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Douglas Kniss

  • Faculty Emeritus, Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • 395 W 12th Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-293-4496

Honors

  • 1994

    President's Poster Award. .

  • 1991

    President's Poster Award. .

  • 1986-1987

    PRAT Fellowship. .

  • 1985-1986

    Presidential Fellowship. .

  • 1980-1981

    University Fellowship.

Journal Articles

2007

  • Vandre, Dale, D; Ackerman, William E 4th; Kniss, Douglas, A; Tewari, Arun, K; Mori, Miki; Takizawa, Toshihiro; Robinson, John M, 2007, "Dysferlin is expressed in human placenta but does not associate with caveolin.." Biology of reproduction 77, no. 3,
  • Kang, Xihai; Xie, Yubing; Powell, Heather, M; James Lee, L; Belury, Martha, A; Lannutti, John, J; Kniss, Douglas A, 2007, "Adipogenesis of murine embryonic stem cells in a three-dimensional culture system using electrospun polymer scaffolds.." Biomaterials 28, no. 3,
  • Ackerman, W E 4th; Robinson, J, M; Kniss, D A, 2007, "Association of PAT proteins with lipid storage droplets in term fetal membranes.." Placenta 28, no. 5-6,

2006

  • Ackerman, W E 4th; Hughes, L, H; Robinson, J, M; Kniss, D A, 2006, "In situ immunolabeling allows for detailed localization of prostaglandin synthesizing enzymes within amnion epithelium.." Placenta 27, no. 8, 919 - 23.
  • Nelson, D, M; Sadovsky, Y; Robinson, J, M; Croy, B, A; Rice, G; Kniss, D A, 2006, "Advanced techniques in placental biology -- workshop report.." Placenta 27 Suppl A, S87 - 90.
  • Xie, Y; Kang, ; XAckerman, W E 4th; Belury, M, A; Koster, C; Rovin, B, H; Landon, M, B; Kniss, D A, 2006, "Differentiation-dependent regulation of the cyclooxygenase cascade during adipogenesis suggests a complex role for prostaglandins.." Diabetes, obesity & metabolism 8, no. 1, 83 - 93.

2005

  • Kang, Xihai; Xie, Yubing; Kniss, Douglas A, 2005, "Adipose tissue model using three-dimensional cultivation of preadipocytes seeded onto fibrous polymer scaffolds.." Tissue engineering 11, no. 3-4, 458 - 68.
  • Ackerman, William E 4th; Zhang, Xiaolan, L; Rovin, Brad, H; Kniss, Douglas A, 2005, "Modulation of cytokine-induced cyclooxygenase 2 expression by PPARG ligands through NFkappaB signal disruption in human WISH and amnion cells.." Biology of reproduction 73, no. 3, 527 - 35.
  • Ackerman, William E 4th; Robinson, John, M; Kniss, Douglas A, 2005, "Despite transcriptional and functional coordination, cyclooxygenase-2 and microsomal prostaglandin E synthase-1 largely reside in distinct lipid microdomains in WISH epithelial cells.." The journal of histochemistry and cytochemistry : official journal of the Histochemistry Society 53, no. 11, 1391 - 401.

2004

  • Ackerman, William E 4th; Rovin, Brad, H; Kniss, Douglas A, 2004, "Epidermal growth factor and interleukin-1beta utilize divergent signaling pathways to synergistically upregulate cyclooxygenase-2 gene expression in human amnion-derived WISH cells.." Biology of reproduction 71, no. 6, 2079 - 86.
  • Dunn-Albanese, Lisa, R; Ackerman, William E 4th; Xie, Yubing; Iams, Jay, D; Kniss, Douglas A, 2004, "Reciprocal expression of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma and cyclooxygenase-2 in human term parturition.." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 190, no. 3, 809 - 16.

