Umit A Kayisli, MSc, PhD
Umit A Kayisli, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of South Florida
Tampa, Flourida


1998- 2003

Ph.D., Integrated Reproductive Biology and Embryology PhD program. Institute of Health Science, Histology and Embryology, Ph.D. Program and Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Yale University, School of Medicine.


MSc, Akdeniz University, Institute of Health Science, Histology and Embryology, MSc. Program.               

1990 -1994

BSc, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical faculty, Medical Biological Sciences, Turkey.




Dr. Kayisli was born in Turkey. After receiving his Master of Science degree from the Department of Histology and Embryology in Akdeniz University, Turkey, Dr. Kayisli received his Ph.D degree, a collaborative Ph.D program between Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine and Department of Histology and Embryology Program in Akdeniz University. Dr. Kayisli then became an Assoc. Research Scientist in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale University School of Medicine in 2005. Dr. Kayisli accepted Assist. Prof. Position as a member of the research faculty group in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Ohio State University College of Medicine from 2012 to 2014. Since 2014, Dr. Kayisli is an Assoc. Prof in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the University of South Florida, MorsaniCollege of Medicine.His publication record is over 90 peer-reviewed article published in world class high impact journals, more than 3000 citation to his published studies by others from all over the World, and more than 100 oral and poster presentation (presented in international congress including Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI), American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), European Society for Human reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). Dr.Kayisli’s studies have been awarded with President’s Presenter Award from the SGI in 2001 and 2002. In addition to this, he is recipient of the Best Young Scientist in 2003 from Akdeniz University. He is also recipient many international fellowships including NATO international research fellowship, ASRM fellowship for Frontiers in Reproduction Course.  His research interest includes vasculogenesis during placentation, implantation mechanisms, and molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis preterm birth.


Research Interest

  • Uterine biology
  • Fertilization
  • Implantation and placentation
  • Preimplantation embryo development
  • Analysis and interpretation of  Microarray, Proteomics, Genomic Data
  • Preterm birth associated with pregnancy complications (abruption, chorioamnionitis, preeclampsia, fetal growth restriction)


Professional Activities:

2014- Present

Associate Professor of Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. University of South
Florida, Morsani College of Medicine

2012- 2014

Assistant Prof. Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The Ohio State University College of Medicine

2008- 2012

Assoc. Lab Director, Yale University Fertility Center


International Co-director, II. Frontiers in molecular and cellular biology in reproduction & clinical implications


International Director, I. Frontiers in molecular and cellular biology in reproduction & clinical implications


Associate Professor in Histology and Embryology.


Clinical embryologist (Yale University Fertility Center)


Assoc. Res. Scien. (Research Assistant Prof.; Yale School of Medicine)


Ph.D. Research Scientist (Akdeniz University Medical Faculty)


Research Associate (Akdeniz University Medical Faculty).


Honors and Awards

Academic Awards


ESHRE 2011 Basic Science Award for Oral Presentation (Co-investigator). “Follicle-specific predisposition to aneuploidy as revealed by transcriptomic analysis of cumulus cells”


Akdeniz University Best Scientific Provision Award for Scientist.


SGI Student Stipend Grant Receiver


Frontiers In Reproduction, Scientific-imaging competition, Grand Prize Overall in scientific images (PI) at MBL


American Society for Reproductive Medicine Research Fellowship for Frontiers in Reproduction.


Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI) President's Award (Co-investigator)


Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI) President's Award (Co-investigator)


Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI) President's Award (PI).


Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI) President's Award (Co-investigator)


NATO A2 Training Fellowship (Long Term)


European Molecular Biology Organization Fellowship (Short term)



  1. Schatz F, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Arlier S, Kayisli UA, Lockwood CJ. The role of decidual cells in uterine hemostasis, menstruation, inflammation, adverse pregnancy outcomes and abnormal uterine bleeding. Hum Reprod Update. 2016 Feb 23. pii: dmw004. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Kayisli UA, Basar M, Semerci N, Schatz F, Lockwood CJ. Progestins Upregulate FKBP51 Expression in Human Endometrial Stromal Cells to Induce Functional Progesterone and Glucocorticoid Withdrawal: Implications for Contraceptive- Associated Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. PLoS One. 2015; 10:e0137855.
  3. Schatz F, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Basar M, Buchwalder LF, Ocak N, Guzel E, Guller S, Semerci N, Kayisli UA, Lockwood CJ. Enhanced Human Decidual Cell-Expressed FKBP51 May Promote Labor-Related Functional Progesterone Withdrawal. Am J Pathol. 2015; 185:2402-2411.
  4. Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Kayisli UA, Semerci N, Basar M, Buchwalder LF, Buhimschi CS, Buhimschi IA, Arcuri F, Larsen K, Huang JS, Schatz F, Lockwood CJ. Mechanisms of chorioamnionitis-associated preterm birth: interleukin-1β inhibits progesterone receptor expression in decidual cells. J Pathol 2015; 237:423–434.
  5. Guzel E, Buchwalder L, Basar M, Kayisli U, Ocak N, Bozkurt I, Lockwood CJ, Schatz F. Effects of tibolone and its metabolites on prolactin and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 expression in human endometrial stromal cells. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2015; 31:414-418.
  6. Kayisli UA, Basar M, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Semerci N, Atkinson HC, Shapiro J, Summerfield T, Huang SJ, Prelle K, Schatz F, Lockwood CJ. Long-acting progestin-only contraceptives impair endometrial vasculature by inhibiting uterine vascular smooth muscle cell survival. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015; 112:5153-5158.
  7. Chedraui P, Solís EJ, Pérez-López FR, Schatz F, Kayisli U, Escobar GS, Loja-Chango R, Hidalgo L, Lockwood CJ. Umbilical cord plasma interferon-induced protein 10 (IP-10) and interferon-induced T-cell alpha chemoattractant (ITAC) levels are lower in women with severe preeclampsia. J Perinat Med. 2015. pii: /j/jpme.ahead-of-print/jpm-2014-0371/jpm-2014-0371.xml. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2014-0371.
  8. Shapiro JP, Basar M, Kayisli UA, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Joseph Huang S, Suarez AA, Ozer HG, Schatz F, Lockwood CJ. Mass spectrometry identification of potential mediators of progestin-only contraceptive-induced abnormal uterine bleeding in human endometrial stromal cells. Contraception. 2015; 91:253-260.
  9. Basar M, Bozkurt I, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Sozen B, Tekmen I, Schatz F, Arici A, Lockwood CJ, Kayisli UA. Unfolded protein response prevents blastocyst formation during preimplantation embryo development in vitro. Fertil Steril. 2014; 102:1777-1784.
  10. Lockwood CJ, Basar M, Kayisli UA, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Murk W, Wang J, De Paz N, Shapiro JP, Masch RJ, Semerci N, Huang SJ, Schatz F. Interferon-γ protects first-trimester decidual cells against aberrant matrix metalloproteinases 1, 3, and 9 expression in preeclampsia. Am J Pathol. 2014; 184:2549-2559.
  11. Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Basar M, Shapiro JP, Semerci N, Huang JS, Schatz F, Lockwood CJ, Kayisli UA. Long-acting progestin-only contraceptives enhance human endometrial stromal cell expressed neuronal pentraxin-1 and reactive oxygen species to promote endothelial cell apoptosis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014; 99:E1957-1966.
  12. Doherty LF, Martin JR, Kayisli UA, Sakkas D, Patrizio P Fresh transfer outcome predicts the success of a subsequent frozen transfer utilizing blastocysts of the same cohort. Reprod Biomed Online. 2014; 28: 204-208.
  13. Lockwood CJ, Huang SJ, Chen CP, Huang Y, Xu J, Faramarzi S, Kayisli O, Kayisli UA, Koopman L, Smedts D, Buchwalder LF, Schatz F. Decidual cell regulation of natural killer cell-recruiting chemokines: implications for the pathogenesis and prediction of preeclampsia. Am J Pathol. 2013; 183:841-856.
