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October 2022

The ventilatory response to hypoxia is blunted in some preterm infants during the second year of life

Preterm birth and subsequent neonatal ventilatory treatment disrupts development of the hypoxic ventilatory response (HVR). An attenuated HVR has been identified in preterm neonates, however it is unknown whether the attenuation persists into the second year of life.

Published research Children's Lung Health Neonatal Infection and Immunity Pre-term birth
November 2022

Living with lung disease: experimental models to assess the long-term effects of prematurity

Laboratory models provide an important tool in helping to understand the cellular and molecular drivers of respiratory disease. Many animal models exist that model the neonatal outcomes of preterm birth.

Published research Airway Epithelial Research Children's Lung Health Neonatal Cardiorespiratory Health Subsite: Walyan Pre-term birth