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TitleAdjunct Associate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology
AddressOne Baylor Plaza
Houston TX 77030
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    1. Grive KJ, Gustafson EA, Seymour KA, Baddoo M, Schorl C, Golnoski K, Rajkovic A, Brodsky AS, Freiman RN. TAF4b Regulates Oocyte-Specific Genes Essential for Meiosis. PLoS Genet. 2016 Jun; 12(6):e1006128. PMID: 27341508.
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    2. Bregand-White J, Saller DN, Clemens M, Surti U, Yatsenko SA, Rajkovic A. Genotype-phenotype correlation and pregnancy outcomes of partial trisomy 14q: A systematic review. Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Sep; 170(9):2365-71. PMID: 27286879.
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    3. Lamont RE, Tan WH, Innes AM, Parboosingh JS, Schneidman-Duhovny D, Rajkovic A, Pappas J, Altschwager P, DeWard S, Fulton A, Gray KJ, Krall M, Mehta L, Rodan LH, Saller DN, Steele D, Stein D, Yatsenko SA, Bernier FP, Slavotinek AM. Expansion of phenotype and genotypic data in CRB2-related syndrome. Eur J Hum Genet. 2016 Oct; 24(10):1436-44. PMID: 27004616.
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    4. Yatsenko SA, Peters DG, Rajkovic A. Response to Sahoo et al. Genet Med. 2016 Mar; 18(3):277. PMID: 26795591.
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    5. Peterson JF, Aggarwal N, Smith CA, Gollin SM, Surti U, Rajkovic A, Swerdlow SH, Yatsenko SA. Integration of microarray analysis into the clinical diagnosis of hematological malignancies: How much can we improve cytogenetic testing? Oncotarget. 2015 Aug 7; 6(22):18845-62. PMID: 26299921.
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    6. Mittal P, Shin YH, Yatsenko SA, Castro CA, Surti U, Rajkovic A. Med12 gain-of-function mutation causes leiomyomas and genomic instability. J Clin Invest. 2015 Aug 3; 125(8):3280-4. PMID: 26193636.
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    7. Kalynchuk EJ, Althouse A, Parker LS, Saller DN, Rajkovic A. Prenatal whole-exome sequencing: parental attitudes. Prenat Diagn. 2015 Oct; 35(10):1030-6. PMID: 26151551.
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    8. Yatsenko AN, Georgiadis AP, Röpke A, Berman AJ, Jaffe T, Olszewska M, Westernströer B, Sanfilippo J, Kurpisz M, Rajkovic A, Yatsenko SA, Kliesch S, Schlatt S, Tüttelmann F. X-linked TEX11 mutations, meiotic arrest, and azoospermia in infertile men. N Engl J Med. 2015 May 28; 372(22):2097-107. PMID: 25970010; PMCID: PMC4470617.
    9. Beck M, Peterson JF, McConnell J, McGuire M, Asato M, Losee JE, Surti U, Madan-Khetarpal S, Rajkovic A, Yatsenko SA. Craniofacial abnormalities and developmental delay in two families with overlapping 22q12.1 microdeletions involving the MN1 gene. Am J Med Genet A. 2015 May; 167A(5):1047-53. PMID: 25810350.
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    10. Chu T, Yeniterzi S, Yatsenko SA, Dunkel M, Rajkovic A, Hogge WA, Peters DG. Cell-free nucleic acids as non-invasive biomarkers of gynecological disorders, fetal aneuploidy and constitutional maternal chromosomal mosaicism. Hum Reprod Update. 2015 Sep-Oct; 21(5):690-2. PMID: 25765864.
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    11. Yatsenko SA, Peters DG, Saller DN, Chu T, Clemens M, Rajkovic A. Maternal cell-free DNA-based screening for fetal microdeletion and the importance of careful diagnostic follow-up. Genet Med. 2015 Oct; 17(10):836-8. PMID: 25569438.
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    12. Wood-Trageser MA, Gurbuz F, Yatsenko SA, Jeffries EP, Kotan LD, Surti U, Ketterer DM, Matic J, Chipkin J, Jiang H, Trakselis MA, Topaloglu AK, Rajkovic A. MCM9 mutations are associated with ovarian failure, short stature, and chromosomal instability. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Dec 4; 95(6):754-62. PMID: 25480036; PMCID: PMC4259971.
