Center for Perinatal Research
The Center for Perinatal Research has a unique, integrative approach to prematurity research that extends before and after birth. Its mission is to conduct innovative basic, translational and clinical research focused on prevention of preterm birth and achieving the best possible outcomes for all children, especially those born preterm.
In close collaboration with Neonatology and other groups, the principal investigators in the Center for Perinatal Research study prevention and reduction of complications of prematurity including infection, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, pulmonary hypertension, cystic fibrosis, asthma, feeding disorders and neuro-developmental delay such as cerebral palsy. Our laboratories use state-of-the-art molecular, basic science and translational approaches to understand the causes, mechanisms and consequences of being born too soon.
Inside the Center for Perinatal Research
Meet Our Team
Learn more about Interim Director Lynette Rogers, PhD, and the faculty and staff at the Center for Perinatal Research.
Baby Brain Optimization Project (BBOP)
Under the direction of Nathalie Maitre, MD, PhD, the Maitre Lab team focuses on the neurodevelopment of high-risk infants and rehabilitation of their long-term disabilities.
Infant Feeding Disorders Program
The Infant Feeding Disorders Program works to prevent, predict, diagnose and treat feeding-related disorders for infants. Dedicated to improving outcomes, our expert team focuses on personalized, feeding management strategies based on the latest clinical and transitional research.