2002

  • Kniss, D, A; Xie, Y; Li, Y; Kumar, S; Linton, E, A; Cohen, P; Fan-Havard, P; Redman, C W, G; Sargent, I L, 2002, "ED(27) trophoblast-like cells isolated from first-trimester chorionic villi are genetically identical to HeLa cells yet exhibit a distinct phenotype.." Placenta 23, no. 1, 32 - 43.
  • Kniss, D A, 2002, "Isolation and spontaneous immortalization of trophoblast-like ED (27) cell lines.." Placenta 23, no. 1, 100 - 1.
  • Xie, Yubing; Sproule, Taryn; Li, Yan; Powell, Heather; Lannutti, John, J; Kniss, Douglas A, 2002, "Nanoscale modifications of PET polymer surfaces via oxygen-plasma discharge yield minimal changes in attachment and growth of mammalian epithelial and mesenchymal cells in vitro.." Journal of biomedical materials research 61, no. 2, 234 - 45.

2001

  • Li, Y; Ma, T; Kniss, D, A; Yang, S, T; Lasky, L C, 2001, "Human cord cell hematopoiesis in three-dimensional nonwoven fibrous matrices: in vitro simulation of the marrow microenvironment.." Journal of hematotherapy & stem cell research 10, no. 3, 355 - 68.
  • Xie, Y; Yang, S, T; Kniss, D A, 2001, "Three-dimensional cell-scaffold constructs promote efficient gene transfection: implications for cell-based gene therapy.." Tissue engineering 7, no. 5, 585 - 98.
  • Kniss, D, A; Rovin, B; Fertel, R, H; Zimmerman, P D, 2001, "Blockade NF-kappaB activation prohibits TNF-alpha-induced cyclooxygenase-2 gene expression in ED27 trophoblast-like cells.." Placenta 22, no. 1, 80 - 9.
  • Li, Y; Ma, T; Kniss, D, A; Lasky, L, C; Yang, S T, 2001, "Effects of filtration seeding on cell density, spatial distribution, and proliferation in nonwoven fibrous matrices.." Biotechnology progress 17, no. 5, 935 - 44.
  • Smith, A, N; Carter, Q, L; Kniss, D, A; Brown, T L, 2001, "Characterization of a TGFbeta-responsive human trophoblast-derived cell line.." Placenta 22, no. 5, 425 - 31.
  • Ma, T; Yang, S, T; Kniss, D A, 2001, "Oxygen tension influences proliferation and differentiation in a tissue-engineered model of placental trophoblast-like cells.." Tissue engineering 7, no. 5, 495 - 506.
  • Li, Y; Ma, T; Yang, S, T; Kniss, D A, 2001, "Thermal compression and characterization of three-dimensional nonwoven PET matrices as tissue engineering scaffolds.." Biomaterials 22, no. 6, 609 - 18.

2000

  • Ma, T; Li, Y; Yang, S, T; Kniss, D A, 2000, "Effects of pore size in 3-D fibrous matrix on human trophoblast tissue development.." Biotechnology and bioengineering 70, no. 6, 606 - 18.

1999

  • Kniss, D A, 1999, "Cyclooxygenases in reproductive medicine and biology.." Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation 6, no. 6, 285 - 92.
  • Perkins, D, J; Kniss, D A, 1999, "Blockade of nitric oxide formation down-regulates cyclooxygenase-2 and decreases PGE2 biosynthesis in macrophages.." Journal of leukocyte biology 65, no. 6, 792 - 9.
  • Ma, T; Yang, S, T; Kniss, D A, 1999, "Development of an in vitro human placenta model by the cultivation of human trophoblasts in a fiber-based bioreactor system.." Tissue engineering 5, no. 2, 91 - 102.
  • Yee, L, D; Sabourin, C, L; Liu, L; Li, H, M; Smith, P, J; Seewaldt, V; Kniss, D A, 1999, "Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma activation in human breast cancer.." International journal of oncology 15, no. 5, 967 - 73.
  • Ma, T; Li, Y; Yang, S, T; Kniss, D A, 1999, "Tissue engineering human placenta trophoblast cells in 3-D fibrous matrix: spatial effects on cell proliferation and function.." Biotechnology progress 15, no. 4, 715 - 24.

