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Scientific Articles on SIDS

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

  • Darnall, R. A., Schneider, R. W., Tobia, C. M., & Commons, K. G. (2016). Eliminating medullary 5-HT neurons delays arousal and decreases the respiratory response to repeated episodes of hypoxia in neonatal rat pups. Journal of Applied Physiology, 120(5), 514–525. PMID: 26702023
  • Goldstein, R. D., Kinney, H. C., & Willinger, M. (2016). Sudden unexpected death in fetal life through early childhood. Pediatrics, 137(6), e20154661. PMID: 27230764
  • Goldstein, R. D., Trachtenberg, F. L., Sens, M. A., Harty, B. J., & Kinney, H. C. (2016). Overall postneonatal mortality and rates of SIDS. Pediatrics, 137(1), e20161592A. PMID: 26634772
  • Smith, L. A., Geller, N. L., Kellams, A. L., Colson, E. R., Rybin, D. V., Heeren, T., et al. (2016). Infant sleep location and breastfeeding practices in the United States, 2011–2014. Academic Pediatrics. Advance online publication. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2016.01.021. PMID: 26851615
  • Buchanan, G. F., Smith, H. R., MacAskill, A., & Richerson, G. B. (2015). 5-HT2A receptor activation is necessary for CO2-induced arousal. Journal of Neurophysiology, 114(1), 233–243. PMID: 25925320
  • Cerpa, V. J., de la Luz Aylwin, M. O., Beltrán-Castillo, S., Bravo, E. U., Llona, I. R., Richerson, G. B., et al. (2015). The alteration of neonatal raphe neurons by prenatal-perinatal nicotine. Meaning for sudden infant death syndrome.American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, 53(4), 489–499. PMID: 25695895
  • Kinney, H. C., Cryan, J. B., Haynes, R. L., Paterson, D. S., Haas, E. A., Mena, O. J., et al. (2015). Dentate gyrus abnormalities in sudden unexplained death in infants: Morphological marker of underlying brain vulnerability. Acta Neuropathologica, 129(1), 65–80. PMID: 25421424
  • Mohr, M. A., Fairchild, K. D., Patel, M., Sinkin, R. A., Clark, M. T., et al. (2015). Quantification of periodic breathing in premature infants. Physiological Measurement, 36(7), 1415–1427. PMID: 26012526
  • Moon, R. Y., Darnall, R. A., Feldman-Winter, L., Goodstein, M. H., Hauck, F. R. (2016). SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths: Updated 2016 recommendations for a safe infant sleeping environment. Pediatrics, 138(5), e20162938. PMID: 27940804
  • Shapiro-Mendoza, C. K., Colson, E. R., Willinger, M., Rybin, D. V., Camperlengo, L., & Corwin, M. J. (2015). Trends in infant bedding use: National Infant Sleep Position study, 1993–2010. Pediatrics, 135(1), 10–17. PMID: 25452654
  • Sirieix, C. M., Tobia, C. M., Schneider, R. W., & Darnall, R. A. (2015). Impaired arousal in rat pups with prenatal alcohol exposure is modulated by GABAergic mechanisms. Physiological Reports, 3(6), e12424. PMID: 26059034
  • Tully, K. P., Holditch-Davis, D., & Brandon, D. (2015). The relationship between planned and reported home infant sleep locations among mothers of late preterm and term infants. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19(7), 1616–1623. PMID: 25626714
  • Wegiel, J., Flory, M., Schanen, N. C., Cook, E. H., Nowicki, K., Kuchna, I., et al. (2015). Significant neuronal soma volume deficit in the limbic system in subjects with 15q11.2-q13 duplications. Acta Neuropathologica Communications, 3, 63. PMID: 26463344

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