  14. Cetinkaya BO, Pamuk F, Keles GC, Ayas B, Ozfidan GK, Kayisli UA, Arik N, Horton H.The role of phosphatase and tensin homolog in drug-induced gingival overgrowth. J Periodontal Res. 2013. doi: 10.1111/jre.12108. [Epub ahead of print]
  15. Kayisli UA, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Guzel E, Arici A. Genistein inhibits cell proliferation and stimulates apoptosis in human coronary artery endothelial cells. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2013; 75:235-242.
  16. Lockwood CJ, Kayisli UA, Stocco C, Murk W, Vatandaslar E, Buchwalder LF, Schatz F. Abruption-induced preterm delivery is associated with thrombin-mediated functional progesterone withdrawal in decidual cells. Am J Pathol 2012; 181:2138-48.
  17. Fragouli E, Wells D, Iager AE, Kayisli UA, Patrizio P. Alteration of gene expression in human cumulus cells as a potential indicator of oocyte aneuploidy. Hum Reprod. 2012; 27:2559-2568.
  18. Schatz F, Kayisli UA, Vatandaslar E, Ocak N, Guller S, Abrahams VM, Krikun G, Lockwood CJ. Toll-like receptor 4 expression in decidual cells and interstitial trophoblasts across human pregnancy. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2012; 68:146-153.
  19. Ucar AY, Kayisli UA, Demir N. The c-Abl expression in uterine epithelium during the mouse estrus cycle. J Mol Histol. 2012; 43:107-113.
  20. Guzel E, Basar M, Ocak N, Arici A, Kayisli UA. Bidirectional Interaction between Unfolded-Protein-Response Key Protein HSPA5 and Estrogen Signaling in Human Endometrium. Biol Reprod. 2011; 85:121-127.
  21. Uz YH, Murk W, Bozkurt I, Kizilay G, Arici A, Kayisli UA. Increased c-Jun N-terminal kinase activation in human endometriotic endothelial cells. Histochem Cell Biol. 2011; 135:83-91.
  22. Yaba A, Kayisli UA, Johnson J, Demir R, Demir N. The abelson tyrosine kinase (c-Abl) expression on the mouse uterus and placenta during gestational period. J Mol Histol. 2011; 42:91-96.
  23. Fischer CP1, Kayisli U, Taylor HS. HOXA10 expression is decreased in endometrium of women with adenomyosis. Fertil Steril. 2011; 95:1133-1136.
  24. Karipcin FS, Ensari TA, Kayisli UA, Guzel E, Kallen CB, Seli E. Reprod Sci. 2011;18:145-155. The mRNA-binding protein HuR is regulated in the menstrual cycle and repressed in ectopic endometrium.
  25. Uz YH, Murk W, Yetkin CE, Kayisli UA, Arici A. Expression and role of interleukin-23 in human endometrium throughout the menstrual cycle and early pregnancy. J Reprod Immunol. 2011; 135:83-91.
  26. Lockwood CJ, Murk WK, Kayisli UA, Buchwalder LF, Huang SJ, Arcuri F, Li M, Gopinath A, Schatz F. Regulation of Interleukin-6 Expression in Human Decidual Cells and Its Potential Role in Chorioamnionitis. Lockwood CJ, Murk WK, Kayisli UA, Buchwalder LF, Huang SJ, Arcuri F, Li M, Gopinath A, Schatz F. Am J Pathol. 2010; 177:1755-1764.
  27. Basar M, Yen CF, Buchwalder LF, Murk WK, Huang JS, Godlewski K, Kocamaz E, Arda O, Schatz F, Lockwood CJ, Kayisli UA. Preeclampsia-related increase of interleukin-11 expression in human decidual cells. Reproduction. 2010; 140:605-612.
  28. Luk J, Seval Y, Ulukus M, Ulukus EC, Arici A, Kayisli UA. Regulation of monocyte chemotactic protein-1 expression in human endometrial endothelial cells by sex steroids: a potential mechanism for leukocyte recruitment in endometriosis. Luk J, Reprod Sci. 2010; 17:278-287.
  29. Lockwood CJ, Stocco C, Murk W, Kayisli UA, Funai EF, Schatz F. Human labor is associated with reduced decidual cell expression of progesterone, but not glucocorticoid, receptors. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010; 95:2271-5.
  30. Cinar O, Seval Y, Uz YH, Cakmak H, Ulukus M, Kayisli UA, Arici A. Differential regulation of Akt phosphorylation in endometriosis. Reprod Biomed Online. 2009; 19:864-871.
  31. Snegovskikh VV, Schatz F, Arcuri F, Toti P, Kayisli UA, Murk W, Guoyang Luo, Lockwood CJ, Norwitz ER. Intra-amniotic infection upregulates decidual cell vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and neuropilin-1 and -2 expression: implications for infection-related preterm birth. Reprod Sci. 2009; 16:767-80.
