Georgieff and Neonatal ICU Follow Up Clinic featured on U of MN home page
The work of the Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) Follow Up Clinic and its director,
Michael Georgieff, M.D., professor, Institute of Child Development, is featured in a story on the University of Minnesota's home page. The story outlines the work of the clinic and the clinic's research arm, the Center for Neurobehavioral Development (CNBD), a multidisciplinary center which works closely with the Institute of Child Development and its faculty. The CNBD has created and implemented a variety of unique tools to evaluate development and cognition in very young children, even in infants.
"That's where the U of M has been a real pioneer," Georgieff says. "We developed tools that would allow us to get, if you were, into the baby's brain earlier, which then allows us to intervene earlier and improve outcomes. You need this marriage of a major neonatal intensive care unit like ours that also has people who study and are interested in brain development and child development."
The full story can be found here.