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Pediatric Newborn Medicine - Recent Publications

Mandy Brown Belfort, MD, MPH

  • Kwan C, Fusch G, Rochow n, el-Helou S, Belfort M, Festival J, Hair A, Hascoet J-M, Kuehn T, MIRIS, Nelle M, O’Connor D Pelligra G, Poindexter B, Fu T, Urlesberger B, Wesolowska A, Barbarska O, Fusch C (MAMAS Study collaborators). Milk analysis using milk analyzers in a standardized setting (MAMAS) study: a multicenter quality initiative. Clinical Nutrition. 2020 Jul;39(7):2121-2128.
  • Parker MG, Burnham L, Kerr SM, Belfort MB, Perrin MT, Corwin MJ, Celibri MJ, Heeren T. Prevalence and Predictors of Donor Milk Programs Among U.S. Advanced Neonatal Care Facilities. J Perinatol 2020 Apr40(4):672-680.
  • Perrin MT, Belfort MB, Hagadorn JI, McGrath JM, Taylor SN, Tosi LM, Brownell EA. The nutritional composition and energy content of donor human milk: a systematic review. Advances in Nutrition. 2020 Jul 1;11(4):960-670.
  • Perrin M, Spence EH, Belfort MB, Parker MG, Bode L. A Comparison of Macronutrient-Based Methods for Deriving Energy Values in Human Milk. J Perinatol. 2020 Nov;40(11):1688-1693.
  • Cordova Ramos EG**, Cherkerzian S, Bell K**, Joung K, Collins CT, Makrides M, Gould J, Anderson PJ, Makrides M, Gould J, Anderson PJ, Belfort MB. Performance of different preterm growth references for predicting neurodevelopmental impairment in infancy and childhood: using the fetus versus the healthy preterm infant as a reference. J Pediatr. 2020 Oct;225:37-43.e5.
  • Soldateli B**, Parker M, Melvin P, Gupta M, Belfort MB. Human milk feeding and physical growth in very low birth weight infants: a multicenter study. J Perinatol. 2020 Aug;40(8):1246-1252
  • Cordova Ramos EG**, Soldateli B, Rosner B, Drouin K, Davitt E, Pepin H, Ellard D, Yu A, Bell K**, Belfort MB. Growth and clinical outcomes of very low birth weight infants receiving acidified versus non-acidified liquid human milk fortifiers. Nutr Clin Pract. 2020 Aug 25 (epub)
  • Belfort MB, Cherkerzian S, Bell KA**, Soldateli B**, Cordova E**, Palmer C, Steele T, Pepin H, Ellard D, Drouin K, Inder TE. Macronutrient intake from human milk, infant growth, and body composition at term equivalent age: a longitudinal study of hospitalized very preterm infants. Nutrients. 2020 July 28;12(8):2249.
  • Parker MG, Burnham LA, Kerr S, Belfort MB, Perrin MT, Corwin MJ, Heeren T. National prevalence of donor milk utilization among Level 1 nurseries. Hospital Pediatrics. 2020 Dec;10(12):1078-1086.
  • Belfort MB, Qureshi F**, Litt J, Bosquet Enlow M, De Vivo I, Gregory K, Tiemeier H. Aging at the beginning of life: a longitudinal study of telomere length in hospitalized very preterm infants. PLoS One. 2021 Jan; 16(1): e0243468.
  • Pace R, Williams J, Jarvinen K, Belfort MB, Pace C, Lackey K, Gogel A, Nguyen-Contant P, Kanagaiah P, Fitzgerald T, Ferri R, Young B, Rosen-Carole C, Diaz N, Meehan C, Caffe B, Sangster M, Topham D, McGuire M, Seppo A, McGuire M. COVID-19 and human milk: SARS-CoV-2, antibodies, and neutralizing capacity. mBio (in press).
  • Joung K**, Martin CR, Cherkerzian S, Kellogg M, Belfort MB. Human milk hormone intake in the first month of life and physical growth outcomes in preterm infants. J Clin Endocrinol Metab (in press).
  • Drouin KH, Riley JF, Benjamin C, Gregory KE, Sen S, Belfort MB. Donor Milk Policies for Level 1 Newborn Care: A Descriptive Analysis. Breastfeed Med. 2019 Oct;14(8):592-596. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2019.0094. Epub 2019 Aug 8. PMID: 31393161
  • Parker MG, Melvin P, Graham DA, Gupta M, Burnham LA, Lopera AM, Zera CA, Belfort MB. Timing of First Milk Expression to Maximize Breastfeeding Continuation Among Mothers of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jun;133(6):1208-1215. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003258. PMID: 31135736
  • Belfort MB, Edwards EM, Greenberg LT, Parker MG, Ehret DY, Horbar JD. Diet, weight gain, and head growth in hospitalized US very preterm infants: a 10-year observational study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 May 1;109(5):1373-1379. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqz008. PMID: 30997514
  • Parker MG, Gupta M, Melvin P, Burnham LA, Lopera AM, Moses JM, Litt JS, Belfort MB. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Use of Mother's Milk Feeding for Very Low Birth Weight Infants in Massachusetts. J Pediatr. 2019 Jan;204:134-141.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.08.036. Epub 2018 Sep 28. PMID: 30274926

