Recent Publications


Elliott, C., Zlatev, D., Crew, J., and Shem, K. Do appreciable changes in the upper extremity motor capability to perform clean intermittent catheterization come about with time after traumatic spinal cord injury?

Quach, N. T., Ehsanian, R., Dirlikov, B., Sechrist, S., Mohole, J., McKenna, S., Isaac, L., and Duong, T. T. Burden of Care Implications and Association of Intracranial Hypertension With Extremely Severe Post-traumatic Amnesia After Traumatic Brain Injury: A 5-Year Retrospective Longitudinal Study.

Ehsanian, R., Timmerman, M. A., Wright, J. M., McKenna, S., Dirlikov, B., and Crew, J. Venous Thromboembolism is Associated With Lack of Vitamin D Supplementation in Patients With Spinal Cord Injury and Low Vitamin D Levels.


Govindaswami, B., Jegatheesan, P., Nudelman, M., and Narasimhan, S. R. Prevention of Prematurity Advances and Opportunities.

Peltz, G.,  Jegatheesan, P., Govindaswami, B., Narasimhan, S. R., and Son, D. Prevention of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: RCT Ondansetron. R01 HD070795-01A1 PI.

Song, D., Jegatheesan, P., Nafday, S., Ahmad, K. A., Nedrelow, J., Wearden, M., Nemerofsky, S., Pooley, S., Thompson, D., Vail, D., Cornejo, T., Cohen, Z., and Govindaswami, B. Patterned frequency-modulated oral stimulation in preterm infants: A multicenter randomized controlled trial.

Rochlin, D. H., Rajasingh, C. M., Karanas, Y. L., and Davis, D. J. Full-Thickness Chemical Burn From Trifluoroacetic Acid: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Li, A. Y., Rustad, K. C., Long, C., Rivera, E., Mendiola, M., Schenone, M., and Karanas, Y. L. Reduced incidence of feeding tube dislodgement and missed feeds in burn patients with nasal bridle securement.

Sheckter, C. C., Rochlin, D. H., Moshrefi, S., Schenone, M., Vargas, V., Sproul, J., and Karanas, Y. L. Volume- vs. rate-based tube feeding in burn patients: A case-control study

Demerath, E. W., Johnson, W., Davern, B. A., Anderson, C. G., Shenberger, J. S., Misra, S., and Ramel, S. E. New body composition reference charts for preterm infants


Ramel, S. E., Zhang, L., Misra, S., Anderson, C. G., and Demerath, E. W. Do anthropometric measures accurately reflect body composition in preterm infants?

Van Naarden Braun, K., Grazel, R., Koppel, R., Lakshminrusimha, S., Lohr, J., Kumar, P., Govindaswami, B., Giuliano, M., Cohen, M., Spillane, N., Jegatheesan, P., McClure, D., Hassinger, D., Fofah, O., Chandra, S., Allen, D., Axelrod, R., Blau, J., Hudome, S., Assing E., and Garg, L. F. Evaluation of critical congenital heart defects screening using pulse oximetry in the neonatal intensive care unit

Govindaswami, B. Inhaled Nitric Oxide Use in Preterm Infants in California Neonatal Intensive Care Units.

Patel, R., Nudelman, M., Olarewaju, A., Pooley, S. W., Jegatheesan, P., Song, D., and  Govindaswami, B. Homecare and Healthcare Utilization Errors Post-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Discharge

Peltz, G., and Govindaswami, B. Prevention of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: RCT Ondansetron. R01 HD070795-01A1 PI.

Barlow, S. M., Maron, J. L., Alterovitz, G., Song, D., Wilson, B. J., Jegatheesan, P., Govindaswami, B., Lee, J., and Rosner, A. O. Somatosensory Modulation of Salivary Gene Expression and Oral Feeding in Preterm Infants: Randomized Controlled Trial 


Govindaswami, B., Nudelman M., Jegatheesan, P., and Song D. Maternal Magnesium for threatened Preterm Birth provides Infant Neuroprotection: decreased risk of Cerebral Palsy in the Very Low Birthweight Infant.

Barlow, S., Maron, J., Song, D., Jegatheesan, P., and Govindaswami, B. National Institutes of Health: Salivary Gene Expression and Feeding. R-01 PIs.

Jegatheesan P, Nudelman M, Goel K, Song D, Govindaswami B. Perfusion index in healthy newborns during critical congenital heart disease screening at 24 hours: retrospective observational study from the USA.

Intravenous Heparin:  Improving Protocol Implementation and Achieving Therapeutic Anti-Xa in the Obese.

Barlow, S., Maron, J., Song, D., Jegatheesan, P., and Govindaswami, B. Salivary Gene Expression and Feeding. R-01 PIs.

Jochen, P., and Govindaswami, B. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in US NICUs. R-01.