The Child Born Preterm Growing Up

December 18, 2014

Stanford University DBP Program has contributed several recent papers that contribute to understanding the neurocognitive outcomes of prematurity:

Loe, Chatav, and Alduncin, 2014. Complementary assessments of executive function in preterm and full-term preschoolers in Child Neuropsychology.

Loe IM*, Huffman LC, Feldman HM. Executive Function Mediates Effects of Gestational Age on Functional Outcomes and Behavior in Preschoolers. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 2014, 35 (5), 323-333.

Kovachy, et al, 2015. Reading Abilities in School-Aged Preterm Children: A Review and Meta-Analysis. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, in press

Travis et al, 2015. Cerebellar white matter pathways are associated with reading skills in children and adolescents. Human Brain Mapping, in press.