Bio for Elizabeth Bonney, M.D. Elizabeth Bonney, M.D.Professor, Director of Research DivisionDepartment of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences Contact Information E-mail: Elizabeth.Bonney@uvm.eduPhone: 802-656-8677Office Location: Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Given Room C-246, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405 EducationIn process - M.P.H. - Harvard School of Public Health, Quantitative Methods1997 Fellowship - National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, Bacteriology and Immunology1991 Residency - Harvard University, Boston, MA1987 M.D. - Stanford University Medical School, Palo Alto, CA1983 B.S. - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Chemical EngineeringResearch InterestsDr. Bonney’s laboratory uses developing mouse models to investigate pregnancy’s influence on T-cell regulation. In addition, she is interested in the role of infection and innate immunity in preterm birth.ExpertiseGynecologic Infectious DiseaseGynecologyObstetricsSexually Transmittable Infections in WomenVulvar Pain SyndromesResearch GrantsNational Institutes of Health (NIH) K12 HD063082"A Mentoring Program in Women's Reproductive Health Research"PI: Ira M. Bernstein, M.D. 09/2009 - presentNational Institutes of Health (NIH) P20 RR021905"Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE), VT Immunobiology/Infectious Diseases Center"PI: Ralph Budd, M.D. 08/2011 - presentAwards and Honors2008 Ronald Suiter Travel Award (to undergraduate student Lindsay Christensen) University of Vermont2007 Wyeth Award (to graduate student Michelle Norton) for outstanding abstract submitted to the Society for Gynecologic Investigation meeting March 2004 Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology Teaching Award 1999 Emory Medical Care Foundation Faculty Scholars Program Award 1997 NIH Fellows Award for Excellence in ResearchPublicationsBrown LY, Bonney EA, Raj RS, Nielsen B, Brown S. Generalized disturbance of DNA methylation in the uterine decidua in the CBA/J x DBA/2 mouse model of pregnancy failure. Biol Reprod. 2013 Nov 21;89(5):120. doi: 10.1095/biolreprod.113.113142. Print 2013 Nov. PubMed PMID: 24108302.Shepard MT, Bonney EA. PD-1 regulates T cell proliferation in a tissue and subset-specific manner during normal mouse pregnancy. Immunol Invest. 2013;42(5):385-408. doi: 10.3109/08820139.2013.782317. Epub 2013 Jun 19. PubMed PMID: 23782245. Bonney EA. Demystifying Animal Models of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: touching bench and bedside. Am J Reprod Imm. 2013 In Press. PMID 23448345Rincon, MR, Oppenheimer, K. Bonney, EA Selective accumulation of Th2-skewing immature erythroid cells in developing neonatal mouse spleen, Int J Biol Sci 2012; 8(5):719-730.PMC 3371569Bonney EA, Shepard MT*, Bizargity P. Transient modification within a pool of CD4 T cells in maternal spleen. Immunology. 2011 Nov;134(3):270-80. PMC 3209567See PubMed listing here.