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  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Car seat challenge test
  • Early detection of abnormal neurodevelopment
  • Early intervention
  • Environmental exposures in the NICU
  • Exposure impact on social behavior
  • Health Care Technology
  • Impact of health policy on infant mortality
  • Intestinal innate immunity
  • Neonatal opiate withdrawal
  • Neonatal RBC transfusion
  • Neuronal plasticity
  • Normal and abnormal neurodevelopment
  • Nutritional support for neurodevelopment
  • Outcomes related to multiple transfusion and anemia preventive strategies
  • Palliative care
  • Quality improvement & Patient Safety

Research Facilities

Laboratory space for the division is located both on Bressler 13th floor and Howard Hall. The Bressler Neonatology laboratories cover 6,000 square feet.

Major equipment includes:

  • two laminar flow hoods
  • two tissue culture incubators
  • Beckman ultracentrifuge
  • gel electrophoresis apparatus and power source
  • dissecting microscope
  • facilitate both biochemical and neurobehavioral studies

An additional research laboratory space is dedicated in the NICU to support clinical research.