Lusy Aghajanova, MD, PhD

TitleClinical Fellow
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentOb/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
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    1. Altmäe S, Aghajanova L. What do we know about endometrial receptivity in women with endometriosis? A molecular perspective. Reprod Biomed Online. 2015 Nov; 31(5):581-3. PMID: 26537587.
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    2. Aghajanova L, Popwell JM, Chetkowski RJ, Herndon CN. Birth of a healthy child after preimplantation genetic screening of embryos from sperm of a man with non-mosaic Down syndrome. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2015 Sep; 32(9):1409-13. PMID: 26139158; PMCID: PMC4595396.
    3. Aghajanova L, Mahadevan S, Altmäe S, Stavreus-Evers A, Regan L, Sebire N, Dixon P, Fisher RA, Van den Veyver IB. No evidence for mutations in NLRP7, NLRP2 or KHDC3L in women with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss or infertility. Hum Reprod. 2015 Jan; 30(1):232-8. PMID: 25376457; PMCID: PMC4262469.
    4. Aghajanova L, Jaffe RB, Herndon CN. Infiltrative neurosarcoidosis presenting as secondary amenorrhea: case report and review of the literature. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2013 Jun; 68(6):482-8. PMID: 23942474.
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    5. Spitzer TL, Rojas A, Zelenko Z, Aghajanova L, Erikson DW, Barragan F, Meyer M, Tamaresis JS, Hamilton AE, Irwin JC, Giudice LC. Perivascular human endometrial mesenchymal stem cells express pathways relevant to self-renewal, lineage specification, and functional phenotype. Biol Reprod. 2012 Feb; 86(2):58. PMID: 22075475; PMCID: PMC3290674.
    6. Aghajanova L, Valdes CT. Sex selection for nonhealth-related reasons. Virtual Mentor. 2012 Feb 01; 14(2):105-11. PMID: 23116950.
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    7. Aghajanova L, Shen S, Rojas AM, Fisher SJ, Irwin JC, Giudice LC. Comparative transcriptome analysis of human trophectoderm and embryonic stem cell-derived trophoblasts reveal key participants in early implantation. Biol Reprod. 2012 Jan; 86(1):1-21. PMID: 21865555.
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    8. Zelenko Z, Aghajanova L, Irwin JC, Giudice LC. Nuclear receptor, coregulator signaling, and chromatin remodeling pathways suggest involvement of the epigenome in the steroid hormone response of endometrium and abnormalities in endometriosis. Reprod Sci. 2012 Feb; 19(2):152-62. PMID: 22138541; PMCID: PMC3343132.
    9. Sheldon E, Vo KC, McIntire RA, Aghajanova L, Zelenko Z, Irwin JC, Giudice LC. Biobanking human endometrial tissue and blood specimens: standard operating procedure and importance to reproductive biology research and diagnostic development. Fertil Steril. 2011 May; 95(6):2120-2, 2122.e1-12. PMID: 21371706; PMCID: PMC3080464.
    10. Aghajanova L, Giudice LC. Effect of bisphenol A on human endometrial stromal fibroblasts in vitro. Reprod Biomed Online. 2011 Mar; 22(3):249-56. PMID: 21273127; PMCID: PMC3836676.
    11. Aghajanova L, Giudice LC. Molecular evidence for differences in endometrium in severe versus mild endometriosis. Reprod Sci. 2011 Mar; 18(3):229-51. PMID: 21063030; PMCID: PMC3118406.
    12. Aghajanova L, Tatsumi K, Horcajadas JA, Zamah AM, Esteban FJ, Herndon CN, Conti M, Giudice LC. Unique transcriptome, pathways, and networks in the human endometrial fibroblast response to progesterone in endometriosis. Biol Reprod. 2011 Apr; 84(4):801-15. PMID: 20864642; PMCID: PMC3062042.
    13. Aghajanova L, Stavreus-Evers A, Lindeberg M, Landgren BM, Sparre LS, Hovatta O. Thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor and thyroid hormone receptors are involved in human endometrial physiology. Fertil Steril. 2011 Jan; 95(1):230-7, 237.e1-2. PMID: 20691434.
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    14. Aghajanova L, Rumman A, Altmäe S, Wånggren K, Stavreus-Evers A. Diminished endometrial expression of ghrelin and ghrelin receptor contributes to infertility. Reprod Sci. 2010 Sep; 17(9):823-32. PMID: 20616368.
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    15. Aghajanova L. Update on the role of leukemia inhibitory factor in assisted reproduction. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jun; 22(3):213-9. PMID: 20216416.
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    16. Aghajanova L, Horcajadas JA, Esteban FJ, Giudice LC. The bone marrow-derived human mesenchymal stem cell: potential progenitor of the endometrial stromal fibroblast. Biol Reprod. 2010 Jun; 82(6):1076-87. PMID: 20147733; PMCID: PMC2874495.
    17. Aghajanova L, Velarde MC, Giudice LC. Altered gene expression profiling in endometrium: evidence for progesterone resistance. Semin Reprod Med. 2010 Jan; 28(1):51-8. PMID: 20104428.
