JOAN SHERAR HUNT

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Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi HLA-G and immune tolerance in pregnancy
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7400, USA
    FASEB J 19:681-93. 2005
  2. ncbi Female steroid hormones regulate production of pro-inflammatory molecules in uterine leukocytes
    J S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 35:87-99. 1997
  3. ncbi Immunogenicity of the soluble isoforms of HLA-G
    J S Hunt
    Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Mol Hum Reprod 9:729-35. 2003
  4. ncbi Soluble HLA-G isoforms: technical deficiencies lead to misinterpretations
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Mol Hum Reprod 11:715-7. 2005
  5. pmc The role of HLA-G in human pregnancy
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 4:S10. 2006
  6. ncbi Uterine leukocytes: key players in pregnancy
    J S Hunt
    The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, Kansas, 66160 7400, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 11:127-37. 2000
  7. doi Immunoregulatory molecules in human placentas: potential for diverse roles in pregnancy
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas, USA
    Int J Dev Biol 54:457-67. 2010
  8. pmc Stranger in a strange land
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Immunol Rev 213:36-47. 2006
  9. pmc A commentary on gestational programming and functions of HLA-G in pregnancy
    J S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Mail Stop 3038, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Placenta 28:S57-63. 2007
  10. pmc HLA-G: a human pregnancy-related immunomodulator
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, United States
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 9:462-9. 2009

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  1. ncbi HLA-G and immune tolerance in pregnancy
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7400, USA
    FASEB J 19:681-93. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi Female steroid hormones regulate production of pro-inflammatory molecules in uterine leukocytes
    J S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 35:87-99. 1997
    ..Collectively, the results indicate that regulation of synthesis of pro-inflammatory molecules by hematopoietic cells in cycling and pregnant uterus comprises a new and potentially critical role for female steroid hormones...
  3. ncbi Immunogenicity of the soluble isoforms of HLA-G
    J S Hunt
    Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Mol Hum Reprod 9:729-35. 2003
    ..All six women delivered healthy babies, demonstrating that maternal antibodies to epitopes on sHLA-G do not abrogate pregnancy...
  4. ncbi Soluble HLA-G isoforms: technical deficiencies lead to misinterpretations
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Mol Hum Reprod 11:715-7. 2005
  5. pmc The role of HLA-G in human pregnancy
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 4:S10. 2006
    ..Both the monkey and the baboon express molecules that are similar but not identical to HLA-G, and may comprise suitable animal models for establishing a central role for these proteins in pregnancy...
  6. ncbi Uterine leukocytes: key players in pregnancy
    J S Hunt
    The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, Kansas, 66160 7400, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 11:127-37. 2000
    ....
  7. doi Immunoregulatory molecules in human placentas: potential for diverse roles in pregnancy
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas, USA
    Int J Dev Biol 54:457-67. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Stranger in a strange land
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Immunol Rev 213:36-47. 2006
    ..Ours and other studies indicate that soluble HLA-G proteins may comprise a unique tolerogenic system for establishing local immune privilege during pregnancy...
  9. pmc A commentary on gestational programming and functions of HLA-G in pregnancy
    J S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Mail Stop 3038, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Placenta 28:S57-63. 2007
    ..Collectively, the data indicate that soluble HLA-G is a critical contributor to immune privilege in pregnancy and imply that this placenta-derived substance may impact other pathways leading to successful reproduction...
  10. pmc HLA-G: a human pregnancy-related immunomodulator
    Joan S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, United States
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 9:462-9. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi Expression of the inducible nitric oxide synthase gene in mouse uterine leukocytes and potential relationships with uterine function during pregnancy
    J S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400, USA
    Biol Reprod 57:827-36. 1997
    ..These findings are consistent with the postulate that leukocyte NO contributes importantly to events associated with successful pregnancy that are likely to include relaxation of vascular smooth muscle...
