Publications


Scientific Publications by Juneau

Albertsen HM, Ward K. Genes Linked to Endometriosis by GWAS Are Integral to Cytoskeleton Regulation and Suggests that Mesothelial Barrier Homeostasis is a Factor in the Pathogenesis of Endometriosis. Reprod Sci, 2016 Jul 28. pii: 1933719116660847.

Chettier R, Ward K, Albertsen HM. Endometriosis Is Associated With Rare Copy Number Variants. PloS One. 2014 Aug 1;9(8):e103968.

Albertsen HM, Chettier R, Farrington P, Ward K. Genome-wide Association Study Link Novel Loci to Endometriosis. PLoS One, 2013;8(3):e58257.

Scientific Presentations by Juneau

American Association Gynecologic Laparoscopists, 2017:

Fogelson N, Chettier R, Ward K, DNA Testing to Predict Endometriosis: Implications for Referral for Minimally Invasive Surgery

World Congress of Endometriosis, 2017:

Albertsen HM, Chettier R, Ward K. Endometriosis GWAS replicate association near the kinase insert domain receptor gene (KDR).

Ward K, Chettier R, Albertsen HM. Variation in innate pain sensitivity may play an important role in endometriosis.

Chettier R, Albertsen HM, Ward K. CCDC168 and MUC12 show recessive effects in women with endometriosis.

Society for Reproductive Investigation, 2017:

Ward K, Chettier R, Albertsen H. Low-frequency, damaging mutation in hundreds of genes are risk factors for endometriosis.

Ward K, Chettier R, Albertsen H. Novel high-risk damaging mutations discovered in familial endometriosis.

Ward K, Chettier R, Albertsen H. Genetic variation underlying the clinical heterogeneity of endometriosis.

Society for Reproductive Investigation, 2016:

Ward K, Chettier R, Albertsen H. Whole exome sequencing of endometriosis patients uncovers mutations with large effects.

Albertsen HM, Chettier R, Ward K. Four genes consistently associated with endometriosis suggest that aberrant epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition is an initiating factor in the pathogenesis of endometriosis.

Ward K, Chettier R, Albertsen HM. Novel candidate genes for endometriosis were identified by exome analysis of high risk endometriosis families that share rare damaging variants in multiple families.

Albertsen HM, Chettier R, Ward K. Key endometriosis genes show very low mutations rates indicating these genes have essential functions during embryonic development and suggests a role in endometriosis-related infertility.

Chettier R, Albertsen HM, Ward K. Distant relative pair analysis identifies a DNA repair gene POLN associated with familial endometriosis.

Ward K, Chettier R, Albertsen HM. Replication study implicates IL33 and PDE1C as candidate genes for endometriosis.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 2015:

Ward K, Chettier R, Albertsen HM, Farrington P: Exome sequencing of women with surgically confirmed endometriosis identifies new candidate genes.

American Society of Human Genetics, 2015:

Chettier R, Albertsen HM, Ward K. NLRP2: A paternally imprinted gene implicated in innate immunity and blastocyst development has a major effect on endometriosis.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 2014:

Albertsen HM, Chettier R, Farrington P, Ward K. Evolutionarily recent, exonic mutations are strong genetic risk factors for endometriosis.

Ward K, Chettier R, Farrington P, Albertsen HM. Mutations in the GnRH signaling pathway are risk factors for endometriosis.

Chettier R, Albertsen HM, Ward K. Next generation sequencing of families with endometriosis identifies new genomic regions likely to contribute to heritability.

Chettier R, Albertsen HM, Ward K. Rare mutations in Wnt signaling pathways are risk factors for endometriosis.

12th World Congress on Endometriosis, 2014:

Albertsen HM, Chettier R, Ward K. Genomic rearrangements (copy number variants) may play a role in the pathogenesis of endometriosis.

Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2013:

Albertsen H, Chettier R, Farrington P, Ward K. GWAS identify novel loci associated with endometriosis.

Chettier R, Albertsen H, Ward K. Digging deeper to find predictive markers for endometriosis.