Joanne Kwak-Kim

Summary

Affiliation: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Management of women with recurrent pregnancy losses and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
    Joanne Kwak-Kim
    Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 69:596-607. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Current trends of reproductive immunology practices in in vitro fertilization (IVF) - a first world survey using IVF-Worldwide.com
    Joanne Kwak-Kim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Medicine, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 69:12-20. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Immunological modes of pregnancy loss
    Joanne Kwak-Kim
    Reproductive Medicine Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 63:611-23. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Obstetrical outcome of anti-inflammatory and anticoagulation therapy in women with recurrent pregnancy loss or unexplained infertility
    Ae Ra Han
    Reproductive Medicine Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 68:418-27. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Women with multiple implantation failures and recurrent pregnancy losses have increased peripheral blood T cell activation
    Kwang Moon Yang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL 60061, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 63:370-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Thyroid autoimmunity and its association with cellular and humoral immunity in women with reproductive failures
    Na Young Kim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science North Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 65:78-87. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Immunologic characteristics of preeclampsia, a comprehensive review
    Hyunkyong Ahn
    Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL 60061, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 65:377-94. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency may be a risk factor for recurrent pregnancy losses by increasing cellular immunity and autoimmunity
    Kuniaki Ota
    Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, USA
    Hum Reprod 29:208-19. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent High Levels of IgM Antiphospholipid Antibodies in a Patient with Recurrent Pregnancy Losses and Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Kuniaki Ota
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL, USA Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 71:286-92. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Immune etiology of recurrent pregnancy loss and its diagnosis
    Kenneth D Beaman
    Clinical Immunology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 67:319-25. 2012

Collaborators

  • Joon Cheol Park
  • Jennifer Lee
  • Simon Fishel
  • Zeev Shoham
  • Alice Gilman-Sachs
  • Kenneth Beaman
  • Kuniaki Ota
  • Evangelos Ntrivalas
  • Ae Ra Han
  • Hyunkyong Ahn
  • Na Young Kim
  • Kwang Moon Yang
  • Svetlana Dambaeva
  • Kenneth D Beaman
  • Hye Jin Cho
  • Yoon Kyong Choi
  • Mukesh K Jaiswal
  • Peter Vu
  • Timothy M Mallers
  • Simon Thornton
  • Heun Yun Kim
  • Hyun Kyong Ahn
  • Richard Derks
  • Rita Levine

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Management of women with recurrent pregnancy losses and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
    Joanne Kwak-Kim
    Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 69:596-607. 2013
    ..The complex effects of heparin may explain the limited efficacy of heparin treatment in RPL. New diagnostic criteria for obstetrical APS are needed urgently, and new therapeutic approaches should be explored further...
  2. doi request reprint Current trends of reproductive immunology practices in in vitro fertilization (IVF) - a first world survey using IVF-Worldwide.com
    Joanne Kwak-Kim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Medicine, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 69:12-20. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Immunological modes of pregnancy loss
    Joanne Kwak-Kim
    Reproductive Medicine Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 63:611-23. 2010
    ..Potential application of anti-inflammatory therapeutic agents for the prevention of pregnancy losses should be explored further...
  4. doi request reprint Obstetrical outcome of anti-inflammatory and anticoagulation therapy in women with recurrent pregnancy loss or unexplained infertility
    Ae Ra Han
    Reproductive Medicine Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 68:418-27. 2012
    ..We aimed to investigate the incidence of PE and other obstetrical complications in women with RPL or UI who were treated with anti-inflammatory and anticoagulant treatment...
  5. doi request reprint Women with multiple implantation failures and recurrent pregnancy losses have increased peripheral blood T cell activation
    Kwang Moon Yang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL 60061, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 63:370-8. 2010
    ..We aim to determine whether peripheral blood T cell activation is associated with repeated implantation failures or recurrent pregnancy losses (RPLs)...
  6. doi request reprint Thyroid autoimmunity and its association with cellular and humoral immunity in women with reproductive failures
    Na Young Kim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science North Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 65:78-87. 2011
    ..We aim at investigating the prevalence of TAI in women with recurrent spontaneous abortions (RSA) or unexplained infertility (UI) and its relationship with cellular and humoral immune abnormalities...
  7. doi request reprint Immunologic characteristics of preeclampsia, a comprehensive review
    Hyunkyong Ahn
    Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL 60061, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 65:377-94. 2011
    ..In this review, the immunologic pathogenesis of the PE is reviewed in context of innate and adaptive immunity (both cellular, i.e., T and NK cells, and humoral immunity) in relation to thrombophilic conditions...
  8. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency may be a risk factor for recurrent pregnancy losses by increasing cellular immunity and autoimmunity
    Kuniaki Ota
    Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, USA
    Hum Reprod 29:208-19. 2014
    ..pregnancy losses (RPL) and low vitamin D have increased prevalence of auto- and cellular immune abnormalities when compared with women with RPL who have normal vitamin D, and does vitamin D have any effect on cellular immunity in vitro?..
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent High Levels of IgM Antiphospholipid Antibodies in a Patient with Recurrent Pregnancy Losses and Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Kuniaki Ota
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Vernon Hills, IL, USA Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 71:286-92. 2014
    ..Recurrent pregnancy losses (RPL) and unexplained infertility (UI) are often associated with the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies (APA). We report one case with RPL, UI, and persistent IgM APA without B-cell isotype switch...
  10. doi request reprint Immune etiology of recurrent pregnancy loss and its diagnosis
    Kenneth D Beaman
    Clinical Immunology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 67:319-25. 2012
    ..It is not imprudent, however, to say that incorporation of laboratory data is essential when diagnosing RSA/RSAI...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical implication of natural killer cells and reproduction
    Joanne Kwak-Kim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 59:388-400. 2008
    ..Possible neurological and hormonal control of NK cells and NK cell interaction with various leukocyte populations need further investigation in women with reproductive failures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Elevated Th1/Th2 cell ratios in a pregnant woman with a history of RSA, secondary Sjögren's syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis complicated with one fetal demise of twin pregnancy
    Joanne Kwak-Kim
    Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 58:325-9. 2007
    ..We report, significantly elevated Th1/Th2 cell ratios were noticed in a pregnant woman with twin pregnancies complicated with one fetal demise, who had a history of RSA, secondary Sjögren's syndrome (SS), and rheumatoid arthritis...
  13. doi request reprint Recurrent pregnancy loss: a disease of inflammation and coagulation
    Joanne Kwak-Kim
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:609-22. 2009
    ..In addition, metabolic diseases and hematological conditions which often lead to thrombotic/inflammatory conditions are discussed in association with RPL. Finally, current therapeutic options for RPL are reviewed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Novel role for the N-terminus domain of the a2 isoform of vacuolar ATPase in interleukin-1beta production
    Evangelos Ntrivalas
    Clinical Immunology Laboratory, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL, USA
    Hum Immunol 68:469-77. 2007
    ..These results indicate a regulatory role for a2NTD in IL-1 cytokine production and suggest a unique role for this molecule in inflammation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cytokine gene polymorphisms in recurrent spontaneous abortions: a comprehensive review
    Yoon Kyong Choi
    Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science The Chicago Medical School, 3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 60:91-110. 2008
    ..Cytokine gene polymorphism studies in women with recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA) are reviewed to provide comprehensive understanding and a direction for the future investigation...