Katherine Bell, MD

  • Cordova EG, Cherkerzian S, Bell K, Joung KE, Collins CT, Makrides M, Gould J, Anderson PJ, and Belfort MB. Association of Poor Postnatal Growth with Neurodevelopmental Impairment in Infancy and Childhood: Comparing the Fetus and the Healthy Preterm Infant References. J Pediatr. 2020;S0022-3476(20)30703-4. (PMID: 32525038)
  • Belfort M, Cherkerzian S, Bell K, Soldatelli B, Cordova Ramos E, Palmer C, Steele T, Pepin H, Ellard D, Drouin K, and Inder T. Macronutrient Intake from Human Milk, Infant Growth, and Body Composition at Term Equivalent Age: A Longitudinal Study of Hospitalized Very Preterm Infants. Nutrients. 2020;12(8):E2249. (PMID: 32731348)
  • Cordova E, Soldatelli B, Rosner B, Drouin K, Davit E, Pepin HL, Ellard DM, Yu A, Bell K, and Belfort MB. Growth and clinical outcomes of very low birth weight infants receiving acidified versus non-acidified liquid human milk fortifiers. Nutr Clin Pract. 2020 Aug 25. doi: 10.1002/ncp.10569. Epub ahead of print. (PMID: 32840926)
  • Bell KA, Matthews LG, Cherkerzian S, Palmer C, Drouin K, Pepin HL, Ellard D, Inder TE, Ramel SE, Belfort MB. Associations of Growth and Body Composition with Brain Size in Preterm Infants. J Pediatr. 2019 Nov;214:20-26.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.06.062. Epub 2019 Jul 31. PMID: 31377040
  • Bell KA, Wagner CL, Perng W, Feldman HA, Shypailo RJ, Belfort MB.Validity of Body Mass Index as a Measure of Adiposity in Infancy. J Pediatr. 2018 May;196:168-174.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.01.028. Epub 2018 Mar 15. PMID: 29551311

Jennifer Benjamin, MD

Sule Cataltepe, MD

Sara Cherkerzian, PhD

Helen Christou, MD

  • Basak A, Munschauer M, Ulirsch JC, Montbleau KE, Hartigan CR, Schenone M, Lian J, Wang Y, Huang Y, Wu X, Gehrke L, Rice CM, An X, Christou H, Mohandas N, Carr SA, Orkin SH, Chen JJ, Lander ES, Sankaran VG. Control of human hemoglobin switching by LIN28B-mediated regulation of BCL11A translation. Nat Genet. 2020 Feb;52(2):138-145. doi: 10.1038/s41588-019-0568-7. Epub 2020 Jan 20. PMID: 31959994.

  • Spyropoulos F**, Vitali S, Touma M, Levy P, Kourembanas S, Christou H. Echocardiographic markers of pulmonary hemodynamics and right ventricular hypertrophy in rat models of pulmonary hypertension. Pulm Circ. 2020 May 29;10(2):2045894020910976. doi: 10.1177/2045894020910976. eCollection 2020 Apr-Jun. PMID: 32537128

  • Joung KE**, Clausen D, Herdt A, Presti A, Snyder R, Peters C, Christou H, Mantzoros CS. Association of circulating FGF-21 levels in the first week of life and postnatal growth in hospitalized preterm infants. Metabol Open 2020 Mar 5;5:100030.doi: 10.1016/j.metop.2020.100030. PMID: 32812922

  • Papathanasiou A**, Spyropoulos F, Michael Z, Joung,KE, Briana DD, Malamitsi-Puchner A, Mantzoros C, Christou H. Adipokines and metabolic regulators in human and experimental pulmonary arterial hypertension. 2021. Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Feb 1;22(3):1435. doi: 10.3390/ijms22031435.PMID: 33535425

  • Hudalla H, Michael Z, Christodoulou N, Willis GR, Fernandez-Gonzalez A, Filatava EJ, Dieffenbach P, Fredenburgh LE, Stearman RS, Geraci MW, Kourembanas S, Christou H. Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibition Ameliorates Inflammation and Experimental Pulmonary Hypertension. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2019 Oct;61(4):512-524. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2018-0232OC. PMID: 30951642

Pamela Dodrill, PhD, CCC-SLP

  • Gosa MM, Dodrill P, Lefton-Greif MA, Silverman A. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Pediatric Feeding Disorders: Roles of the Speech-Language Pathologist and Behavioral Psychologist. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2020 Jul 10;29(2S):956-966. doi: 10.1044/2020_AJSLP-19-00069. Epub 2020 Jul 10. PMID:32650658.

