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 Published: 12/11/2015

research studies

Newborn Services at National Women's Health is active in a number of research areas.  The primary interests of staff within the NICU are around (but not limited to) the research topics of

  • Neonatal EEG
  • Perinatal asphyxia
  • Neonatal nutrition
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Periconceptional and pregnancy nutrition
  • Neonatal haemodynamics, particularly the role of the patent ductus arteriosus
  • Neonatal ventilation
  • Substance use in pregnancy
  • Parental perceptions of illness severity

For staff, detailed information about current studies is available via the intranet site:

  • NeoLev2
    • Clinical Trial of the Efficacy of Levetiracetam (LEV) in the Treatment of Neonatal Seizures
  • hPod
    • Investigating hypoglycaemia prevention in newborns


Neonatal trainees interested in a neonatal fellowship should visit the Neonatal Fellow web page.

Information about research and other publications is available on the publications web pages.

Last updated November 12, 2015