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Michels, KARA

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Phone:

301-594-9148

Email:

kara.michels@nih.gov

Address:

6100 EXECUTIVE BLVD Room 7B03
Bethesda Md 20892
For FedEx use:
Rockville Md 20852

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Kara A. Michels is a postdoctoral Intramural Research Training Award fellow in the Epidemiology Branch. She works under the mentorship of Doctors Sunni Mumford and Edwina Yeung. She received her Ph.D. in epidemiology from Vanderbilt University, her M.P.H. from the University of Kentucky, and her B.A. in biology from Willamette University. The influence of genetics/epigenetics, pharmacology/dietary suplements, and chronobiology on reproductive health is of particluar interest to her—as well as the application of epidemiologic methods to studies in these areas.

 

Publications (PubMed):

Preconception care: it's never too early.
First-trimester antihistamine exposure and risk of spontaneous abortion or preterm birth.
Uterine leiomyomata and cesarean birth risk: a prospective cohort with standardized imaging.
BET1L and TNRC6B associate with uterine fibroid risk among European Americans.
Vision National Institutes of Health Home BOND National Institues of Health Home Home Storz Lab: Section on Environmental Gene Regulation Home Machner Lab: Unit on Microbial Pathogenesis Home Division of Intramural Population Health Research Home Bonifacino Lab: Section on Intracellular Protein Trafficking Home Lilly Lab: Section on Gamete Development Home Lippincott-Schwartz Lab: Section on Organelle Biology