    13. AlAsiri S, Basit S, Wood-Trageser MA, Yatsenko SA, Jeffries EP, Surti U, Ketterer DM, Afzal S, Ramzan K, Faiyaz-Ul Haque M, Jiang H, Trakselis MA, Rajkovic A. Exome sequencing reveals MCM8 mutation underlies ovarian failure and chromosomal instability. J Clin Invest. 2015 Jan; 125(1):258-62. PMID: 25437880; PMCID: PMC4382257.
    14. Peters DG, Yatsenko SA, Surti U, Rajkovic A. Recent advances of genomic testing in perinatal medicine. Semin Perinatol. 2015 Feb; 39(1):44-54. PMID: 25444417; PMCID: PMC4883661.
    15. Marinescu PS, Saller DN, Parks WT, Yatsenko SA, Rajkovic A. Prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 6q25.3-qter and monosomy 10q26.12-qter by array CGH in a fetus with an apparently normal karyotype. Clin Case Rep. 2015 Feb; 3(2):92-5. PMID: 25767704; PMCID: PMC4352360.
    16. Georgiadis AP, Kishore A, Zorrilla M, Jaffe TM, Sanfilippo JS, Volk E, Rajkovic A, Yatsenko AN. High quality RNA in semen and sperm: isolation, analysis and potential application in clinical testing. J Urol. 2015 Jan; 193(1):352-9. PMID: 25088949; PMCID: PMC4382362.
    17. Mroczkowski HJ, Arnold G, Schneck FX, Rajkovic A, Yatsenko SA. Interstitial 10p11.23-p12.1 microdeletions associated with developmental delay, craniofacial abnormalities, and cryptorchidism. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Oct; 164A(10):2623-6. PMID: 25073539.
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    18. Thakur P, Speer P, Rajkovic A. Novel Mutation in the PKHD1 Gene Diagnosed Prenatally in a Fetus with Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease. Case Rep Genet. 2014; 2014:517952. PMID: 25114813; PMCID: PMC4120792.
    19. Puri P, Phillips BT, Suzuki H, Orwig KE, Rajkovic A, Lapinski PE, King PD, Feng GS, Walker WH. The transition from stem cell to progenitor spermatogonia and male fertility requires the SHP2 protein tyrosine phosphatase. Stem Cells. 2014 Mar; 32(3):741-53. PMID: 24123360.
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    20. Chu T, Yeniterzi S, Rajkovic A, Hogge WA, Dunkel M, Shaw P, Bunce K, Peters DG. High resolution non-invasive detection of a fetal microdeletion using the GCREM algorithm. Prenat Diagn. 2014 May; 34(5):469-77. PMID: 24452987; PMCID: PMC4266320.
    21. Chen CT, Liu CT, Chen GK, Andrews JS, Arnold AM, Dreyfus J, Franceschini N, Garcia ME, Kerr KF, Li G, Lohman KK, Musani SK, Nalls MA, Raffel LJ, Smith J, Ambrosone CB, Bandera EV, Bernstein L, Britton A, Brzyski RG, Cappola A, Carlson CS, Couper D, Deming SL, Goodarzi MO, Heiss G, John EM, Lu X, Le Marchand L, Marciante K, Mcknight B, Millikan R, Nock NL, Olshan AF, Press MF, Vaiyda D, Woods NF, Taylor HA, Zhao W, Zheng W, Evans MK, Harris TB, Henderson BE, Kardia SL, Kooperberg C, Liu Y, Mosley TH, Psaty B, Wellons M, Windham BG, Zonderman AB, Cupples LA, Demerath EW, Haiman C, Murabito JM, Rajkovic A. Meta-analysis of loci associated with age at natural menopause in African-American women. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Jun 15; 23(12):3327-42. PMID: 24493794; PMCID: PMC4030781.
    22. Peterson JF, Ghaloul-Gonzalez L, Madan-Khetarpal S, Hartman J, Surti U, Rajkovic A, Yatsenko SA. Familial microduplication of 17q23.1–q23.2 involving TBX4 is associated with congenital clubfoot and reduced penetrance in females. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Feb; 164A(2):364-9. PMID: 24592505.