  12. pmc Novel HLA-G-binding leukocyte immunoglobulin-like receptor (LILR) expression patterns in human placentas and umbilical cords
    R H McIntire
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Placenta 29:631-8. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi Antigen presenting cells and HLA-G--a review
    R H McIntire
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Placenta 26:S104-9. 2005
    ..Therefore, encounters between decidual antigen presenting cells and HLA-G molecules are likely to influence uterine and placental homeostasis as well as local maternal immune responses to the fetus during pregnancy...
  14. ncbi Cellular localization and hormonal regulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase in cycling mouse uterus
    J Huang
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400
    J Leukoc Biol 57:27-35. 1995
    ..The data are consistent with the postulate that NO derived from uterine leukocytes and other types of cells plays a role in uterine cyclicity and preparation for pregnancy...
  15. ncbi Death-inducing tumour necrosis factor (TNF) superfamily ligands and receptors are transcribed in human placentae, cytotrophoblasts, placental macrophages and placental cell lines
    T A Phillips
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160-7400, USA
    Placenta 22:663-72. 2001
    ..Detection of nearly all the death-inducing TNF superfamily ligands and their receptors in human placentae implies that these powerful cytokines contribute to programmed or activated cell death in this organ...
  16. ncbi Trophoblastic cell lines generated from tumour necrosis factor receptor-deficient mice reveal specific functions for the two tumour necrosis factor receptors
    C A Rasmussen
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400, USA
    Placenta 20:213-22. 1999
    ..Collectively, the observations support the postulate that receptor expression is the key factor which determines the nature and extent of TNF-alpha effects on trophoblast cell growth and function...
  17. ncbi Investigation of the role of nitric oxide synthase 2 in pregnancy using mutant mice
    T G Burnett
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160 7400, USA
    Reproduction 124:49-57. 2002
    ..These results indicate that NOS-2 has a functional role in the maintenance of decidual cellular integrity and development of appropriate uterine vasculature, and may play a supportive role in promoting embryo survival...
  18. ncbi B7 family molecules: novel immunomodulators at the maternal-fetal interface
    M G Petroff
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Placenta 23:S95-101. 2002
    ..These studies document that the positioning of B7-H1 at the maternal-fetal interface is such that it could participate in suppression of activated maternal leukocytes...
  19. ncbi Normal distribution of tumor necrosis factor-alpha messenger ribonucleic acid and protein in the uteri, placentas, and embryos of osteopetrotic (op/op) mice lacking colony-stimulating factor-1
    J S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400
    Biol Reprod 49:441-52. 1993
    ..Collectively, these findings are consistent with a major role for TNF in mouse reproduction and development and with a potential compensatory function for this potent polypeptide factor in CSF-1 deficiency...
  20. ncbi FLICE-inhibitory protein: expression in early and late gestation human placentas
    H Ka
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160 7400, USA
    Placenta 27:626-34. 2006
    ..The results of this study are consistent with the postulate that FLIP proteins have critical roles in placental cell survival and suggest that FLIP may protect normal and transformed trophoblast cells from cell death...
  21. ncbi Soluble HLA-G in human placentas: synthesis in trophoblasts and interferon-gamma-activated macrophages but not placental fibroblasts
    W Chu
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400, USA
    Hum Immunol 59:435-42. 1998
    ....
  22. ncbi Cellular localization and steroid hormone regulation of mRNA encoding tumour necrosis factor receptor I in mouse uterus
    K F Roby
    Department of Anatomy, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400, USA
    J Reprod Fertil 106:285-90. 1996
    ..Thus, multiple cell types in cyclic mouse uteri express the gene encoding TNF-RI, and expression in specific cells is controlled by female steroid hormones...
  23. ncbi Nitric oxide synthase-2 and expression of perforin in uterine NK cells
    T G Burnett
    Department of Anatomy, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Immunol 164:5245-50. 2000
    ..By contrast, their differentiation, including transcription and translation of the cytotoxic molecule perforin, was shown to rely on normal expression of the NOS-2 gene...
