Bio for Renju S. Raj, M.D. Renju S. Raj, M.D.Instructor, WRHR ScholarDepartment of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences Contact Information E-mail: Renju.Raj@uvm.eduPhone: 802-656-2273Office Location: Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Given Room D-201, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405 Education2010 Residency - Maricopa Medical Center & St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ2005 M.S. - Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India2001 M.B.B.S. - Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, IndiaResearch InterestsDr. Raj is a Women’s Reproductive Health Research (WRHR) Scholar involved in research, career development, and clinical activities including resident training. Current research interest is in implantation biology and abnormal placentation in relation to early pregnancy loss, specifically looking at the role of the peptide kisspeptin in this area.PublicationsBrown 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.Phillips JK, Vance AM, Raj RS, Mandala M, Linder EA, Gokina NI. Impact of experimental diabetes on the maternal uterine vascular remodeling during rat pregnancy. Reprod Sci. 2012 Mar.19(3):322-31.See PubMed listing here.