Maternal immunity and tolerance

Dr. Bonney at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation in March, 2013. Dr. Bonney was a moderator and had a poster at the event.
Kendall Krebs, Lab Research Technician in Dr. Bonney’s lab.



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Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist. Undergraduate B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. Doctor of Medicine from Stanford University. Internship and Residency Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University). Fellowship in Immunology in NIAID, Bethesda Maryland with Ronald Germain and then Polly Matzinger. Assistant Professor at Emory University. Came to University of Vermont in 2002. Currently Associate Professor with Tenure.

Research Description

I. Maternal immunity: 1) Characterization of the maternal immune response to fetal and exogenously acquired antigens; 2) Implications of feto-maternal cellular trafficking. 3) Reproductive tract infection. 4) Antiviral immunity during pregnancy 5) Developmental functions of cytokines in pregnancy 6) Dendritic cell diversity in reproductive states

II. Sexually transmitted diseases in women: 1) The immune response to Human Papillomavirus and its relationship to cervical dysplasia; 2) Attitudes towards HIV and other STD testing in women 3). Prevalence and transmission of Hepatitis C Virus

III. nflammatory and infectious aspects of vulvar pain syndromes

Dr. Bonney at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation in March, 2013. Dr. Bonney was a moderator and had a poster at the event.

Dr. Bonney at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation in March, 2013. Dr. Bonney was a moderator and had a poster at the event.

Kendall Krebs, Lab Research Technician in Dr. Bonney's lab.

Kendall Krebs, Lab Research Technician in Dr. Bonney’s lab.

Recent Publications

Bonney E, Collins V, Gees E, Mweemba M, Simpson N (2014) PPO.66 The Shirodkar procedure for cervical cerclage: a safe and effective alternative to the McDonald suture. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 99 Suppl 1: A171-2.

Raj RS, Bonney EA, Phillippe M (2014) Influenza, Immune System, and Pregnancy. Reprod Sci in press.

Bonney EA, Brown SA (2014) To drive or be driven: the path of a mouse model of recurrent pregnancy loss. Reproduction 147(5): R153-67.

Brown LY, Bonney EA, Raj RS, Nielsen B, Brown S (2013) Generalized disturbance of DNA methylation in the uterine decidua in the CBA/J x DBA/2 mouse model of pregnancy failure. Biol Reprod 89(5): 120.

Shepard MT, Bonney EA (2013) PD-1 regulates T cell proliferation in a tissue and subset-specific manner during normal mouse pregnancy. Immunol Invest 42(5): 385-408.

Bonney EA (2013) Demystifying animal models of adverse pregnancy outcomes: touching bench and bedside. Am J Reprod Immunol 69(6): 567-84.

Rincon MR, Oppenheimer K, Bonney EA (2012) Selective accumulation of Th2-skewing immature erythroid cells in developing neonatal mouse spleen. Int J Biol Sci 8(5): 719-30.

View all Bonney publications here.


Elizabeth Bonney, M.D.

Elizabeth
Bonney, M.D.

Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

 

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