Rosemary Ellen Reiss
Rosemary Ellen Reiss, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology

Rosemary Reiss, MD directs the Center for Fetal Medicine and Prenatal Genetics, in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and is Assistant Professor at HMS. After residency at Yale, she completed a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the Ohio State University, staying on their faculty until moving to Boston in 2000. Her training in the US was punctuated by extended visits to British NHS hospitals, opportunities to observe a different model of health care provision. Seventeen years of work in prenatal diagnosis, including service on medical ethics committees, has provided constant exposure to ethical dilemmas faced both by anxious couples making decisions about fetal problems, and by the professionals who provide them with information and support. She was stimulated to more formal study of biomedical ethics by the recent development of new molecular genetic techniques that markedly expand the scope of prenatal diagnoses and preconception testing, and will require new paradigms for policy-making and genetic counseling in light of their potential to disclose mild, variable or adult-onset disorders.

Fellowship Year: 2014-2015

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Should embryos with autosomal monosomy by preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy be transferred?: Implications for embryo selection from a systematic literature review of autosomal monosomy survivors.
Authors: Authors: Bunnell ME, Wilkins-Haug L, Reiss R.
Prenat Diagn
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Sex chromosome aneuploidy detection by noninvasive prenatal testing: helpful or hazardous?
Authors: Authors: Reiss RE, Discenza M, Foster J, Dobson L, Wilkins-Haug L.
Prenat Diagn
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Recurrent enlarged nuchal translucency: first trimester presentation of a familial 15q26?qter deletion.
Authors: Authors: Reiss R, Ahern D, Sandstrom M, Wilkins-Haug L.
Am J Med Genet A
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Outcomes of pregnancies with a low-lying placenta diagnosed on second-trimester sonography.
Authors: Authors: Heller HT, Mullen KM, Gordon RW, Reiss RE, Benson CB.
J Ultrasound Med
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Absent fetal nasal bone: what does it mean for the euploid fetus?
Authors: Authors: Dukhovny S, Wilkins-Haug L, Shipp TD, Benson CB, Kaimal AJ, Reiss R.
J Ultrasound Med
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Still a screening test: more attention needed to noninvasive prenatal test false-positive rates.
Authors: Authors: Reiss RE, Cherry AM.
Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Brain abnormalities in patients with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome.
Authors: Authors: Gardiner K, Chitayat D, Choufani S, Shuman C, Blaser S, Terespolsky D, Farrell S, Reiss R, Wodak S, Pu S, Ray PN, Baskin B, Weksberg R.
Am J Med Genet A
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Monochorionic diamniotic twin gestations discordant for markedly enlarged nuchal translucency.
Authors: Authors: Edlow AG, Reiss R, Benson CB, Gerrol P, Wilkins-Haug L.
Prenat Diagn
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Apert syndrome: what prenatal radiographic findings should prompt its consideration?
Authors: Authors: Quintero-Rivera F, Robson CD, Reiss RE, Levine D, Benson C, Mulliken JB, Kimonis VE.
Prenat Diagn
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Intracranial anomalies detected by imaging studies in 30 patients with Apert syndrome.
Authors: Authors: Quintero-Rivera F, Robson CD, Reiss RE, Levine D, Benson CB, Mulliken JB, Kimonis VE.
Am J Med Genet A
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