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Faculty Detail    
Name NAMASIVAYAM AMBALAVANAN
 
Campus Address 176F 9380
Phone 205-996-5419
E-mail ambal@uab.edu
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Pediatrics   Ped - Neonatology Professor
Secondary  Cell, Developmntl, & Integrative Biology  Cell, Developmntl, & Integrative Biology Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Professor
Center  Medicine  Ctr Cardiovasc Bio Professor

Graduate Biomedical Sciences Affiliations
Medical Scientist Training Program 

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
     
American Academy of Pediatrics    http://www.aap.org/ 
American Pediatric Society and Society for Pediatric Research    www.aps-spr.org 
American Thoracic Society    http://www.thoracic.org/ 
Southern Society for Pediatric Research  President (2005-6)  http://www.aps-spr.org/Regional_Societies/SSPR/2008/default.htm 

Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Neonatal lung development and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Description
Clinical research: Neonatal nutrition (specifically vitamin A), feeding practices, and probiotics Basic research: Neonatal lung development, and mechanisms underlying neonatal pulmonary vascular remodeling and neonatal pulmonary hypertension

Selected Publications 
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MANUSCRIPTS:
Peer-reviewed publications:
(In chronological order with earliest first):
1. Trehan A, Singh S, Ambalavanan N, Kumar L. Valvular Heart Disease: Rheumatic or Rheumatoid?. Indian Pediatr 34: 641- 644, 1997
2. Rayyis SF, Ambalavanan N, Wright L, Carlo WA. Randomized trial of "Slow" vs. "Fast" feed advancements on the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants. J Pediatr 134:293-297, 1999
3. Ambalavanan N, Bulger A, Philips JB III. Hypoxia-induced release of peptide growth factors from neonatal porcine pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells. Biol Neonate 76:311-319, 1999
4. Ambalavanan N, Mariani G, Bulger A, Philips JB III. Role of nitric oxide in regulating neonatal porcine pulmonary artery smooth muscle cell proliferation. Biol Neonate 76:291-300, 1999
5. Ambalavanan N, Nelson K, Alexander G, Johnson SE, Biasini F, Carlo WA. Prediction of neurologic morbidity in extremely low birth weight infants. J Perinatol 20: 496-503, 2000
6. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WF, Bulger A, Shi J, Philips JB III. Effect of cigarette smoke extract on neonatal porcine vascular smooth muscle cells. Tox Appl Pharmacol 170: 130-136, 2001
7. Ambalavanan N, Bulger A, Ware J, Philips JB III. Hemodynamic effects of levcromakalim in neonatal porcine pulmonary hypertension. Biol Neonate 80: 74-80, 2001
8. Carlo WF, Villamor E, Ambalavanan N, DeMey JG, Blanco CE. Chronic exposure to cigarette smoke extract impairs endothelium-dependent relaxation of chicken embryo pulmonary arteries. Biol Neonate 80:247-250, 2001
9. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA. Comparison of the prediction of extremely low birth weight neonatal mortality by regression analysis and by neural networks. Early Hum Dev 65:123-137, 2001
10. Ambalavanan N, Bulger A, Ware J, St. John E, Philips JB III. Feasibility of nitric oxide administration by oxygen hood in a neonatal pulmonary hypertension. J Perinatol 22:50-56, 2002
11. Ambalavanan N, Philips JB 3rd, Bulger A, Oparil S, Chen YF. Endothelin-A
receptor blockade in porcine pulmonary hypertension. Pediatr Res 52:913-921, 2002
12. Ambalavanan N, Novak ZE. Peptide growth factors in tracheal aspirates of mechanically ventilated preterm neonates. Pediatr Res 53:240-244, 2003
13. Ambalavanan N, Wu TJ, Tyson JE, Kennedy KA, Roane C, Carlo WA. A comparison of three vitamin A dosing regimens in extremely premature infants. J Pediatr 142:656-61, 2003
14. Cobb BA, Carlo WA, Ambalavanan N*. Gastric residuals and their relationship to necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants. Pediatrics 113:50-53, 2004 [*Mentor of Dr. Cobb; corresponding author]
15. Castro L, Yolton K, Haberman B, Roberto N, Hansen NI, Ambalavanan N, Vohr BR, Donovan EF. Bias in reported neurodevelopmental outcomes among extremely low birth weight survivors. Pediatrics 114: 404-410, 2004
16. Ambalavanan N, Kennedy K, Tyson J, Carlo WA. Survey of vitamin A supplementation for extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants: Is clinical practice consistent with the evidence? J Pediatr 145:304-307, 2004
17. Ambalavanan N, Bulger A, Murphy-Ullrich J, Oparil S, Chen YF. Endothelin-A receptor blockade prevents and partially reverses neonatal hypoxic pulmonary vascular remodeling. Pediatr Res 57:631-636, 2005
18. Ambalavanan N, Tyson JE, Kennedy KA, Hansen N, Vohr BR, Wright LL, Carlo WA, and the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Vitamin A supplementation for extremely low birth Weight infants: Outcome at 18-22 months. Pediatrics 115:e249-54, 2005
19. Ambalavanan N, Ross AC, Carlo WA. Retinol-binding protein, transthyretin, and c-reactive protein in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants. J Perinatol 25:714-9, 2005
