Brendan H. Grubbs, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology

Co-Director of Fetal Maternal Center

MFM Fellowship Program Director

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Publications

  • Characteristics and outcomes of reproductive-aged women with early-stage cervical cancer: trachelectomy vs hysterectomyAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 11; 219(5):461. e1-461. e18. . View in PubMed
  • Populational trends and outcomes of postoperative radiotherapy for high-risk early-stage cervical cancer with lymph node metastasis: concurrent chemo-radiotherapy versus radiotherapy aloneAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 05; 222(5):484. e1-484. e15. . View in PubMed
  • Defective mesenchymal Bmpr1a-mediated BMP signaling causes congenital pulmonary cysts bioRxiv. 2024 Apr 02. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal air pollution exposure is associated with inflammatory, cardiovascular, and metabolic biomarkers in mothers and newborns Environ Res. 2024 Mar 28; 252(Pt 1):118797. . View in PubMed
  • Increased Risk of Gestational Hypertension by Periconceptional Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Effect Modification by Prenatal Depression Hypertension. 2024 Mar 27. . View in PubMed
  • Maternal Dietary Patterns During Pregnancy Are Linked to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Among a Predominantly Low-Income US Hispanic/Latina Pregnancy Cohort J Am Heart Assoc. 2024 Mar 05; 13(5):e029848. . View in PubMed
  • Sources of personal PM25 exposure during pregnancy in the MADRES cohort. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2024 Feb 07. . View in PubMed
  • The Role of Social Support and Acculturation Factors on Postpartum Mental Health Among Latinas in the MADRES Pregnancy Cohort J Immigr Minor Health. 2024 Feb; 26(1):72-80. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal exposures to organophosphate ester metabolites and early motor development in the MADRES cohort Environ Pollut. 2024 Feb 01; 342:123131. . View in PubMed
  • Single-nuclei multiomic analyses identify human cardiac lymphatic endothelial cells associated with coronary arteries in the epicardium Cell Rep. 2023 Sep 26; 42(9):113106. . View in PubMed
  • Poor Sleep Quality Increases Gestational Weight Gain Rate in Pregnant People: Findings from the MADRES Study Res Sq. 2023 Sep 25. . View in PubMed
  • Preconceptional and prenatal exposure to air pollutants and risk of gestational diabetes in the MADRES prospective pregnancy cohort study Lancet Reg Health Am. 2023 Sep; 25:100575. . View in PubMed
  • Modeling kidney development, disease, and plasticity with clonal expandable nephron progenitor cells and nephron organoids bioRxiv. 2023 May 25. . View in PubMed
  • Identification and Characterization of the Wilms Tumor Cancer Stem Cell Adv Sci (Weinh). 2023 07; 10(20):e2206787. . View in PubMed
  • Sex-specific effects of prenatal organophosphate ester (OPE) metabolite mixtures and adverse infant birth outcomes in the maternal and developmental risks from environmental and social stressors (MADRES) pregnancy cohort Environ Res. 2023 06 01; 226:115703. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal ambient air pollution exposure and child weight trajectories from the 3rd trimester of pregnancy to 2 years of age: a cohort study BMC Med. 2023 09 07; 21(1):341. . View in PubMed
  • A Vegetable, Oil, and Fruit Dietary Pattern in Late Pregnancy is Linked to Reduced Risks of Adverse Birth Outcomes in a Predominantly Low-Income Hispanic and Latina Pregnancy Cohort J Nutr. 2023 01 14; 152(12):2837-2846. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal exposures to organophosphate ester metabolite mixtures and children’s neurobehavioral outcomes in the MADRES pregnancy cohort Environ Health. 2023 09 22; 22(1):66. . View in PubMed
  • Detected prenatal perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) exposure is associated with decreased fetal head biometric parameters in participants experiencing higher perceived stress during pregnancy in the MADRES cohort Environ Adv. 2022 Oct; 9. . View in PubMed
  • In-utero personal exposure to PM25 impacted by indoor and outdoor sources and birthweight in the MADRES cohort. Environ Adv. 2022 Oct; 9. . View in PubMed
  • Adverse childhood experiences and prenatal depression in the maternal and development risks from environmental and social stressors pregnancy cohort J Obstet Gynaecol. 2022 Oct; 42(7):3014-3020. . View in PubMed
