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Recent Publications

  1. Truman, A. M., Tilly, J. L., & Woods, D. C. Ovarian regeneration: The potential for stem cell contribution in the postnatal ovary to sustained endocrine function. Molecular and cellular endocrinology. 2016 in press.

  2. Truman A.M., Johnson A.L., Woods DC.  Granulosa Cell Tumors. Encyclopedia of Cancer, M. Schwab, Ed. Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K; 4th Revised edition, 2016 in press.

  3. Woods DC, Tilly JL. Autologous Germline Mitochondrial Energy Transfer (AUGMENT) in Human Assisted Reproduction. Semin Reprod Med. 2015 Nov;33(6):410-21. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1567826. Epub 2015 Nov 17. PubMed PMID: 26574741.

  4. Woods DC, Tilly JL. Woods and Tilly reply. Nat Med. 2015 Oct;21(10):1118-21. doi: 10.1038/nm.3964. PubMed PMID: 26444632.

  5. Best MW, Wu J, Pauli SA, Kane MA, Pierzchalski K, Session DR, Woods DC, Shang W, Taylor RN, Sidell N. A role for retinoids in human oocyte fertilization: regulation of connexin 43 by retinoic acid in cumulus granulosa cells. Mol Hum Reprod. 2015 Jun;21(6):527-34. doi: 10.1093/molehr/gav017. Epub 2015 Apr 15. PubMed PMID: 25877907; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4447995.

  6. Park ES, Woods DC, Tilly JL. Bone morphogenetic protein 4 promotes mammalian oogonial stem cell differentiation via Smad1/5/8 signaling. Fertil Steril. 2013 Nov;100(5):1468-75. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2013.07.1978. Epub 2013 Aug 28. PubMed PMID: 23993924; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4266321.

  7. Imudia AN, Wang N, Tanaka Y, White YA, Woods DC, Tilly JL. Comparative gene expression profiling of adult mouse ovary-derived oogonial stem cells supports a distinct cellular identity. Fertil Steril. 2013 Nov;100(5):1451-8. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2013.06.036. Epub 2013 Jul 19. PubMed PMID: 23876535; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4270279.

  8. Woods DC, Tilly JL. Isolation, characterization and propagation of mitotically active germ cells from adult mouse and human ovaries. Nat Protoc. 2013 May;8(5):966-88. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2013.047. Epub 2013 Apr 18. PubMed PMID: 23598447.

  9. Woods DC, White YA, Niikura Y, Kiatpongsan S, Lee HJ, Tilly JL. Embryonic stem cell-derived granulosa cells participate in ovarian follicle formation in vitro and in vivo. Reprod Sci. 2013 May;20(5):524-35. doi: 10.1177/1933719113483017. Epub 2013 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 23536570; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3635068.

  10. Woods DC, Tilly JL. An evolutionary perspective on adult female germline stem cell function from flies to humans. Semin Reprod Med. 2013 Jan;31(1):24-32. doi:  10.1055/s-0032-1331794. Epub 2013 Jan 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 23329633.

  11. Woods DC, White YA, Tilly JL. Purification of oogonial stem cells from adult mouse and human ovaries: an assessment of the literature and a view toward the future. Reprod Sci. 2013 Jan;20(1):7-15. doi: 10.1177/1933719112462632. Epub 2012 Sep 27. Review. PubMed PMID: 23024060; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3676240.

  12. Nehra D, Le HD, Fallon EM, Carlson SJ, Woods D, White YA, Pan AH, Guo L, Rodig SJ, Tilly JL, Rueda BR, Puder M. Prolonging the female reproductive lifespan and improving egg quality with dietary omega-3 fatty acids. Aging Cell. 2012 Dec;11(6):1046-54. doi: 10.1111/acel.12006. Epub 2012 Oct 19. PubMed PMID: 22978268.

  13. Woods DC, Telfer EE, Tilly JL. Oocyte family trees: old branches or new stems? PLoS Genet. 2012;8(7):e1002848. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002848. Epub 2012 Jul 26. Review. PubMed PMID: 22844256; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3406006.