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    23. Ramaswamy S, Razack BS, Roslund RM, Suzuki H, Marshall GR, Rajkovic A, Plant TM. Spermatogonial SOHLH1 nucleocytoplasmic shuttling associates with initiation of spermatogenesis in the rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta). Mol Hum Reprod. 2014 Apr; 20(4):350-7. PMID: 24324034; PMCID: PMC3969541.
    24. Wood MA, Rajkovic A. Genomic markers of ovarian reserve. Semin Reprod Med. 2013 Nov; 31(6):399-415. PMID: 24101221; PMCID: PMC4043392.
    25. Shin YH, McGuire MM, Rajkovic A. Mouse HORMAD1 is a meiosis i checkpoint protein that modulates DNA double- strand break repair during female meiosis. Biol Reprod. 2013 Aug; 89(2):29. PMID: 23759310; PMCID: PMC4076362.
    26. Demerath EW, Liu CT, Franceschini N, Chen G, Palmer JR, Smith EN, Chen CT, Ambrosone CB, Arnold AM, Bandera EV, Berenson GS, Bernstein L, Britton A, Cappola AR, Carlson CS, Chanock SJ, Chen W, Chen Z, Deming SL, Elks CE, Evans MK, Gajdos Z, Henderson BE, Hu JJ, Ingles S, John EM, Kerr KF, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Lu X, Millikan RC, Musani SK, Nock NL, North K, Nyante S, Press MF, Rodriquez-Gil JL, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Schork NJ, Srinivasan SR, Woods NF, Zheng W, Ziegler RG, Zonderman A, Heiss G, Gwen Windham B, Wellons M, Murray SS, Nalls M, Pastinen T, Rajkovic A, Hirschhorn J, Adrienne Cupples L, Kooperberg C, Murabito JM, Haiman CA. Genome-wide association study of age at menarche in African-American women. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Aug 15; 22(16):3329-46. PMID: 23599027; PMCID: PMC3723312.
    27. Skaznik-Wikiel ME, McGuire MM, Sukhwani M, Donohue J, Chu T, Krivak TC, Rajkovic A, Orwig KE. Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor with or without stem cell factor extends time to premature ovarian insufficiency in female mice treated with alkylating chemotherapy. Fertil Steril. 2013 Jun; 99(7):2045-54.e3. PMID: 23453120; PMCID: PMC3672312.
    28. Spencer KL, Malinowski J, Carty CL, Franceschini N, Fernández-Rhodes L, Young A, Cheng I, Ritchie MD, Haiman CA, Wilkens L. Genetic variation and reproductive timing: African American women from the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) Study. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e55258. PMID: 23424626; PMCID: PMC3570525.
    29. Peters U, North KE, Sethupathy P, Buyske S, Haessler J, Jiao S, Fesinmeyer MD, Jackson RD, Kuller LH, Rajkovic A, Lim U, Cheng I, Schumacher F, Wilkens L, Li R, Monda K, Ehret G, Nguyen KD, Cooper R, Lewis CE, Leppert M, Irvin MR, Gu CC, Houston D, Buzkova P, Ritchie M, Matise TC, Le Marchand L, Hindorff LA, Crawford DC, Haiman CA, Kooperberg C. A systematic mapping approach of 16q12.2/FTO and BMI in more than 20,000 African Americans narrows in on the underlying functional variation: results from the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) study. PLoS Genet. 2013; 9(1):e1003171. PMID: 23341774; PMCID: PMC3547789.
    30. Suzuki H, Dann CT, Rajkovic A. Generation of a germ cell-specific mouse transgenic CHERRY reporter, Sohlh1-mCherryFlag. Genesis. 2013 Jan; 51(1):50-8. PMID: 22965810; PMCID: PMC3547139.
    31. Shahzad MM, Shin YH, Matsuo K, Lu C, Nishimura M, Shen DY, Kang Y, Hu W, Mora EM, Rodriguez-Aguayo C, Kapur A, Bottsford-Miller J, Lopez-Berestein G, Rajkovic A, Sood AK. Biological significance of HORMA domain containing protein 1 (HORMAD1) in epithelial ovarian carcinoma. Cancer Lett. 2013 Apr 28; 330(2):123-9. PMID: 22776561; PMCID: PMC3498611.