20. Ambalavanan N, Carlo W, Bobashev G, Mathias E, Poole K, Fanaroff AA, Stoll BJ, Ehrenkranz R, Wright LL. Prediction of mortality for extremely low birth weight neonates. Pediatrics 116:1367-73, 2005
21. Chen YF, Feng JA, Li P, Xing D, Serra R, Ambalavanan N, Majid-Hassan E, Oparil S. Dominant negative mutation of the TGF-beta receptor blocks hypoxia-induced pulmonary vascular remodeling. J Appl Physiol 100:564-71, 2006
22. Ambalavanan N, Baibergenova A, Carlo WA, Saigal S, Schmidt B, Thorpe KE, and the TIPP Investigators. Early prediction of poor outcome in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants by classification tree analysis. J Pediatr 148:438-44, 2006
23. Chen YF, Feng JA, Li P, Xing D, Ambalavanan N, Oparil S. Atrial natriuretic peptide-dependent modulation of hypoxia-induced pulmonary vascular remodeling Life Sci. 79:1357-65, 2006
24. Ross AC, Ambalavanan N, Zolfaghari R, Li NQ. Vitamin A combined with retinoic acid increases retinol uptake and lung retinyl ester formation in a synergistic manner in neonatal rats. J Lipid Res. 47:1844-51, 2006
25. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA, Shankaran S, Bann CM, Emrich SL, Higgins RD, Tyson JE, O’Shea TM, Laptook AR, Ehrenkranz RA, Donovan EF, Walsh MC, Goldberg RN, Das A, and Follow-up Investigators for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Predicting outcome of neonates diagnosed with hypoxemic-ischemic encephalopathy. Pediatrics 118: 2084-93, 2006
26. Ross AC, Ambalavanan N. Dexamethasone does not antagonize the increase in retinyl esters in the lungs of neonatal rats treated with vitamin A combined with retinoic acid (VARA). Neonatology 92:26-32, 2007
27. Fabres J, Carlo WA, Phillips V, Howard G, Ambalavanan N*. Both extremes of arterial carbon dioxide pressure and the magnitude of fluctuations in arterial carbon dioxide pressure are associated with severe intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm infants. Pediatrics 119:299-305, 2007 [*Mentor of Dr. Fabres; corresponding author]
28. Ambalavanan N, Li P, Bulger A, Murphy-Ullrich J, Oparil S, Chen YF. Endothelin –1 mediates hypoxia-induced increases in vascular collagen in the newborn mouse lung. Pediatr Res 61:559-564, 2007
29. Broitman E, Ambalavanan N*, Higgins RD, Vohr BR, Das A, Bhaskar B, Murray K, Hintz SR, Carlo WA; National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Clinical data predict neurodevelopmental outcome better than head ultrasound in extremely low birth weight infants. J Pediatr. 151:500-505, 2007 [*Mentor of Dr. Broitman; corresponding author]
30. Ambalavanan N, Nicola T, Li P, Bulger A, Murphy-Ullrich J, Oparil S, Chen YF. Role of matrix metalloproteinase-2 in newborn mouse lungs under hypoxic conditions. Pediatr Res 63:26-32, 2008
31. Ambalavanan N, Van Meurs KP, Perritt P, Carlo WA, Ehrenkranz RA, Stevenson D, Lemons JA, Poole WK, Higgins RD, for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Predictors of death or bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants with respiratory failure. J Perinatol 28:420-426, 2008
32. Adams-Chapman I, Hansen NI, Stoll BJ, Higgins R; NICHD Research Network. Neurodevelopmental outcome of extremely low birth weight infants with posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus requiring shunt insertion. Pediatrics 121:e1167-1177, 2008 [listed as collaborator]
33. Bhandari V, Choo-Wing R, Lee CG, Yusuf K, Nedrelow JH, Ambalavanan N, Malkus H, Homer RJ, Elias JA. Developmental regulation of NO-mediated VEGF-induced effects in the lung. Am J Resp Cell Mol Biol 39:420-430, 2008
34. Ambalavanan N, Nicola T, Hagood J, Bulger A, Serra R, Murphy-Ullrich J, Oparil S, Chen YF. Transforming growth factor-beta signaling mediates hypoxia-induced pulmonary arterial remodeling and inhibition of alveolar development in newborn mouse lung. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 295:L86-L95, 2008.
35. Isbell TS, Sun C-W, Wu L-C, Teng X, Vitturi DA, Branch BG, Kevil CG, Peng N, Wyss JM, Ambalavanan N, Schwiebert L, Ren J, Pawlik KM, Renfrow MB, Patel RP, Townes TM. SNO-Hemoglobin not essential for red blood cell dependent hypoxic vasodilation. Nat Med 14: 773-777, 2008
36. Bruckner TA, Carlo WA, Ambalavanan N, Gould JB. Neonatal mortality among low birth weight infants during the initial months of the academic year. J Perinatol. 28:691-695, 2008
37. Cole CR, Hansen NI, Higgins RD, Ziegler TR, Stoll BJ; Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Very low birth weight preterm infants with surgical short bowel syndrome: incidence, morbidity and mortality, and growth outcomes at 18 to 22 months. Pediatrics 122:e573-e582, 2008 [listed as collaborator]
38. Soltau TD, Carlo WA, Gee J, Gould J, Ambalavanan N*. Mortality and morbidity by month of birth of neonates admitted to an academic neonatal intensive care unit. Pediatrics 122:e1048-e1052, 2008 [*Mentor of Dr. Soltau; corresponding author]
39. Cotten MC, Taylor S, Stoll BJ, Goldberg RN, Hansen N, Sanchez P, Ambalavanan N, Benjamin DK Jr. Prolonged duration of initial empirical antibiotics is associated with increased necrotizing enterocolitis and mortality in extremely low birth weight infants. Pediatrics 123:58-66, 2009