  14. Woods DC, Tilly JL. The next (re)generation of ovarian biology and fertility in women: is current science tomorrow's practice? Fertil Steril. 2012 Jul;98(1):3-10. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2012.05.005. Epub 2012 Jun 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 22682028; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4270270.

  15. White YA, Woods DC, Takai Y, Ishihara O, Seki H, Tilly JL. Oocyte formation by mitotically active germ cells purified from ovaries of reproductive-age women. Nat Med. 2012 Feb 26;18(3):413-21. doi: 10.1038/nm.2669. PubMed PMID: 22366948; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3296965.

  16. White YA, Woods DC, Wood AW. A transgenic zebrafish model of targeted oocyte ablation and de novo oogenesis. Dev Dyn. 2011 Aug;240(8):1929-37. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.22695. PubMed PMID: 21761478.

  17. Woods DC, White YA, Dau C, Johnson AL. TLR4 activates NF-κB in human ovarian granulosa tumor cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 Jun 17;409(4):675-80. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2011.05.063. Epub 2011 May 17. PubMed PMID: 21616060; PubMed  Central PMCID: PMC3118942.

  18. Woods DC, Schorey JS, Johnson AL. Toll-like receptor signaling in hen ovarian granulosa cells is dependent on stage of follicle maturation. Reproduction. 2009 Jun;137(6):987-96. doi: 10.1530/REP-08-0320. Epub 2009 Mar 31. PubMed PMID: 19336472.

  19. Johnson AL, Woods DC. Dynamics of avian ovarian follicle development: cellular mechanisms of granulosa cell differentiation. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2009 Sep 1;163(1-2):12-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2008.11.012. Epub 2008 Nov 27. Review. PubMed PMID: 19059411.

  20. Johnson AL, Haugen MJ, Woods DC. Role for inhibitor of differentiation/deoxyribonucleic acid-binding (Id) proteins in granulosa cell differentiation. Endocrinology. 2008 Jun;149(6):3187-95. doi: 10.1210/en.2007-1659. Epub 2008 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 18325989.

  21. Woods DC, Alvarez C, Johnson AL. Cisplatin-mediated sensitivity to TRAIL-induced cell death in human granulosa tumor cells. Gynecol Oncol. 2008 Mar;108(3):632-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2007.11.034. Epub 2008 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 18191995.

  22. Woods DC, Liu HK, Nishi Y, Yanase T, Johnson AL. Inhibition of proteasome activity sensitizes human granulosa tumor cells to TRAIL-induced cell death. Cancer Lett. 2008 Feb 18;260(1-2):20-7. Epub 2007 Nov 26. PubMed PMID: 18031928.

  23. Woods DC, Johnson AL. Protein kinase C activity mediates LH-induced ErbB/Erk signaling in differentiated hen granulosa cells. Reproduction. 2007 Apr;133(4):733-41. PubMed PMID: 17504917.

  24. Woods DC, Haugen MJ, Johnson AL. Actions of epidermal growth factor receptor/mitogen-activated protein kinase and protein kinase C signaling in granulosa cells from Gallus gallus are dependent upon stage of differentiation. Biol Reprod. 2007 Jul;77(1):61-70. Epub 2007 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 17409374.

  25. Johnson AL, Ratajczak C, Haugen MJ, Liu HK, Woods DC. Tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis inducing ligand expression and activity in hen granulosa cells. Reproduction. 2007 Mar;133(3):609-16. PubMed PMID: 17379655.

  26. Woods DC, Johnson AL. Phosphatase activation by epidermal growth factor family ligands regulates extracellular regulated kinase signaling in undifferentiated hen granulosa cells. Endocrinology. 2006 Oct;147(10):4931-40. Epub 2006 Jul 13. PubMed PMID: 16840544.

  27. Woods DC, Haugen MJ, Johnson AL. Opposing actions of TGFbeta and MAP kinase signaling in undifferentiated hen granulosa cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005 Oct 21;336(2):450-7. PubMed PMID: 16139244.

  28. Woods DC, Johnson AL. Regulation of follicle-stimulating hormone-receptor messenger RNA in hen granulosa cells relative to follicle selection. Biol Reprod. 2005 Mar;72(3):643-50. Epub 2004 Nov 10. PubMed PMID: 15537865.