    32. Thorson HL, Surti U, Sathanoori M, Kochmar SJ, Torchia B, Rajkovic A. Prenatal diagnosis of 2q32 deletion syndrome characterized by multiple segmental deletions and complex chromosomal rearrangement involving chromosomes 2, 5 and 7. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2012; 31(3):196-200. PMID: 22415219.
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    33. McGuire MM, Yatsenko A, Hoffner L, Jones M, Surti U, Rajkovic A. Whole exome sequencing in a random sample of North American women with leiomyomas identifies MED12 mutations in majority of uterine leiomyomas. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e33251. PMID: 22428002; PMCID: PMC3299761.
    34. Hendrix NW, Clemens M, Canavan TP, Surti U, Rajkovic A. Prenatally diagnosed 17q12 microdeletion syndrome with a novel association with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2012; 31(2):129-33. PMID: 22178801.
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    35. Chen CT, Fernández-Rhodes L, Brzyski RG, Carlson CS, Chen Z, Heiss G, North KE, Woods NF, Rajkovic A, Kooperberg C, Franceschini N. Replication of loci influencing ages at menarche and menopause in Hispanic women: the Women's Health Initiative SHARe Study. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Mar 15; 21(6):1419-32. PMID: 22131368; PMCID: PMC3284121.
    36. Peters D, Chu T, Yatsenko SA, Hendrix N, Hogge WA, Surti U, Bunce K, Dunkel M, Shaw P, Rajkovic A. Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis of a fetal microdeletion syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2011 Nov 10; 365(19):1847-8. PMID: 22070496; PMCID: PMC4308687.
    37. Suzuki H, Ahn HW, Chu T, Bowden W, Gassei K, Orwig K, Rajkovic A. SOHLH1 and SOHLH2 coordinate spermatogonial differentiation. Dev Biol. 2012 Jan 15; 361(2):301-12. PMID: 22056784; PMCID: PMC3249242.
    38. Jagarlamudi K, Rajkovic A. Oogenesis: transcriptional regulators and mouse models. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2012 Jun 5; 356(1-2):31-9. PMID: 21856374.
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    39. Ochalski ME, Engle N, Wakim A, Ravnan BJ, Hoffner L, Rajkovic A, Surti U. Complex X chromosome rearrangement delineated by array comparative genome hybridization in a woman with premature ovarian insufficiency. Fertil Steril. 2011 Jun; 95(7):2433.e9-15. PMID: 21530964.
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    40. Lechowska A, Bilinski S, Choi Y, Shin Y, Kloc M, Rajkovic A. Premature ovarian failure in nobox-deficient mice is caused by defects in somatic cell invasion and germ cell cyst breakdown. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2011 Jul; 28(7):583-9. PMID: 21369782; PMCID: PMC3162056.
    41. McGuire MM, Bowden W, Engel NJ, Ahn HW, Kovanci E, Rajkovic A. Genomic analysis using high-resolution single-nucleotide polymorphism arrays reveals novel microdeletions associated with premature ovarian failure. Fertil Steril. 2011 Apr; 95(5):1595-600. PMID: 21256485; PMCID: PMC3062633.
    42. Wildman RP, Kaplan R, Manson JE, Rajkovic A, Connelly SA, Mackey RH, Tinker LF, Curb JD, Eaton CB, Wassertheil-Smoller S. Body size phenotypes and inflammation in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Jul; 19(7):1482-91. PMID: 21233809; PMCID: PMC3124587.
    43. Hutter CM, Slattery ML, Duggan DJ, Muehling J, Curtin K, Hsu L, Beresford SA, Rajkovic A, Sarto GE, Marshall JR, Hammad N, Wallace R, Makar KW, Prentice RL, Caan BJ, Potter JD, Peters U. Characterization of the association between 8q24 and colon cancer: gene-environment exploration and meta-analysis. BMC Cancer. 2010; 10:670. PMID: 21129217; PMCID: PMC3017062.
