Dr. Khorshid Mohammad, Chair of the NBS Education Committee, shared his experiences with Quality Improvement projects in the field of the newborn brain during our weekly webinar series.
Dr. Joseph Volpe was awarded the inaugural honorary fellow award for his outstanding lifetime achievements and innovation in the field of neonatal neurology. Click here to view Dr. Terrie Inder’s tribute to his work, and see him receive his award.
Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our Combined Newborn Brain Society and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine Grand Rounds session titled Neuroimaging in the Preterm Infant: Where are we in 2020? We were joined by experts in the field of neonatal neurology, and discussed topic areas surrounding current practices in neuroimaging, usage of head ultrasound and MRI, and research applications. We are happy to share the recorded session, below, to increase education and knowledge in the field of the newborn brain.
Dr. Mohamed El-Dib, president of the Newborn Brain Society, discussed the current practices and challenges surrounding the use and disuse of neuroimaging techniques. Click here to see the results of his survey and understand how the use of neuroimaging techniques vary among different regions, disciplines, and clinical practice.
Dr. Steven Miller, steering committee member of the Newborn Brain Society, discussed his research applications of using MRI in the preterm infant. Click here to review his findings, potential areas of study, and recommendations for when to perform an MRI, and the use of sedation.
Dr. Linda de Vries, steering committee member of the Newborn Brain Society, discussed the use of neonatal head ultrasound. Please register for membership with the Newborn Brain Society to review her expert guidelines on when to use head ultrasound, why, and how often. This discussion will only be available in the members-only portal on our website.
Dr. Terrie Inder, steering committee member of the Newborn Brain Society, discussed the use of MRI in clinical NICU practice. Click here to review her experience with MRI frequency, timing, and techniques.
Dr. Donna Ferriero, steering committee member of the Newborn Brain Society, discussed how the use of MRI in preterm infants can inform intervention decisions to improve outcomes. Click here to review her guidelines on determining the right situation to perform an MRI, and when.