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The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Ali, H., Kilic, G., Vincent, K., Motamedi, M., & Rytting, E. (2013). Nanomedicine for uterine leiomyoma therapy. Therapeutic Delivery, 4(2), 161–175. PMID: 23343157
  • Kim, J. J., Kurita, T, & Bulun, S. E. (2013). Progesterone action in endometrial cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and breast cancer. Endocrine Reviews, 34(1), 130–162. PMID: 23303565
  • Varghese, B. V., Koohestani, F., McWilliams, M., Colvin, A., Gunewardena, S., Kinsey, W. H., et al. (2013). Loss of the repressor REST in uterine fibroids promotes aberrant G protein-coupled receptor 10 expression and activates mammalian target of rapamycin pathway. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(6), 2187–2192. PMID: 23284171
  • Braundmeier, A. G., Dayger, C. A., Mehrotra, P., Belton, R. J., Jr., & Nowak, R. A. (2012). EMMPRIN is secreted by human uterine epithelial cells in microvesicles and stimulates metalloproteinase production by human uterine fibroblast cells. Reproductive Sciences, 19(12), 1292–1301. PMID: 22729071
  • Cardozo, E. R., Clark, A. D., Banks, N. K., Henne, M. B., Stegmann, B. J., & Segars, J. H. (2012). The estimated annual cost of uterine leiomyomata in the United States. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 206(3), 211.e1–e9. PMID: 22244472
  • Halder, S. K., Sharan, C., Al-Hendy, A. (2012). 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 treatment shrinks uterine leiomyoma tumors in the Eker rat model. Biology of Reproduction, 86(4), 116. PMID: 22302692
  • Johnson, G., MacLehose, R. F., Baird, D. D., Laughlin-Tommaso, S. K., & Hartmann, K. E. (2012). Uterine leiomyomata and fecundability in the Right from the Start study. Human Reproduction, 27(10), 2991–2997. PMID: 22811308
  • Machado, S. A., Bahr, J. M., Hales, D. B, Braundmeier,  A. G., Quade, B. J., & Nowak, R. A. (2012). Validation of the aging hen (Gallus gallus domesticus) as an animal model for uterine leiomyomas. Biology of Reproduction, 87(4), 86. PMID: 22811571
  • Norian, J. M., Owen, C. M., Taboas, J., Korecki, C., Tuan, R., Malik, M., Catherino, W. H., & Segars, J. H. (2012). Characterization of tissue biomechanics and mechanical signaling in uterine leiomyoma. Matrix Biology, 31(1), 57–65. PMID: 21983114
  • Roy, A., Perkins, N. J., Buck Louis, G. M. (2012). Assessing Chemical Mixtures and Human Health: Use of Bayesian Belief Net Analysis. Journal of Environmental Protection, 3(6), 462–468 PMID: 23125944
  • Taylor, D. K., & Leppert, P. C. (2012). Treatment for Uterine Fibroids: Searching for Effective Drug Therapies. Drug Discovery Today. Therapeutic Strategies, 9(1), e41–e49. PMID: 23264802
  • Venkatesan, A. M., Partanen, A., Pulanic, T. K., Dreher, M. R., Fischer, J., Zurawin, R. K., et al, (2012). Magnetic resonance imaging-guided volumetric ablation of symptomatic leiomyomata: correlation of imaging with histology. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 23(6), 786–794.e4. PMID: 22626269
  • Bouwsma, E. V., Hesley, G. K., Woodrum, D. A., Weaver, A. L., Leppert, P. C., Peterson, L. G., & Stewart, E. A. (2011). Comparing focused ultrasound and uterine artery embolization for uterine fibroids-rationale and design of the Fibroid Interventions: reducing symptoms today and tomorrow (FIRSTT) trial. Fertility and Sterility, 96(3), 704–710. PMID: 21794858
  • Nieman, L. N., Blocker, W., Nansel, T., Mahoney, S., Reynolds, J., Blithe, D., et al. (2011). Efficacy and tolerability of CDB-2914 treatment for symptomatic uterine fibroids: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, Phase IIb study Fertility and Sterility, 95, 767–772. PMID: 21055739
  • Levens, E. D., Potlog-Nahari, C., Armstrong, A. Y., Wesley, R., Premkumar, A., Blithe, D. L., et al. (2008). CDB-2914 for uterine leiomyomata treatment: A randomized controlled trial. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 111(5), 1129–1136. PMID: 18448745

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