40. Ambalavanan N, El-Ferzli GT, Roane C, Johnson R, Carlo WA. Nitric oxide administration using an oxygen hood: A pilot trial. PLoS One 4(2):e4312, 2009
41. Askenazi DJ, Griffin R, McGwin G, Carlo W, Ambalavanan N. Acute kidney injury is independently associated with mortality in very low birthweight infants: a matched case-control analysis. Pediatr Nephrol. 24 :991-7, 2009
42. Nicola T, Hagood JS, James ML, Macewen MW, Williams TA, Hewitt MM, Schwiebert LM, Bulger A, Oparil S, Chen YF, Ambalavanan N*. Loss of Thy-1 inhibits alveolar development in the newborn mouse lung. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 296:L738-50, 2009 [*Mentor of Dr. Nicola; corresponding author]
43. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA, D’Angio CT, McDonald SA, Das A, Schendel D, Thorsen P, Higgins RD for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Cytokines associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia or death in extremely low birth weight infants. Pediatrics 123:1132-41, 2009
44. Dasgupta C, Sakurai R, Wang Y, Guo P, Ambalavanan N, Torday JS, Rehan VK. Hyperoxia-induced neonatal rat lung injury involves activation of TGF-{beta} and Wnt signaling and is protected by rosiglitazone. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 296:L1031-41, 2009
45. Vohr BR, Tyson JE, Wright LL, Perritt RL, Li L, Poole WK; NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Maternal age, multiple birth, and extremely low birth weight infants. J Pediatr.154:498-503.e2, 2009. [listed as collaborator]
46. McKee LA, Fabres J, Howard G, Peralta-Carcelen M, Carlo WA, Ambalavanan N*. PaCO2 and neurodevelopment in extremely low birthweight infants. J Pediatr 155:217-21.e1, 2009 [*Mentor of Dr. McKee and Dr. Fabres; corresponding author]
47. El-Ferzli GT, Philips JB III, Bulger A, Ambalavanan N. A pumpless lung assist device reduces mechanical ventilation-induced lung injury in juvenile piglets. Pediatr Res 66: 671-676, 2009 [*Mentor of Dr. Ferzli]
48. El-Ferzli GT, Philips JB III, Bulger A, Ambalavanan N. Evaluation of a pumpless lung assist device in hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension in juvenile piglets. Pediatr Res 66: 677-681, 2009 [*Mentor of Dr. Ferzli]
49. Laptook AR, Shankaran S, Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA, McDonald SA, Higgins RD, Das A, Hypothermia Subcommittee of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Outcome of term infants using apgar scores at 10 minutes following hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Pediatrics 124:1619-1626, 2009.
50. Hintz SR, Bann CM, Ambalavanan N, Cotten MC, Das A, Higgins RD for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Predicting time to hospital discharge for extremely preterm infants. Pediatrics 125:e146-e154, 2010.
51. James ML, Ross AC, Bulger A, Philips JB III, Ambalavanan N*+. Vitamin A and retinoic acid act synergistically to increase lung retinyl esters during normoxia and reduce hyperoxic lung injury in newborn mice. Pediatr Res 67:591-7, 2010.
52. Sood BG, Madan A, Saha S, Schendel D, Thorsen P, Skogstrand K, Hougaard D, Shankaran S, Carlo W; NICHD neonatal research network. Perinatal systemic inflammatory response syndrome and retinopathy of prematurity. Pediatr Res. 67:394-400, 2010. [listed as collaborator]
53. Askenazi DJ, Ambalavanan N, Hamilton K, Cutter G, Laney D, Kaslow R, Georgeson K, Barnhart DC, Dimmitt RA. Acute kidney injury and renal replacement therapy independently predict mortality in neonatal and pediatric noncardiac patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print]
54. Oh W, Stevenson DK, Tyson JE, Morris BH, Ahlfors CE, Bender GJ, Wong RJ, Perritt R, Vohr BR, Van Meurs KP, Vreman HJ, Das A, Phelps DL, O'Shea TM, Higgins RD; NICHD Neonatal Research Network Bethesda MD. Influence of clinical status on the association between plasma total and unbound bilirubin and death or adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants. Acta Paediatr 99:673-8, 2010 [listed as collaborator]
55. Carlo WA, Finer NN, Walsh MC, Wade R, Gantz MG, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Das A, Poole WK, Schibler K, Newman NS, Ambalavanan N, Frantz ID, Sanchez PJ, Piazza AJ, Morris BH, Laroia N, Phelps DL, Poindexter BB, Cotten CM, Van Meurs KP, Duara S, Narendran V, Sood BG, O’Shea TM, Bell EF, Ehrenkanz RA, Watterberg KL, and Higgins RD, for the SUPPORT Study Group of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Target ranges of oxygen saturation in extremely preterm infants. N Engl J Med 362:1959-69, 2010.
56. Finer NN, Carlo WA, Walsh MC, Wade R, Gantz MG, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Das A, Poole WK, Donovan EF, Newman NS, Ambalavanan N, Frantz ID, Buchter S, Sanchez PJ, Kennedy KA, Laroia N, Poindexter BB, Cotten CM, Van Meurs KP, Duara S, Narendran V, Sood BG, O’Shea M, Bell EF, Bhandari V, Watterberg KL and Higgins RD for the SUPPORT Study Group of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Early CPAP versus surfactant in extremely preterm infants. N Engl J Med 362:1970-9, 2010.
