Genomic Medicine Uncovering the Clinical Utility of Genome-Wide Sequencing in the NICU
Critically-ill, preterm infants with rare, genetic diseases are a notoriously difficult group to diagnose. Genome-wide testing during the newborn period may have a profound impact on clinical decision-making, which may make all the difference for a family with a sick baby.
Predictive Monitoring: Improving Application of Big Data in the NICU
In a recent review of continuous noninvasive monitoring in the NICU published in Current Opinion in Pediatrics, Dr. Rakesh Sahni provides an overview on the clinical use of pulse oximetry as a method for assessing end-organ oxygenation.
A Care Bundle: Reducing Infant Mortality in Tanzania, a Low-Resource Country
Each year, some 9,500 premature infants die in Tanzania. Dr. Jeffrey M. Perlman, MB has marshalled efforts to facilitate a low-cost, evidence-based preventative strategy to combat infant mortality in the developing world.