  • Gosa MM, Dodrill P, Robbins J. Frontline Interventions: Considerations for Modifying Fluids and Foods for Management of Feeding and Swallowing Disorders Across the Life Span. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2020 Jul 10;29(2S):934-944. doi: 10.1044/2020_AJSLP-19-00065. Epub 2020 Jul 10. PMID: 32650663.

  • Garand KLF, McCullough G, Crary M, Arvedson JC, Dodrill P. Assessment Across the Life Span: The Clinical Swallow Evaluation. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2020 Jul 10;29(2S):919-933. doi: 10.1044/2020_AJSLP-19-00063. Epub 2020 Jul 10. PMID: 32650662.

  • Pados BF, Park J, Dodrill P. Know the Flow: Milk Flow Rates From Bottle Nipples Used in the Hospital and After Discharge. Adv Neonatal Care. 2019 Feb;19(1):32-41. doi: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000538. PMID: 30028734

Mohamed El-Dib, MD

  • El-Dib M, Munster C, Szakmar E, Inder T, Gunn AJ. Late onset oxygen requirement following neonatal therapeutic hypothermia. Acta Paediatr. 2020;109(11):2258-65.
  • White YN, Grant PE, Soul JS, Inder T, El-Dib M. Early exit from neonatal therapeutic hypothermia: A single institution experience using MRI to guide decision-making. J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2020;13(4):441-7.
  • Mohamed M, Frasketi M, Aly S, El-Dib M, Hoffman H, Aly H. Changes in cerebral tissue oxygenation with gestational and postnatal age in preterm infants. J Perinatol 2020 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Giesinger RE, Levy PT, Ruoss JL, El Dib M, Mohammad K, Wintermark P, McNamara PJ. Cardiovascular management following hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy in North America: Need for physiologic consideration. Pediatr Res. 2020 Oct 18.[Epub ahead of print]
  • Szakmar E , Smith J, Yang E, Volpe J, Inder T, El-Dib M. Association between cerebral oxygen saturation and brain injury in neonates receiving therapeutic hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy. J Perinatol. 2021 Jan 18. .[Epub ahead of print]
  • Szakmar E , Meunier H, El-Dib M, Yang E, Inder T. Interobserver reliability of a magnetic resonance imaging scoring system in infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. AJNR 2020 [Accepted for Publication]
  • McPherson C, Miller SP, El-Dib M, Massaro AN, Inder TE. The influence of pain, agitation, and their management on the immature brain. Pediatr Res. 2020; 88(2):168-75.
  • O’Dea M, Sweetman D, Bonifacio SL, El-Dib M, Austin T, and Molloy EJ. Management of multi organ dysfunction in neonatal encephalopathy. Front Pediatr. 2020;8(239).
  • El-Dib M, Limbrick DD, Inder T, Whitelaw A, Kulkarni A, Warf B, Volpe JJ, Linda S. de Vries LS. Management of post-hemorrhagic ventricular dilatation in the infant born preterm. J Pediat. 2020 Jul 30. [Epub ahead of print]
  • El-Dib M, Soul JS. Monitoring and management of brain hemodynamics and oxygenation. Handb Clin Neurol. 2019;162:295-314. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-64029-1.00014-X. PMID: 31324316
  • El-Dib M, Parziale MP, Johnson L, Benson CB, Grant PE, Robinson J, Volpe JJ, Inder T. Encephalopathy in neonates with subgaleal hemorrhage is a key predictor of outcome. Pediatr Res. 2019 Aug;86(2):234-241. doi: 10.1038/s41390-019-0400-1. Epub 2019 Apr 18. PMID: 30999320
  • Szakmar E, Jermendy A, El-Dib M. Respiratory management during therapeutic hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. J Perinatol. 2019 Jun;39(6):763-773. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0349-2. Epub 2019 Mar 11. Review. Erratum in: J Perinatol. 2019 Apr 8;:. PMID: 30858610
  • El-Dib M, Inder TE, Chalak LF, Massaro AN, Thoresen M, Gunn AJ. Should therapeutic hypothermia be offered to babies with mild neonatal encephalopathy in the first 6 h after birth? Pediatr Res. 2019 Mar;85(4):442-448. doi: 10.1038/s41390-019-0291-1. Epub 2019 Jan 16. PMID: 30733613

Carmina Erdei, MD

  • Erdei C, Austin NC, Cherkerzian S, Morris AR, Woodward LJ. Predicting school-aged cognitive impairment in children born very preterm. Pediatrics. 2020 Apr 1;145(4)

  • Liu C, Erdei C, Mittal L. Risk Factors for depression, anxiety, and PTSD symptoms in perinatal women during the COVID-19 pandemic. Psychiatry Research. 2020 Nov 4:113552. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113552. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33229122.

  • Erdei C, Liu CH. The downstream effects of COVID-19: a call for supporting family wellbeing in the NICU. Journal of Perinatology. 2020 Sep;40(9):1283-5.

