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The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Adams-Chapman, I., Bann, C. M., Das, A., Goldberg, R. N., Stoll, B. J., Walsh, M. C., et al.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. (2013). Neurodevelopmental outcome of extremely low birth weight infants with Candida infection. Journal of Pediatrics, 163(4), 961–967. PMID: 23726546
  • Adams-Chapman, I., Bann, C. M., Vaucher, Y. E., Stoll, B. J.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. (2013). Association between feeding difficulties and language delay in preterm infants using Bayley Scales of Infant Development-Third Edition. Journal of Pediatrics, 163(3), 680–685. PMID: 23582139
  • Adams-Chapman, I., Hansen, N. I., Shankaran, S., Bell, E. F., Boghossian, N. S., Murray, J. C., et al.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. (2013). Ten-year review of major birth defects in VLBW infants. Pediatrics, 132(1), 49–61. PMID: 23733791
  • Agrawal, V., Smart, K., Jilling, T., & Hirsch, E. (2013). Surfactant protein (SP)-A suppresses preterm delivery and inflammation via TLR2. PLoS One, 8(5), e63990. PMID: 23700442
  • Alleman, B. W., Bell, E. F., Li, L., Dagle, J. M., Smith, P. B., Ambalavanan, N., et al.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. (2013). Individual and center-level factors affecting mortality among extremely low birth weight infants. Pediatrics, 132(1), e175–e184. PMID: 23753096
  • Andres, R. L., Zhao, Y., Klebanoff, M. A., Hauth, J. C., Caritis, S. N., Carey, J. C., et al.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. (2013). The impact of tobacco use on preterm premature rupture of the membranes. American Journal of Perinatology, 30(3), 185–190. PMID: 22930157
  • Armstrong-Wells, J., Post, M. D., Donnelly, M., Manco-Johnson, M. J., Fisher, B. M., & Winn, V. D. (2013). Patterns of placental pathology in preterm premature rupture of membranes. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 4(3), 249–255. PMID: 23828732
  • Bodnar, L. M., Rouse, D. J., Momirova, V., Peaceman, A. M., Sciscione, A., Spong, C. Y., et al.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. (2013). Maternal 25-hydroxyvitamin d and preterm birth in twin gestations. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 122(1), 91–98. PMID: 23743453
  • Bullen, B. L., Jones, N. M., Holzman, C. B., Tian, Y., Senagore, P. K., Thorsen, P., et al. (2013). C-reactive protein and preterm delivery: clues from placental findings and maternal weight. Reproductive Sciences, 20(6), 715–722. PMID: 23221172
  • Caritis, S. N., Zhao, Y., Bettinger, J., & Venkataramanan, R. (2013). Qualitative and quantitative measures of various compounded formulations of 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 208(6), 470.e1–470.e5. PMID: 23453884
  • Clark, E. A., Esplin, S., Torres, L., Turok, D., Yoder, B. A., Varner, M. W., & Winter S. (2013). Prevention of recurrent preterm birth: Role of the Neonatal Follow-up Program. Maternal and Child Health Journal. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23817726
  • Conde-Agudelo, A., Romero, R., Nicolaides, K., Chaiworapongsa, T., O’Brien, J. M., Cetingoz, E., et al. (2013). Vaginal progesterone vs. cervical cerclage for the prevention of preterm birth in women with a sonographic short cervix, previous preterm birth, and singleton gestation: a systematic review and indirect comparison metaanalysis. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 208(1), 42.e1–42.e18. PMID: 23157855
  • Cuppett, C. D., Zhao, Y., Caritis, S., Zhang, S., Zhao, W., & Venkataramanan, R. (2013). Effect of endogenous steroid hormones on 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate metabolism. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 208(1), 86.e1–86.e6. PMID: 23063018
  • Goldstein, R. F., Cotton, C. M., Shankaran, S., Gantz, M. G., & Poole, W. K.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. (2013). Influence of gestational age on death and neurodevelopmental outcome in premature infants with severe intracranial hemorrhage. Journal of Perinatology, 33(1), 25–32. PMID: 22814942
  • Grobman, W. A., Gilbert, S. A., Iams, J. D., Spong, C. Y., Saade, G., Mercer, B. M., et al.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. (2013). Activity restriction among women with a short cervix. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 121(6), 1181–1186. PMID: 23812450