  32. Lockwood CJ, Paidas M, Murk WK, Kayisli UA, Gopinath A, Huang SJ, Krikun G, Schatz F. Involvement of human decidual cell-expressed tissue factor in uterine hemostasis and abruption. Thromb Res. 2009; 124:516-20.
  33. Lockwood CJ, Murk W, Kayisli U, Buchwalder LF, Huang ST, Funai EF, Krikun G, Schatz F. Progestin and thrombin regulate tissue factor expression in human term decidual cells. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009; 94:2164-70.
  34. Lockwood CJ, Yen CF, Basar M, Kayisli UA, Martel M, Buhimschi I, Buhimschi C, Huang SJ, Krikun G, Schatz F. Preeclampsia-related inflammatory cytokines regulate interleukin-6 expression in human decidual cells. Am J Pathol. 2008; 172:1571-1579.
  35. Kizilay G, Cakmak H, Yen CF, Atabekoglu C, Arici A, Kayisli UA. Expression and regulation of c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK) in endometrial cells in vivo and in vitro. Histochem Cell Biol. 2008; 130:761-771.
  36. Murk W, Atabekoglu CS, Cakmak H, Heper A, Ensari A, Kayisli UA, Arici A. ERK1/2 activity in the human endometrium: possible roles in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008; 93:3532-3540.
  37. Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Halis G, Taskiran S, Kayisli UA, Arici A. DNA-binding ability of NF-kappaB is affected differently by ERalpha and ERbeta and its activation results in inhibition of estrogen responsiveness. Reprod Sci. 2008; 15:493-505.
  38. Lockwood CJ, Oner C, Uz YH, Kayisli UA, Huang SJ, Buchwalder LF, Murk W, Funai EF, Schatz F.Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 (MMP9) Expression in Preeclamptic Decidua and MMP9 Induction by Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha and Interleukin 1 Beta in Human First Trimester Decidual Cells. Biol Reprod. 2008; 78:1064-1072.
  39. Oner C, Schatz F, Kizilay G, Murk W, Buchwalder LF, Kayisli U.A., Arici A, Lockwood CJ. Progestin-inflammatory cytokine interactions affect matrix metalloproteinase-1 and -3 expression in term decidual cells: implications for treatment of chorioamnionitis-induced preterm delivery. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008; 93:252-259.
  40. Kayisli UA, Berkkanoglu M, Zhang L, Kizilay G, Arici A.The broad-spectrum chemokine inhibitor NR58-3.14.3 suppresses the implantation and survival of human endometrial implants in the nude mice endometriosis model. Reprod Sci. 2007; 14:825-835.
  41. Kayisli U.A., Berkkanoglu M, Kizilay G, Senturk L, Arici A.Expression of proliferative and preapoptotic molecules in human myometrium and leiomyoma throughout the menstrual cycle. Reprod Sci. 2007; 14:678-86.
  42. Seli E, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Kayisli UA, Kizilay G, Arici A. Estrogen increases apoptosis in the arterial wall in a murine atherosclerosis model. Fertil Steril. 2007; 88:1190-1196.
  43. Daftary GS, Kayisli U.A., Seli E, Bukulmez O, Arici A, Taylor HS. Salpingectomy increases peri-implantation endometrial HOXA10 expression in women with hydrosalpinx. Fertil Steril. 2007; 87:367-372.
  44. Seli E, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Cakmak H, Kayisli U.A., Selam B, Arici A. Estradiol Increases Apoptosis in Human Coronary Artery Endothelial Cells by Up-regulating Fas and Fas Ligand Expression. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006; 91:4995-5001.
  45. Ozturk OH, Cetin A, Ozdem SS, Uysal N, Kayisli U.A., Senturk UK, Yesilkaya A. Plasma levels of nitrites, PGF1alpha, and nitrotyrosine in LPS-treated rats: functional and histochemical implications in aorta. J Physiol Biochem. 2006; 62:27-34.
  46. Selam B, Kayisli U.A., Akbas GE, Basar M, Arici A. Regulation of FAS Ligand Expression by Chemokine Ligand 2 in Human Endometrial Stromal Cells. Biol Reprod. 2006; 75:203-239.
  47. Seval Y, Cakmak H, Kayisli U.A., Arici A. Estrogen-mediated regulation of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase in human endometrium. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006; 91:2349-2357.
  48. Demir R, Kayisli U.A., Cayli S, Huppertz B. Sequential steps during vasculogenesis and angiogenesis in the very early human placenta. Placenta. 2006; 27:535-539.
  49. Kayisli U.A., Cayli S, Seval Y, Tertemiz F, Huppertz B, Demir R. Spatial and temporal distribution of Tie-1 and Tie-2 during very early development of the human placenta. Placenta 2006; 27: 648-659.
