A team led by Yale’s Liza Konnikova describes how a type of innate immune cells known as monocytes flock to the intestine of babies with NEC and cause severe inflammation.
- March 08, 2021
A two-hour scenic flight over Manhattan. Dinner for six with Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Dean Nancy Brown, MD. A night of bowling for seven with Yale School of Public Health Dean Sten Vermund, MD, PhD. These are just a few of the highly sought-after items auctioned off at the 28th Annual YSM Hunger & Homelessness Auction (H&H Auction) on the evening of February 24, 2021.
- October 08, 2020Source: YaleNews
For the first time, Yale scientists report that components of the gut microbiome begin to mature in utero, much earlier than previously known. They suspect that the bacterial byproducts they detected at this early stage are transferred from mother to baby via the placenta.
- August 26, 2020
A happy update from the NICU!
- May 11, 2020
The Yale Neonatal Research Team is excited to announce their involvement the National Perinatal COVID-19 Registry. The registry is a collaboration between the AAP, the Vermont-Oxford Network, and MedNAX, and aims to collect national data regarding transmission risk between mother and infant
- February 25, 2019
The Journal of Perinatology is the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and the official publication of the National Perinatal Association of the United States.
- February 18, 2019
This symposium celebrates Dr. Ehrenkranz' legacy by highlighting the next scientific frontier in early life exposures and how they affect long-term development.
- January 30, 2018Source: Hartford Courant
At Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, once the first neonatal intensive care unit in the country, new technology and family-centered accommodations have driven a major renovation.
- December 14, 2017
The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare: What Happens to Compassion During an Opioid Epidemic?
How can caregivers and families work together to provide the best possible care for the smallest victims of the opioid crisis? Learn how one hospital rethought their entire care program to better support newborn babies born dependent on opioids -- and their mothers. Also hear Medical Director Beth Lown, MD, describe what the Schwartz Center is doing to help support caregivers struggling with the burden of caring for patients with substance use disorders.
- October 12, 2017Source: NBC CT News
Nationwide and especially in New England, a growing number of babies are going into opioid withdrawal right after they are born.