  24. ncbi TRAIL (Apo-2L) and TRAIL receptors in human placentas: implications for immune privilege
    T A Phillips
    Departments ofAnatomy and Cell Biology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Immunol 162:6053-9. 1999
    ..Collectively, the results are consistent with a role for the TRAIL/TRAIL-R system in the establishment of placental immune privilege...
  25. ncbi Expression of cell adhesion molecules in murine placentas and a placental cell line
    J A Bowen
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7400, USA
    Biol Reprod 60:428-34. 1999
    ..These results and the identification of an adhesion molecule-expressing trophoblastic cell line should facilitate future studies on the function of adhesion molecules in placental development...
  26. ncbi Fas ligand is positioned in mouse uterus and placenta to prevent trafficking of activated leukocytes between the mother and the conceptus
    J S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    J Immunol 158:4122-8. 1997
    ..These observations are consistent with the idea that FasL at the maternal-fetal interface protects the placenta against a maternal leukocytic influx that reduces fertility...
  27. pmc Cellular distribution of proteasome subunit Lmp7 mRNA and protein in human placentas
    K F Roby
    Department of Anatomy, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400, USA
    Immunology 86:469-74. 1995
    ....
  28. ncbi Synthesis and granular localization of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in activated NK cells in the pregnant mouse uterus
    E L Parr
    Department of Anatomy, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale 62901, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 28:31-40. 1995
    ....
  29. ncbi Gestation-related expression of the interferon-gamma receptor gene in mouse uterine and embryonic hematopoietic cells
    H L Chen
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400
    J Leukoc Biol 55:617-25. 1994
    ....
  30. ncbi Tumor necrosis factors: pivotal components of pregnancy?
    J S Hunt
    Department of Anatomy, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400, USA
    Biol Reprod 54:554-62. 1996
    ..Here, evidence for this intriguing dichotomy is presented, unresolved aspects are discussed, and potential roles for uteroplacental and embryonic tumor necrosis factor are proposed...
  31. ncbi Mouse endometrial tumor necrosis factor-alpha messenger ribonucleic acid and protein: localization and regulation by estradiol and progesterone
    K F Roby
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400
    Endocrinology 135:2780-9. 1994
    ..In summary, the results of this study indicate that both epithelial and stromal cells contain TNF mRNA and protein and that E2 and P4 exert individual influences on the cell-specific expression of TNF transcripts and protein...
  32. ncbi The olive baboon (Papio anubis): a potential animal model to study the function of human leukocyte antigen-G (HLA-G)
    D K Langat
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 57:33-6. 2004
    ....
  33. pmc Expression of HLA class II-associated peptide transporter and proteasome genes in human placentas and trophoblast cell lines
    K F Roby
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400
    Immunology 83:444-8. 1994
    ....
  34. ncbi Expression of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in mouse spermatogenic cells
    S K De
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7400
    Endocrinology 133:389-96. 1993
    ..These results are consistent with the working hypothesis that spermatids release TNF alpha, which is detected by Sertoli cells and may serve as a paracrine factor, regulating an as yet unidentified process in spermatogenesis...
  35. ncbi Tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene expression in mouse oocytes and follicular cells
    H L Chen
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Smith Research Center, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7401
    Biol Reprod 48:707-14. 1993
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  36. ncbi Methods for evaluating histocompatibility antigen gene expression in the baboon
    Daudi K Langat
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
    Methods Mol Med 122:165-80. 2006
    ..We used Paan-AG-specific primers to amplify Paan-AG transcripts from baboon placenta, and generated Paan-AG isoform-specific polyclonal antibodies for use in immunohistochemistry...
  37. ncbi In vitro models for studying human uterine and placental macrophages
    Ramsey H McIntire
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Methods Mol Med 122:123-48. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi Analysis of the soluble isoforms of HLA-G mRNAs and proteins
    Judith L Pace
    Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
    Methods Mol Med 122:181-203. 2006
    ..We describe methods developed in our laboratory to distinguish mRNAs encoding HLA-G5 and HLA-G6, and antibody-based protocols for identification of the soluble isoforms...
