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D. Michael Nelson, MD, PhD

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

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

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

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

Independent variability of microtubule perturbations associated with dystrophinopathy.
Belanto JJ, Olthoff JT, Mader TL, Chamberlain CM, Nelson DM, McCourt PM, Talsness DM, Gundersen GG, Lowe DA, Ervasti JM
Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Nov 15; 25(22)4951-4961. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddw318.

PMID:
    28171583
    [PubMed - in process]
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Oleate attenuates palmitate-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress and apoptosis in placental trophoblasts.
Colvin BN, Longtine MS, Chen B, Costa ML, Nelson DM
Reproduction. 2017 Apr; 153(4)369-380. doi: 10.1530/REP-16-0576.

PMID:
    28159805
    [PubMed - in process]
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Geographic origins and population genetics of bats killed at wind-energy facilities.
Pylant CL, Nelson DM, Fitzpatrick MC, Gates JE, Keller SR
Ecol Appl. 2016 Jul; 26(5)1381-1395. doi: 10.1890/15-0541.

PMID:
    27755755
    [PubMed - in process]
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Golden Eagle fatalities and the continental-scale consequences of local wind-energy generation.
Katzner TE, Nelson DM, Braham MA, Doyle JM, Fernandez NB, Duerr AE, Bloom PH, Fitzpatrick MC, Miller TA, Culver RC, Braswell L, DeWoody JA
Conserv Biol. 2017 Apr; 31(2)406-415. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12836.

PMID:
    27677518
    [PubMed - in process]
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Earlier springs are causing reduced nitrogen availability in North American eastern deciduous forests.
Elmore AJ, Nelson DM, Craine JM
Nat Plants. 2016 Sep 12; 216133. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2016.133.

PMID:
    27618399
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mapping H4K20me3 onto the chromatin landscape of senescent cells indicates a function in control of cell senescence and tumor suppression through preservation of genetic and epigenetic stability.
Nelson DM, Jaber-Hijazi F, Cole JJ, Robertson NA, Pawlikowski JS, Norris KT, Criscione SW, Pchelintsev NA, Piscitello D, Stong N, Rai TS, McBryan T, Otte GL, Nixon C, Clark W, Riethman H, Wu H, Schotta G, Garcia BA, Neretti N, Baird DM, Berger SL, Adams PD
Genome Biol. 2016 Jul 25; 17(1)158. doi: 10.1186/s13059-016-1017-x.

PMID:
    27457071
    [PubMed - in process]
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Punicalagin promotes human villous trophoblast differentiation.
Chen B, Longtine MS, Costa ML, Nelson DM
Placenta. 2016 Aug; 4480-2. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2016.06.007.

PMID:
    27452441
    [PubMed - in process]
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The utility of stable isotope labeled (SIL) analogues in the bioanalysis of endogenous compounds by LC-MS applied to the study of bile acids in a metabolomics assay.
Zheng JJ, Shields EE, Snow KJ, Nelson DM, Olah TV, Reily MD, Robertson DG, Shipkova PA, Stryker SA, Xin B, Drexler DM
Anal Biochem. 2016 Jun 15; 50371-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ab.2016.03.011.

PMID:
    27033006
    [PubMed - in process]
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Studies of the dynamics of nuclear clustering in human syncytiotrophoblast.
Calvert SJ, Longtine MS, Cotter S, Jones CJ, Sibley CP, Aplin JD, Nelson DM, Heazell AE
Reproduction. 2016 Jun; 151(6)657-71. doi: 10.1530/REP-15-0544.

PMID:
    27002000
    [PubMed - in process]
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Critical Parameters for Efficient Sonication and Improved Chromatin Immunoprecipitation of High Molecular Weight Proteins.
Pchelintsev NA, Adams PD, Nelson DM
PLoS One. 2016; 11(1)e0148023. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148023.

PMID:
    26821228
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Punicalagin promotes autophagy to protect primary human syncytiotrophoblasts from apoptosis.
Wang Y, Chen B, Longtine MS, Nelson DM
Reproduction. 2016 Feb; 151(2)97-104. doi: 10.1530/REP-15-0287.

PMID:
    26659860
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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How the placenta affects your life, from womb to tomb.
Nelson DM
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Oct; 213(4 Suppl)S12-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.08.015.

PMID:
    26428490
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A late-Quaternary perspective, on atmospheric pCO2, climate, and fire as drivers of C4-grass abundance.
Urban MA, Nelson DM, Street-Perrott FA, Verschuren D, Hul FS
Ecology. 2015 Mar; 96(3)642-53.

PMID:
    26236861
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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N-myc downstream-regulated gene 1 (NDRG1) mediates pomegranate juice protection from apoptosis in hypoxic BeWo cells but not in primary human trophoblasts.
Chen B, Zaveri PG, Longtine MS, Nelson DM
Placenta. 2015 Aug; 36(8)847-53. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2015.05.009.

PMID:
    26028238
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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HIRA orchestrates a dynamic chromatin landscape in senescence and is required for suppression of neoplasia.
Rai TS, Cole JJ, Nelson DM, Dikovskaya D, Faller WJ, Vizioli MG, Hewitt RN, Anannya O, McBryan T, Manoharan I, van Tuyn J, Morrice N, Pchelintsev NA, Ivanov A, Brock C, Drotar ME, Nixon C, Clark W, Sansom OJ, Anderson KI, King A, Blyth K, Adams PD
Genes Dev. 2014 Dec 15; 28(24)2712-25. doi: 10.1101/gad.247528.114.

PMID:
    25512559
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Stable hydrogen isotopes record the summering grounds of eastern red bats (Lasiurus borealis).
Pylant CL, Nelson DM, Keller SR
PeerJ. 2014; 2e629. doi: 10.7717/peerj.629.

PMID:
    25337458
    [PubMed]
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Reduced apoptosis in term placentas from gestational diabetic pregnancies.
Belkacemi L, Kjos S, Nelson DM, Desai M, Ross MG
J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2013 Jun; 4(3)256-65. doi: 10.1017/S2040174413000068.

PMID:
    25054844
    [PubMed]
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A comparison of oncogene-induced senescence and replicative senescence: implications for tumor suppression and aging.
Nelson DM, McBryan T, Jeyapalan JC, Sedivy JM, Adams PD
Age (Dordr). 2014 Jun; 36(3)9637. doi: 10.1007/s11357-014-9637-0.

PMID:
    24647599
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Advancing research transdisciplinarity within our discipline.
Sadovsky Y, Esplin MS, Garite TJ, Nelson DM, Parry SI, Saade GR, Socol ML, Spong CY, Varner MW, D'Alton ME
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Sep; 211(3)205-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.02.006.

PMID:
    24530819
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genomic Resources Notes accepted 1 October 2013-30 November 2013.
Genomic Resources Development Consortium., Keller SR, Nelson DM, Pylant C, Santos SR, Trott R
Mol Ecol Resour. 2014 Mar; 14(2)435-6. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12221.

PMID:
    24373211
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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