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Irina Burd, M.D., PhD
Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Neurology
Director of Research, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Member, Pathobiology Graduate Program
Dr. Burd was recruited to the Johns Hopkins University to spearhead the development of the field of Fetal Medicine and Fetal Neurology, and is the founder of the Johns Hopkins Integrated Research Center for Fetal Medicine. Dr. Burd earned Bachelor of Arts Degree from Rutgers University (Summa Cum Laude) and completed the MD/PhD program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Thomas Jefferson University and her fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Burd developed a research program studying the pathogenesis of fetal brain injury with exposure to intrauterine inflammation and studies prenatally used neuroprotective agents that could be used in utero to prevent cerebral palsy and a spectrum of neurobehavioral outcomes. She is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Ikaria Research Award from the Perinatal Research Society, a research award from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology/American Association of Gynecology and Obstetrics Foundation (ABOG/AAOGF), the Thomas Bogg’s Award from the Philadelphia Perinatal Society and Passano Foundation Clinician Scientist Award. She is a recipient of NIH Award to study the role of IL1β receptor in perinatal brain injury.
Breen K, Brown A, Burd I, Chai J, Friedman A, Elovitz MA. Reprod Sci. 2012 Aug;19(8):839-50.
Werner EF, Han CS, Burd I, Lipkind HS, Copel JA, Bahtiyar MO, Thung SF. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Aug;40(2):158-64. doi: 10.1002/uog.11176. Epub 2012 Jul 9.
Burd I, Balakrishnan B, Kannan S. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2012 Apr;67(4):287-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0897.2012.01110.x. Epub 2012 Mar 1. Review.
Burd I, Brown A, Gonzalez JM, Chai J, Elovitz MA. Reprod Sci. 2011 Sep;18(9):900-7. Epub 2011 Mar 18.
Elovitz MA, Brown AG, Breen K, Anton L, Maubert M, Burd I. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2011 Oct;29(6):663-71. Epub 2011 Mar 4.
Burd I, Breen K, Friedman A, Chai J, Elovitz MA. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Mar;202(3):292.e1-9. Erratum in: Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jun;202(6):603.
Burd I, Bentz AI, Chai J, Gonzalez J, Monnerie H, Le Roux PD, Cohen AS, Yudkoff M, Elovitz MA. J Neurosci Res. 2010 Jul;88(9):1872-81.
Burd I, Chai J, Gonzalez J, Ofori E, Monnerie H, Le Roux PD, Elovitz MA.� Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Sep;201(3):279.e1-8.
Burd I, Srinivas S, Paré E, Dharan V, Wang E. J Ultrasound Med. 2009 Aug;28(8):1019-24.
Burd ID, Ness A, DiMuzio P, Ren GY, Tulenko TN.� Reprod Sci. 2009 Oct;16(10):1001-4. Epub 2009 Jul 14.
Gonzalez JM, Ofori E, Burd I, Chai J, Scholler N, Elovitz MA. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Apr;200(4):430.e1-8.
Ness A, Dias T, Damus K, Burd I, Berghella V. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Oct;195(4):1174-9.