  39. ncbi Isolation and culture of term human trophoblast cells
    Margaret G Petroff
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
    Methods Mol Med 121:203-17. 2006
    ..The resulting cytotrophoblast cell populations have excellent viability and purity, and may be subjected to long-term culture...
  40. ncbi Differential expression of human leukocyte antigen-G (HLA-G) messenger RNAs and proteins in normal human prostate and prostatic adenocarcinoma
    Daudi K Langat
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160 7400, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 71:75-86. 2006
    ..The results are consistent with this molecule may influencing female immune receptivity to sperm and suggest that such immunosuppression could be disturbed in men with prostatic adenocarcinomas...
  41. ncbi Cell-specific expression of B lymphocyte (APRIL, BLyS)- and Th2 (CD30L/CD153)-promoting tumor necrosis factor superfamily ligands in human placentas
    Teresa A Phillips
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Leukoc Biol 74:81-7. 2003
    ..Patterns of placental expression of receptors suggest bidirectional maternal-fetal cytokine communication...
  42. ncbi Trophoblast CD274 (B7-H1) is differentially expressed across gestation: influence of oxygen concentration
    Lesya M Holets
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Biol Reprod 74:352-8. 2006
    ..Further, the regulation of this immunomodulator by oxygen may implicate its alteration during and involvement in the pathogenesis of complications of pregnancy such as preeclampsia...
  43. pmc Programming of human monocytes by the uteroplacental environment
    Ramsey H McIntire
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Reprod Sci 15:437-47. 2008
    ..Only the unfractionated decidual cells secreted TGF-beta1. These results suggest that activation, differentiation, and decidual signals cooperate to program monocytes into the decidual macrophage phenotype...
  44. ncbi Baboon placentas express soluble and membrane-bound Paan-AG proteins encoded by alternatively spliced transcripts of the class Ib major histocompatibility complex gene, Paan-AG
    Daudi K Langat
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 66160 7400, USA
    Immunogenetics 54:164-73. 2002
    ..Because of the structural similarities and common features of organ-specific expression and splicing of the message, studies on Paan-AG may be of value in dissecting the functions of the class Ib proteins in human pregnancy...
  45. ncbi Decidual macrophages are potentially susceptible to inhibition by class Ia and class Ib HLA molecules
    Margaret G Petroff
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160 7400, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 56:3-17. 2002
    ..These results reveal that inhibitory HLA receptors are expressed in decidual macrophages and suggest that HLA-G may deliver negative signals to maternal decidual macrophages through interaction with these receptors...
  46. ncbi Do nonhuman primates comprise appropriate experimental models for studying the function of human leukocyte antigen-G?
    Daudi K Langat
    Institute of Primate Research, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
    Biol Reprod 67:1367-74. 2002
    ..Thus, this molecule may be the functional homologue of HLA-G, and these two species may comprise appropriate models for elucidating the function of HLA-G...
  47. ncbi B7 family molecules are favorably positioned at the human maternal-fetal interface
    Margaret G Petroff
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Biol Reprod 68:1496-504. 2003
    ..Conversely, B7-2 was absent on trophoblasts and was appropriately localized to fetal and maternal macrophages, which may participate in antigen presentation...
  48. pmc Temporal and spatial patterns of expression of inhibitors of apoptosis in human placentas
    Hakhyun Ka
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Am J Pathol 163:413-22. 2003
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  49. ncbi Placental cell expression of HLA-G2 isoforms is limited to the invasive trophoblast phenotype
    Pedro J Morales
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Immunol 171:6215-24. 2003
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  50. pmc Soluble receptor (DcR3) and cellular inhibitor of apoptosis-2 (cIAP-2) protect human cytotrophoblast cells against LIGHT-mediated apoptosis
    Ryan M Gill
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160 7400, USA
    Am J Pathol 165:309-17. 2004
    ..In summary, the data are consistent with the postulate that placental CTB cells are protected from LIGHT-mediated apoptosis by both soluble receptor, DcR3, and cIAP-2...
