Dr Michelle Desforges PhD

Research Associate

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Publications

  1. 2018
  2. Published

    In vitro human placental studies to support an adenovirusmediated VEGF-DΔNΔC maternal gene therapy for the treatment of severe early-onset fetal growth restriction

    Desforges, M., Rogue, AR., Pearson, N., Rossi, C., Olearo, E., Forster, R., Lees, M., Sebire, N., Greenwood, S., Sibley, C., David, AL. & Brownbill, P., 2018, In : Human gene therapy. Clinical development.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. 2015
  4. Published

    Maternal obesity is associated with a reduction in placental taurine transporter activity

    Ditchfield, A. M., Desforges, M., Mills, T. A., Glazier, J. D., Wareing, M., Mynett, K., Sibley, C. P. & Greenwood, S. L., Apr 2015, In : International journal of obesity (2005). 39, 4, p. 557-564 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Elastin-derived peptides stimulate trophoblast migration and invasion: a positive feedback loop to enhance spiral artery remodelling.

    Desforges, M., Harris, L. & Aplin, J., Jan 2015, In : Molecular Human Reproduction. 21, 1, p. 95-104 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Effects of taurine depletion on human placental syncytiotrophoblast renewal and susceptibility to oxidative stress.

    Desforges, M., Whittaker, H., Farmer, E., Sibley, C. & Greenwood, S., 2015, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Marcinkiewicz, J. & Schaffer, S. W. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer Nature, Vol. 803 Chapter 9. p. 63-73

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  7. 2014
  8. Published
  9. Published

    A role for the mitochondrial-associated protein p32 in regulation of trophoblast proliferation

    Matos, P., Horn, J., Beards, F., Lui, S., Desforges, M. & Harris, L., 2014, In : Molecular Human Reproduction. 20, 8, p. 745-755 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. 2013
  11. Published

    Taurine transport in human placental trophoblast is important for regulation of cell differentiation and survival

    Desforges, M., Parsons, L., Westwood, M., Sibley, C. P. & Greenwood, S. L., Mar 2013, In : Cell Death and Disease. 4, 3, p. e559

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Reduced placental taurine transporter (TauT) activity in pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia and maternal obesity.

    Desforges, M., Ditchfield, A., Hirst, C. R., Pegorie, C., Martyn-Smith, K., Sibley, C. P. & Greenwood, S. L., 2013, In : Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 776, p. 81-91 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. 2011
  14. Published

    A limitation of the method for siRNA delivery into primary human cytotrophoblast cells

    Desforges, M. & Westwood, M., Feb 2011, In : Placenta. 32, 2, p. 192-194 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Corticotrophin-releasing factor and urocortin inhibit system a activity in term human placental villous explants

    Giovannelli, A., Greenwood, S. L., Desforges, M., Sibley, C. P. & Petraglia, F., Jan 2011, In : Placenta. 32, 1, p. 99-101 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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