57. Bell EF, Hansen NI, Morriss FH, Stoll BJ, Ambalavanan N, Gould JB, Laptook AR, Walsh MC, Carlo WA, Shankaran S, Das A, Higgins RD, for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Impact of timing of birth and resident duty-hour restrictions on outcome of small preterm infants. Pediatrics 126:222-231, 2010
58. Meyn DF Jr, Ness J, Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA. Prophylactic phenobarbital and whole-body cooling for neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. J Pediatr 157:334-6, 2010
59. Rich WD, Auten KJ, Gantz MG, Hale EC, Hensman AM, Newman NS, Finer NN; National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Antenatal consent in the SUPPORT trial: challenges, costs, and representative enrollment. Pediatrics. 126:e215-21, 2010 [listed as collaborator]
60. Maheshwari A, Kelly DR, Nicola T, Ambalavanan N, Jain SK, Murphy-Ullrich J, Athar M, Shimamura M, Bhandari V, Aprahamian C, Dimmitt RA, Serra R, Ohls RK. TGF-β2 suppresses macrophage cytokine production and mucosal inflammatory responses in the developing intestine. Gastroenterology 140:242-53, 2011
61. Boghossian NS, Hansen NI, Bell EF, Stoll BJ, Murray JC, Laptook AR, Shankaran S, Walsh MC, Das A, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Survival and morbidity outcomes for very low birth weight infants with Down syndrome. Pediatrics. 126:1132-40, 2010[listed as collaborator]
62. Ambalavanan N, Walsh M, Bobashev G, Das A, Levine B, Carlo WA, Higgins RD; for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Health and Development Neonatal Research Network, Bethesda, MD. Intercenter differences in bronchopulmonary dysplasia or death among very low birth weight infants. Pediatrics. 127:e106-16, 2011
63. Koralkar R, Ambalavanan N, Levitan EB, McGwin G, Goldstein S, Askenazi D. Acute kidney injury reduces survival in very low birth weight infants. Pediatr Res. 69:354-8, 2011
64. Schelonka RL, Maheshwari A, Carlo WA, Taylor S, Hansen NI, Schendel DE, Thorsen P, Skogstrand K, Hougaard DM, Higgins RD; NICHD Neonatal Research Network. T cell cytokines and the risk of blood stream infection in extremely low birth weight infants. Cytokine. 53:249-55, 2011 [listed as collaborator]
65. Laughon MM, Langer JC, Bose CL, Smith PB, Ambalavanan N, …. for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Prediction of bronchopulmonary dysplasia by postnatal age in extremely premature infants. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 183(12):1715-1722, 2011.
66. Ehrenkranz RA, Das A, Wrage LA, Poindexter BB, Higgins RD, Stoll BJ, Oh W; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Early nutrition mediates the influence of severity of illness on extremely LBW infants. Pediatr Res. 69:522-9, 2011. [listed as collaborator]
67. Nicola T, Ambalavanan N*, Zhang W, James ML, Rehan VK, Halloran BA, Olave N,B ulger A, Oparil S, Chen YF. Hypoxia-induced inhibition of lung development is attenuated by the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-{gamma} agonist rosiglitazone. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 301:L125-34, 2011. [*Mentor of Dr. Nicola; corresponding author]
68. Urakami T, Järvinen TA, Toba M, Sawada J, Ambalavanan N, Mann D, McMurtry I, Oka M, Ruoslahti E, Komatsu M. Peptide-directed highly selective targeting of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am J Pathol. 178:2489-95, 2011
69. Askenazi DJ, Koralkar R, Levitan EB, Goldstein SL, Devarajan P, Khandrika S, Mehta RL, Ambalavanan N. Baseline values of candidate urine acute kidney injury (AKI) biomarkers vary by gestational age in premature infants. Pediatr Res. 70:302-6, 2011
70. Coghill M, Ambalavanan N, Chatburn RL, Hibberd PL, Wright LL, Carlo WA; for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health Human Development Global Network for Women's Children's Health Research. Accuracy of a novel system for oxygen delivery to small children. Pediatrics. 128: e382-87, 2011
71. Askenazi DJ, Montesanti A, Hunley H, Koralkar R, Pawar P, Shuaib F, Liwo A, Devarajan P, Ambalavanan N. Urine Biomarkers Predict Acute Kidney Injury and Mortality in Very Low Birth Weight Infants. J Pediatr. 159:907-912, 2011
72. Carlo WA, McDonald SA, Tyson JE, Stoll BJ, Ehrenkranz RA, Shankaran S, Goldberg RN, Das A, Schendel D, Thorsen P, Skogstrand K, Hougaard DM, Oh W, Laptook AR, Duara S, Fanaroff AA, Donovan EF, Korones SB, Stevenson DK, Papile LA, Finer NN, O'Shea TM, Poindexter BB, Wright LL, Ambalavanan N, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Cytokines and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants. J Pediatr. 159:919-925, 2011
73. Gong K, Xing D, Li P, Aksut B, Ambalavanan N, Ying Q, Nozell SE, Oparil S, Chen YF. Hypoxia induces downregulation of PPARγ in isolated pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cells and in rat lung via transforming growth factor-β signaling. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 301:L899-907, 2011
74. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA, McDonald SA, Yao Q, Das A, Higgins RD for the Generic Database and Follow-up Subcommittees of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Identification of extremely premature infants at high risk of rehospitalization. Pediatrics. 128:e1216-e1225, 2011
75. Carlo WA, McDonald SA, Fanaroff AA, Vohr BR, Stoll BJ, Ehrenkranz RA, Andrews WW, Wallace D, Das A, Bell EF, Walsh MC, Laptook AR, Shankaran S, Poindexter BB, Hale EC, Newman NS, Davis AS, Schibler K, Kennedy KA, Sánchez PJ, Van Meurs KP, Goldberg RN, Watterberg KL, Faix RG, Frantz ID 3rd, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Association of antenatal corticosteroids with mortality and neurodevelopmental outcomes among infants born at 22 to 25 weeks' gestation. JAMA. 306:2348-2358, 2011. [listed as collaborator]
