Lia A Bernardi Wendeln

  • 343 Citations
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Research Interests

Lia Bernardi, MD Lia Bernardi, MD, MSCI is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago and her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Northwestern University. She also did a one year fellowship in Recurrent Pregnancy Loss at the University of Illinois as this is one of her main clinical and research interests. She is currently developing a clinical Recurrent Pregnancy Loss program within Northwestern’s Fertility and Reproductive Medicine division. Her other research interests include identifying causes of decreased ovarian reserve and fertility preservation in adolescents who have the potential for impaired fertility. Clinically, she cares for patients with an array of reproductive issues including couples with infertility, women with primary ovarian insufficiency and individuals with disorders of sexual development.

Training Experience

2012Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago
2012Residency, University of Chicago Hospitals
2016Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MS, Northwestern University

… → 2016

MD, Rush Medical College

… → 2008

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Endometriosis Medicine & Life Sciences
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Estrogens Medicine & Life Sciences
Infertility Medicine & Life Sciences
Stromal Cells Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2015 2019

Research Output 2012 2019

  • 343 Citations
  • 12 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 1 Editorial
4 Citations (Scopus)


Bulun, S. E., Yilmaz, B. D., Sison, C., Miyazaki, K., Bernardi, L., Liu, S., Kohlmeier, A., Yin, P., Milad, M. & Wei, J. J., May 10 2019, In : Endocrine reviews. 40, 4, p. 1048-1079 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Stromal Cells
Pelvic Pain
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
2 Citations (Scopus)

The Essential Role of GATA6 in the Activation of Estrogen Synthesis in Endometriosis

Bernardi Wendeln, L. A., Dyson, M. T., Tokunaga, H., Sison, C., Oral, M., Robins, J. C. & Bulun, S. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Reproductive Sciences. 26, 1, p. 60-69 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carrier Proteins
Nuclear Receptor Subfamily 6, Group A, Member 1
Stromal Cells
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bologna criteria: clinically or academically relevant?

Boots, C. E. & Bernardi, L. A., Jan 2018, In : Fertility and Sterility. 109, 1, p. 59-60 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

3 Citations (Scopus)

Oocyte cryopreservation among transmasculine youth: a case series

Chen, D., Bernardi Wendeln, L. A., Pavone, M., Feinberg, E. C. & Moravek, M. B., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 35, 11, p. 2057-2061 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between obesity and anti-Müllerian hormone in reproductive-aged African American women

Bernardi, L. A., Carnethon, M. R., de Chavez, P. J., Ikhena, D. E., Neff, L. M., Baird, D. D. & Marsh, E. E., Jan 1 2017, In : Obesity. 25, 1, p. 229-235 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Body Mass Index
Linear Models