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    18. Aghajanova L, Horcajadas JA, Weeks JL, Esteban FJ, Nezhat CN, Conti M, Giudice LC. The protein kinase A pathway-regulated transcriptome of endometrial stromal fibroblasts reveals compromised differentiation and persistent proliferative potential in endometriosis. Endocrinology. 2010 Mar; 151(3):1341-55. PMID: 20068008; PMCID: PMC2840687.
    19. Burney RO, Hamilton AE, Aghajanova L, Vo KC, Nezhat CN, Lessey BA, Giudice LC. MicroRNA expression profiling of eutopic secretory endometrium in women with versus without endometriosis. Mol Hum Reprod. 2009 Oct; 15(10):625-31. PMID: 19692421; PMCID: PMC2744474.
    20. Velarde MC, Aghajanova L, Nezhat CR, Giudice LC. Increased mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase/extracellularly regulated kinase activity in human endometrial stromal fibroblasts of women with endometriosis reduces 3',5'-cyclic adenosine 5'-monophosphate inhibition of cyclin D1. Endocrinology. 2009 Oct; 150(10):4701-12. PMID: 19589865; PMCID: PMC2754675.
    21. Aghajanova L, Velarde MC, Giudice LC. The progesterone receptor coactivator Hic-5 is involved in the pathophysiology of endometriosis. Endocrinology. 2009 Aug; 150(8):3863-70. PMID: 19389829; PMCID: PMC2717860.
    22. Aghajanova L, Lindeberg M, Carlsson IB, Stavreus-Evers A, Zhang P, Scott JE, Hovatta O, Skjöldebrand-Sparre L. Receptors for thyroid-stimulating hormone and thyroid hormones in human ovarian tissue. Reprod Biomed Online. 2009 Mar; 18(3):337-47. PMID: 19298732.
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    23. Aghajanova L, Hamilton A, Kwintkiewicz J, Vo KC, Giudice LC. Steroidogenic enzyme and key decidualization marker dysregulation in endometrial stromal cells from women with versus without endometriosis. Biol Reprod. 2009 Jan; 80(1):105-14. PMID: 18815356; PMCID: PMC2704986.
    24. Aghajanova L, Altmäe S, Bjuresten K, Hovatta O, Landgren BM, Stavreus-Evers A. Disturbances in the LIF pathway in the endometrium among women with unexplained infertility. Fertil Steril. 2009 Jun; 91(6):2602-10. PMID: 18684446.
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    25. Aghajanova L, Bjuresten K, Altmäe S, Landgren BM, Stavreus-Evers A. HB-EGF but not amphiregulin or their receptors HER1 and HER4 is altered in endometrium of women with unexplained infertility. Reprod Sci. 2008 May; 15(5):484-92. PMID: 18579857.
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    26. Aghajanova L, Hamilton AE, Giudice LC. Uterine receptivity to human embryonic implantation: histology, biomarkers, and transcriptomics. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2008 Apr; 19(2):204-11. PMID: 18035563; PMCID: PMC2829661.
    27. Aghajanova L, Skottman H, Strömberg AM, Inzunza J, Lahesmaa R, Hovatta O. Expression of leukemia inhibitory factor and its receptors is increased during differentiation of human embryonic stem cells. Fertil Steril. 2006 Oct; 86(4 Suppl):1193-209. PMID: 16949591.
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    28. Stavreus-Evers A, Mandelin E, Koistinen R, Aghajanova L, Aghajnova L, Hovatta O, Seppälä M. Glycodelin is present in pinopodes of receptive-phase human endometrium and is associated with down-regulation of progesterone receptor B. Fertil Steril. 2006 Jun; 85(6):1803-11. PMID: 16759928.
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    29. Luksha L, Poston L, Gustafsson JA, Aghajanova L, Kublickiene K. Gender-specific alteration of adrenergic responses in small femoral arteries from estrogen receptor-beta knockout mice. Hypertension. 2005 Nov; 46(5):1163-8. PMID: 16216990.
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    30. Keros V, Rosenlund B, Hultenby K, Aghajanova L, Levkov L, Hovatta O. Optimizing cryopreservation of human testicular tissue: comparison of protocols with glycerol, propanediol and dimethylsulphoxide as cryoprotectants. Hum Reprod. 2005 Jun; 20(6):1676-87. PMID: 15860503.
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    31. Aghajanova L. Leukemia inhibitory factor and human embryo implantation. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2004 Dec; 1034:176-83. PMID: 15731310.
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    32. Aghajanova L, Stavreus-Evers A, Nikas Y, Hovatta O, Landgren BM. Coexpression of pinopodes and leukemia inhibitory factor, as well as its receptor, in human endometrium. Fertil Steril. 2003 Mar; 79 Suppl 1:808-14. PMID: 12620495.
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    33. Stavreus-Evers A, Aghajanova L, Brismar H, Eriksson H, Landgren BM, Hovatta O. Co-existence of heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor and pinopodes in human endometrium at the time of implantation. Mol Hum Reprod. 2002 Aug; 8(8):765-9. PMID: 12149409.
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    34. Nikas G, Aghajanova L. Endometrial pinopodes: some more understanding on human implantation? Reprod Biomed Online. 2002; 4 Suppl 3:18-23. PMID: 12470560.
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