Holly J Engelstad

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Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) remains a very devastating problem within the very low birth weight neonatal population. Several experimental therapies are being tested in animal models and soon may be ready for human trials. Despite this progress, we currently have no way to identify infants who would be optimal targets for therapy. Specifically, we are(More)
Sjögren-Larsson syndrome (SLS) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by ichthyosis, mental retardation, spasticity and mutations in the ALDH3A2 gene for fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase, an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of fatty aldehyde to fatty acid. More than 70 mutations have been identified in SLS patients, including small deletions or(More)
BACKGROUND Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most commonly prescribed psychotropics for major depressive disorder during pregnancy and are used in up to 6.2% of pregnancies. OBJECTIVE To compare the perinatal outcomes of pregnancies complicated by maternal depression with or without SSRI therapy versus nondepressed pregnancies. (More)
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