  • Role of Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration in Perceived Stress and Depressive Symptomatology Trends During Pregnancy J Immigr Minor Health. 2022 Jun; 24(3):561-569. . View in PubMed
  • Activated and nonactivated MSCs increase survival in humanized mice after acute liver injury through alcohol binging Hepatol Commun. 2022 07; 6(7):1549-1560. . View in PubMed
  • Extracellular vesicle microRNA in early versus late pregnancy with birth outcomes in the MADRES study Epigenetics. 2022 03; 17(3):269-285. . View in PubMed
  • Household pesticide exposures and infant gross motor development in the MADRES cohort Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2022 03; 36(2):220-229. . View in PubMed
  • Third trimester cortisol is positively associated with gestational weight gain in pregnant women with class one obesity Int J Obes (Lond). 2022 02; 46(2):366-373. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) Exposure Is Associated With Lower Infant Birthweight Within the MADRES Pregnancy Cohort Front Epidemiol. 2022; 2:934715. . View in PubMed
  • Amylase concentration and activity in the amniotic fluid of fetal rats with retinoic acid induced myelomeningocele J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2022 Jan; 35(1):147-154. . View in PubMed
  • Identifying pre-conception and pre-natal periods in which ambient air pollution exposure affects fetal growth in the predominately Hispanic MADRES cohort Environ Health. 2022 11 26; 21(1):115. . View in PubMed
  • Perceived vulnerability to immigration policies among postpartum Hispanic/Latina women in the MADRES pregnancy cohort before and during the COVID-19 pandemic Womens Health (Lond). 2022 Jan-Dec; 18:17455057221125103. . View in PubMed
  • Association Between Ambient Air Pollution and Birth Weight by Maternal Individual- and Neighborhood-Level Stressors JAMA Netw Open. 2022 10 03; 5(10):e2238174. . View in PubMed
  • Pharmacological conversion of gut epithelial cells into insulin-producing cells lowers glycemia in diabetic animals J Clin Invest. 2022 12 15; 132(24). . View in PubMed
  • An immature, dedifferentiated, and lineage-deconstrained cone precursor origin of N-Myc-initiated retinoblastoma Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 07 12; 119(28):e2200721119. . View in PubMed
  • Wnt5a Promotes AT1 and Represses AT2 Lineage-Specific Gene Expression in a Cell-Context-Dependent Manner Stem Cells. 2022 07 27; 40(7):691-703. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Breastfeeding Duration with 12-Month Postpartum Blood Lipids in a Predominately Lower-Income Hispanic Pregnancy Cohort in Los Angeles Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 03 04; 19(5). . View in PubMed
  • Rational Selection of CRISPR-Cas9 Guide RNAs for Homology-Directed Genome Editing Mol Ther. 2021 Mar 03; 29(3):1057-1069. . View in PubMed
  • Clinical perspective on the use of human amniotic epithelial cells to treat congenital metabolic diseases with a focus on maple syrup urine disease Stem Cells Transl Med. 2021 06; 10(6):829-835. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal metal mixtures and fetal size in mid-pregnancy in the MADRES study Environ Res. 2021 05; 196:110388. . View in PubMed
  • Utility of the 3-tier grouping system for survival discriminatory ability in stage IIA cervical cancer Eur J Surg Oncol. 2021 02; 47(2):331-337. . View in PubMed
  • Characterization and staging of outer plexiform layer development in human retina and retinal organoids Development. 2021 12 01; 148(23). . View in PubMed
  • Spatial transcriptional mapping of the human nephrogenic programDev Cell. 2021 08 23; 56(16):2381-2398. e6. . View in PubMed
  • Generation of patterned kidney organoids that recapitulate the adult kidney collecting duct system from expandable ureteric bud progenitors Nat Commun. 2021 06 15; 12(1):3641. . View in PubMed
  • Environ Health. 2021 11 27; 20(1):121. . View in PubMed
  • Abrogation of mesenchyme-specific TGF-ß signaling results in lung malformation with prenatal pulmonary cysts in mice Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2021 06 01; 320(6):L1158-L1168. . View in PubMed
  • Implementation of multidisciplinary practice change to improve outcomes for women with placenta accreta spectrum Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2020 Mar; 246:194-196. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal Metal Mixtures and Birth Weight for Gestational Age in a Predominately Lower-Income Hispanic Pregnancy Cohort in Los Angeles Environ Health Perspect. 2020 11; 128(11):117001. . View in PubMed
