Kjersti Aagaard

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Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc mtDNA haplogroup and single nucleotide polymorphisms structure human microbiome communities
    Jun Ma
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Genomics 15:257. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The placenta harbors a unique microbiome
    Kjersti Aagaard
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Bioinformatics Research Laboratory, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sci Transl Med 6:237ra65. 2014
  3. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea screening in pregnancy, perinatal outcomes, and impact of maternal obesity
    Sofia A Olivarez
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 28:651-8. 2011
  4. pmc Postweaning exposure to a high-fat diet is associated with alterations to the hepatic histone code in Japanese macaques
    Melissa A Suter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Res 74:252-8. 2013
  5. pmc Transcriptome profiling of microRNA by Next-Gen deep sequencing reveals known and novel miRNA species in the lipid fraction of human breast milk
    Erika M Munch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e50564. 2013
  6. pmc Qualitative assessment of attitudes and knowledge on preterm birth in Malawi and within country framework of care
    Judy Levison
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, 77030 Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:123. 2014
  7. pmc The Human Microbiome Project strategy for comprehensive sampling of the human microbiome and why it matters
    Kjersti Aagaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    FASEB J 27:1012-22. 2013
  8. pmc A metagenomic approach to characterization of the vaginal microbiome signature in pregnancy
    Kjersti Aagaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e36466. 2012
  9. pmc The Genboree Microbiome Toolset and the analysis of 16S rRNA microbial sequences
    Kevin Riehle
    Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 13:S11. 2012
  10. pmc Administration of antenatal glucocorticoids and postnatal surfactant ameliorates respiratory distress syndrome-associated neonatal lethality in Erk3(-/-) mouse pups
    Milenka Cuevas Guaman
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    Pediatr Res 76:24-32. 2014

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Publications12

  1. pmc mtDNA haplogroup and single nucleotide polymorphisms structure human microbiome communities
    Jun Ma
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Genomics 15:257. 2014
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  2. doi request reprint The placenta harbors a unique microbiome
    Kjersti Aagaard
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Bioinformatics Research Laboratory, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sci Transl Med 6:237ra65. 2014
    ..006), such as urinary tract infection in the first trimester, as well as with preterm birth <37 weeks (P = 0.001). ..
  3. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea screening in pregnancy, perinatal outcomes, and impact of maternal obesity
    Sofia A Olivarez
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 28:651-8. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, OSA status continues to exert an independent influence, as obese and nonobese gravidae are at increased risk for a limited number of adverse perinatal outcomes in multivariate models...
  4. pmc Postweaning exposure to a high-fat diet is associated with alterations to the hepatic histone code in Japanese macaques
    Melissa A Suter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Res 74:252-8. 2013
    ..Expression of circadian gene, Npas2, is altered in fetal life with maternal high-fat (HF) diet exposure by virtue of alterations in the fetal histone code. We postulated that these disruptions would persist postnatally...
  5. pmc Transcriptome profiling of microRNA by Next-Gen deep sequencing reveals known and novel miRNA species in the lipid fraction of human breast milk
    Erika M Munch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e50564. 2013
    ..We further speculate that regulation of these miRNA by a high fat maternal diet enables modulation of fetal metabolism to accommodate significant dietary challenges...
  6. pmc Qualitative assessment of attitudes and knowledge on preterm birth in Malawi and within country framework of care
    Judy Levison
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, 77030 Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:123. 2014
    ..As prior qualitative research had largely focused on patient or client-based focused groups, we primarily focused on groups comprised of community health workers (CHWs) and providers...
  7. pmc The Human Microbiome Project strategy for comprehensive sampling of the human microbiome and why it matters
    Kjersti Aagaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    FASEB J 27:1012-22. 2013
    ..Our clinical design and well-defined reference cohort has laid a foundation for microbiome research...
  8. pmc A metagenomic approach to characterization of the vaginal microbiome signature in pregnancy
    Kjersti Aagaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e36466. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc The Genboree Microbiome Toolset and the analysis of 16S rRNA microbial sequences
    Kevin Riehle
    Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 13:S11. 2012
    ..Installation, integration, and maintenance of the tools poses significant burden on many researchers and creates a barrier to adoption of microbiome analysis, particularly in translational settings...
  10. pmc Administration of antenatal glucocorticoids and postnatal surfactant ameliorates respiratory distress syndrome-associated neonatal lethality in Erk3(-/-) mouse pups
    Milenka Cuevas Guaman
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    Pediatr Res 76:24-32. 2014
    ..In this study, we characterized the impact of antenatal glucocorticoids and postnatal surfactant on neonatal survival of Erk3 null mice...
  11. pmc Genome-wide array-based copy number profiling in human placentas from unexplained stillbirths
    R Alan Harris
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prenat Diagn 31:932-44. 2011
    ..High-resolution copy number variant analysis by genomic array-based profiling may overcome such limitations...
  12. doi request reprint Prospective trial on obstructive sleep apnea in pregnancy and fetal heart rate monitoring
    Sofia A Olivarez
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:552.e1-7. 2010
    ..Incorporating simultaneous fetal heart rate monitoring (FHM), we examined the association of maternal apnea with FHM abnormalities...