Jul. 24, 2020—The first comprehensive study of how diverse evolutionary forces influence the leading cause of infant mortality is led by Vanderbilt researchers.
Oct. 28, 2013—A non-invasive measure of electrical brain activity in preterm infants predicts cognitive and communication functioning during early childhood, according to a new Vanderbilt University study.
Sep. 6, 2012—Pregnant women who have had prior preterm births may avoid a subsequent early birth if given progestogens, which are natural or synthetic forms of progesterone, a female hormone that naturally increases during pregnancy, a Vanderbilt analysis shows.
Apr. 19, 2011—Researchers have identified a gene associated with accelerated evolution in humans that may increase some women's risk to deliver their baby prematurely.
Mar. 22, 2011—Vanderbilt professor receives $585,000 March of Dimes grant to identify genes that may predict preterm birth and help in the development of drugs to prevent it.