27TH ANNUAL MEETING OF AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR REPRODUCTIVE IMMUNOLOGY WESTIN HARBOR HOTEL, TORONTO, CANADA MAY 14--16, 2007
27TH ANNUAL MEETING OF ASRI, TORONTO, CANADA WESTIN HARBOR CASTLE, MAY 14–16, 2007 PROGRAM
Harnessing RNA interference to prevent or treat HSV-2 and HIV
Retrocyclins, topical microbicides to prevent HIV-1 transmission
Preventing cervical cancer
Mucosal HIV-STI interactions
Immunoglobulins and antibody responses within genital tract secretions reveal the immunological uniqueness of the genital mucosae
The dual function of NK cells
Using animal models for studying pre-eclampsia
Endometriosis immunobiology
Animal modeling of the uterine immune system during pregnancy
Innate immune responses against viral infections in the genital mucosa
Inflammation and Pregnancy
The biology of vaginal siv transmission
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Sertoli cells export male haploid germ cell autoantigens to induce tolerance and the enrichment of functional organ-specific regulatory T cells (Treg) in regional lymph node of normal mice
Immunopathology of testicular autoimmunity in mice
Considering dendritic cells in HIV immunity vs spread
Immune system involvement in regulation of ovarian function and augmentation of cancer
Impact of regulatory T cells on spontaneous and vaccine induced anti-tumor immunity in ovarian cancer
Transplantation of male germ cells between unrelated, immunocompetent animals
Innate Immunity of the Human Male Lower Genital Tract
Male seminal fluid signalling in the human female reproductive tract
Apply embryo derived tolerance for managing reproductive and immune disorders
Understanding the relationship between oxidative stress and male infertility
Classical and non-classical MHC class I proteins
Maternal transmission of asthma risk
Sex chromosome influenced embryo development
Expression of genes in oocyte maturation and early embryo development
Regulation and potential novel functions of the myxovirus resistance genes, MX1 and MX2, in domestic ruminants
Neuro-Endocrine-Immune Dysregulation and Endometriosis
Uterine cervical inflammatory cytokines, interleukin-6 and −8, as predictors of miscarriage in recurrent cases
Complementation of placental defects and embryonic lethality by a novel placenta-specific gene manipulation method using lentiviral vectors
Immune deviations in implantation sites of pregnant type 1 diabetic mice
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor gene polymorphisms and recurrent pregnancy loss
Higher prostaglandin E2 and lower complements C3/C4 levels in menstrual blood
Suppression of elevated blood NKT cells in recurrent pregnancy failure patients given IVIG correlates with successful pregnancy
Clinical detection and in-vitro animal experiments of anti-zona pellucida antibodies
Intracellular Cytokine Expression of Peripheral Blood NK Cell Subsets in Women with Recurrent Spontaneous Abortions and Implantation Failures
Tumour necrosis factor alpha induced insulin resistance in a human first trimester trophoblast cell line
Heparin inhibits anti-phospholipid antibody induced trophoblast cell death
Temporaly effect of NK cells functional activity suppression by Intralipid
Treatment of women with RSA positive to anticardiolipin
Annexin V antibodies in Recurrent spontaneous Abortion
G-CSF treatment in unexplained recurrent spontaneous abortion mobilized different lymphocytes and dendritic cells in peripheral blood
Annexin V antibodies in Recurrent spontaneous Abortion
Peripheral blood NK cell cytotoxicity and vascular perfusion of endometrial and subendometrial layers in women with recurrent pregnancy losses and multiple implantation failures after IVF cycles
Changes of complement in recurrent abortion and pregnancy loss with antiphospholipid antibody
Increased platelet- and endothelial cell-derived microparticles are associated with recurrent spontaneous abortion
Differences in the expression of AIB3 in normal pregnancy and spontaneous abortion
Differences in the expression of Glycodelin A in normal pregnancy and spontaneous abortion
Peripheral blood NK cell cytotoxicity and perfusion of endometrial and subendometrial layers in women with recurrent pregnancy losses and multiple implantation failures after IVF cycles
Association between cytokine gene polymorphisms and T,B and NK cell populations of women with reproductive failures