  • Haas, D. M., Quinney, S. K., Clay, J., Renbarger, J. L., Hebert, M. F., Clark, S., et al.; Obstetric-Fetal Pharmacology Research Units Network. (2013). Nifedipine pharmacokinetics are influenced by CYP3A5 genotype when used as a preterm labor tocolytic. American Journal of Perinatology, 30(4), 275–281. PMID: 22875663
  • Howard, E. J., Harville, E., Kissinger, P., & Xiong, X. (2013). The association between short interpregnancy interval and preterm birth in Louisiana: a comparison of methods. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17(5), 933–939. PMID: 22791206
  • McElrath, T., Allred, E., Van Marter, L., Fichorova, R., & Leviton, A.; ELGAN Study Investigators. (2013). Perinatal systemic inflammatory responses of growth-restricted preterm newborns. Acta Paediatrica. 102(10), e439–e442. PMID: 23819682
  • McElroy, J. J., Gutman, C. E., Shaffer, C. M., Busch, T. D., Puttonen, H., Teramo, K., et al. (2013). Maternal coding variants in complement receptor 1 and spontaneous idiopathic preterm birth. Human Genetics, 132(8), 935–942. PMID: 23591632
  • Mogami, H., Kishore, A. H., Shi, H., Keller, P. W., Akgul, Y., & Word, R. A. (2013). Fetal fibronectin signaling induces matrix metalloproteases and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) in amnion cells and preterm birth in mice. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 288(3), 1953–1966. PMID: 23184961
  • Morgan, T. K., Tolosa, J. E., Mele, L., Wapner, R. J., Spong, C. Y., Sorokin, Y., et al.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. (2013). Placental villous hypermaturation is associated with idiopathic preterm birth. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 26(7), 647–653. PMID: 23130816
  • Payne, A. H., Hintz, S. R., Hibbs, A. M., Walsh, M. C., Vohr, B. R., Bann, C. M., et al. (2013). Neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely low-gestational age neonates with low-grade periventricular-intraventricular hemorrhage. JAMA Pediatrics, 167(5),1–9. PMID: 23460139
  • Salas, A. A., Faye-Petersen, O. M., Sims, B., Peralta-Carcelen, M., Reilly, S. D., McGwin, G. Jr., et al. (2013). Histological characteristics of the fetal inflammatory response associated with neurodevelopmental impairment and death in extremely preterm infants. Journal of Pediatrics, 163(3), 652–657. PMID: 23664630
  • Taylor, B. D., Holzman, C. B., Fichorova, R. N., Tian, Y., Jones, N. M., Fu, W., & Senagore, P. K. (2013). Inflammation biomarkers in vaginal fluid and preterm delivery. Human Reproduction, 28(4), 942–952. PMID: 23416276
  • White-Traut, R., Pham, T., Rankin, K., Norr, K., Shapiro, N., & Yoder, J. (2013). Exploring factors related to oral feeding progression in premature infants. Advances in Neonatal Care, 13(4), 288–294. PMID: 23912022
  • White-Traut, R., Shapiro, N., Healy-Baker, E., Menchavez, L., Rankin, K., & Medoff-Cooper, B. (2013). Lack of feeding progression in a preterm infant: a case study. Advances in Neonatal Care, 13(3), 175–180. PMID: 23722488
  • Grobman, W. A., Thom, E. A., Spong, C. Y., Iams, J. D., Saade, G. R., Mercer, B. M., et al.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. (2012). 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate to prevent prematurity in nulliparas with cervical length less than 30 mm. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 207(5), 390.e1–390.e8. PMID: 23010094
  • Gyamfi-Bannerman, C., Gilbert, S., Landon, M. B., Spong, C. Y., Rouse D. J., Varner, M. W., et al. (2012). Effect of antenatal corticosteroids on respiratory morbidity in singletons after late-preterm birth. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 119(3), 555–559. PMID: 22353953
  • Izban, M. G., Nowicki, B. J., & Nowicki, S. (2012). 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 promotes a sustained LPS-induced NF-κB-dependent expression of CD55 in human monocytic THP-1 cells. PLoS One, 7(11), e49318. PMID: 23152895
  • Sibai, B. M., Istwan, N. B., Palmer, B., & Stanziano, G. J. (2012). Pregnancy outcomes of women receiving compounded 17 α-hydroxyprogesterone caproate for prophylactic prevention of preterm birth 2004 to 2011. American Journal of Perinatology, 29(8), 635–642. PMID: 22576126
  • Sood, B. G., Shankaran, S., Schelonka, R. L., Saha, S., Benjamin, D. K. Jr., Sánchez, P. J., et al. (2012). Cytokine profiles of preterm neonates with fungal and bacterial sepsis. Pediatric Research, 72(2), 212–220. PMID: 22562288

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