Robert Para, M.D.

Robert Para, M.D.

Robert Para, M.D.

Position Title

Ph.D. Applicant

Areas of Interest

Reproductive Sciences

Publications

  1. Motomura K, Romero R, Xu Y, Theis KR, Galaz J, Winters AD, Slutsky R, Garcia-Flores V, Zou C, Levenson D, Para R, Ahmad MM, Miller D, Hsu CD, Gomez-Lopez N. Intra-Amniotic Infection with Ureaplasma parvum Causes Preterm Birth and Neonatal Mortality That Are Prevented by Treatment with Clarithromycin. mBio. 2020 Jun 23;11(3):e00797-20. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00797-20. PMID: 32576673
  2. Galaz J, Romero R, Slutsky R, Xu Y, Motomura K, Para R, Pacora P, Panaitescu B, Hsu CD, Kacerovsky M, Gomez-Lopez N. Cellular immune responses in amniotic fluid of women with preterm prelabor rupture of membranes. J Perinat Med. 2020 Mar 26;48(3):222-233. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2019-0395. PMID: 32083453
  3. Para R, Romero R, Gomez-Lopez N, Tarca AL, Panaitescu B, Done B, Hsu R, Pacora P, Hsu CD. Maternal circulating concentrations of soluble Fas and Elabela in early- and late-onset preeclampsia. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2020 Feb 2:1-14. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2020.1716720. PMID: 32008387
  4. Theis KR, Romero R, Motomura K, Galaz J, Winters AD, Pacora P, Miller D, Slutsky R, Florova V, Levenson D, Para R, Varrey A, Kacerovsky M, Hsu CD, Gomez-Lopez N. Microbial burden and inflammasome activation in amniotic fluid of patients with preterm prelabor rupture of membranes. J Perinat Med. 2020 Jan 13. pii: /j/jpme.ahead-of-print/jpm-2019-0398/jpm-2019-0398.xml. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2019-0398PMID: 31927525
  5. Gomez-Lopez N, Romero R, Xu Y, Miller D, Arenas-Hernandez M, Garcia-Flores V, Panaitescu B, Galaz J, Hsu CD, Para R, Berry SM Fetal T Cell Activation in the Amniotic Cavity during Preterm Labor: A Potential Mechanism for a Subset of Idiopathic Preterm Birth. J Immunol. 2019 Oct 1;203(7):1793-1807. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1900621. PMID: 31492740
  6. Para R, Romero R, Gomez-Lopez N, Tarca A, Panaitescu B, Done B, Hsu R, Pacora P, Hsu CD. Maternal Circulating Concentrations of Soluble Fas and Elabela in Early- and Late-onset Preeclampsa. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. Submitted 11/2019
  7. Gomez-Lopez N, Romero R, Galaz J, Xu Y, Panaitescu B, Slutsky R, Motomura K, Gill N, Para R, Pacora P, Jung E, Hsu CD. Cellular immune responses in amniotic fluid of women with preterm labor and intra-amniotic infection or intra-amniotic inflammation. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2019 Nov. PMID: 31323170
  8. Gomez-Lopez N, Romero R, Xu Y, Miller D, Arenas-Hernandez M, Garcia-Flores V, Panaitescu B, Galaz J, Hsu CD, Para R, Berry S. Fetal T Cell Activation in the Amniotic Cavity during Preterm Labor: A Potential Mechanism for a Subset of Idiopathic Preterm Birth. J Immunol. 2019 Oct. PMID: 31492740
  9. Gomez-Lopez N, Romero R, Panaitescu B, Miller D, Zou C, Gudicha DW, Tarca AL, Para R, Pacora P, Hassan SS, Hsu CD. Gasdermin D: in vivo evidence of pyroptosis in spontaneous labor at term. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2019 May PMID: 31006293
  10. Para R, Romero R, Miller D, Panaitescu B, Varrey A. Chaiworapongsa T, Hassan SS, Hsu CD, Gomez-Lopez N. Human β-defensin-3 participates in intra-amniotic host defense in women with labor at term, spontaneous preterm labor and intact membranes, and preterm prelabor rupture of membranes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2019 Apr. PMID: 30999788

 

Awards & Honors

President Scholarship Award, Poznan University of Medical Sciences
Scholar Award, Poznan University of Medical Sciences
CREOG Award
Silver Medical from Chicago Gynecological Society Annual
Ob/Gyn Jeopardy Competition
Laparoscopy Dry Lab Skill Competition

Education

2014 M.D. from Poznan University of Medical Sciences

Advisor

Nardhy Gomez-Lopez, Ph.D.

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