  • Delayed hysterectomy versus continuing conservative management for placenta percreta: which is better? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 08; 223(2):304.. View in PubMed
  • Minimally invasive radical hysterectomy for early-stage cervical cancer: Volume-outcome relationship in the early experience period Gynecol Oncol. 2020 08; 158(2):390-396. . View in PubMed
  • Minimally invasive surgery for early-stage ovarian cancer: Association between hospital surgical volume and short-term perioperative outcomes Gynecol Oncol. 2020 07; 158(1):59-65. . View in PubMed
  • Malignant peritoneal cytology and decreased survival of women with stage I endometrioid endometrial cancer Eur J Cancer. 2020 07; 133:33-46. . View in PubMed
  • Arsenic and birth outcomes in a predominately lower income Hispanic pregnancy cohort in Los Angeles Environ Res. 2020 05; 184:109294. . View in PubMed
  • Cesarean radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer in the United States: a national study of surgical outcomesAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 05; 222(5):507-511. e2. . View in PubMed
  • Diagnosis-shift between low-grade serous ovarian cancer and serous borderline ovarian tumor: A population-based study Gynecol Oncol. 2020 04; 157(1):21-28. . View in PubMed
  • Evolving population-based statistics for rare epithelial ovarian cancers Gynecol Oncol. 2020 04; 157(1):3-11. . View in PubMed
  • Association between hospital surgical volume and perioperative outcomes of fertility-sparing trachelectomy for cervical cancer: A national study in the United States Gynecol Oncol. 2020 04; 157(1):173-180. . View in PubMed
  • Reply to de Steenhuijsen Piters and Bogaert: Bacterial DNA in Fetal Lung Samples May Be Explained by Sample Contamination Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 05 15; 201(10):1311-1312. . View in PubMed
  • Reciprocal Induction of MDM2 and MYCN in Neural and Neuroendocrine Cancers Front Oncol. 2020; 10:563156. . View in PubMed
  • Human Fetal Lungs Harbor a Microbiome Signature Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 04 15; 201(8):1002-1006. . View in PubMed
  • Management of Stage IIB Cervical Cancer: an Overview of the Current Evidence Curr Oncol Rep. 2020 02 12; 22(3):28. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal Maternal Cortisol Levels and Infant Birth Weight in a Predominately Low-Income Hispanic Cohort Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 09 21; 17(18). . View in PubMed
  • Robust RNA-Seq of aRNA-amplified single cell material collected by patch clamp Sci Rep. 2020 02 06; 10(1):1979. . View in PubMed
  • Glomerular endothelial cell heterogeneity in Alport syndrome Sci Rep. 2020 07 10; 10(1):11414. . View in PubMed
  • Percent Absent End-Diastolic Velocity in the Umbilical Artery and Donor Twin Demise after Laser Surgery for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome Fetal Diagn Ther. 2020; 47(7):572-579. . View in PubMed
  • Hospital surgical volume and perioperative mortality of pelvic exenteration for gynecologic malignancies J Surg Oncol. 2019 Nov 19. . View in PubMed
  • Cellular Recruitment by Podocyte-Derived Pro-migratory Factors in Assembly of the Human Renal Filter iScience. 2019 Oct 25; 20:402-414. . View in PubMed
  • Study Design, Protocol and Profile of the Maternal And Developmental Risks from Environmental and Social Stressors (MADRES) Pregnancy Cohort: a Prospective Cohort Study in Predominantly Low-Income Hispanic Women in Urban Los Angeles BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 May 30; 19(1):189. . View in PubMed
  • Comprehensive Serum Glycopeptide Spectra Analysis (CSGSA): A Potential New Tool for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer Cancers (Basel). 2019 Apr 27; 11(5). . View in PubMed
  • Multidisciplinary perspectives on newly revised 2018 FIGO staging of cancer of the cervix uteri J Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Mar; 30(2):e40. . View in PubMed
  • SOX9+/PTF1A+ Cells Define the Tip Progenitor Cells of the Human Fetal Pancreas of the Second Trimester Stem Cells Transl Med. 2019 12; 8(12):1249-1264. . View in PubMed
  • Effectiveness of postoperative chemotherapy for stage IC mucinous ovarian cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2019 09; 154(3):505-515. . View in PubMed
  • Ultrasound-guided in Utero Transplantation of Placental Stem Cells into the Liver of Crigler-Najjar Syndrome Model Rat Transplantation. 2019 07; 103(7):e182-e187. . View in PubMed