  50. Demir R, Acar G, Tanriover G, Seval Y, Kayisli U.A., Agar A. Effects of excess vitamin B6 intake on cerebral cortex neurons in rat: an ultrastructural study. Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2005; 43:143-150.
  51. Seli E, Kayisli U.A., Cakmak H, Bukulmez O, Bildirici I, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Arici A. Removal of hydrosalpinges increases endometrial leukaemia inhibitory factor (LIF) expression at the time of the implantation window. Hum Reprod. 2005; 20:3012-3017.
  52. Berkkanoglu M, Zhang L, Ulukus M, Cakmak H, Kayisli U.A., Kursun S, Arici A. Inhibition of chemokines prevents intraperitoneal adhesions in mice. Hum Reprod. 2005; 20:3047-352.
  53. Dertsiz L, Ozbilim G, Kayisli Y, Gokhan GA, Demircan A, Kayisli U.A. Differential expression of VASP in normal lung tissue and lung adenocarcinomas. Thorax. 2005; 60:576-581.
  54. Kayisli U.A., Korgun ET, Akkoyunlu G, Arici A, Demir R. Expression of integrin alpha5 and integrin beta4 and their extracellular ligands fibronectin and laminin in human decidua during early pregnancy and its sex steroid-mediated regulation. Acta Histochem. 2005; 107:173-185.
  55. Tanriover G, Demir N, Pestereli E, Demir R, Kayisli U.A. PTEN-mediated Akt activation in human neocortex during prenatal development. Histochem Cell Biol. 2005; 123:393-406.
  56. Luk J, Seval Y, Kayisli U.A., Ulukus M, Ulukus CE, Arici A. Regulation of Interleukin-8 Expression in Human Endometrial Endothelial Cells: A Potential Mechanism for the Pathogenesis of Endometriosis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005; 90:1805-1811.
  57. Tertemiz F, Kayisli U.A., Arici A, Demir R. Apoptosis Contributes to Vascular Lumen Formation and Vascular Branching in Human Placental Vasculogenesis. Biol Reprod. 2005; 72:727-735.
  58. Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Kayisli U.A., Amankulor NM, Voorhees JR, Gokce O, DiLuna ML, Laurans MS, Luleci G, Gunel M. Krev1 interaction trapped-1/cerebral cavernous malformation-1 protein expression during early angiogenesis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2004; 100:481-487.
  59. Tanriover G, Kayisli U.A., Demir R, Pestereli E, Karaveli S, Demir N. Distribution of N-cadherin in human cerebral cortex during prenatal development. Histochem Cell Biol. 2004; 122:191-200.
  60. Acar G, Tanriover G, Demir N, Kayisli U.A., Sati GL, Yaba A, Idiman E, Demir R. Ultrastructural and immunohistochemical similarities of two distinct entities; multiple sclerosis & hereditary motor sensory neuropathy. Acta Histochem. 2004; 106:363-71.
  61. Kayisli U.A., Luk J, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Seval Y, Demir R, Arici A. Regulation of angiogenic activity of human endometrial endothelial cells in culture by ovarian steroids. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004; 89:5794-5802.
  62. Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Kayisli U.A., Luleci G, Arici A. In Vivo and In Vitro Regulation of Akt Activation in Human Endometrial Cells Is Estrogen Dependent. Biol Reprod. 2004; 71:714-721.
  63. Berkkanoglu M, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Kayisli U.A., Selam BF, Arici A. Regulation of Fas ligand expression by vascular endothelial growth factor in endometrial stromal cells in vitro. Mol Hum Reprod. 2004; 10:393-398.
  64. Mulayim N, Savlu A, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Kayisli U.A. Arici A. Regulation of endometrial stromal cell matrix metalloproteinase activity and invasiveness by interleukin-8. Fertil Steril. 2004; 81:904-911.
  65. Demir R, Kayisli U.A., Seval Y, Celik-Ozenci C, Korgun ET, Demir-Weusten AY, Huppertz B. Sequential expression of VEGF and its receptors in human placental villi during very early pregnancy: differences between placental vasculogenesis and angiogenesis. Placenta. 2004; 25:560-572.
  66. Asar M., Kayisli U.A., Akkoyunlu G., Uysal-Izgut N. Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural changes in the renal cortex of cadmium-treated rats. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2004; 97:249-263.
  67. Celik-Ozenci C, Akkoyunlu G, Kayisli U.A., Arici A, Demir R. Localization of vascular endothelial growth factor in the zona pellucida of developing ovarian follicles in the rat: a possible role in destiny of follicles. Histochem Cell Biol. 2003; 120:383-90.
