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D. Michael Nelson, MD, PhD

Interim Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Virginia S. Lang Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetics

Medical Director, Maternal-Fetal Transport

Specialty Areas

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
High Risk Obstetrics

Board Certifications

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Treating In-Patients Only. Maternal fetal medicine, pre-eclampsia, preterm labor, multiple births, collagen vascular diseases, maternal heart disease, high risk obstetrics, ob/gyn, perinatology, women's health

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

Education

Fellowship: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 1983
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Barnes Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1981
Ph.D.: Department of Anatomy, Washington University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, St. Louis, Missouri 1977
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1977
B.A.: Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa 1971

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Maternal pomegranate juice intake and brain structure and function in infants with intrauterine growth restriction: A randomized controlled pilot study.
Matthews LG, Smyser CD, Cherkerzian S, Alexopoulos D, Kenley J, Tuuli MG, Nelson DM, Inder TE
PLoS One. 2019; 14(8)e0219596. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0219596.

PMID:
    31433809
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reply to: Data do not support large-scale oligotrophication of terrestrial ecosystems.
Craine JM, Elmore AJ, Wang L, Boeckx P, Delzon S, Fang Y, Gray A, Guerrieri R, Gundale MJ, Hietz P, Nelson DM, Peri PL, Templer PH, Werner C
Nat Ecol Evol. 2019 Sep; 3(9)1287-1288. doi: 10.1038/s41559-019-0949-4.

PMID:
    31332332
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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"Just in Time" Training for Novice Preceptors.
Nelson DM, Joswiak ME, Brake KA
J Nurses Prof Dev. 2019 Jul/Aug; 35(4)228-231. doi: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000562.

PMID:
    31268934
    [PubMed - in process]
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Critical role of kinase activity of hematopoietic progenitor kinase 1 in anti-tumor immune surveillance.
Liu J, Curtin J, You D, Hillerman S, Li-Wang B, Eraslan R, Xie J, Swanson J, Ho CP, Oppenheimer S, Warrack BM, McNaney CA, Nelson DM, Blum J, Kim T, Fereshteh M, Reily M, Shipkova P, Murtaza A, Sanjuan M, Hunt JT, Salter-Cid L
PLoS One. 2019; 14(3)e0212670. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0212670.

PMID:
    30913212
    [PubMed - in process]
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Flipped Classroom Strategy: An Accessible, Application-Driven Approach to Genomics Education.
Fee-Schroeder KC, Nelson DM
Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2019 Apr 1; 23(2)145-148. doi: 10.1188/19.CJON.145-148.

PMID:
    30880799
    [PubMed - in process]
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Unprocessed Atmospheric Nitrate in Waters of the Northern Forest Region in the U.S. and Canada.
Sebestyen SD, Ross DS, Shanley JB, Elliott EM, Kendall C, Campbell JL, Dail DB, Fernandez IJ, Goodale CL, Lawrence GB, Lovett GM, McHale PJ, Mitchell MJ, Nelson SJ, Shattuck MD, Wickman TR, Barnes RT, Bostic JT, Buda AR, Burns DA, Eshleman KN, Finlay JC, Nelson DM, Ohte N, Pardo LH, Rose LA, Sabo RD, Schiff SL, Spoelstra J, Williard KWJ
Environ Sci Technol. 2019 Apr 2; 53(7)3620-3633. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b01276.

PMID:
    30830765
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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How to Flip the Classroom to Improve Learner Engagement.
Puppe JM, Nelson DM
J Nurses Prof Dev. 2019 Jul/Aug; 35(4)196-203. doi: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000537.

PMID:
    30829739
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Seasonal, sub-seasonal and diurnal variation of soil bacterial community composition in a temperate deciduous forest.
Landesman WJ, Freedman ZB, Nelson DM
FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2019 Feb 1; 95(2)doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiz002.

PMID:
    30629168
    [PubMed - in process]
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Addressing medically-underserved populations through maternal-fetal transport: A geographic analysis.
Rosenbloom JI, Nelson DM, Saunders S, Sessions Cole F, Chandarlis J, Macones GA, Cahill AG
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2018 Dec 26; 1-111. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2018.1564028.