1998

  • McKenna, D, S; Samuels, P; Zimmerman, P, D; Kniss, D A, 1998, "Interleukin-1 alpha, epidermal growth factor, and transforming growth factor-beta exhibit differential kinetics on endothelin-1 synthesis in amnion cells.." Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation 5, no. 1, 25 - 30.
  • Kniss, D, A; Iams, J D, 1998, "Regulation of parturition update. Endocrine and paracrine effectors of term and preterm labor.." Clinics in perinatology 25, no. 4, 819 - 36, v.

1997

  • Kniss, D, A; Zimmerman, P, D; Garver, C, L; Fertel, R H, 1997, "Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist blocks interleukin-1-induced expression of cyclooxygenase-2 in endometrium.." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 177, no. 3, 559 - 67.
  • Perkins, D, J; Kniss, D A, 1997, "Rapid and transient induction of cyclo-oxygenase 2 by epidermal growth factor in human amnion-derived WISH cells.." The Biochemical journal 321 ( Pt 3), 677 - 81.
  • Perkins, D, J; Kniss, D A, 1997, "Tumor necrosis factor-alpha promotes sustained cyclooxygenase-2 expression: attenuation by dexamethasone and NSAIDs.." Prostaglandins 54, no. 4, 727 - 43.
  • Swaisgood, C, M; Zu, H, ; XPerkins, D, J; Wu, S; Garver, C, L; Zimmerman, P, D; Iams, J, D; Kniss, D A, 1997, "Coordinate expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase and cyclooxygenase-2 genes in uterine tissues of endotoxin-treated pregnant mice.." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 177, no. 5, 1253 - 62.
  • Imseis, H, M; Zimmerman, P, D; Samuels, P; Kniss, D A, 1997, "Tumour necrosis factor-alpha induces cyclo-oxygenase-2 gene expression in first trimester trophoblasts: suppression by glucocorticoids and NSAIDs.." Placenta 18, no. 7, 521 - 6.

1996

  • Shubert, P, J; Gordon, M, C; Landon, M, B; Gabbe, S, G; Kniss, D A, 1996, "Ketoacids attenuate glucose uptake in human trophoblasts isolated from first-trimester chorionic villi.." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 175, no. 1, 56 - 62.
  • Kniss, D, A; Zimmerman, P, D; Su, H, C; Fertel, R H, 1996, "Genistein suppresses EGF-induced prostaglandin biosynthesis by a mechanism independent of EGF receptor tyrosine kinase inhibition.." Prostaglandins 51, no. 2, 87 - 105.

1995

  • Kennard, E, A; Zimmerman, P, D; Friedman, C, I; Kniss, D A, 1995, "Interleukin-1 beta induces cyclooxygenase-2 in cultured human decidual cells.." American journal of reproductive immunology : AJRI : official journal of the American Society for the Immunology of Reproduction and the International Coordination Committee for Immunology of Reproduction 34, no. 2, 65 - 71.
  • Gordon, M, C; Zimmerman, P, D; Landon, M, B; Gabbe, S, G; Kniss, D A, 1995, "Insulin and glucose modulate glucose transporter messenger ribonucleic acid expression and glucose uptake in trophoblasts isolated from first-trimester chorionic villi.." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 173, no. 4, 1089 - 97.

1994

  • Albert, T, J; Su, H, C; Zimmerman, P, D; Iams, J, D; Kniss, D A, 1994, "Interleukin-1 beta regulates the inducible cyclooxygenase in amnion-derived WISH cells.." Prostaglandins 48, no. 6, 401 - 16.
  • Desai, N, N; Kennard, E, A; Kniss, D, A; Friedman, C I, 1994, "Novel human endometrial cell line promotes blastocyst development.." Fertility and sterility 61, no. 4, 760 - 6.
  • Kniss, D, A; Shubert, P, J; Zimmerman, P, D; Landon, M, B; Gabbe, S G, 1994, "Insulinlike growth factors. Their regulation of glucose and amino acid transport in placental trophoblasts isolated from first-trimester chorionic villi.." The Journal of reproductive medicine 39, no. 4, 249 - 56.