  68. Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Kayisli U.A., Al-Rejjal R, Zheng W, Luleci G, Arici A. Regulation of PTEN (phosphatase and tensin homolog deleted on chromosome 10) expression by estradiol and progesterone in human endometrium. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003; 88:5017-26.
  69. Kayisli U.A., Selam B., Guzeloglu-Kayisli O. Demir R., Arici A. Human chorionic gonadotropin contributes to maternal immunotolerance and endometrial apoptosis by regulating Fas-Fas ligand system. J Immunol. 2003; 171:2305-13.
  70. Demir R., Kayisli U.A., Celik C., Korgun E.T., Demir-Weusten. Ultrastuructural Diversities o the Human Decidual Granular Leukocytes during Early Pregnancy. Early Pregnancy. 2003; 1:248-271.
  71. Mulayim N., Palter S., Kayisli U.A., Senturk L, Arici A. Chemokine receptor expression in human endometrium. Biol Reprod. 2003; 68:1491-1495.
  72. Korgun ET, Dohr D, Desiye G, R Demir, Kayisli U.A., Hahn T. Expression of Insulin, insulin like-growth factor I and glucocorticoid receptor in rat uterus and embryo during decidualization, implantation and organogenesis. Reproduction. 2003; 125:75-84.
  73. Kayisli U.A., Aksu C.A.H., Berkannoglu M. Arici A. Estrogenicity of Isoflavones on Human Endometrial Stromal and Glandular Cells. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002; 87:5539-5544.
  74. Seli E., Kayisli U.A., Selam B., Seli M., Arici A. Estradiol suppresses vascular monocyte chemotactic protein-1 expression during early atherogenesis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002; 187:1544-1549.
  75. Kayisli U.A., Demir R., Erguler G. Arici A. Vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein expression and its cytokine-mediated regulation in vasculogenesis during human placental development. Mol Hum Reprod. 2002; 8:1023-1030.
  76. Garcia-Velasco JA., Mulayim N., Kayisli U.A., Arici A. sFasL in peritoneal fluid of women with endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 2002; 78:855-859.
  77. Demir R., Kayisli U.A., Celik-Ozenci C., Korgun E.T., Demir-Weusten A.Y. Arici A. Structural Differentiation of Human Uterine Luminal and Glandular Epithelium during Early Pregnancy: An ultrastructural & immunohistochemical study. Placenta 2002; 23:672-684.
  78. Selam B., Kayisli U.A., Garcia-Velasco JA., Akbas G.E, Arici A. Regulation of Fas Ligand Expression by IL-8 in Human Endometrium. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2002; 87:3921-3927.
  79. Selam B., Kayisli U.A., Garcia-Velasco JA. Arici A. ECM-Dependent Regulation of FasL Expression in Human Endometrial Stromal Cells. Biol Reprod. 2002; 66:1-5.
  80. Kayisli U.A., B. Selam, R. Demir, A. Arici. Expression of vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein in human placenta: possible implications in trophoblast invasion. Mol. Human Reprod. 2002; 8:88-94.
  81. Selam B, Kayisli U.A., Mulayim N, Arici A. Regulation of Fas ligand expression by estradiol and progesterone in human endometrium. Biol Reprod. 2001; 65:979-985.
  82. Seli E, Selam B, Mor G, Kayisli U.A., Pehlivan T, Arici A. Estradiol regulates monocyte chemotactic protein-1 in human coronary artery smooth muscle cells: a mechanism for its antiatherogenic effect. Menopause. 2001; 8:296-301.
  83. Seli E, Senturk LM, Bahtiyar OM, Kayisli U.A., Arici A. Expression of aminopeptidase N in human endometrium and regulation of its activity by estrogen. Fertil Steril. 2001; 75:1172-1176.
  84. Idiman E., Demir G., Kayisli U.A., Sengun IS., Demir N., Demir R. Distribution of Some Extracellular Matrix Proteins and Ultrastructural Findings in Sural Nerve Biopsy in Demyelinating Disease. Turk. J. of Medical Sciences, 2001, 31:155-161.
  85. Asar M, Kayisli U.A., Izgut-Uysal VN, Oner G, Kaya M, Polat S. Cadmium-induced changes in epithelial cells of the rat stomach. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2000; 77:65-81.
  86. Asar M, Kayisli U.A., Izgut-Uysal VN, Oner G, Polat S, Kaya M. Cadmium induced changes in parietal cell structure and functions of rats. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2000; 74:153-70.
  87. Kayisli U.A., Asar M, Demir R. Distributions and Possible Roles of Laminin, Fibronectin and Their Receptor Subunits Integrin α4 and β5 in Remodelling of Extracellular Matrix during Decidualization in Rats. Turk. J. Biol. 2000, 24:379-396.

