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Faculty Publications and Presentations

Youssef A, Han VKM. Low oxygen tension modulates the insulin-like growth factor signaling via both insulin-like growth factor receptor and insulin receptor to maintain stem cell identity in placental mesenchymal stem cells. Endocrinology (in press).

J Hellmann, K Coughlin, et al. Neonatal deaths: prospective exploration of the causes and process of end-of-life decisions.  ADC FNN 2015:;0:F1-F6 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2015-308425.

J Molloy, M Evans, K Coughlin. Moral distress in the resuscitation of extremely premature infants. Nursing Ethics 2015;22(1):52-63.

Wild C, Linke A, Tomoki A, Lee DSCHan VKM, Cusack R. Optimizing stimulation and analysis protocols for neonatal fMRI. PLOS One 10(8):e0120202 2015. (Pubmed)

Aksoy T, Richardson BS, Han VKM, Gagnon R. Apoptosis in the ovine fetal brain following placental embolization and intermittent cord occlusion. Reprod Sci Sep 6, 2015 (E-pub). (Pubmed)

Geoghegan-Morphet, N., Yuen, D., Rai, E., Angelini, M., Christmas, M., & da Silva, O. Development and Implementation of a Novel Online Breastfeeding Support Resource: The Maternal Virtual Infant Nutrition Support Clinic. Breastfeeding Medicine, 9(10), 520-523, 2014.

S Winsor, Coughlin K, et al. Identifying prioritization criteria to supplement critical care triage protocols for the allocation of ventilators during a pandemic influenza. Healthcare Quarterly 2014;17(2):44-51.

Youssef A, Iosef C, Han VKM. Low oxygen tension and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) promote proliferation and multipotency of placental mesenchymal cells (PMSCs) from different gestations via distinct signaling pathways. Endocrinology 155(4): 1386-1397, 2014. (Pubmed)

Jawa G, Zafar H, da Silva O. Recurrent late onsent group B streptococcus sepsis in a preterm infant acquired by expressed breast milk transmission: A case report. Breastfeeding Medicine. February 2013, 8 (1): 134-136.

Knoppert DC, Page A, Warren J, Seabrook J, Carr M, Angelini M, Killick D, da Silva OP. The effect of two different domperidone doses on maternal milk production. J of Human Lactation 2013, 29(1):38-44.

Arora R, Ridha M, Lee DS, Elliott J, Rosenberg HC, Diop M, Lee TY, St. Lawrence K. Preservation of the metabolic rate of oxygen in preterm infants during indomethacin therapy for closure of the ductus arteriosus. Pediatr Res. 2013 Jun; 73 (6): 713-8

Kishimoto J, deRibaupierre S, Lee DSC, Mehta R, St. Lawrence K, Fenster A. 3D Ultrasound system to investigate intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm neonates. Physics In Med and Biology, 2013 Nov 7; 58 (21): 7513-26.

Kambiz Norozi, Rohit Arora, Henry Roukema, Victor Han, Ralf Rauch. Cardiac footprints of a neonatal Vein of Galen malformation. Journal of Paediatric Intensive Care, 2013 Jan 9 (2): 81-84.

St-Laurent-Gagnon, K.W. Coughlin. Paediatricians, social media and blogs:ethical considerations. Paediatr Child Health 2012;17(5):267-269.

Asztalos EV, Campbell-Yeo M, da Silva OP, Kiss A, Knoppert DC, Ito S. Enhancing Breast Milk Production with Domperidone in Mothers of Preterm Neonates (EMPOWER trial). BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2012;12:87.

Ng GY, da Silva O, Ohlsson A. Bronchodilators for the prevention and treatment of chronic lung disease in preterm infants (full review). The Cochrane Library  
Published online: 13 June 2012.

Basil KL, Shah PS, Barrington KJ, Harrison A, da Silva OP, Lee SK, Canadian Neonatal Network. The Changing Epidemiology and Outcomes of Preterm Twins and Triplets in Canada, 2003-2008. Am J Perinatol, 2012 Apr 29; 29 (4): 237-44.

Nayot D, Penava D, da Silva O, Richardson B,  da Vrijer B. Neonatal outcomes are associated with latency after preterm premature rupture of membranes. Am J Perinatol, 2012 Mar 15; 32 (12): 970-7.

