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Our Research

focuses on outcomes of prematurity from birth through adulthood

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A smaller heart?

The heart chambers are smaller in adolescents and adults born preterm.

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Pulmonary vascular risk

Preterm birth is one of many early life conditions that may increase the risk for pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs).

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Emphysema-like lungs

While many adults born preterm feel well, some may have lung disease related to preterm birth.

Born Preterm?

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We are currently conducting studies on the long-term effects of preterm birth on the heart and lungs.

Our Research

…focuses on outcomes of prematurity from birth through adulthood.