    44. Shin YH, Choi Y, Erdin SU, Yatsenko SA, Kloc M, Yang F, Wang PJ, Meistrich ML, Rajkovic A. Hormad1 mutation disrupts synaptonemal complex formation, recombination, and chromosome segregation in mammalian meiosis. PLoS Genet. 2010 Nov; 6(11):e1001190. PMID: 21079677; PMCID: PMC2973818.
    45. Kocarnik JD, Hutter CM, Slattery ML, Berndt SI, Hsu L, Duggan DJ, Muehling J, Caan BJ, Beresford SA, Rajkovic A, Sarto GE, Marshall JR, Hammad N, Wallace RB, Makar KW, Prentice RL, Potter JD, Hayes RB, Peters U. Characterization of 9p24 risk locus and colorectal adenoma and cancer: gene-environment interaction and meta-analysis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Dec; 19(12):3131-9. PMID: 20978172; PMCID: PMC3005543.
    46. Chlebowski RT, Anderson GL, Gass M, Lane DS, Aragaki AK, Kuller LH, Manson JE, Stefanick ML, Ockene J, Sarto GE, Johnson KC, Wactawski-Wende J, Ravdin PM, Schenken R, Hendrix SL, Rajkovic A, Rohan TE, Yasmeen S, Prentice RL. Estrogen plus progestin and breast cancer incidence and mortality in postmenopausal women. JAMA. 2010 Oct 20; 304(15):1684-92. PMID: 20959578.
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    47. Jacobs EJ, Chanock SJ, Fuchs CS, Lacroix A, McWilliams RR, Steplowski E, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Arslan AA, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Gross M, Helzlsouer K, Petersen G, Zheng W, Agalliu I, Allen NE, Amundadottir L, Boutron-Ruault MC, Buring JE, Canzian F, Clipp S, Dorronsoro M, Gaziano JM, Giovannucci EL, Hankinson SE, Hartge P, Hoover RN, Hunter DJ, Jacobs KB, Jenab M, Kraft P, Kooperberg C, Lynch SM, Sund M, Mendelsohn JB, Mouw T, Newton CC, Overvad K, Palli D, Peeters PH, Rajkovic A, Shu XO, Thomas G, Tobias GS, Trichopoulos D, Virtamo J, Wactawski-Wende J, Wolpin BM, Yu K, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A. Family history of cancer and risk of pancreatic cancer: a pooled analysis from the Pancreatic Cancer Cohort Consortium (PanScan). Int J Cancer. 2010 Sep 1; 127(6):1421-8. PMID: 20049842; PMCID: PMC2926939.
    48. Choi M, Lee OH, Jeon S, Park M, Lee DR, Ko JJ, Yoon TK, Rajkovic A, Choi Y. The oocyte-specific transcription factor, Nobox, regulates the expression of Pad6, a peptidylarginine deiminase in the oocyte. FEBS Lett. 2010 Aug 20; 584(16):3629-34. PMID: 20659469.
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    49. Choi Y, Jeon S, Choi M, Lee MH, Park M, Lee DR, Jun KY, Kwon Y, Lee OH, Song SH, Kim JY, Lee KA, Yoon TK, Rajkovic A, Shim SH. Mutations in SOHLH1 gene associate with nonobstructive azoospermia. Hum Mutat. 2010 Jul; 31(7):788-93. PMID: 20506135.
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    50. Edlefsen KL, Jackson RD, Prentice RL, Janssen I, Rajkovic A, O'Sullivan MJ, Anderson G. The effects of postmenopausal hormone therapy on serum estrogen, progesterone, and sex hormone-binding globulin levels in healthy postmenopausal women. Menopause. 2010 May-Jun; 17(3):622-9. PMID: 20215977; PMCID: PMC2866828.
    51. Ahn HW, Morin RD, Zhao H, Harris RA, Coarfa C, Chen ZJ, Milosavljevic A, Marra MA, Rajkovic A. MicroRNA transcriptome in the newborn mouse ovaries determined by massive parallel sequencing. Mol Hum Reprod. 2010 Jul; 16(7):463-71. PMID: 20215419; PMCID: PMC2882868.