  • Erdei C, Liu CH, Machie M, Church PT, Heyne R. Parent mental health and neurodevelopmental outcomes of children hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit. Early Hum Development. 2020 Nov 16:105278. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2020.105278. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33221031.

  • Gill V, Liley HG, Erdei C, Sen S, Davidge R, Wright AL, Bora S. Improving the uptake of kangaroo mother care in neonatal units: a narrative review and proposed conceptual framework. Acta Paediatrica. 2020 Dec 2, doi.org/10.1111/apa.15705. In press.

  • Erdei C, Inder TE, Dodrill P, Woodward LJ. The Growth and Development Unit. A proposed approach for enhancing infant neurodevelopment and family-centered care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. J Perinatol. 2019 Oct 3. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0514-7. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 31582813

Sailaja Ghanta, MD

Katherine Gregory, PhD, RN

  • Gregory KE, Turner D, Benjamin CN, Monthe-Dreze C, Johnson L, Hurwitz S, Wolfsdorf J, Sen S. Incorporating dextrose gel and feeding in the treatment of neonatal hypoglycaemia. Archives of Disease in Child Fetal Neonatal Edition, 2020 Jan;105(1) 45-49.

  • Goldfarb IT, Diouf K, Barth WH, Robinson JN, Katz D, Gregory KE, Ciaranello A, Yawetz S, Shenoy ES, Klompas M. Universal SARS-CoV-2 testing on admission to Labor and Delivery: Low prevalence among asymptomatic obstetric patients. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, DOI: 10.1017/ice.2020.255.

  • Reale SC, Lumbreras-Marquez MI, King CH, Burns SL, Fields KG, Diouf K, Godlfarb IT, Ciaranello AL, Robinson JN, Gregory KE, Grad YH, Huybrechts KF, Bateman BT. Patient characteristics associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection in parturients admitted for labor and delivery in Massachusetts during the Spring 2020 surge: A prospective cohort study. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, DOI: 10.1111/ppe.12743

  • Belfort MB, Qureshi F, Litt J, Bosquet Enlow M, De Vivo I, Gregory KE, Tiemeier H. Aging at the beginning of life: a longitudinal study of telomere length in hospitalized very preterm infants. PLoS One, accepted, in press.

  • Filatava EJ, Shelly CE, Thai J, Pados BF, Rostas SE, Yamamoto H, Fichorova R, Gregory KE. Elevated intestinal inflammation in preterm infants with signs and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Biological Nursing Research, accepted, in press.

  • Pathrose S, Spence K, Taylor C, Psalia K, Schmied V, Dahlen N, Gregory KE, Peters K, Foster J. A cross-sectional survey of enteral feeding tube placement and gastric residual aspiration practices: Need for an evidenced based clinical practice guideline. Advances in Neonatal Care, accepted, in press

  • Gregory K, Turner D, Benjamin CN, Monthe-Dreze C, Johnson L, Hurwitz S, Wolfsdorf J, Sen S. Incorporating dextrose gel and feeding in the treatment of neonatal hypoglycaemia. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2019 May 11. pii: fetalneonatal-2018-316430. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-316430. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31079067

Terrie Inder, MBChB, MD

  • Haebich KM, Willmott C, Scratch SE, Pascoe L, Lee KJ, Spencer-Smith MM, Cheong JLY, Inder TE, Doyle LW, Thompson DK, Anderson PJ. Neonatal brain abnormalities and brain volumes associated with goal setting outcomes in very preterm 13-year-olds. Brain Imaging Behav. 2020;14(4):1062-1073. PMID:30684152

  • Loh WY, Anderson PJ, Cheong JLY, Spittle AJ, Chen J, Lee KJ, Molesworth C, Inder TE, Connelly A, Doyle LW, Thompson DK. Longitudinal growth of the basal ganglia and thalamus in very preterm children. Brain Imag Behav. 2020;14(4)998-1011.

  • Thompson DK, Loh WY, Connelly A, Cheong JL, Spittle AJ, Chen J, Kelly CE, Inder TE, Doyle LW, Anderson PJ. Basal ganglia and thalamic tract connectivity in very preterm and full-term children; associations with 7-year neurodevelopment. Pediatr Res 2020, 87;48-56.

  • Tuuli MG, Chen B, Longtine MS, Kraus FB, Smyser CD, Inder TE, Nelson DM. A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial of maternal antenatal pomegranate juice (POM) ingestion and POM effects on placental morphology and function in women diagnosed antenatally with intrauterine growth restriction. Trends in Developmental Biology, 2020, 12;13-22.

  • Thompson DK, Matthews LG, Alexander B, Lee KJ, Kelly CE, Adamson CL, Hunt RW, Cheong JLY, Spencer-Smith M, Neil JJ, Seal ML, Inder TE, Doyle LW, Anderson PL. Tracking regional brain growth up to age 13 in children born term and very preterm. Nat Commun, 2020, 11(1);696.

