Harvey J Kliman MD, PhD

Research Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Director, Reproductive and Placental Research Unit

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupObstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program; Yale Fertility Center; Reproductive and Placental Research Unit; Reproductive Sciences: Discovery to Cure InternshipWomen's Behavioral Health Research, Division of

Research Interests

Endometrium; Placenta; Infertility; Pregnancy complications; Autism more...


  • M.D., University of Chicago, 1980
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1981

Selected Publications

  • Walker CK, Anderson KW, Milano KM, Ye S, Tancredi DJ, Pessah IN, Hertz-Picciotto I, Kliman HJ. (2013) Trophoblast Inclusions are Significantly Increased in the Placentas of Children in Families at Risk for Autism, Biological Psychiatry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2013.03.006
  • Kliman HJ, Sammar M, Gimpel Y, Lynch SK, Milano SK, Pick E, Bejar J, Arad A, Lee JJ, Meiri H, Gonen R. (2012) Placental protein 13 and decidual zones of necrosis: an immunologic diversion that may be linked to preeclampsia. Reproductive Sciences, 19:12-26.
  • Azpurua HJ, Funai EF, Coraluzzi L, Sasson I, Doherty L, Kliman M, Kliman HJ. (2010) Determination of placental weight using two-dimensional sonography and volumetric mathematic modeling, Am J Perinatology, 27:151-155.



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