    52. Howard BV, Curb JD, Eaton CB, Kooperberg C, Ockene J, Kostis JB, Pettinger M, Rajkovic A, Robinson JG, Rossouw J, Sarto G, Shikany JM, Van Horn L. Low-fat dietary pattern and lipoprotein risk factors: the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Apr; 91(4):860-74. PMID: 20164311; PMCID: PMC2844674.
    53. Wolpin BM, Kraft P, Gross M, Helzlsouer K, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Steplowski E, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Arslan AA, Jacobs EJ, Lacroix A, Petersen G, Zheng W, Albanes D, Allen NE, Amundadottir L, Anderson G, Boutron-Ruault MC, Buring JE, Canzian F, Chanock SJ, Clipp S, Gaziano JM, Giovannucci EL, Hallmans G, Hankinson SE, Hoover RN, Hunter DJ, Hutchinson A, Jacobs K, Kooperberg C, Lynch SM, Mendelsohn JB, Michaud DS, Overvad K, Patel AV, Rajkovic A, Sanchéz MJ, Shu XO, Slimani N, Thomas G, Tobias GS, Trichopoulos D, Vineis P, Virtamo J, Wactawski-Wende J, Yu K, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Hartge P, Fuchs CS. Pancreatic cancer risk and ABO blood group alleles: results from the pancreatic cancer cohort consortium. Cancer Res. 2010 Feb 1; 70(3):1015-23. PMID: 20103627; PMCID: PMC2943735.
    54. Petersen GM, Amundadottir L, Fuchs CS, Kraft P, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Jacobs KB, Arslan AA, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Gallinger S, Gross M, Helzlsouer K, Holly EA, Jacobs EJ, Klein AP, LaCroix A, Li D, Mandelson MT, Olson SH, Risch HA, Zheng W, Albanes D, Bamlet WR, Berg CD, Boutron-Ruault MC, Buring JE, Bracci PM, Canzian F, Clipp S, Cotterchio M, de Andrade M, Duell EJ, Gaziano JM, Giovannucci EL, Goggins M, Hallmans G, Hankinson SE, Hassan M, Howard B, Hunter DJ, Hutchinson A, Jenab M, Kaaks R, Kooperberg C, Krogh V, Kurtz RC, Lynch SM, McWilliams RR, Mendelsohn JB, Michaud DS, Parikh H, Patel AV, Peeters PH, Rajkovic A, Riboli E, Rodriguez L, Seminara D, Shu XO, Thomas G, Tjønneland A, Tobias GS, Trichopoulos D, Van Den Eeden SK, Virtamo J, Wactawski-Wende J, Wang Z, Wolpin BM, Yu H, Yu K, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Fraumeni JF, Hoover RN, Hartge P, Chanock SJ. A genome-wide association study identifies pancreatic cancer susceptibility loci on chromosomes 13q22.1, 1q32.1 and 5p15.33. Nat Genet. 2010 Mar; 42(3):224-8. PMID: 20101243; PMCID: PMC2853179.
    55. Caan BJ, Aragaki A, Thomson CA, Stefanick ML, Chlebowski R, Hubbell FA, Tinker L, Vitolins M, Rajkovic A, Bueche M, Ockene J. Vasomotor symptoms, adoption of a low-fat dietary pattern, and risk of invasive breast cancer: a secondary analysis of the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled dietary modification trial. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Sep 20; 27(27):4500-7. PMID: 19687338; PMCID: PMC2754902.
    56. Amundadottir L, Kraft P, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Fuchs CS, Petersen GM, Arslan AA, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Gross M, Helzlsouer K, Jacobs EJ, LaCroix A, Zheng W, Albanes D, Bamlet W, Berg CD, Berrino F, Bingham S, Buring JE, Bracci PM, Canzian F, Clavel-Chapelon F, Clipp S, Cotterchio M, de Andrade M, Duell EJ, Fox JW, Gallinger S, Gaziano JM, Giovannucci EL, Goggins M, González CA, Hallmans G, Hankinson SE, Hassan M, Holly EA, Hunter DJ, Hutchinson A, Jackson R, Jacobs KB, Jenab M, Kaaks R, Klein AP, Kooperberg C, Kurtz RC, Li D, Lynch SM, Mandelson M, McWilliams RR, Mendelsohn JB, Michaud DS, Olson SH, Overvad K, Patel AV, Peeters PH, Rajkovic A, Riboli E, Risch HA, Shu XO, Thomas G, Tobias GS, Trichopoulos D, Van Den Eeden SK, Virtamo J, Wactawski-Wende J, Wolpin BM, Yu H, Yu K, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Chanock SJ, Hartge P, Hoover RN. Genome-wide association study identifies variants in the ABO locus associated with susceptibility to pancreatic cancer. Nat Genet. 2009 Sep; 41(9):986-90. PMID: 19648918; PMCID: PMC2839871.