Invited Review Articles        

  1. Faramarzi S, Kayisli UA, Kayisli O, Basar M, Shapiro J, Semerci N, Huang J, Piao L, Schatz F, Lockwood C.J. Decidual cell expressed tissue factor promotes endometrial hemostasis while mediating abruption associated preterm birth. Advances in Reproductive Sciences. 2013; 1:44-50.
  2. Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Kayisli UA, Taylor HS. The role of growth factors and cytokines during implantation: endocrine and paracrine interactions. Semin Reprod Med. 2009; 27:62-79.
  3. Kayisli UA, Seli E. Stem cells and fertility: what does the future hold? Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2006; 18: 338-343.
  4. Kayisli UA, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O and Arici A. Endocrine-Immune Interactions in Human Endometrium. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 2004; 1034: 50–63.
  5. Kayisli UA, Mahutte N, Arici A. Uterine chemokines in reproductive physiology and pathology. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2002; 47: 213-221.

Book Chapters

  1. Basar M., Kocamaz E, Kayisli U.A. Cellular and molecular regulation of placental vasculogenesis. In preparation.
  2. Mahutte NG, Kayisli U.A., Arici A. Endometriosis is an Inflammatory Disease. In: Atlas of Endometriosis, Ed. J Donmez & D Olive. Martin Dunitz LTD, 2003.






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