Welcome to the Research Division at Georgia Reproductive Specialists. Our center leads the region in clinical reproductive research and is committed to continued advancement in the field. This section of our site contains links to current published research undertaken by the GRS scientific team, led by Michael J. Tucker, Ph.D.
Please click on the links below for more information about our team's research activities.
1: Sills ES, Takeuchi T, Tanaka N, Neri QV, Palermo GD
Identification and isolation of embryonic stem cells in reproductive endocrinology: theoretical protocols for conservation of human embryos derived from in vitro fertilization.
Theor Biol Med Model. 2005 Jul 18;2(1):25
2: Sills ES
Conjoined twins, delivery and the memory of medicine.
J R Soc Med. 2005 Mar;98(3):135-6. No abstract available. PMID: 15738563 [PubMed - in process]
3: Sills ES, Vincent TT, Palermo GD
Article processing charges, funding, and open access publishing at Journal of Experimental & Clinical Assisted Reproduction.
J Exp Clin Assist Reprod. 2005 Jan 13;2(1):1. PMID: 15649322 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
4: Ghulmiyyah LM, Wehbe SA, Schwartz SA, Sills ES
Successful obstetrical management of 110-day intertwin delivery interval without cerclage: counseling and conservative management approach to extreme asynchronous twin birth.
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2004 Dec 6;4(1):23. PMID: 15581427 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
5: Sills ES, Winston RM, Palermo GD
Journal of Experimental & Clinical Assisted Reproduction: shaping the future of research and practice in reproductive endocrinology/infertility.
J Exp Clin Assist Reprod. 2004 Sep 2;1(1):1. PMID: 15507153 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
6: Sills ES, Conway SC, Kaplan CR, Perloe M, Tucker MJ.
First successful case of in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer with venom immunotherapy for hymenoptera sting allergy.
Clin Mol Allergy. 2004 Oct 19;2(1):11. PMID: 15494069 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
8: Sills ES, Perloe M, Stamm LJ, Kaplan CR, Tucker MJ
Medical and psychological management of recurrent abortion, history of postneonatal death, ectopic pregnancy and infertility: successful implementation of IVF for multifactorial reproductive dysfunction. A case report.
Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2004;31(2):143-6.
9: Liebermann J, Tucker MJ
Vitrifying and warming of human oocytes, embryos, and blastocysts: vitrification procedures as an alternative to conventional cryopreservation.
Methods Mol Biol. 2004;254:345-64.
10: Sills ES, Takeuchi T, Tucker MJ, Palermo GD
Genetic and epigenetic modifications associated with human ooplasm donation and mitochondrial heteroplasmy - considerations for interpreting studies of heritability and reproductive outcome.
Med Hypotheses. 2004;62(4):612-7.
14: Sills ES, Kaplan CR, Perloe M, Tucker MJ
Laparoscopic approach to an uncommon adnexal neoplasm associated with infertility: serous cystadenofibroma of the fallopian tube.
J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc. 2003 Nov;10(4):545-7.
22: Sills ES, Tucker MJ.
First experience with intracytoplasmic sperm injection for extreme oligozoospermia associated with Crohn's disease and 6-mercaptopurine chemotherapy.
Asian J Androl. 2003 Mar;5(1):76-8.
28: Sills ES, Palermo GD.
Correspondence on article on major birth defects after assisted reproduction
N Engl J Med, Vol. 347, No. 18 - October 31, 2002
29: Sills ES, Palermo GD.
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis for Elective Sex Selection, the IVF Market Economy, and the Child - Another Long Day's Journey Into Night?
J Assist Reprod Genet 2002 Sep;19(9):433-7
30: Liebermann J, Tucker MJ
Effect of carrier system on the yield of human oocytes and embryos as assessed by survival and developmental potential after vitrification
Reproduction 2002 Oct;124(4):483-9
31: Sills ES, Palermo GD
Intrauterine pregnancy following low-dose gonadotropin ovulation induction and direct intraperitoneal insemination for severe cervical stenosis
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2002 2:9
32: Sills ES, Harmon KE, Tucker MJ.
First reported convergence of premature ovarian failure and cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita.
Fertil Steril 2002 Dec;78(6):1314-6
33: Porter RN, Tucker MJ, Graham J, Sills ES.
Advanced embryo development during extended in vitro culture: observations of formation and hatching patterns in non-transferred human blastocysts.
Hum Fertil (Camb) 2002 Nov;5(4):215-20
40: Sills ES, Perloe M, Tucker MJ, Kaplan CR, Palermo GD.
Successful ovulation induction, conception, and normal delivery after chronic therapy with etanercept: a recombinant fusion anti-cytokine treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
Am J Reprod Immunol. 2001 Nov;46(5):366-8.
41: Sills ES, Takeuchi T, Rosenwaks Z, Palermo GD.
Reprogramming somatic cell differentiation and the Hayflick Limit: contrasting two modern molecular bioengineering aims and their impact on the future of mankind.
J Assist Reprod Genet. 2001 Aug;18(8):468-70.
44: Sills ES, Drews CD, Perloe M, Kaplan CR, Tucker MJ.
Periovulatory serum human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) concentrations following subcutaneous and intramuscular nonrecombinant hCG use during ovulation induction: a prospective, randomized trial.
Fertil Steril. 2001 Aug;76(2):397-9.
45: Tucker MJ
Morphological Scoring of Human Embryos and Its Relevance to Blastocyst Transfer
46: Sills ES, Tucker MJ, Palermo GD.
Assisted reproductive technologies and monozygous twins: implications for future study and clinical practice.
Twin Res. 2000 Dec;3(4):217-23. Review.
49: Sills ES, Poynor EA, Moomjy M.
Ovarian hyperstimulation and oophorectomy following accidental daily clomiphene citrate use over three consecutive months.
Reprod Toxicol. 2000 Nov-Dec;14(6):541-3.
50: Perloe M, Levy DP, Sills ES.
Strategies for ascertaining ovarian reserve among women suspected of subfertility.
Int J Fertil Womens Med. 2000 May-Jun;45(3):215-24. Review.
51: Sills ES, Perloe M, Palermo GD.
Correction of hyperinsulinemia in oligoovulatory women with clomiphene-resistant polycystic ovary syndrome: a review of therapeutic rationale and reproductive outcomes.
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2000 Aug;91(2):135-41. Review.
54: Tucker M
Relevance of assisted hatching with blastocyst stage transfer.
Proceedings First World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility, Prague, Czech Republic, Oct 28-31, 1999; Monduzzi, Bologna, Italy, pp49-52.
57: Perloe M, Sills ES
Metformin treatment of clomiphene resistant polycystic ovary syndrome.
Allahbadia G (ed): in Manual of Ovulation Induction October 99, Rotunda Press London-Bombay
58: Sills ES, Levy DP, Moomjy M, McGee M, Rosenwaks Z.
A prospective, randomized comparison of ovulation induction using highly purified follicle-stimulating hormone alone and with recombinant human luteinizing hormone in in-vitro fertilization.
Hum Reprod. 1999 Sep;14(9):2230-5.
95: Kaplan CR, Groff TR and Olive DL
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome following a leuprolide-human menopausal gonadotropin GIFT cycle.
Infertility 12:127-132, 1990
96: Kaplan CR and Schenken RS
The Female Breast and Its Disorders: Essentials of Diagnosis and Management.
Mitchell GA and Bassett L (Ed.), Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1990, 22-44.