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Department of Pediatrics
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Neonatology Publications

Below are listed selected publications by faculty members in the Division of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Selected Books and Book Chapters

Dizon M. Endogenous Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells and Regenerative Responses to Brain Injury. In: Sun T, editor. 2012. Neural Stem Cells and Therapy. Rijecka: InTech
deRegnier RA, Georgieff MK. Fetal and Neonatal Iron Metabolism. In: Fox WW, Polin RA, Abman S, editors. 2011. Fetal and Neonatal Physiology. Philadelphia: Elsevier
deRegnier R, Desai S. Fetal Development. In: Bremner JG, Wachs TD, editors. 2010. The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, Volume 2, Applied and Policy Issues, 2nd Edition. Hoboken NJ: Wiley-Blackwell
deRegnier R. Auditory Recognition Memory in Infancy. In: deHaan M, editor. 2007. Infant EEG and Event-Related Potentials. East Sussex, England: Psychology Press
Dizon ML, Szele FG. The Subventricular Zone Responds Dynamically to Mechanical Brain Injuries.. In: Levison S, editor. 2005. Mammalian Subventricular Zones: Their Roles in Brain Development, Cell Replacement and Disease.. New York: Springer
Porta NFM, Steinhorn RH. Nitric oxide and alternative pulmonary vasodilators. In: Spitzer A, editor. 2005. Intensive Care of the Fetus and Neonate. St. Louis: Mosby
De Plaen IPorta NFM, Steinhorn RH. Neonatal Critical Care: Neonatal Diseases of the Digestive Tract. In: Green T, Franklin W, Tanz RR, editors. 2004. Pediatrics: Just the Facts. New York: McGraw Hill Professional
Porta NFM, Steinhorn RH. Neonatal Critical Care: Genitourinary Conditions. In: Green T, Franklin W, Tanz RR, editors. 2004. Pediatrics: Just the Facts. New York: McGraw Hill Professional

Recent PubMed Publications

  1. Franklin AD, Saqibuddin J, Stephens K, Birkett R, Marsden L, Ernst LM, Mestan KK  Cord blood alpha klotho is decreased in small for gestational age preterm infants with placental lesions of accelerated aging.  Placenta  2019 Aug 30;87:1-7. pii:S0143-4004(19)30642-3
  2. Matoba N, Yallapragada S, Davis MM, Ernst LM, Collins JW, Mestan KK  Racial differences in placental pathology among very preterm births.  Placenta  2019 Aug;83:37-42. pii:S0143-4004(18)31045-2
  3. Matoba N, Suprenant S, Rankin K, Yu H, Collins JW  Mortgage discrimination and preterm birth among African American women: An exploratory study.  Health Place  2019 Aug 23;59:102193. pii:S1353-8292(19)30153-4
  4. Murthy K, Karbownik K, Garfield CF, Falciglia GH, Roth J, Figlio DN  Small-for-Gestational Age Birth Confers Similar Educational Performance through Middle School.  J Pediatr  2019 Sep;212:159-165.e7. pii:S0022-3476(19)30538-4
  5. Matoba N, Reina M, Prachand N, Davis MM, Collins JW  Neighborhood Gun Violence and Birth Outcomes in Chicago.  Matern Child Health J  2019 Sep;23(9):1251-1259. doi:10.1007/s10995-019-02765-w
  6. Machut KZ, Datta A, Stoller JZ, Rao R, Mathur A, Grover TR, Billimoria Z, Murthy K  Association of Neonatologist Continuity of Care and Short-Term Patient Outcomes.  J Pediatr  2019 Sep;212:131-136.e1. pii:S0022-3476(19)30589-X
  7. Schumacker PT  Happy 30th Anniversary to the Red Journal!  Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol  2019 Jul;61(1):1-2. doi:10.1165/rcmb.2019-0180ED
  8. Perez M, Robbins ME, Revhaug C, Saugstad OD  Oxygen radical disease in the newborn, revisited: Oxidative stress and disease in the newborn period.  Free Radic Biol Med  2019 Oct;142:61-72. pii:S0891-5849(18)32520-6
  9. Chapman SD, Farina L, Kronforst K, Dizon M  MicroRNA Profile Differences in Neonates at Risk for Cerebral Palsy.  Phys Med Rehabil Int  2018;5(3). pii:1148
  10. Mydam J, David RJ, Rankin KM, Collins JW  Low Birth Weight Among Infants Born to Black Latina Women in the United States.  Matern Child Health J  2019 Apr;23(4):538-546. doi:10.1007/s10995-018-2669-9