Association between gene polymorphisms and intracellular cytokine expression in CD4+ T cells of women with reproductive failures
Anti-tumor antibodies (aTAB) and ultrasound imaging for early detection of ovarian tumors in chicken as a model of human ovarian cancer (OVCA)
Blocking of TLR4 signalling prevents stress triggered abortions in murine pregnancy
Sex hormone regulation of KGF-stimulated keratinocyte-derived chemokine (KC) and macrophage inflammatory protein 3α (MIP3α) secretion by mouse uterine epithelial cells
LPS upregulates NOD1 and NOD2 expression in first trimester trophoblast cells
Effects of menstrual cycle status and gender on human neutrophil phenotype
Estradiol regulates estrogen receptor expression in human monocytes
STAT3 silencing and sHLA-G reduce NK cell cytotoxicity
CD56Bright blood cells but not blood NKT cells demonstrate enhanced trafficking potential at ovulation and during the first weeks of pregnancy
A transient gain in key homing molecules increases the trafficking potential of CD56Bright cells at the LH surge
Ovulatory gains in the functional interactions of circulating CD56Bright cells with decidual endothelium are mediated by a transient plasma glycoprotein
Survivin expression during murine pregnancy
Maternal Third Trimester Ferritin Level and Subsequent Labour
Characterization of Type 1 and 2 Cytokines and DC-SIGN+ Dendritic Cells during Porcine Pregnancy
Expression of D6, a Chemokine Decoy Receptor, and Pro-Inflammatory Chemokines during Porcine Pregnancy
Maternal IP-10 and RANTES levels in treated Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus is Associated with Decreased IL-6 level Following Treatment
Increased expression of Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 reveals induction of myometrial inflammatory state associated with initiation of labour
Trophoblast-leukocyte interactions mediate remodeling of decidual uterine arteries
Differential properties of first and third trimester trophoblasts for endovascular remodeling
A three dimensional culture system as a predictive assay for pregnancy-related complications
Pregnancy specific glycoprotein 17 regulates macrophage and T cell function through binging to its receptor CD9
Dendritic cells are crucial for decidual development during embryo implantation
Treatment with rapamycin increases invasiveness of trophoblast-like cells via mTOR independent PI3K signaling
STAT3 - SOCS3 balance
Ras-activation in three trophoblastic cell lines
Serine and tyrosine phosphorylation balance of Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 (STAT3) in Jeg-3 choriocarcinoma cell lines
Presence of galectin-1 and gal-1bright dendritic cells is required for successful pregnancy
Gene analysis of Oxytocin receptor deficient mice around parturition
Assessment of morphological changes in tubal epithelial cells during Chlamydia trachomatis infection using scanning electron microscopy in mice
Expression of mRNA of chemokines and chemokine receptors during Chlamydia trachomatis infection in mice
Comparison of tubal pathology in mice induced by transvaginal and intraperitoneal inoculation with Chlamydia trachomatis
Differential cytokine responses of first trimester trophoblast cells to viral and bacterial products
Effect of Topical Microbicides on the Vaginal Epithelial Innate Immune Function
HSV-1/2 sero-prevalence and HIV-1 genital tract shedding in HIV-1 infected women
Effects of female sex hormones on protection against genital HSV-2, following different routes of Immunization
A new approach to develop microbicides against Sexually Transmitted Viruses by boosting local innate responses in genital epithelium of women
Over Expression of Interleukin 15 Compromises Adaptive Immune Responses Against Genital HSV-2 Infection
Effects of estrogen on the innate and adaptive immune responses induced by viral infection
Penetration of lymphocytes into the tubular wall of normal testes in mice. An electoron microscopic study
Changes of cytokines production during murine experimental autoimmune orchitis
Presence and function of CD52 in female reproductive tissues
Immunolocalization of Toll-like Receptors in the Adult Rat Testis and Epididymis
Limitations of the Human-PBL-SCID Mouse Model for Vaginal Transmission of HIV-1
Association Between Chlamydia trachomatis and Abnormal Uterine Bleeding*
Differential Responses of Murine Vaginal and Uterine Epithelial Cells Prior to and Following Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Infection