Xie B, da Silva O, Zaric G. Cost-effectiveness analysis of a system-based approach for managing neonatal jaundice and preventing kernicterus in Ontario. Pediatr Child Health, 2012 Jan; 17 (1): 11-16.

Han VKM, Seferovic MD, Albion CD, Gupta MB. Intrauterine Growth Restriction: Intervention Strategies. In, NEONATOLOGY: A Practical Approach to Neonatal Diseases. Eds. G. Buonocore G, Bracci R, Weindling M. Springer, 89-93, 2012. 

Campbell MK, Cartier S, Xie B, Kouniakis G, Huang W, Han VKM. Determinants of Small for Gestational Age Birth at Term. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 26(6):525-33, 2012. (Pubmed)

 Abrahams R. Chase C. Desmoulin J, Kahan M, Knoppert D. Koren G. Lyons L. Ordean A, Roukema H, Uddin F. The opioid dependent mother and newborn - an update. The 6th Annual Ivey Symposium/. Journal of Population Therapeutics & Clinical Pharmacology. 2012 Jan. 19(1):e73-7, 2012.

 Zelner I, Shor S, Lynn H, Roukema H, Lum L, Eisinga K, Koren G. Neonatal screening for prenatal alcohol exposure:  assessment of voluntary maternal participation in an open meconium screening program. 2012; 43(3):269-76. 2012 May.

 Dow K, Ordean A, Murphy-Oikonen J, Pereira J, Koren G, Roukema H, Selby P, Turner R. Neonatal abstinence syndrome clinical practice guidelines for Ontario. Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol. 2012 Dec 19; 19 (3): e488-506.

 Zelner I. Shor S. Lynn H. Roukema H. Lum L. Eisnga K. Koren G. Clinical use of meconium fatty acid ethyl esters for identifying children at risk for alcohol-related disabilities. 19(1):e26-31, 2012.

 GP Moore, T Daboval, KW Coughlin. Chest compressions and epinephrine during resuscitation of infants born at the border of viability: yes, no or maybe? Paediatr Child Health 2011;16(2):87-90. 

Mark Weir, Marilyn Evans and Kevin Coughlin. Ethical decision making in the resuscitation of extremely premature infants: the health care professional’s perspective. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2011;33(1):49-56.

Amarilis Batista Teixeira AB, Arruda Lana AMA, Lamounier JA, da Silva OP, Santos SME. Neonatal Listeriosis Sepsis: the Importance of Placenta Historical Examination. A Case Report. Am J of Perinatol Reports 2011; Volume 1. Coauthor, DOI: J of Perinatology.

Iosef C, Vilk G, Li S S-C, Gkourasas T, Lee K, Chen BJ, Lajoie G, Ping F, Bach L, Han VKM. Intracellular interaction of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-6 with nuclear factor IV (Ku80): A novel mechanism of action of a growth inhibitory protein in regulating cell fate. J Cell Signaling 22(7):1033-4, 2010. (Pubmed)

Tichauer KM, Elliott JT, Hadway JA, Lee DS, Lee TY, St Lawrence K. Using near-infrared spectroscopy to measure the cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen under multiple levels of arterial oxygenation in piglets. J Appl Physiol. 2010; 109 (3): 878-85.

Suarez A, Knoppert DC, Lee DSC, Pletsch D, Seabrook JA. Opioid Infusions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther 2010;15:142–146.

Zelner I, Shor S, Gareri J, Lynn H, Roukema H, Lum L, Eisinga E, Nulman N, Koren G. Universal Screening for Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: A pilot study in the region of Grey Bruce, Ontario (FTD200669). 2010; 32(3):305-10.  2010 June.

Zelner I. Shor S. Gareri J. Lynn H. Roukema H. Lum L. Eisinga K. Nulman I. Koren G. Universal screening for prenatal alcohol exposure: a progress report of a pilot study in the region of Grey Bruce, Ontario. 2010; 32(3):305-10.  2010 June.

 Goh YI. Hutson JR. Lum L. Roukema H. Gareri J. Lynn H. Koren G. rates of fetal alcohol exposure among newborns in a high-risk obstetric unit. 44(7-8):629-34, 2010 Nov-Dec.