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Introducing Doctor Daan Ophelders

Daan coordinates the large animal work carried out by the Department of Pediatrics at Maastricht University, including unique longitudinal studies in which consequences of perinatal inflammatory stress are assessed prenatally until adulthood

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Introducing Doctor Ivo Bendix

A researcher at Universitätsklinikum Essen, Ivo is looking at improving the understanding of the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neonatal white matter injury and evaluating potential new therapies in relevant experimental models

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Introducing Doctor Megan Finch-Edmondson

Megan is a research fellow at the Cerebral Palsy Alliance, building capacity for stem cell research for cerebral palsy by securing funding, conducting research, facilitating research collaboration, and leading consumer engagement

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Introducing Ms Aisling Walsh

Aisling is Senior Project Manager at the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants and proud of its work in advancing healthcare and support for newborns and their families worldwide

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Introducing Doctor Caroline de Theije

A researcher at University Medical Center Utrecht, Caroline is interested in the optimisation of stem cell-based therapies and collaborates with industry partners on nutritional therapies for neonatal brain injury

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Introducing Professor Luc Zimmermann

A widely recognised paediatrician and neonatologist, Luc contributes to the strategic direction of the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants and its mission to reduce the health and social inequalities linked to preterm birth

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Introducing Doctor Yohan van de Looij

Yohan is a physicist at the Université de Genève with extensive experience in the study of animal models of perinatal brain injuries using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy

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Introducing Doctor Johanna Kostenzer

Johanna from the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants is experienced in international and multi-site research projects and has been active in the public health and nonprofit sector

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Introducing Doctor Tessa Goes-Roelofs

A researcher at University Medical Center Utrecht, Tessa is building on her background in translational neuroscience to research how stem cells can repair brain damage in preterm infants

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Introducing Ms Silke Mader

As a result of her first-hand experience of preterm birth, Silke established the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants to make heard the voices of parents of preterm and sick newborn infants

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Introducing Doctor Bobbi Fleiss

A researcher at RMIT University, Bobbi’s particular focus is on the role of inflammation in injury to the preterm infant brain and strategies to facilitate repair and support regeneration

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