou M. Reconstitution of the mouse germ cell specification pathway in culture by pluripotent stem cells. Cell. 2011; 146(4):519-532. [PUBMED]

Hayashi K, Ogushi S, Kurimoto K, Shimamoto S, Ohta H, Saitou MOffspring from Oocytes Derived from in Vitro Primordial Germ Cell–like Cells in Mice. Science. 2012; 338(6109):971-975. [PUBMED]

Donnez J & Dolmans M-M. Ovarian cortex transplantation: 60 reported live births brings the success and worldwide expansion of the technique towards routine clinical practice. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 2015; 32(8):1167-1170. [PUBMED]

Hermann BPSukhwani M, Winkler F, Pascarella JN, Peters KA, Sheng Y, Valli H, Rodriguez M, Ezzelarab M, Dargo G, Peterson K, Masterson K, Ramsey C, Ward T, Lienesch M, Volk A, Cooper DK, Thomson AW, Kiss JE, Penedo MC, Schatten GP, Mitalipov S, Orwig KE. Spermatogonial stem cell transplantation into rhesus testes regenerates spermatogenesis producing functional sperm. Cell Stem Cell. 2012; 11(5):715-726. [PUBMED]

Dovey SL, Valli H, Hermann BP, Sukhwani M, Donohue J, Castro CA, Chu T, Sanfilippo JS, Orwig KE. Eliminating malignant contamination from therapeutic human spermatogonial stem cells. The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2013; 123(4):1833-1843. [PUBMED]

Skaznik-Wikiel ME, McGuire MM, Sukhwani M, Donohue J, Chu T, Krivak TC, Rajkovic A, Orwig KE.  Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor with or without stem cell factor extends time to premature ovarian insufficiency in female mice treated with alkylating chemotherapy. Fertility and Sterility. 2013; 99(7):2045-2054. [PUBMED]

Valli H, Gassei K, & Orwig KE. Stem Cell Therapies for Male Infertility: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going? Biennial Review of Infertility, eds Carrell DT, Schlegel PN, Racowsky C, & Gianaroli L (Springer International Publishing, Switzerland), 2015; Vol 4, pp 17-39.

Gassei K & Orwig KE. Experimental methods to preserve male fertility and treat male factor infertility. Fertility and Sterility. 2016; 105(2):256-266. [PUBMED]

Xiao S, Zhang J, Romero MM, Smith KN, Shea LD, Woodruff TK. In vitro follicle growth supports human oocyte meiotic maturation. Scientific Reports. 2015; 5:17323. [PUBMED]

Xu M, Kreeger PK, Shea LD, & Woodruff TK. Tissue-engineered follicles produce live, fertile offspring. Tissue Eng. 2006; 12(10):2739-2746. [PUBMED]

West ER, Zelinski MB, Kondapalli LA, Gracia C, Chang J, Coutifaris C, Critser J, Stouffer RL, Shea LD, Woodruff TK. Preserving female fertility following cancer treatment: current options and future possibilities. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2009; 53(2):289-295. [PUBMED]

Woodruff TK. The Oncofertility Consortium–addressing fertility in young people with cancer. Nature reviews. Clinical Oncology. 2010; 7(8):466-475. [PUBMED]

Xu M, Pavone ME, & Woodruff T. Fruitful progress to fertility: Preserving oocytes from chemodestruction. Nature Medicine. 2011; 17(12):1562-1563. [PUBMED]

Demeestere I, Simon P, Dedeken L, Moffa F, Tsépélidis S, Brachet C, Delbaere A, Devreker F, Ferster A. Live birth after autograft of ovarian tissue cryopreserved during childhood. Human Reproduction. 2015; 30:2107-2109. [PUBMED]

Ginsberg JP, Li Y, Carlson CA, Gracia CR, Hobbie WL, Miller VA, Mulhall J, Shnorhavorian M, Brinster RL, Kolon TF. Testicular tissue cryopreservation in prepubertal male children: An analysis of parental decision-making. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2014; 61:1673-1678. [PUBMED]

Green DM, Nolan VG, Goodman PJ, Whitton JA, Srivastava D, Leisenring WM, Neglia JP, Sklar CA, Kaste SC, Hudson MM, Diller LR, Stovall M, Donaldson SS, Robison LL. The cyclophosphamide equivalent dose as an approach for quantifying alkylating agent exposure: A report from the childhood cancer survivor study. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2014; 61:53-67. [PUBMED]


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