1993

  • Kniss, D, A; Zimmerman, P, D; Su, H, C; Hooper, W, C; Landon, M, B; Gabbe, S G, 1993, "Expression of functional insulin-like growth factor-I receptors by human amnion cells.." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 169, no. 3, 632 - 40.
  • Kniss, D, A; Zimmerman, P, D; Fertel, R, H; Iams, J D, 1993, "Transforming growth factor-beta potentiates epidermal growth factor-induced prostaglandin E2 production in amnion cells.." Prostaglandins 45, no. 1, 27 - 33.

1992

  • Diss, E, M; Gabbe, S, G; Moore, J, W; Kniss, D A, 1992, "Study of thromboxane and prostacyclin metabolism in an in vitro model of first-trimester human trophoblast.." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 167, no. 4 Pt 1, 1046 - 52.
  • Kniss, D, A; Zimmerman, P, D; Fertel, R, H; Iams, J D, 1992, "Proinflammatory cytokines interact synergistically with epidermal growth factor to stimulate PGE2 production in amnion-derived cells.." Prostaglandins 44, no. 3, 237 - 44.
  • Su, H, C; Fertel, R, H; Kniss, D A, 1992, "Catecholamines modulate epidermal growth factor-induced prostaglandin E2 production in amnion-like (WISH) cells by means of a cyclic adenosine monophosphate-dependent pathway.." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 166, no. 1 Pt 1, 236 - 41.

1991

  • Travers, J, B; Shaw, J, E; Li, Q; Kniss, D, A; Fertel, R H, 1991, "Evidence for platelet-activating factor receptors in several B lymphoblastoid cell lines.." Life sciences 49, no. 23, 1755 - 60.
  • Sonek, J; Gabbe, S, G; Iams, J, D; Kniss, D A, 1991, "Morphologic changes in the human amnion epithelium that accompany labor as seen with scanning and transmission electron microscopy.." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 164, no. 5 Pt 1, 1174 - 80.

1990

  • Kniss, D, A; Mershon, J; Su, H, C; Sonek, J; Fertel, R, H; Waxman, M; Iams, J, D; Gabbe, S G, 1990, "Evidence of a role for protein kinase C in epidermal growth factor-induced prostaglandin E2 synthesis in amnion cells.." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 163, no. 6 Pt 1, 1883 - 90.

1989

  • Travers, J, B; Li, Q; Kniss, D, A; Fertel, R H, 1989, "Identification of functional platelet-activating factor receptors in Raji lymphoblasts.." J Immunol 143, no. 11, 3708 - 13.

1988

  • Kniss, D, A; Burry, R W, 1988, "Serum and fibroblast growth factor stimulate quiescent astrocytes to re-enter the cell cycle.." Brain research 439, no. 1-2, 281 - 8.
  • Burch, R, M; Kniss, D A, 1988, "Modulation of receptor-mediated signal transduction by diacylglycerol mimetics in astrocytes.." Cellular and molecular neurobiology 8, no. 2, 251 - 7.

1987

  • Jones, K, H; Kniss, D A, 1987, "Propidium iodide as a nuclear counterstain for immunofluorescence studies on cells in culture.." The journal of histochemistry and cytochemistry : official journal of the Histochemistry Society 35, no. 1, 123 - 5.

1985

  • Burry, R, W; Kniss, D, A; Ho, R H, 1985, "Enhanced survival of apparent presynaptic elements on polylysine-coated beads by inhibition of non-neuronal cell proliferation.." Brain research 346, no. 1, 42 - 50.
  • Kniss, D, A; Burry, R W, 1985, "Glucocorticoid hormones inhibit DNA synthesis in glial cells cultured in chemically defined medium.." Experimental cell research 161, no. 1, 29 - 40.

1984

  • Misanin, J, R; Kniss, D, A; Yoder, S, D; Yazujian, D, L; Hinderliter, C F, 1984, "The effect of electroconvulsive shock on the attenuation of taste-aversion conditioning produced by flavor preexposure.." Behavioral and neural biology 41, no. 1, 30 - 40.