Neonatal Neuroscience

Mission: The Neonatal Neuroscience team at SickKids aims to improve the assessment and treatment of critically ill newborns, giving them the best chance at a healthy life.

  • Preterm Birth
  • Neonatal Encephalopathy
  • Epigenetics
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Seizure
  • Infection
  • Intraventricular Hemorrhage
  • Nutrition
  • Pain and Analgesia
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Stroke
  • White Matter Injury

Utilizing state-of-the-art imaging and neurophysiological techniques, we study the brain to promote optimal development. Our team investigates a host of factors that influence brain growth and development.

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Our team

Our team is a passionate, multidisciplinary group of researchers and doctors who work with families and health care professionals to improve newborn brain health and longterm outcomes.

Contact us

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We are grateful to our primary sources of funding and support:

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