  51. ncbi Recombinant HLA-G5 and -G6 drive U937 myelomonocytic cell production of TGF-beta1
    Ramsey H McIntire
    Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Leukoc Biol 76:1220-8. 2004
    ..Collectively, the results are consistent with the postulate that environmental programming of decidual macrophages may be dictated in part by their proximity to soluble HLA-G-producing fetal cytotrophoblast cells...
  52. ncbi Potential regulatory sequences in the untranslated regions of the baboon MHC class Ib gene, Paan-AG, more closely resemble those in the human MHC class Ia genes than those in the class Ib gene, HLA-G
    Daudi K Langat
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160 7400, USA
    Immunogenetics 56:657-66. 2004
    ....
  53. pmc Synthesis of beta(2)-microglobulin-free, disulphide-linked HLA-G5 homodimers in human placental villous cytotrophoblast cells
    Pedro J Morales
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160 7400, USA
    Immunology 122:179-88. 2007
    ..Thus, our findings are consistent with the postulate that the natural beta2m-free homodimeric form of HLA-G5 synthesized in primary vCTB cells could comprise a particularly effective tolerogenic molecule at the maternal-fetal interface...
  54. pmc Signaling pathways for B cell-activating factor (BAFF) and a proliferation-inducing ligand (APRIL) in human placenta
    Daudi L Langat
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160 7400, USA
    Am J Pathol 172:1303-11. 2008
    ....
  55. ncbi Differential cellular expression of LIGHT and its receptors in early gestation human placentas
    Ryan M Gill
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 74:1-6. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi Characteristics of the fetal/maternal interface with potential usefulness in the development of future immunological and pharmacological strategies
    Kenneth L Audus
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66047 3729, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 301:402-9. 2002
    ..Potential targets are discussed and presented as areas where researchers may identify novel pharmacological and immunological strategies that eventually will extend to the clinic to improve the quality and success of pregnancy...
  57. pmc Fine mapping and positional candidate studies identify HLA-G as an asthma susceptibility gene on chromosome 6p21
    Dan Nicolae
    Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 76:349-57. 2005
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  58. pmc Differential expression of LIGHT and its receptors in human placental villi and amniochorion membranes
    Ryan M Gill
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160 7400, USA
    Am J Pathol 161:2011-7. 2002
    ....
  59. ncbi Placenta and trophoblast: methods and protocols: overview II
    Michael J Soares
    Institute of Maternal Fetal Biology, Division of Cancer and Developmental Biology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
    Methods Mol Med 122:3-7. 2006

Research Grants30

  1. HLA-G at the Maternal Fetal Interface
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Approximately one in ten couples experiences fertility problems, and preterm labor is a common condition where pregnancy is terminated. Both conditions are costly in personal and financial terms. ..
  2. Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. INBRE: KUMC: ADMINISTRATIVE CORE
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. HLA-G at the Maternal Fetal Interface
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence
    JOAN SHERAR HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In building a distinguished center of research in cell and developmental biology in Kansas, the K-INBRE vigorously pursues all three of these key strategies. ..
  7. DECIDUAL CELL/PLACENTAL INTERACTIONS
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. DECIDUAL CELL/PLACENTAL INTERACTIONS
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. 1 P20 RR 16475-01 Kansas BRIN Supplement
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We expect markedly to improve our chances of bringing Kansas's biomedical research to a new, higher level by implementing these highly innovative programs for trainees and faculty. ..
  10. Kansas Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (K-BR*
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. BRIN:KUMC:RESEARCH SUPPORT CORE
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract not provided ..
  12. Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence
    JOAN HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In building a distinguished center of research in cell and developmental biology in Kansas, the K-INBRE vigorously pursues all three of these key strategies. ..