76. Wynn JL, Tan S, Gantz MG, Das A, Goldberg RN, Adams-Chapman I, Stoll BJ, Shankaran S, Walsh MC, Auten KJ, Miller NA, Sánchez PJ, Higgins RD, Cotten CM, Smith PB, Benjamin DK Jr; NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Outcomes following candiduria in extremely low birth weight infants. Clin Infect Dis. 54:331-339, 2012. [listed as collaborator]
77. Bhat R, Salas AA, Foster C, Carlo WA, Ambalavanan N*. Prospective analysis of pulmonary hypertension in extremely low birth weight infants. Pediatrics 129:3682-9, 2012 [*Mentor of Dr. Bhat; corresponding author]
78. Olave N, Nicola T, Zhang W, Bulger A, James ML, Oparil S, Chen YF, Ambalavanan N*. Transforming growth factor-beta regulates endothelin-1 signaling in the newborn mouse lung during hypoxia exposure. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 302:L857-65, 2012 [*Mentor of Dr. Olave; corresponding author]
79. Varisco BM, Ambalavanan N, Whitsett JA, Hagood JS. Thy-1 Signals through PPARγ to Promote Lipofibroblast Differentiation in the Developing Lung. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 46:765-72, 2012
80. Thomas V, Halloran BA, Ambalavanan N, Catledge SA, Vohra YK. In vitro studies on the effect of particle size on macrophage responses to nanodiamond wear debris. Acta Biomater. 8:1939-47, 2012
81. Rich W, Finer NN, Gantz MG, Newman NS, Hensman AM, Hale EC, Auten KJ, Schibler K, Faix RG, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Das A, Shankaran S; SUPPORT and Generic Database Subcommittees of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Enrollment of extremely low birth weight infants in a clinical research study may not be representative. Pediatrics. 129:480-4, 2012. [listed as collaborator]
82. Batton BJ, Li L, Newman NS, Das A, Watterberg KL, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Laughon MM, Van Meurs KP, Carlo WA, Higgins RD, Walsh MC; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Feasibility study of early blood pressure management in extremely preterm infants. J Pediatr. 161:65-9.e1, 2012 [listed as collaborator]
83. De Jesus LC, Pappas A, Shankaran S, Kendrick D, Das A, Higgins RD, Bell EF, Stoll BJ, Laptook AR, Walsh MC; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Risk factors for post-neonatal intensive care unit discharge mortality among extremely low birth weight infants. J Pediatr.161:70-4.e1-2, 2012 [listed as collaborator]
84. Freeman Duncan A, Watterberg KL, Nolen TL, Vohr BR, Adams-Chapman I, Das A, Lowe J; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Effect of ethnicity and race on cognitive and language testing at age 18-22 months in extremely preterm infants. J Pediatr.160:966-71.e2, 2012 [listed as collaborator]
85. Sant'Anna G, Laptook AR, Shankaran S, Bara R, McDonald SA, Higgins RD, Tyson JE, Ehrenkranz RA, Das A, Goldberg RN, Walsh MC; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Phenobarbital and temperature profile during hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. J Child Neurol. 2012 Apr;27(4):451-7. [listed as collaborator]
86. Askenazi DJ, Koralkar R, Hundley HE, Montesanti A, Parwar P, Sonjara S, Ambalavanan N. Urine Biomarkers Predict Acute Kidney Injury in Newborns. J Pediatr. 161:270-5.e1. 2012
87. Shankaran S, Pappas A, McDonald SA, Vohr BR, Hintz SR, Yolton K, Gustafson KE, Leach TM, Green C, Bara R, Petrie Huitema CM, Ehrenkranz RA, Tyson JE, Das A, Hammond J, Peralta-Carcelen M, Evans PW, Heyne RJ, Wilson-Costello DE, Vaucher YE, Bauer CR, Dusick AM, Adams-Chapman I, Goldstein RF, Guillet R, Papile LA, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Childhood outcomes after hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy. N Engl J Med. 366:2085-92, 2012. [listed as collaborator]
88. Smith PB, Ambalavanan N, Li L, Cotten CM, Laughon M, Walsh MC, Das A, Bell EF, Carlo WA, Stoll BJ, Shankaran S, Laptook AR, Higgins RD, Goldberg RN; the Generic Database Subcommittee; for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health; Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Approach to Infants Born at 22 to 24 Weeks' Gestation: Relationship to Outcomes of More-Mature Infants. Pediatrics. 129:e1508-e1516, 2012.
89. Greenberg RG, Benjamin DK Jr, Gantz MG, Cotten CM, Stoll BJ, Walsh MC, Sánchez PJ, Shankaran S, Das A, Higgins RD, Miller NA, Auten KJ, Walsh TJ, Laptook AR,Carlo WA, Kennedy KA, Finer NN, Duara S, Schibler K, Ehrenkranz RA, Van Meurs KP, Frantz ID 3rd, Phelps DL, Poindexter BB, Bell EF, O'Shea TM, Watterberg KL, Goldberg RN, Smith PB; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Empiric antifungal therapy and outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants with invasive candidiasis. J Pediatr.161:264-9.e2, 2012. [listed as collaborator]
90. Vohr BR, Stephens BE, Higgins RD, Bann CM, Hintz SR, Das A, Newman JE, Peralta-Carcelen M, Yolton K, Dusick AM, Evans PW, Goldstein RF, Ehrenkranz RA, Pappas A, Adams-Chapman I, Wilson-Costello DE, Bauer CR, Bodnar A, Heyne RJ, Vaucher YE, Dillard RG, Acarregui MJ, McGowan EC, Myers GJ, Fuller J; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Are outcomes of extremely preterm infants improving? Impact of Bayley assessment on outcomes. J Pediatr.;161:222-8.e3, 2012. [listed as collaborator]
91. Shane AL, Hansen NI, Stoll BJ, Bell EF, Sánchez PJ, Shankaran S, Laptook AR,Das A, Walsh MC, Hale EC, Newman NS, Schrag SJ, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Methicillin-resistant and susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and meningitis in preterm infants. Pediatrics.129:e914-22, 2012. [listed as collaborator]
92. Muensterer OJ, Nicola T, Farmer S, Harmon CM, Ambalavanan N. Temporary fetal tracheal occlusion using a gel plug in a rabbit model of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 47:1063-6, 2012
93. Sanders YY, Ambalavanan N, Halloran B, Zhang X, Liu H, Crossman DK, Bray M, Zhang K, Thannickal VJ, Hagood JS. Altered DNA Methylation Profile in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med.186:525-35, 2012.
94. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA, Tyson JE, Langer JC, Walsh MC, Parikh NA, Das A, Van Meurs KP, Shankaran S, Stoll BJ, Higgins RD; for the Generic Database; Follow-Up Subcommittees of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Outcome Trajectories in Extremely Preterm Infants. Pediatrics. Jul;130(1):e115-e125,2012
95. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA, McDonald SA, Das A, Schendel DE, Thorsen P, Hougaard DM, Skogstrand K, Higgins RD; for the Cytokine and Generic Database Subcommittees of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Cytokines and Posthemorrhagic Ventricular Dilation in Premature Infants. Am J Perinatol. 29:731-740, 2012
96. El-Ferzli GT, Dreher M, Patel RP, Ambalavanan N. ABO blood group is associated with response to inhaled nitric oxide in neonates with respiratory failure. PLoS ONE 7:e45164, 2012
97. Xiao R, Perveen Z, Paulsen D, Rouse R, Ambalavanan N, Kearney M, PennA. In Utero Exposure to Second-Hand-Smoke (SHS) Aggravates Adult Responses to Irritants: I. Adult SHS. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 47:843-51, 2012
98. Zarogiannis SG, Filippidis AS, Fernandez S, Jurkuvenaite A, Ambalavanan N, Stanishevsky A, Vohra YK, Matalon S. Nano-TiO2 particles impair adhesion of airway epithelial cells to fibronectin. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2012 Aug 28 [Epub ahead of print]
99. Ramani M, van Groen T, Kadish I, Bulger A, Ambalavanan N. Neurodevelopmental impairment following neonatal hyperoxia in the mouse. Neurobiol Dis. 50C:69-75, 2012
100. Askenazi DJ, Koralkar R, Hundley HE, Montesanti A, Patil N, Ambalavanan N. Fluid overload and mortality are associated with acute kidney injury in sick near-term/term neonate. Pediatr Nephrol. 28:661-6, 2013
101. Ambalavanan N, Stanishevsky A, Bulger A, Halloran BA, Steele C, Vohra Y, Matalon S. Titanium Oxide Nanoparticle Instillation Induces Inflammation and Inhibits Lung Development in Mice. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 304:L152-61, 2013
102. Shankaran S, Barnes PD, Hintz SR, Laptook AR, Zaterka-Baxter KM, McDonald SA, Ehrenkranz RA, Walsh MC, Tyson JE, Donovan EF, Goldberg RN, Bara R, Das A, Finer NN, Sanchez PJ, Poindexter BB, Van Meurs KP, Carlo WA, Stoll BJ, Duara S, Guillet R, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Brain injury following trial of hypothermia for neonatal hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 97(6):F398-404, 2012 [listed as collaborator]
103. Vaucher YE, Peralta-Carcelen M, Finer NN, Carlo WA, Gantz MG, Walsh MC, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Das A, Schibler K, Rich W, Newman NS, Vohr BR, Yolton K, Heyne RJ, Wilson-Costello DE, Evans PW, Goldstein RF, Acarregui MJ, Adams-Chapman I, Pappas A, Hintz SR, Poindexter B, Dusick AM, McGowan EC, Ehrenkranz RA, Bodnar A, Bauer CR, Fuller J, O'Shea TM, Myers GJ, Higgins RD; SUPPORT Study Group of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Neurodevelopmental outcomes in the early CPAP and pulse oximetry trial. N Engl J Med. 367:2495-504, 2012 [listed as collaborator]
104. Payne AH, Hintz SR, Hibbs AM, Walsh MC, Vohr BR, Bann CM, Wilson-Costello DE; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely low-gestational-age neonates with low-grade periventricular-intraventricular hemorrhage. JAMA Pediatr. 167:451-9, 2013. [listed as collaborator]
105. Boghossian NS, Page GP, Bell EF, Stoll BJ, Murray JC, Cotten CM, Shankaran S, Walsh MC, Laptook AR, Newman NS, Hale EC, McDonald SA, Das A, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Late-onset sepsis in very low birth weight infants from singleton and multiple-gestation births. J Pediatr. 162:1120-4, 2013 [listed as collaborator]
106. Lau C, Ambalavanan N, Chakraborty H, Wingate MS, Carlo WA. Extremely low birth weight and infant mortality rates in the United States. Pediatrics 131:855-60, 2013
107. James ML, Ross AC, Nicola T, Steele C, Ambalavanan N. VARA attenuates hyperoxia-induced impaired lung development and lung function in newborn mice. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 304:L803-12, 2013 [*Mentor of Dr. James; corresponding author]
108. Salas AA, Faye-Petersen OM, Sims B, Peralta-Carcelen M, Reilly SD, McGwin Jr G, Carlo WA, Ambalavanan N*. Histologic characteristics of the fetal inflammatory response associated with neurodevelopmental impairment and death in extremely preterm infants. J Pediatr 163:652-657.e2, 2013 [*Mentor of Dr. Salas; corresponding author]
109. Kelleher J*, Bhat R, Salas AA, Addis D, Mills EC, Mallick H, Tripathi A, Pruitt EP, Roane C, McNair T, Owen J, Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA. A Randomized Controlled Equivalency Trial of Oro-nasopharyngeal Suctioning Versus Wiping the Mouth and Nose at Birth: The Wipe Trial. Lancet 382:326-30, 2013[*Mentor of Dr. Kelleher]
110. Kumar P, Shankaran S, Ambalavanan N, Kendrick DE, Pappas A, Vohr BR, Poindexter BB, Das A, Higgins RD. Characteristics of extremely low-birth-weight infant survivors with unimpaired outcomes at 30 months of age. J Perinatol. 33:800-5, 2013
111. Alleman BW, Bell EF, Li L, Dagle JM, Smith PB, Ambalavanan N, Laughon MM,Stoll BJ, Goldberg RN, Carlo WA, Murray JC, Cotten CM, Shankaran S, Walsh MC,Laptook AR, Ellsbury DL, Hale EC, Newman NS, Wallace DD, Das A, Higgins RD;Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Individual and center-level factors affecting mortality among extremely low birth weight infants. Pediatrics. 132:e175-84, 2013.
