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Raju, Tonse Nk

Formal Title:

Branch Chief


Dr. Raju manages a portfolio of national and international grants related to neonatal/perinatal research grants, training grants (T32, K, and F); and SBIR/STTR grants. He He is the Project Officer for Community child Health Network; Cochrane Neonatal Research Group contract; and the NICHD liaison to the AAP Section on Perinatal Pediatrics Executive Committee, and AAP Committee on Fetus and Newborn. He advises current and furture research scientists on NIH funding matters.





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Tonse N. K. Raju, M.D., D.C.H., a board-certified neonatologist, joined PPB in June 2002. Before this, was professor of pediatrics and associate director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at University of Illinois, Chicago. His research interests include: neonatal intensive care topics; pulmonary surfactant; neonatal resuscitation; neonatal bilirubin emcephalopathy; non-invasive monitoring during intensive care; neonatal and pediatric pain; intracranial hemorrhage and periventricular leukomalacia; neonatal encephalopathy and treatment including  hypothermia and other neuroprotoective mearues; systematic reviews; breastfeeding human milk, and human lactation research; neonatal hypoglycemia; patient safety during neonatal care; and topics related to preterm birth. A fellow of the AAP, Dr. Raju holds membership in the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research, and the American Osler Society. He is an Associate Editor for Obstetrics & Gynecology International.


Publications (PubMed):

Title Authors Publication Date
Developmental physiology of late and moderate prematurity.Raju TNSemin Fetal Neonatal Med2012 Jun
Breastfeeding is a dynamic biological process--not simply a meal at the breast.Raju TNBreastfeed Med2011 Oct
Patient safety in the context of neonatal intensive care: research and educational opportunities.Raju TN,Suresh G,Higgins RDPediatr Res2011 Jul
Developing safe and effective devices for neonatal intensive care.Raju TNPediatr Res2010 May
Safe and effective devices and instruments for use in the neonatal intensive care units: NICHD Workshop summary.Raju TN,Stevenson DK,Higgins RD,Stark ARBiomed Instrum Technol2009 Sep-Oct
Knowledge gaps and research needs for understanding and treating neonatal hypoglycemia: workshop report from Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.Hay WW Jr,Raju TN,Higgins RD,Kalhan SC,Devaskar SUJ Pediatr2009 Nov
Infant feeding and care practices in the United States: results from the Infant Feeding Practices Study II.Fein SB,Grummer-Strawn LM,Raju TNPediatrics2008 Oct
Infant sleeping arrangements and practices during the first year of life.Hauck FR,Signore C,Fein SB,Raju TNPediatrics2008 Oct
Renaming of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in honor of Mrs Eunice Kennedy Shriver.Raju TN,Bock R,Alexander DPediatrics2008 Oct
Ischemic perinatal stroke: challenge and opportunities.Raju TNInt J Stroke2008 Aug
Late-preterm births: challenges and opportunities.Raju TNPediatrics2008 Feb
The birth of Caesar and the cesarean misnomer.Raju TNAm J Perinatol2007 Nov
Epidemiology of late preterm (near-term) births.Raju TNClin Perinatol2006 Dec
Optimizing care and outcome for late-preterm (near-term) infants: a summary of the workshop sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.Raju TN,Higgins RD,Stark AR,Leveno KJPediatrics2006 Sep
A mysterious something: the discovery of insulin and the 1923 Nobel Prize for Frederick G. Banting (1891-1941) and John J.R. Macleod (1876-1935).Raju TNActa Paediatr2006 Oct
Historical perspectives on the etiology of cerebral palsy.Raju TNClin Perinatol2006 Jun
Optimal timing for clamping the umbilical cord after birth.Raju TN,Singhal NClin Perinatol2012 Dec
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