Neurological Development in Premature Infants :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Neurological Development in Premature Infants

Perinatal/neonatal brain injury is a leading cause of growth and development impairments of the brain and central nervous system.  To improve long-term quality of life for high-risk newborns and high-risk preterm newborns, investigators at Nationwide Children’s are working to prevent perinatal/neonatal brain injury.

Research efforts focus on ways to detect perinatal/neonatal brain injury early among extremely premature infants, applying advanced MRI as a tool to help predict long-term neurological outcomes and understanding the effects neonatal therapeutic hypothermia has on the brain when an infant has been deprived oxygen. 

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