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Neurobehaviour between birth and 40 weeks in infants born <30 weeks’ gestation: predictors of brain development and later neurodevelopmental outcome [ 2012 - 2016 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1024516]

Researchers: A/Pr Alicia Spittle (Principal investigator) A/Pr Deanne Thompson (Participant)

Brief description Very preterm infants (born at <30 weeks’ gestation) are at risk of long term developmental problems with 50% having cognitive, motor or behavioural problems. This study will examine, for the first time, neurobehavioral development of very preterm infants from birth so that we can describe neurobehaviour for a given gestation from birth to term equivalent age, and explore how it relates to brain growth or injury and to neurodevelopmental outcome at two years’ corrected age.

Funding Amount $AUD 832,215.68

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes New Investigator Grant

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