  • Utero-ovarian preservation and overall survival of young women with early-stage borderline ovarian tumors Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2019 06; 299(6):1651-1658. . View in PubMed
  • Mucinous borderline ovarian tumor versus invasive well-differentiated mucinous ovarian cancer: Difference in characteristics and outcomes Gynecol Oncol. 2019 05; 153(2):230-237. . View in PubMed
  • Associations between Maternal Tobacco Smoke Exposure and the Cord Blood [Formula: see text] DNA Methylome Environ Health Perspect. 2019 04; 127(4):047009. . View in PubMed
  • Discordant roles for FGF ligands in lung branching morphogenesis between human and mouse J Pathol. 2019 02; 247(2):254-265. . View in PubMed
  • Construction and Evaluation of a Subcutaneous Splenic Injection Port for Serial Intraportal Vein Cell Delivery in Murine Disease Models Stem Cells Int. 2019; 2019:5419501. . View in PubMed
  • In Vivo Developmental Trajectories of Human Podocyte Inform In Vitro Differentiation of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived PodocytesDev Cell. 2019 07 01; 50(1):102-116. e6. . View in PubMed
  • Differential epithelial growth in tissue-engineered larynx and trachea generated from postnatal and fetal progenitor cells Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2019 03 05; 510(2):205-210. . View in PubMed
  • Association of tumor differentiation grade and survival of women with squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix J Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Nov; 29(6):e91. . View in PubMed
  • Teenage pregnancy complicated by primary invasive ovarian cancer: association for oncologic outcome J Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Sep; 29(5):e79. . View in PubMed
  • Middle Cerebral Artery Doppler Changes following Fetal Transfusion Performed with and without Fetal Anesthesia Am J Perinatol. 2018 06; 35(7):682-687. . View in PubMed
  • Conserved and Divergent Features of Mesenchymal Progenitor Cell Types within the Cortical Nephrogenic Niche of the Human and Mouse Kidney J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 03; 29(3):806-824. . View in PubMed
  • Conserved and Divergent Features of Human and Mouse Kidney Organogenesis J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 03; 29(3):785-805. . View in PubMed
  • Conserved and Divergent Molecular and Anatomic Features of Human and Mouse Nephron Patterning J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 03; 29(3):825-840. . View in PubMed
  • Trends in single women with malignancy of the uterine cervix in United States J Gynecol Oncol. 2018 03; 29(2):e24. . View in PubMed
  • Quality and quantity metrics of pelvic lymph node metastasis and risk of para-aortic lymph node metastasis in stage IB-IIB cervical cancer J Gynecol Oncol. 2018 01; 29(1):e10. . View in PubMed
  • Trends of low-grade serous ovarian carcinoma in the United States J Gynecol Oncol. 2018 01; 29(1):e15. . View in PubMed
  • Progressive Recruitment of Mesenchymal Progenitors Reveals a Time-Dependent Process of Cell Fate Acquisition in Mouse and Human NephrogenesisDev Cell. 2018 06 04; 45(5):651-660. e4. . View in PubMed
  • Developmental stage-specific proliferation and retinoblastoma genesis in RB-deficient human but not mouse cone precursors Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 10 02; 115(40):E9391-E9400. . View in PubMed
  • Malignancy during pregnancy in Japan: an exceptional opportunity for early diagnosis BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 02 08; 18(1):50. . View in PubMed
  • Human lung branching morphogenesis is orchestrated by the spatiotemporal distribution of ACTA2, SOX2, and SOX9 Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2018 01 01; 314(1):L144-L149. . View in PubMed
  • Doppler US in the Evaluation of Fetal Growth and Perinatal Health Radiographics. 2017 Oct; 37(6):1831-1838. . View in PubMed
  • Predictive model of urinary tract infection after surgical treatment for women with endometrial cancer Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2017 Aug; 296(2):335-343. . View in PubMed
  • Prolonged Absence of Mechanoluminal Stimulation in Human Intestine Alters the Transcriptome and Intestinal Stem Cell NicheCell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 May; 3(3):367-388. e1. . View in PubMed
  • Cartilage rings contribute to the proper embryonic tracheal epithelial differentiation, metabolism, and expression of inflammatory genes Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2017 Feb 01; 312(2):L196-L207. . View in PubMed