  11. Chang JL, Bashir M, Santiago C, Farrow K, Fung C, Brown AS, Dettman RW, Dizon MLV  Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Hyperoxia as a Cause of White Matter Injury.  Dev Neurosci  2018;40(4):344-357. doi:10.1159/000494273
  12. Hamvas A, Feng R, Bi Y, Wang F, Bhattacharya S, Mereness J, Kaushal M, Cotten CM, Ballard PL, Mariani TJ,   Exome sequencing identifies gene variants and networks associated with extreme respiratory outcomes following preterm birth.  BMC Genet  2018 10 20;19(1):94. doi:10.1186/s12863-018-0679-7
  13. Murthy K, Porta NFM, Pallotto EK, Rintoul N, Keene S, Chicoine L, Gien J, Brozanski BS, Johnson YR, Haberman B, DiGeronimo R, Zaniletti I, Grover TR,   Predicting Risk of Infection in Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.  J Pediatr  2018 12;203:101-107.e2. pii:S0022-3476(18)30937-5
  14. Sparks H, Linley L, Beaumont JL, Robinson DT  Donor milk intake and infant growth in a South African neonatal unit: a cohort study.  Int Breastfeed J  2018;13:41. doi:10.1186/s13006-018-0183-8
  15. Falciglia GH, Murthy K, Holl JL, Palac HL, Oumarbaeva Y, Woods DM, Robinson DT  Energy and Protein Intake During the Transition from Parenteral to Enteral Nutrition in Infants of Very Low Birth Weight.  J Pediatr  2018 11;202:38-43.e1. pii:S0022-3476(18)30903-X
  16. Lagatta JM, Hysinger EB, Zaniletti I, Wymore EM, Vyas-Read S, Yallapragada S, Nelin LD, Truog WE, Padula MA, Porta NFM, Savani RC, Potoka KP, Kawut SM, DiGeronimo R, Natarajan G, Zhang H, Grover TR, Engle WA, Murthy K,   The Impact of Pulmonary Hypertension in Preterm Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia through 1 Year.  J Pediatr  2018 12;203:218-224.e3. pii:S0022-3476(18)30940-5
  17. Smith KA, Schumacker PT  Sensors and signals: the role of reactive oxygen species in hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction.  J Physiol  2019 Feb;597(4):1033-1043. doi:10.1113/JP275852
  18. Collins JW, Colgan J, Rankin KM, Desisto C  Affluent-Born White Mother's Descending Neighborhood Income and Infant Mortality: A Population-Based Study.  Matern Child Health J  2018 Oct;22(10):1484-1491. doi:10.1007/s10995-018-2544-8
  19. Schumacker PT  Rescuing Decrepit Soluble Guanylate Cyclase: A Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease?  Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol  2018 05;58(5):553-554. doi:10.1165/rcmb.2018-0003ED
  20. Smith SM, Godfrey J, Ahn KW, DiGilio A, Ahmed S, Agrawal V, Bachanova V, Bacher U, Bashey A, Bolaños-Meade J, Cairo M, Chen A, Chhabra S, Copelan E, Dahi PB, Aljurf M, Farooq U, Ganguly S, Hertzberg M, Holmberg L, Inwards D, Kanate AS, Karmali R, Kenkre VP, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Klein A, Lazarus HM, Mei M, Mussetti A, Nishihori T, Ramakrishnan Geethakumari P, Saad A, Savani BN, Schouten HC, Shah N, Urbano-Ispizua A, Vij R, Vose J, Sureda A, Hamadani M  Autologous transplantation versus allogeneic transplantation in patients with follicular lymphoma experiencing early treatment failure.  Cancer  2018 06 15;124(12):2541-2551. doi:10.1002/cncr.31374
  21. Attarian SJ, Leibel SL, Yang P, Alfano DN, Hackett BP, Cole FS, Hamvas A  Mutations in the thyroid transcription factor gene NKX2-1 result in decreased expression of SFTPB and SFTPC.  Pediatr Res  2018 09;84(3):419-425. doi:10.1038/pr.2018.30
  22. Hurst IA, Webster G, Machut KZ, Gotteiner N, Chaouki AS, Groothuis EN, Murthy K  Structured inpatient evaluation of neonatal cardiac ectopy.  J Perinatol  2018 06;38(6):696-701. doi:10.1038/s41372-018-0089-8
  23. Perez M, Donaldson M, Jain N, Robinson JK  Sun Protection Behaviors in Head Start and Other Early Childhood Education Programs in Illinois.  JAMA Dermatol  2018 03 01;154(3):336-340. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5257
  24. Mithal LB, Yogev R, Palac HL, Kaminsky D, Gur I, Mestan KK  Vital signs analysis algorithm detects inflammatory response in premature infants with late onset sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis.  Early Hum Dev  2018 02;117:83-89. pii:S0378-3782(17)30350-X