  • McPherson C, Miller SP, El-Dib M, Massaro AN, Inder TE. The influence of pain, agitation, and their management on the immature brain. Pediatr Res, 2020;88:168-175.

  • Belfort MB, Cherkerzian S, Bell KA, Soldateli B. Cordova Ramos E, Palmer C, Steele T, Pepin H, Ellard D, Drouin K, Inder TE. Macronutrient intake from human milk, infant growth, and body composition at term equivalent age: a longitudinal study of hospitalized very preterm infants. Nutrients, 2020;12(8):2249. doi:10.3390/nu12082249.

  • Yates R, Treyvaud K, Doyle LW, Ure A, Cheong JLY, Lee KJ, Inder TE, Spencer-Smith M, Anderson PJ. Rates and stability of mental health disorders in very preterm children at 7 and 13 years. Pediatrics, 2020;145(5):e20192699. [Epub Ahead of Print].

  • Benninger KL, Inder TE, Goodman AM, Cotton CM, Nordli DR, Shah TA, Slaughter JC, Maitre NL. Perspective from the society for pediatric research neonatal encephalopathy clinical trials: developing the future. Pediatr Res, 2020; doi:1038/s41390-020-0859-9 [Epub Ahead of Print].

  • El-Dib M, Munster C, Szakmar E, Inder T, Gunn AJ. Late onset oxygen requirement following neonatal therapeutic hypothermia. Acta Paediatr, 2020; doi:10.1111/apa.15222 [Epub Ahead of Print].

  • Walsh BH, Paul RA, Inder TE, Shimony JS, Smyser CD, Rogers CE. Surgery requiring general anesthesia is associated with altered brain volumes at term equivalent age and neurodevelopmental impairment. Pediatr Res, 2020;doi:10.1038/s41390-020-1030-3 [Epub Ahead of Print].

  • White YN, Grant PE, Soul JS, Inder T, El-Dib M. Early exit from neonatal therapeutic hypothermia: A single institution experience using MRI to guide decision-making. J Neonatal Perinatal Med 2020; doi:10.3233/VPM-200458. [Epub Ahead of Print].

  • El-Dib M, Limbrick D, Inder T, Whitelaw A, Kulkarni AV, Warf B, Volpe JJ, de Vries LS. Management of post-hemorrhagic ventricular dilatation in the preterm infant. J Pediatr, 2020;(20)30978-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.07.079 {Epub Ahead of Print.)

  • Szakmar E, Smith J, Yang E, Volpe J, Inder T, El-Dib M. Association between cerebral oxygen saturation and brain injury in neonates receiving therapeutic hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy. J Perinatol 2020 [Epub Ahead of Print].

  • El-Dib M, Parziale M, Johnson L, Benson C, Grant E, Robinson J, Volpe J, Inder T. Encephalopathy in neonates with subgaleal hemorrhage is the key predictor of outcome. Pediatr Res 86(2): 234-241, 2019.

  • Matthews LG, Smyser CD, Cherkerzian S, Alexopoulos D, Kenley J, Tuull MG, Nelson DM, Inder TE. Maternal pomegranate juice intake and brain structure and function in infants with intrauterine growth restriction: A randomized controlled pilot study. PLoS One. 2019;14(8):e029596. PMID:31433809

  • Sakpichaisakul K, El-Dib M, Walsh BH, Robinson JN, Cherkerzian S, Supapannachart KJ, Volpe JJ, Inder TE. Metabolic acidemia biomarkers in blood gas strongly correlate with clinical severity of neonatal encephalopathy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019 In Press.