  • Risk factors for fetomaternal bleeding after laser therapy for twin-twin transfusion syndrome Prenat Diagn. 2017 12; 37(12):1232-1237. . View in PubMed
  • Liver-Directed Human Amniotic Epithelial Cell Transplantation Improves Systemic Disease Phenotype in Hurler Syndrome Mouse Model Stem Cells Transl Med. 2017 07; 6(7):1583-1594. . View in PubMed
  • Role of hysterectomy and lymphadenectomy in the management of early-stage borderline ovarian tumors Gynecol Oncol. 2017 03; 144(3):496-502. . View in PubMed
  • Direct Isolation and Characterization of Human Nephron Progenitors Stem Cells Transl Med. 2017 02; 6(2):419-433. . View in PubMed
  • Short bowel syndrome results in increased gene expression associated with proliferation, inflammation, bile acid synthesis and immune system activation: RNA sequencing a zebrafish SBS model BMC Genomics. 2017 01 25; 18(1):23. . View in PubMed
  • Neural Crest Cell Implantation Restores Enteric Nervous System Function and Alters the Gastrointestinal Transcriptome in Human Tissue-Engineered Small Intestine Stem Cell Reports. 2017 09 12; 9(3):883-896. . View in PubMed
  • Zika Virus Infects Intermediate Progenitor Cells and Post-mitotic Committed Neurons in Human Fetal Brain Tissues Sci Rep. 2017 11 01; 7(1):14883. . View in PubMed
  • Amniotic fluid levels of phospholipase A2 in fetal rats with retinoic acid induced myelomeningocele: the potential “second hit” in neurologic damage J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Sep; 29(18):3003-8. . View in PubMed
  • Biological impact of xeno-free chemically defined cryopreservation medium on amniotic epithelial cells Stem Cell Res Ther. 2016 Jan 12; 7:8. . View in PubMed
  • Feto-maternal outcomes of pregnancy complicated by Krukenberg tumor: a systematic review of literature Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2016 09; 294(3):589-98. . View in PubMed
  • Weight Change Pattern and Survival Outcome of Women with Endometrial Cancer Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 09; 23(9):2988-97. . View in PubMed
  • Signs and Symptoms of Venous Thromboembolism and Survival Outcome of Endometrial Cancer Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2016 06; 26(5):924-32. . View in PubMed
  • Rac1 modulates mammalian lung branching morphogenesis in part through canonical Wnt signaling Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2016 12 01; 311(6):L1036-L1049. . View in PubMed
  • Evidence for the involvement of fibroblast growth factor 10 in lipofibroblast formation during embryonic lung development Development. 2015 Dec 01; 142(23):4139-50. . View in PubMed
  • Labor induction utilizing the Foley balloon: a randomized trial comparing standard placement versus immediate removal J Perinatol. 2015 Jun; 35(6):390-5. . View in PubMed
  • Feto-maternal outcomes of pregnancy complicated by epithelial ovarian cancer: a systematic review of literature Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2015 Mar; 186:97-105. . View in PubMed
  • Feto-maternal outcomes of pregnancy complicated by ovarian malignant germ cell tumor: a systematic review of literature Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2014 Oct; 181:145-56. . View in PubMed
  • Therapeutic potential of placenta-derived stem cells for liver diseases: current status and perspectives J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2014 Feb; 40(2):360-8. . View in PubMed
  • Middle cerebral artery Doppler and hemoglobin changes immediately following fetal transfusion J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2013 Jan; 26(2):155-7. . View in PubMed
  • Incidental fetoscopy during laparoscopy in pregnancy: management of perforation of the gravid uterus Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012 Apr; 22(2):e76-8. . View in PubMed
  • Fetoscopic laser photocoagulation of feeding vessels to a large placental chorioangioma following fetal deterioration after amnioreduction Fetal Diagn Ther. 2012; 31(3):191-5. . View in PubMed
  • Role of low placental share in twin-twin transfusion syndrome complicated by intrauterine growth restriction Placenta. 2011 Aug; 32(8):616-8. . View in PubMed
  • Endometriosis in para-aortic lymph nodes during pregnancy: case report and review of literatureFertil Steril. 2011 Jun; 95(7):2429. e9-13. . View in PubMed
  • Targeted delivery of RNA-cleaving DNA enzyme (DNAzyme) to tumor tissue by transferrin-modified, cyclodextrin-based particles Cancer Biol Ther. 2004 Jul; 3(7):641-50. . View in PubMed