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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

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

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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

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. 2018 Oct 26; 6715-26. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.10.005.

PMID:
    30445234
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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 - in process]
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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
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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
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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 - in process]
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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
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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 12; doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddy209.

PMID:
    29901725
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Mouse models of two missense mutations in actin-binding domain 1 of dystrophin associated with Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy.
McCourt JL, Talsness DM, Lindsay A, Arpke RW, Chatterton PD, Nelson DM, Chamberlain CM, Olthoff JT, Belanto JJ, McCourt PM, Kyba M, Lowe DA, Ervasti JM
Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Feb 1; 27(3)451-462. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddx414.

PMID:
    29194514
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Trophic position and dietary breadth of bats revealed by nitrogen isotopic composition of amino acids.
Campbell CJ, Nelson DM, Ogawa NO, Chikaraishi Y, Ohkouchi N
Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 21; 7(1)15932. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-15440-3.

PMID:
    29162842
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Discovery and Validation of Pyridoxic Acid and Homovanillic Acid as Novel Endogenous Plasma Biomarkers of Organic Anion Transporter (OAT) 1 and OAT3 in Cynomolgus Monkeys.
Shen H, Nelson DM, Oliveira RV, Zhang Y, Mcnaney CA, Gu X, Chen W, Su C, Reily MD, Shipkova PA, Gan J, Lai Y, Marathe P, Humphreys WG
Drug Metab Dispos. 2018 Feb; 46(2)178-188. doi: 10.1124/dmd.117.077586.

PMID:
    29162614
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Two Distinct Myeloid Subsets at the Term Human Fetal-Maternal Interface.
Costa ML, Robinette ML, Bugatti M, Longtine MS, Colvin BN, Lantelme E, Vermi W, Colonna M, Nelson DM, Cella M
Front Immunol. 2017; 81357. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.01357.

PMID:
    29123519
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Calcitriol regulates immune genes <i>CD14</i> and <i>CD180</i> to modulate LPS responses in human trophoblasts.
Longtine MS, Cvitic S, Colvin BN, Chen B, Desoye G, Nelson DM
Reproduction. 2017 Dec; 154(6)735-744. doi: 10.1530/REP-17-0183.

PMID:
    29089453
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Isotopic analysis on nanogram quantities of carbon from dissolved insect cuticle: a method for paleoenvironmental inferences.
Zhao Y, Nelson DM, Clegg BF, An CB, Hu FS
Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2017 Nov 15; 31(21)1825-1834. doi: 10.1002/rcm.7965.

PMID:
    28833668
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Continental scale variability of foliar nitrogen and carbon isotopes in Populus balsamifera and their relationships with climate.
Elmore AJ, Craine JM, Nelson DM, Guinn SM
Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 10; 7(1)7759. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-08156-x.

PMID:
    28798483
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Centennial-scale reductions in nitrogen availability in temperate forests of the United States.
McLauchlan KK, Gerhart LM, Battles JJ, Craine JM, Elmore AJ, Higuera PE, Mack MC, McNeil BE, Nelson DM, Pederson N, Perakis SS
Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 10; 7(1)7856. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-08170-z.

PMID:
    28798386
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Oncogene-Expressing Senescent Melanocytes Up-Regulate MHC Class II, a Candidate Melanoma Suppressor Function.
van Tuyn J, Jaber-Hijazi F, MacKenzie D, Cole JJ, Mann E, Pawlikowski JS, Rai TS, Nelson DM, McBryan T, Ivanov A, Blyth K, Wu H, Milling S, Adams PD
J Invest Dermatol. 2017 Oct; 137(10)2197-2207. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2017.05.030.

PMID:
    28647344
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