Lise C. Johnson, MD

Anne CC (S.) Lee, MD, MPH

  • Lee AC, Whelan R, Bably N, Schaeffer L, Rahman S, Ahmed S, Moin S, Begum N, Quaiyum M, Rosner B, Litch J, Baqui A, Wylie B. Prediction of gestational age with symphysis-fundal height and estimated uterine volume in a pregnancy cohort in Sylhet, Bangladesh. BMJ Open. 2020 Mar 12;10(3):e034942.
  • WHO Amanhi Late Pregnancy Ultrasound Study Group. Performance of third trimester biometry for gestational age dating in a population-based cohort in low-resource settings: Alliance for Maternal Newborn Health Improvement (AMANHI) Late Pregnancy Dating Study. Lancet Global Health. 2020 Apr;8(4):e545-e554.
  • Grant JS, Chico RM, Lee-AC, Low N, Medina-Marino A, Molina RL, Morroni C, Ramogola-Masire D, Stafylis C, Tang W, Vallely AJ, Wynn A, Yeganeh N, Klausner JD. Sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy: a narrative review of the global research gaps, challenges, and opportunities. Sex Transm Dis. 2020 Aug 7. Doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001258. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32773611.
  • Lawford HLS, Nuamah MA, Liley HG, Lee AC, Kumar S, Adjei AA, Bora S; IMPRINT Study Group. Neonatal neurological examination in a resource-limited setting: What defines normal? Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2020 Sep 15:S1090-3798(20)30186-0. Doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2020.08.010. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33036879
  • WHO Alliance for Maternal and Newborn Health Improvement Late Pregnancy Dating Study Group. Performance of late pregnancy biometry for gestational age dating in low income and middle-income countries: a prospective multicountry, population-based cohort study from the WHO Alliance for Maternal and Newborn Health Improvement (AMANHI) Study Group. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 Apr;8(4):e545-e554. Doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30034-6. Erratum in: Lancet Glob Health. 2020 Nov 5;: PMID: 32199122; PMCID: PMC7091029
  • Lee, ACC, Whelan R, Bably NN, Schaeffer LE, Rahman S, Ahmed S, Moin SMI, Begum N, Ouaiyum MA, Rosner B, Litch JA, Baqui AH, Wylie BJ. Prediction of gestational age with symphysis-fundal height and estimated uterine volume in a pregnancy cohort in Sylhet, Bangladesh. BMJ Open. 2020 Mar 12;10(3):e034942. Doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034942. PMID: 32169927; PMCID: PMC7069288.
  • Lawford HLS, Lee AC, Kumar S, Liley HG, Bora S. Establishing a conceptual framework of the impact of placental malaria on infant neurodevelopment. Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Jul;84:54-65. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.04.019. Epub 2019 Apr 24. Review. PMID: 31028878
  • Schaeffer LE, Ahmed S, Rahman M, Whelan R, Rahman S, Roy AD, Nijhum TA, Bably NN, D'Couto H, Hudelson C, Jaben IA, Rubayet S, Baqui A, Lee AC. Development and evaluation of a mobile application for case management of small and sick newborns in Bangladesh. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2019 Jun 20;19(1):116. doi: 10.1186/s12911-019-0835-7. PMID: 31221158
  • Lee AC, Folger LV, Rahman M, Ahmed S, Bably NN, Schaeffer L, Whelan R, Panchal P, Rahman S, Roy AD, Baqui AH. A Novel Icterometer for Hyperbilirubinemia Screening in Low-Resource Settings. Pediatrics. 2019 May;143(5). pii: e20182039. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-2039. Epub 2019 Apr 5. PMID: 30952779

Ellice Lieberman, MD, DrPH

Cindy Liu, PhD

  • Erdei, C., & Liu, C.H. (2020). The downstream effects of COVID-19 on the NICU: A call for supporting family well-being. Journal of Perinatology, 40(9), 1283-1285.
  • Chen, J.A., Zhang, E.*, & Liu, C.H. (2020). Potential impact of COVID-19-related racial discrimination on the health of Asian Americans. American Journal of Public Health, 110(11), 1624-1627.
  • Liu, C.H., & Doan, S.N. (2020). Psychosocial stress contagion in children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic: A behavioral health perspective. Clinical Pediatrics, 59(9-10), 853-855.
  • Lin, H.C., Zeanah, P.L., Olivier, D.L., Bergeron, M.A. & Liu, C.H. (2020). Responding to the pressing yet unrecognized needs of student-parents amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of American College Health, 1-5.
  • Leung, T.S., Hyun, S.*, Stevens, C., Liu, C.H., & Chen, J. (2020). Prevalence and correlates of mental health symptoms and disorders among US international college students. Journal of American College Health, 1-7.
  • C.H., Pinder-Amaker, S., Hahm, H.C., & Chen, J.A. (2020). Priorities for addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on college student mental health. Journal of American College Health, 1-3.
  • Liu, C.H., Stevens, C., Conrad, R.*, & Hahm, H.C. (2020). Evidence for elevated psychiatric distress, poor sleep, and quality of life concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic among U.S. young adults with suspected and reported psychiatric diagnoses. Psychiatry Research, 292, 113345
  • Liu, C.H., Zhang, E.*, Wong, G.*, Hyun, S.*, & Hahm, C. (2020). Factors associated with depression, anxiety, and PTSD symptomatology during the COVID-19 pandemic: Clinical implications for U.S. young adult mental health. Psychiatry Research, 290, 113172.
  • Stevens, C., Zhang, E.*, Cherkerzian, S., Chen, J., & Liu, C.H. (2020). Problematic internet use/computer gaming among US college students: Prevalence and correlates with mental health symptoms. Depression and Anxiety, 11, 1127-1136.
  • Erdei, C., Liu, C.H., Machie, M., Church, P., & Heyne, R. (2020). Developmental outcomes in the NICU and parent mental health impacts on outcomes. Journal of Perinatology, 105278.
  • Hahm, H.C., Hsi, J.H., Petersen, J.M., Xu, J., Lee, E.M., Chen, S.H., & Liu, C.H. (2020). Preliminary efficacy of AWARE in college health service centers: A group psychotherapy intervention for Asian American women. Journal of American College Health, 1, 1-5.
  • Liu, C.H., Zhang, E.*, Snidman, N., & Tronick, E. (2020). Infant affect response in the face-to-face still face among Chinese- and European American mothers and infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 60, 101469.
  • Liu, C.H., Fink, G., Brentani, H., Brentani, A. (2020). Caregiver depression is associated with hair cortisol in a low-income sample of preschool-aged children. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 117, 104675.
  • Brentani, A., Ferrer, A., Brentani, H., Liu, C.H., Grisi, S., Valente, M.H., Gomes, F., Escobar, A.M., Fink, G. (2020). Cohort profile: The São Paulo Western Region Birth Cohort (ROC). International Journal of Epidemiology, 49(5), 1438-1328g
  • Hahm, H.C., Liu, C.H., Thompson, M. (2020). Cultural and developmental principles for addressing mental health in young Asian American women: Lessons from the AWARE intervention on college campuses. Psychiatric Services, 77(11), 1199-1202.
  • Wang, L. K., Wong, S. H., Chen, S. H., Yau, Y., Li, G., & Liu, C. H. (2020). Establishing a Parenting Program for Transnationally Separated Chinese Immigrant Families: Community-Based Pilot Program. Psychiatric Services, 71(8), 868-871.
  • Liu, C.H., Li, H., Wu, E.*, Tung, E.*, & Hahm, H.C. (2020). Parent perceptions of mental illness in Chinese American youth. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 40, 1010857.
  • Liu, C.H., Snidman, N., Kagan, J., & Tronick, E. (2020). Effect of maternal distress on perceptions of infant behavior may differ in Chinese American and European American mothers and infants. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 41, 212-220.
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  • Chen JA, Stevens C, Wong SHM, Liu CH. Psychiatric Symptoms and Diagnoses Among U.S. College Students: A Comparison by Race and Ethnicity. Psychiatr Serv. 2019 Jun 1;70(6):442-449. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201800388. Epub 2019 Mar 27. PMID:30914001
  • Liu CH, Doan SN. Innovations in biological assessments of chronic stress through hair and nail cortisol: Conceptual, developmental, and methodological issues. Dev Psychobiol. 2019 Apr;61(3):465-476. doi: 10.1002/dev.21830. Epub 2019 Feb 10. Review. PMID: 30740655