  25. Fry JT, Frader JE  "We want to do everything": how parents represent their experiences with maternal-fetal surgery online.  J Perinatol  2018 03;38(3):226-232. doi:10.1038/s41372-017-0040-4
  26. deRegnier RA  50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: Prenatal Treatment of Cretinism: Preliminary Studies of Its Value in Postnatal Development.  J Pediatr  2017 11;190:78. pii:S0022-3476(17)30647-9
  27. Falciglia GH, Murthy K, Holl J, Palac HL, Oumarbaeva Y, Yadavalli P, Woods D, Robinson DT  Association Between the 7-Day Moving Average for Nutrition and Growth in Very Low Birth Weight Infants.  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr  2018 May;42(4):805-812. doi:10.1177/0148607117722927
  28. Perez M, Lee KJ, Cardona HJ, Taylor JM, Robbins ME, Waypa GB, Berkelhamer SK, Farrow KN  Aberrant cGMP signaling persists during recovery in mice with oxygen-induced pulmonary hypertension.  PLoS One  2017;12(8):e0180957. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0180957
  29. Dorner RA, Rankin KM, Collins JW  Early Preterm Birth Across Generations Among Whites and African-Americans: A Population-Based Study.  Matern Child Health J  2017 Nov;21(11):2061-2067. doi:10.1007/s10995-017-2311-2
  30. Robinson DT, Palac HL, Baillif V, Van Goethem E, Dubourdeau M, Van Horn L, Martin CR  Long chain fatty acids and related pro-inflammatory, specialized pro-resolving lipid mediators and their intermediates in preterm human milk during the first month of lactation.  Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids  2017 Jun;121:1-6. pii:S0952-3278(16)30242-3
  31. Smith KA, Waypa GB, Schumacker PT  Redox signaling during hypoxia in mammalian cells.  Redox Biol  2017 10;13:228-234. pii:S2213-2317(17)30235-5
  32. Murthy K, Porta NFM, Lagatta JM, Zaniletti I, Truog WE, Grover TR, Nelin LD, Savani RC  Inter-center variation in death or tracheostomy placement in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia.  J Perinatol  2017 06;37(6):723-727. doi:10.1038/jp.2016.277
  33. Porta NFM  Palliative care approaches to neonates with chronic respiratory failure.  Semin Perinatol  2017 03;41(2):124-127. pii:S0146-0005(16)30127-6
  34. Mestan KK, Gotteiner N, Porta N, Grobman W, Su EJ, Ernst LM  Cord Blood Biomarkers of Placental Maternal Vascular Underperfusion Predict Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension.  J Pediatr  2017 06;185:33-41. pii:S0022-3476(17)30033-1
  35. Mithal LB, Palac HL, Yogev R, Ernst LM, Mestan KK  Cord Blood Acute Phase Reactants Predict Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis in Preterm Infants.  PLoS One  2017;12(1):e0168677. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168677
  36. Lin GC, Robinson DT, Olsen S, Reber KM, Moallem M, DiGeronimo R, Mulroy C, Datta A, Murthy K  Nutritional Practices and Growth in Premature Infants After Surgical Necrotizing Enterocolitis.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr  2017 07;65(1):111-116. doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000001504
  37. Shah MD, Dookeran KA, Khan JY  Clinical Outcomes Associated with a Failed Infant Car Seat Challenge.  J Pediatr  2017 01;180:130-134. pii:S0022-3476(16)31056-3
  38. Robinson DT, Martin CR  Fatty acid requirements for the preterm infant.  Semin Fetal Neonatal Med  2017 02;22(1):8-14. pii:S1744-165X(16)30051-8
  39. McAndrew S, Chihara I, Rankin KM, Collins JW  The Relation of Maternal Birth Weight to African-American and Non-Latina White Twin Pregnancy Outcomes: A Population-Based Study.  Matern Child Health J  2017 03;21(3):531-539. doi:10.1007/s10995-016-2137-3
  40. Colacci M, Murthy K, DeRegnier RO, Khan JY, Robinson DT  Growth and Development in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants After the Introduction of Exclusive Human Milk Feedings.  Am J Perinatol  2017 01;34(2):130-137. doi:10.1055/s-0036-1584520
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