112. Xiao R, Perveen Z, Rouse RL, Le Donne V, Paulsen DB, Ambalavanan N, Penn AL. In Utero Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke Aggravates Adult Responses to Irritants: Adult Ovalbumin. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 49:1102-9, 2013
113. Konduri GG, Sokol GM, Van Meurs KP, Singer J, Ambalavanan N, Lee T, Solimano A. Impact of early surfactant and inhaled nitric oxide therapies on outcomes in term/late preterm neonates with moderate hypoxic respiratory failure. J Perinatol. 33:944-9, 2013
114. Harris WT, Kelly DR, Zhou Y, Wang D, Macewen M, Hagood JS, Clancy JP, Ambalavanan N, Sorscher EJ. Myofibroblast differentiation and enhanced tgf-B signaling in cystic fibrosis lung disease. PLoS One. 8:e70196, 2013
115. Belsches TC, Tilly AE, Miller TR, Kambeyanda RH, Leadford A, Manasyan A, Chomba E, Ramani M, Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA. Randomized trial of plastic bags to prevent term neonatal hypothermia in a resource-poor setting. Pediatrics. 132:e656-61, 2013.
116. Schulz MH, Pandit KV, Lino Cardenas CL, Ambalavanan N, Kaminski N, Bar-Joseph Z. mirDREM: Reconstructing dynamic microRNA regulated interaction networks. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:15686-91, 2013
117. Lowe JR, Duncan AF, Bann CM, Fuller J, Hintz SR, Das A, Higgins RD, Watterberg KL; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Early working memory as a racially and ethnically neutral measure of outcome in extremely preterm children at 18-22 months. Early Hum Dev.89:1055-61, 2013. [listed as collaborator]
118. Natarajan G, Shankaran S, Laptook AR, Pappas A, Bann CM, McDonald SA, Das A, Higgins RD, Hintz SR, Vohr BR; Extended Hypothermia Subcommittee of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Apgar scores at 10 min and outcomes at 6-7 years following hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 98:F473-9, 2013. [listed as collaborator]
119. Vohr BR, Stephens BE, McDonald SA, Ehrenkranz RA, Laptook AR, Pappas A, Hintz SR, Shankaran S, Higgins RD, Das A; Extended Hypothermia Follow-up Subcommittee of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Cerebral palsy and growth failure at 6 to 7 years. Pediatrics. 132:e905-14, 2013. [listed as collaborator]
120. Davis AS, Hintz SR, Goldstein RF, Ambalavanan N, Bann CM, Stoll BJ, Bell EF, Shankaran S, Laptook AR, Walsh MC, Hale EC, Newman NS, Das A, Higgins RD. Outcomes of extremely preterm infants following severe intracranial hemorrhage. J Perinatol. 2013 Dec 26. doi: 10.1038/jp.2013.162. [Epub ahead of print]
121. Kong MY, Clancy J, Peng N, Li Y, Szul T, Xu X, Oster R, Sullender W, Ambalavanan N, Blalock JE, Gaggar A. Pulmonary MMP-9 activity in mechanically ventilated children with RSV disease. Eur Respir J. 43(4):1086-96, 2014
122. Wadhawan R, Oh W, Hintz SR, Blakely ML, Das A, Bell EF, Saha S, Laptook AR, Shankaran S, Stoll BJ, Walsh MC, Higgins RD; NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants with spontaneous intestinal perforation or surgical necrotizing enterocolitis. J Perinatol. 34(1):64-70, 2014 [listed as collaborator]
123. Boghossian NS, Hansen NI, Bell EF, Stoll BJ, Murray JC, Carey JC,Adams-Chapman I, Shankaran S, Walsh MC, Laptook AR, Faix RG, Newman NS, Hale EC, Das A, Wilson LD, Hensman AM, Grisby C, Collins MV, Vasil DM, Finkle J, Maffett D, Ball MB, Lacy CB, Bara R, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Mortality and morbidity of VLBW infants with trisomy 13 or trisomy 18. Pediatrics. 2014 Feb;133(2):226-35. [listed as collaborator]
124. Salas AA, Bhat R, Dabrowska K, Leadford A, Anderson S, Harmon CM, Ambalavanan N, El-Ferzli GT. The Value of Paco 2 in Relation to Outcome in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Am J Perinatol. 2014 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]
125. Randolph DA, Nolen TL, Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA, Peralta-Carcelen M, Das A, Bell EF, Davis AS, Laptook AR, Stoll BJ, Shankaran S, Higgins RD; on behalf of the Generic Database and Follow-Up Subcommittees for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Outcomes of extremely low birthweight infants with acidosis at birth. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014 Feb 19.[Epub ahead of print]
126. Sanders YY, Hagood JS, Liu H, Zhang W, Ambalavanan N, Thannickal VJ. Histone deacetylase inhibition promotes fibroblast apoptosis and ameliorates pulmonary fibrosis in mice. Eur Respir J. 2014 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Manuscripts in press:

Manuscripts submitted but not yet accepted:
1. Salas AA, Cuna A, Bhat R, McGwin Jr G, Carlo WA, Ambalavanan N. A randomized trial of re-feeding gastric residuals to reduce time to full enteral feeding in preterm infants.
2. Ambalavanan N, Cotton MC, Page GP, Carlo WA, Murray JC, Bhattacharya S, Mariani TJ, Higgins RD. Integrated genomics analysis in bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
3. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA, Wrage LA, Das A, Laughon M, Cotton CM, Kennedy KA, Laptook AR, Shankaran S, Walsh MC, Higgins RD. PaCO2 and outcomes in Surfactant, Positive Pressure, and Oxygenation Randomized Trial (SUPPORT).