Carmen Monthé-Drèze, MD

Richard Parad, MD, MPH

Mark Perrella, MD

  • Hou M, Han J, Li G, Kwon M-Y, Jiang J, Emani S, Taglauer ES, Park J-A, Choi E-B, Vodnala M, Fong YW, Emani SM, Rosas IO, Perrella MA, Liu X. Multipotency of Mouse Trophoblast Stem Cells. Stem Cell Res Ther, 2020; Feb 13;11(1):55. doi: 10.1186/s13287-020-1567-4.

  • Kwon M-Y, Ghanta S, Ng J, Tsoyi K, Lederer JA, Bronson RT, El-Chemaly S, Chung SW, Liu X, and Perrella, MA. Expression of Stromal Cell-Derived Factor-1 by Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Impacts Neutrophil Function During Sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2020; 48:e409–e417. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000004244

  • Kwon M-Y, Hwang N, Back SH, Lee S-J, Perrella MA, Chung SW. Nucleotide-binding Oligomerization Domain Protein 2 Deficiency Enhances CHOP Expression and Plaque Necrosis in Advanced Atherosclerotic Lesions. FEBS J. 2020;287(10):2055-2069. doi: 10.1111/febs.15294.

  • Shrestha S, Cho W, Stump B, Imani J, Lamattina AM, Louis PH, Pazzanese J, Rosas IO, Visner G, Perrella MA, El-Chemaly S. FK506 induces lung lymphatic endothelial cell senescence and downregulates LYVE-1 expression, with associated decreased hyaluronan uptake. Mol Med. 2020; Jul 31;26(1):75. doi: 10.1186/s10020-020-00204-z.

  • Ng J, Guo F, Marneth AE, Ghanta S, Kwon MY, Keegan J, Liu X, Wright KT, Kamaz B, Cahill LA, Mullally A, Perrella MA, Lederer JA. Augmenting Emergency Granulopoiesis with CpG Conditioned Mesenchymal Stromal Cells in Murine Neutropenic Sepsis. Blood Adv. 2020 Oct 13;4(19):4965-4979.