    57. Bowden W, Skorupski J, Kovanci E, Rajkovic A. Detection of novel copy number variants in uterine leiomyomas using high-resolution SNP arrays. Mol Hum Reprod. 2009 Sep; 15(9):563-8. PMID: 19567454; PMCID: PMC2725754.
    58. Li Z, Burzawa JK, Troung A, Feng S, Agoulnik IU, Tong X, Anderson ML, Kovanci E, Rajkovic A, Agoulnik AI. Relaxin signaling in uterine fibroids. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009 Apr; 1160:374-8. PMID: 19416222; PMCID: PMC2954601.
    59. Ahmed S, Thomas G, Ghoussaini M, Healey CS, Humphreys MK, Platte R, Morrison J, Maranian M, Pooley KA, Luben R, Eccles D, Evans DG, Fletcher O, Johnson N, dos Santos Silva I, Peto J, Stratton MR, Rahman N, Jacobs K, Prentice R, Anderson GL, Rajkovic A, Curb JD, Ziegler RG, Berg CD, Buys SS, McCarty CA, Feigelson HS, Calle EE, Thun MJ, Diver WR, Bojesen S, Nordestgaard BG, Flyger H, Dörk T, Schürmann P, Hillemanns P, Karstens JH, Bogdanova NV, Antonenkova NN, Zalutsky IV, Bermisheva M, Fedorova S, Khusnutdinova E. Newly discovered breast cancer susceptibility loci on 3p24 and 17q23.2. Nat Genet. 2009 May; 41(5):585-90. PMID: 19330027; PMCID: PMC2748125.
    60. Chlebowski RT, Kuller LH, Prentice RL, Stefanick ML, Manson JE, Gass M, Aragaki AK, Ockene JK, Lane DS, Sarto GE, Rajkovic A, Schenken R, Hendrix SL, Ravdin PM, Rohan TE, Yasmeen S, Anderson G. Breast cancer after use of estrogen plus progestin in postmenopausal women. N Engl J Med. 2009 Feb 5; 360(6):573-87. PMID: 19196674; PMCID: PMC3963492.
    61. Skillern A, Rajkovic A. Recent developments in identifying genetic determinants of premature ovarian failure. Sex Dev. 2008; 2(4-5):228-43. PMID: 18987497.
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    62. Zhao H, Rajkovic A. MicroRNAs and mammalian ovarian development. Semin Reprod Med. 2008 Nov; 26(6):461-8. PMID: 18951328.
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    63. Choi Y, Yuan D, Rajkovic A. Germ cell-specific transcriptional regulator sohlh2 is essential for early mouse folliculogenesis and oocyte-specific gene expression. Biol Reprod. 2008 Dec; 79(6):1176-82. PMID: 18753606; PMCID: PMC2780471.
    64. Krotz SP, Ballow DJ, Choi Y, Rajkovic A. Expression and localization of the novel and highly conserved gametocyte-specific factor 1 during oogenesis and spermatogenesis. Fertil Steril. 2009 May; 91(5 Suppl):2020-4. PMID: 18706558; PMCID: PMC4852867.
    65. Choi Y, Ballow DJ, Xin Y, Rajkovic A. Lim homeobox gene, lhx8, is essential for mouse oocyte differentiation and survival. Biol Reprod. 2008 Sep; 79(3):442-9. PMID: 18509161; PMCID: PMC2710541.
    66. Zhao H, Chen ZJ, Qin Y, Shi Y, Wang S, Choi Y, Simpson JL, Rajkovic A. Transcription factor FIGLA is mutated in patients with premature ovarian failure. Am J Hum Genet. 2008 Jun; 82(6):1342-8. PMID: 18499083; PMCID: PMC2427265.
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