CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. MARINELA GRABOVAC AT RT WEAVER DAY!

We would like to congratulate Dr. Marinela Grabovac for her presentation entitled “Impact of Deferred Cord Clamping on Mortality and Severe Neurological Injury in Twins Born at < 30 Weeks Gestation.” She did a great job, with impactful slides and a smooth delivery!

Dr. Grabovac was awarded the “Best Resident Research Award” for her presentation at the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology RT Weaver Research Day.

CONGRATULATIONS TO YUN-YI CUI FOR HER RECENT PUBLICATION!

Congratulations to Ms. Yun-Yi Cui (BHSc student) for her publication entitled “Two Thirds of Surveyed Parents Would Want to Participate in a Randomized Control Trial Comparing Two Doses of Antenatal Corticosteroids to a Single Dose and Matching Placebo” (F Bacchini, Dr. K Murphy, Dr. T Lacaze-Masmonteil, Dr. E Asztalos, Dr. P Shah, under the supervision of Dr. S McDonald) in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada!

Thank you Yun-Yi for your ongoing commitment to excellence in research and dedication to the team!

This publication can be viewed online here.

CONGRATULATIONS TO KIRAN NINAN FOR HIS ORAL PRESENTATION ON LONG TERM OUTCOMES AFTER ANTENATAL STEROID EXPOSURE!

We would like to congratulate Kiran Ninan, a MSc student on our team, for his presentation entitled, “Long-term neurodevelopmental and psychological outcomes after prenatal exposure to antenatal corticosteroids: A systematic review and meta-analysis”.  The systematic review found that antenatal corticosteroid (ACS) exposure may be associated with increased risks of mental/behavioural disorders, suggesting a need for caution with ACS administration.

The presentation was recognized as the Best Obstetrics Oral amongst all junior members at the 77th Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada!

The abstract can be found here.

Thank you to Dr Graeme Smith and the The MotHERS™ Podcast team!

A tremendous thank you to The MotHERS Podcast team for the featured episode titled “Delayed Cord Clamping”. Click here to listen to season 1, episode 12 of the series!

The MotHERS™ podcast, hosted by Dr. Graeme Smith, aims to provide a reliable source of education about pregnancy on the internet in an effort to improve mother’s health through education, research, and screening. For more information, please visit: https://www.themothersprogram.ca/the-motherstm-podcast.

Congratulations to Sugee Korale Liyanage and Kiran Ninan for their recent publication!

Congratulations to Sugee Korale Liyanage and Kiran Ninan for their recent publication “Guidelines on Deferred Cord Clamping and Cord Milking: A Systematic Review” in Pediatrics! This article was also the subject of a commentary in the same edition, written by Douglas Blank and Susan Niermeyer!

Thank you to our wonderful team members for their ongoing commitment to excellence in research and dedication to the team!

This publication can be viewed online here.

The commentary can be viewed online here.