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I joined the UT Health San Antonio and University Health faculty in 1980. I hold the rank of professor and the Humana Foundation Distinguished Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
I completed medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in 1977 and concluded my residency training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. I completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health, Pregnancy Research Branch, in 1982.
I was the chief of the division of reproductive endocrinology and infertility from 1986 until 2002. I was chair of the department from 2002-2016. I was the president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in 2005 and served as a director of The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
I am certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Articles & Publications
McLaughlin JE, Santos MT, Binkley PA, Sultana M, Tekmal RR, Schenken RS, Knudtson JF. Inhibition of Hyaluronic Acid Synthesis Decreases Endometrial Cell Attachment, Migration, and Invasion. Reprod Sci. 2020 Feb 3. doi: 10.1007/s43032-019-00100-w.
Knudtson JF, McLaughlin JE, Tellez Santos M, Tekmal RR, Binkley PA, Schenken RS. The Hyaluronic Acid System is Intact in Menstrual Endometrial Cells in Women with and without Endometriosis. Reprod Sci; 2018 Jan. Epub ahead of print PMID: 29621955.
Knudtson JF, Tellez Santos M, Binkley PA, Robinson RD, Schenken RS. The Addition of a GnRH Antagonist to GnRH Agonist Does Not Enhance Fertility Preservation in Adolescent Female Rats Receiving Gonadotoxic Chemotherapy 2016 Mar. p. 101A (Reproductive Sciences).
Knudtson JF, Tekmal RR, Santos MT, Binkley PA, Krishnegowda N, Valente P, Schenken RS. Impaired Development of Early Endometriotic Lesions in CD44 Knockout Mice. Reprod Sci 23(1):87-91, 2016.
Zhang Q; Huang Y; Gong S; Yang Z; Sun X; Schenken R; Zhong G. Vivo and Ex Vivo Imaging Reveals a Long-Lasting Chlamydial Infection in the Mouse Gastrointestinal Tract following Genital Tract Inoculation. Infection & Immunity. 83(9):3568-77, 2015.