  • Kwon M-Y, Ghanta S, Ng J, Castano AP, Han J, Ith B, Lederer JA, El-Chemaly S, Chung SW, Liu X, and Perrella MA. Mesenchymal stromal cells expressing a dominant-negative high mobility group

  • Baron RM, Kwon MY, Castano AP, Ghanta S, Riascos-Bernal DF, Lopez-Guzman S, Macias AA, Ith B, Schissel SL, Lederer JA, Reeves R, Yet SF, Layne MD, Liu X, Perrella MA. Frontline Science: Targeted expression of a dominant-negative high mobility group A1 transgene improves outcome in sepsis. J Leukoc Biol. 2018 Oct;104(4):677-689. doi: 10.1002/JLB.4HI0817-333RR. Epub 2018 Jul 5. PMID: 29975792

  • Shu C, Huang H, Xu Y, Rota M, Sorrentino A, Peng Y, Padera RF Jr, Huntoon V, Agrawal PB, Liu X, Perrella MA. Pressure Overload in Mice With Haploinsufficiency of Striated Preferentially Expressed Gene Leads to Decompensated Heart Failure. Front Physiol. 2018 Jul 10;9:863. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00863. eCollection 2018. PMID: 30042693

Annette Scheid, MD

Sarbattama (Rimi) Sen, MD

Bharati Sinha, MD

Fotios Spyropoulos, MD

  • Papathanasiou, A.E.; Spyropoulos, F.; Michael, Z.; Joung, K.E.; Briana, D.D.; Malamitsi-Puchner, A.; Mantzoros, C.S.; Christou, H. Adipokines and Metabolic Regulators in Human and Experimental Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22, 1435. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22031435

  • Spyropoulos F, Vitali SH, Touma M, Rose CD, Petty CR, Levy P, Kourembanas S, Christou H. Echocardiographic markers of pulmonary hemodynamics and right ventricular hypertrophy in rat models of pulmonary hypertension. Pulm Circ. 2020 Apr-Jun; 10(2):2045894020910976. PMID: 32537128.

  • Michael Z, Spyropoulos F, Ghanta S, Christou H. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: An Update of Current Pharmacologic Therapies and New Approaches. Clin Med Insights Pediatr. 2018 Dec 11;12:1179556518817322. doi: 10.1177/1179556518817322. eCollection 2018. Review.PMID:30574005

Linda J. Van Marter, MD, MPH

Joseph J. Volpe, MD

  • Volpe JJ. Commentary - Marijuana use during pregnancy and premature birth: A problem likely to worsen. J Neonatal-Perinatal Med 13(1):1-3, 2020.
  • Volpe JJ. Commentary - Do the negative results of the PENUT trial close the book on erythropoietin for premature infant brain? J Neonatal-Perinatal Med 13(2):149-152, 2020.
  • Volpe JJ. Commentary – Exosomes: realization of the great therapeutic (potential of stem cells. J Neonatal-Perinatal Med 13(3):287–291, 2020.
  • Volpe JJ. Commentary - Severe IVH: Time for a newer, earlier intervention to prevent brain injury? J Neonatal-Perinatal Med 13(4):435-439, 2020.
  • El-Dib M, Limbrick D, Inder T, Warf B, Volpe JJ, de Vries L. Management of post-ventricular hemorrhagic dilatation in the preterm infant. J Pediatr 2020, 20:30978-1.
  • Volpe JJ. Commentary ─ Primary neuronal dysmaturation in preterm brain: Important and likely modifiable. J Neonatal-Perinatal Med 14:1-6, 2021.
  • Volpe JJ. Commentary ─ Infantile spinal muscular atrophy – the potential for cure of a fatal disease. NJ Neonatal-Perinatal Med 2021, ePub Ahead of Print.
  • Szakmar E, Smith J, Yang E, Volpe JJ, Inder T, El-Dib M. Association between cerebral oxygen saturation and brain injury in neonates receiving therapeutic hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy. J Perinatol 2020 [ePub Ahead of Print].
  • Volpe JJ. Commentary ─Vitamin K Deficient Bleeding and COVID-19: How Are They Related? J Neonatal-Perinatal Med 2021, [Epub ahead of print].
  • Meunier H, Szakmar E, Volpe JJ, El-Dib M, Inder T. Cerebellar hemorrhage in infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy treated with therapeutic hypothermia. Pediatr Res 2020, Under Review.
  • Sakpichaisakul K, Supapannachart KJ, El-Dib M, Szakmar E, Yang E, Walsh BH, Robinson JN, Cherkerzian S, Volpe JJ, Inder TE. Blood gas measures as predictors for neonatal encephalopathy severity. strongly correlate with clinical severity of neonatal encephalopathy. J Perinatol 2020. Under Review.
  • de Vries LS, Ferriero DM, Grant E, Inder TE, Ment LR, Miller SP, Volpe JJ. Commentary: Rational Approach to Routine Neuroimaging of the Preterm Brain. J Pediatr 2021, Submitted on Jan 1, 2021
  • Volpe JJ. Placental assessment provides insight into mechanisms and timing of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2019;12(2):113-116. doi: 10.3233/NPM-190270. No abstract available. PMID: 31256081
  • Volpe JJ.Dysmaturation of Premature Brain: Importance, Cellular Mechanisms, and Potential Interventions. Pediatr Neurol. 2019 Jun;95:42-66. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2019.02.016. Epub 2019 Feb 27. Review. PMID: 30975474

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