Non peer-reviewed publications/Reviews (Medline-indexed in bold)
1. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA. Current approaches to mechanical ventilation. Tufts University School of Medicine and Floating Hospital for Children Reports on: Neonatal Respiratory Diseases. Volume 8, No. 2, 1998 [review]
2. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA. How would you handle these newborns? Contemporary Pediatrics 16(6): 115-133, 1999
3. Carlo WA, Ambalavanan N. Conventional Mechanical Ventilation: Traditional and New Strategies. Pediatr Rev 20(12):e117-e126, 1999 [review]
4. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA. Analgesia for ventilated neonates: Where do we stand? J Pediatr 135:403-405, 1999 [editorial]
5. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA. Hypocapnia and hypercapnia in respiratory management of newborn infants. Clin Perinatol 28(3):517-531, 2001 [review]
6. Ambalavanan N. Recent advances in fluid management. Journal of Neonatology 16 (1): 59-65, 2002 [review]
7. Ambalavanan N, Whyte R. The mismatch between evidence and practice: common therapies in search of evidence. Clin Perinatol 30:305-331, 2003 [review]
8. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: new insights. Clin Perinatol 31:613-628, 2004 [review]
9. Ambalavanan N, Toms R. Permissive hypercapnia during mechanical ventilation of neonates. Indian Pediatrics 41:775-778, 2004. [editorial]
10. Carlo WA, Prince LS, St John EB, Ambalavanan N. Care of very low birth weight infants with respiratory distress syndrome: an evidence-based review. Minerva Pediatr. 56:373-80, 2004 [review]
11. Ambalavanan N. Surfactant therapy. Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics 7(3):192-200, 2005 [review]
12. Shuford-Hopkins E, Bulger A, Ambalavanan N, Philips JB 3rd. Doxycycline inhibits matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) production by neonatal pulmonary artery endothelial cells. Ethn Dis. 15(3 Suppl 4):S4-98-9, Summer 2005
13. Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA. Ventilatory strategies in the prevention and management of bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Semin Perinatol 30:192-9, 2006 [review]
14. Ambalavanan N. Endothelin-A receptor blockade inhibits the effects of hypoxia on the newborn lung vasculature. ScientificWorldJournal. 6:669-70, 2006 [review]
15. Ambalavanan N, Carlo W. How can we prevent early death in preterm infants? J Pediatr (Rio J). 84: 283-385, 2008
16. Thome UH, Ambalavanan N. Permissive hypercapnia to decrease lung injury in ventilated preterm infants. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2008 Oct 28 [Epub ahead of print] [review]
17. Askenazi DJ, Ambalavanan N, Goldstein SL. Acute kidney injury in critically ill newborns: What do we know? What do we need to learn? Pediatr Nephrol 24:265-74, 2008 [review]
18. Hagood JS, Ambalavanan N. Systems biology of lung development and regeneration: current knowledge and recommendations for future research. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Syst Biol Med. 5: 125-33, 2013 [review]
19. Ramani M, Ambalavanan N. Feeding practices and necrotizing enterocolitis. Clin Perinatol 40:1-10, 2013 [review]
20. Kandasamy J, Huda S, Ambalavanan N, Jilling T. Inflammatory signals that regulate intestinal epithelial renewal, differentiation, migration and cell death: Implications for necrotizing enterocolitis. Pathophysiology 21:67-80, 2014
21. Ambalavanan N, Mourani P. Pulmonary hypertension in bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2014 Mar;100(3):240-6. Epub 2014 Mar 10.

Other Publications:

BOOKS:
Books and Book Chapters
1. Ambalavanan N, Mariani G, Philips JB III: Role of Peptide Growth Factors in Cardiovascular Development. In Polin RA, Fox WW (Eds): Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, ed 2. WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia, PA, 1997, pp 814-826
2. Waldemar Carlo, Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Robert Chatburn: Section IV: Mechanical Ventilation. Chapter 15: Basic Principles of Mechanical Ventilation, Chapter 16: Classification of Mechanical Ventilation Devices, Chapter 17: Ventilator Parameters. In Sinha SK, Donn SM (Eds): Manual of Neonatal Respiratory Care. Futura Publishing Company, Inc., Armonk, New York, USA, 2000
3. Waldemar A Carlo, Namasivayam Ambalavanan: Wentylacja Mechaniczna (Mechanical ventilation [Polish] ). In Gadzinowski J, Vidyasagar D (Eds): Neonatologia. Osrodek Wydawnictw Naukowych. Poznan, 2000, pp 287-301
4. Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Waldemar Carlo: Meconium Aspiration Syndrome. In Burg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Polin RA, Gershon AA (Eds): Gellis and Kagan’s Current Pediatric Therapy. WB Saunders Co., Philadelphia, PA, 2002, pp 265-268
5. Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Schelonka RL, Carlo WA: Ventilatory Strategies. In Goldsmith JP, Karotkin EH (Eds). Assisted ventilation of the neonate. 4th Edition. WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia, PA, 2003, pp 249-259
6. Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Carlo WA: Vitamin A in the prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia. In Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease. Volume 240. Steven Abman (Ed). Informa Healthcare USA, Inc., New York, NY, 2009, pp 446-457
7. Namasivayam Ambalavanan: “Neonatal Fluids, Electrolytes, and Nutrition” on emedicine at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/976386-overview
8. Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Thomas Soltau: “Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia” on emedicine at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/973717-overview
9. Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Carlo WA: Chapters on Transient Tachypnea of Newborn, Meconium Aspiration Syndrome, Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of Newborn, Pulmonary Hemorrhage, Neonatal Jaundice and Kernicterus, and Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy. In Kliegman RM, Stanton B, St.Geme J, Schor N, Behrman RE (Eds). Nelson’s Textbook of Pediatrics. 19th Edition, Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011
 
 

Keywords
Lung, Hypoxia, Hyperoxia, Retinoids, Prediction models