PMID:
    30585099
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Light variability and mixotrophy: Responses of testate amoeba communities and shell δ<sup>13</sup>C values to a peatland shading experiment.
Herbert RP, Peters SC, Nelson DM, Booth RK
Eur J Protistol. 2019 Feb; 6715-26. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.10.005.

PMID:
    30445234
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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PLIN2 Is Essential for Trophoblastic Lipid Droplet Accumulation and Cell Survival During Hypoxia.
Bildirici I, Schaiff WT, Chen B, Morizane M, Oh SY, O'Brien M, Sonnenberg-Hirche C, Chu T, Barak Y, Nelson DM, Sadovsky Y
Endocrinology. 2018 Dec 1; 159(12)3937-3949. doi: 10.1210/en.2018-00752.

PMID:
    30351430
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Isotopic evidence for oligotrophication of terrestrial ecosystems.
Craine JM, Elmore AJ, Wang L, Aranibar J, Bauters M, Boeckx P, Crowley BE, Dawes MA, Delzon S, Fajardo A, Fang Y, Fujiyoshi L, Gray A, Guerrieri R, Gundale MJ, Hawke DJ, Hietz P, Jonard M, Kearsley E, Kenzo T, Makarov M, Marañón-Jiménez S, McGlynn TP, McNeil BE, Mosher SG, Nelson DM, Peri PL, Roggy JC, Sanders-DeMott R, Song M, Szpak P, Templer PH, Van der Colff D, Werner C, Xu X, Yang Y, Yu G, Zmudczyńska-Skarbek K
Nat Ecol Evol. 2018 Nov; 2(11)1735-1744. doi: 10.1038/s41559-018-0694-0.

PMID:
    30349095
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of heat and singeing on stable hydrogen isotope ratios of bird feathers and implications for their use in determining geographic origin.
Vander Zanden HB, Reid A, Katzner T, Nelson DM
Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2018 Nov 15; 32(21)1859-1866. doi: 10.1002/rcm.8253.

PMID:
    30076636
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Geometric and hemodynamic characterization of uterine spiral arteries: The concept of resistance reserve.
Zamir M, Nelson DM, Ginosar Y
Placenta. 2018 Aug; 6859-64. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2018.06.006.

PMID:
    30055671
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Timing and mechanism of conceptus demise in a complement regulatory membrane protein deficient mouse.
Triebwasser MP, Wu X, Bertram P, Hourcade DE, Nelson DM, Atkinson JP
Am J Reprod Immunol. 2018 Oct; 80(4)e12997. doi: 10.1111/aji.12997.

PMID:
    29924462
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Variable rescue of microtubule and physiological phenotypes in mdx muscle expressing different miniaturized dystrophins.
Nelson DM, Lindsay A, Judge LM, Duan D, Chamberlain JS, Lowe DA, Ervasti JM
Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Aug 1; 27(15)2773. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddy209.

PMID:
    29901725
    [PubMed]
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Antenatal pomegranate juice rescues hypoxia-induced fetal growth restriction in pregnant mice while reducing placental cell stress and apoptosis.
Chen B, Longtine MS, Riley JK, Nelson DM
Placenta. 2018 Jun; 661-7. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2018.04.009.

PMID:
    29884297
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Variable rescue of microtubule and physiological phenotypes in mdx muscle expressing different miniaturized dystrophins.
Nelson DM, Lindsay A, Judge LM, Duan D, Chamberlain JS, Lowe DA, Ervasti JM
Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Jun 15; 27(12)2090-2100. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddy113.

PMID:
    29618008
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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RNA-Seq identifies genes whose proteins are transformative in the differentiation of cytotrophoblast to syncytiotrophoblast, in human primary villous and BeWo trophoblasts.
Azar C, Valentine M, Trausch-Azar J, Druley T, Nelson DM, Schwartz AL
Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 23; 8(1)5142. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-23379-2.

PMID:
    29572450
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impaired muscle relaxation and mitochondrial fission associated with genetic ablation of cytoplasmic actin isoforms.
O'Rourke AR, Lindsay A, Tarpey MD, Yuen S, McCourt P, Nelson DM, Perrin BJ, Thomas DD, Spangenburg EE, Lowe DA, Ervasti JM
FEBS J. 2018 Feb; 285(3)481-500. doi: 10.1111/febs.14367.

PMID:
    29265728
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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