Heidelise Als

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A three-center, randomized, controlled trial of individualized developmental care for very low birth weight preterm infants: medical, neurodevelopmental, parenting, and caregiving effects
    Heidelise Als
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:399-408. 2003
  2. pmc School-age effects of the newborn individualized developmental care and assessment program for preterm infants with intrauterine growth restriction: preliminary findings
    Gloria McAnulty
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobehavioral Infant and Child Studies, Enders Pediatric Research Laboratories, EN 107, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 320 Longwood Avenue, 02115, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 13:25. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of the Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) at age 8 years: preliminary data
    Gloria B McAnulty
    Departments of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital Boston, 320 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:258-70. 2010
  4. pmc Displacement of brain regions in preterm infants with non-synostotic dolichocephaly investigated by MRI
    Andrea U J Mewes
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neuroimage 36:1074-85. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Regional brain development in serial magnetic resonance imaging of low-risk preterm infants
    Andrea U J Mewes
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:23-33. 2006
  6. pmc The relationship of Asperger's syndrome to autism: a preliminary EEG coherence study
    Frank H Duffy
    Department of Neurology, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Med 11:175. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Early experience alters brain function and structure
    Heidelise Als
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital Boston, Pediatric Research Laboratories, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 113:846-57. 2004
  8. pmc Corticosteroid therapy in regressive autism: a retrospective study of effects on the Frequency Modulated Auditory Evoked Response (FMAER), language, and behavior
    Frank H Duffy
    Department of Neurology, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    BMC Neurol 14:70. 2014
  9. pmc The frequency modulated auditory evoked response (FMAER), a technical advance for study of childhood language disorders: cortical source localization and selected case studies
    Frank H Duffy
    Department of Neurology, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    BMC Neurol 13:12. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint The Assessment of Preterm Infants' Behavior (APIB): furthering the understanding and measurement of neurodevelopmental competence in preterm and full-term infants
    Heidelise Als
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Neurobehavioral Infant and Child Studies, Enders Pediatric Research Laboratories, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:94-102. 2005

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint A three-center, randomized, controlled trial of individualized developmental care for very low birth weight preterm infants: medical, neurodevelopmental, parenting, and caregiving effects
    Heidelise Als
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:399-408. 2003
    ..Quality of care was measurably improved. Very low birth weight infants and their parents, across diverse settings, may benefit from individualized developmental care...
  2. pmc School-age effects of the newborn individualized developmental care and assessment program for preterm infants with intrauterine growth restriction: preliminary findings
    Gloria McAnulty
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobehavioral Infant and Child Studies, Enders Pediatric Research Laboratories, EN 107, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 320 Longwood Avenue, 02115, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 13:25. 2013
    ..The current study tested effectiveness into school-age for preterms with intrauterine growth restriction regarding executive function (EF), electrophysiology (EEG) and neurostructure (MRI)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of the Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) at age 8 years: preliminary data
    Gloria B McAnulty
    Departments of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital Boston, 320 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:258-70. 2010
    ..Neurobehavioral and physiological results in the newborn period successfully predicted the beneficial brain function effects at age 8 years. Results support the conclusion that the NIDCAP intervention has lasting effects into school age...
  4. pmc Displacement of brain regions in preterm infants with non-synostotic dolichocephaly investigated by MRI
    Andrea U J Mewes
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neuroimage 36:1074-85. 2007
    ..We concluded that the validity of a Talairach parcellation scheme is compromised and may lead to a miscalculation of regional brain volumes and inconsistent parcel contents when comparing infant populations with divergent head shapes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Regional brain development in serial magnetic resonance imaging of low-risk preterm infants
    Andrea U J Mewes
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:23-33. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated serial MRI of low-risk preterm infants with the aim to identify regions of altered brain development...
  6. pmc The relationship of Asperger's syndrome to autism: a preliminary EEG coherence study
    Frank H Duffy
    Department of Neurology, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Med 11:175. 2013
    ..To date, no clear biomarkers have reliably distinguished ASP and ASD populations. This study uses EEG coherence, a measure of brain connectivity, to explore possible neurophysiological differences between ASP and ASD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Early experience alters brain function and structure
    Heidelise Als
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital Boston, Pediatric Research Laboratories, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 113:846-57. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of early experience on brain function and structure...
  8. pmc Corticosteroid therapy in regressive autism: a retrospective study of effects on the Frequency Modulated Auditory Evoked Response (FMAER), language, and behavior
    Frank H Duffy
    Department of Neurology, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    BMC Neurol 14:70. 2014
    ..An untreated clinical convenience sample of ASD children served as control sample...
  9. pmc The frequency modulated auditory evoked response (FMAER), a technical advance for study of childhood language disorders: cortical source localization and selected case studies
    Frank H Duffy
    Department of Neurology, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    BMC Neurol 13:12. 2013
    ..This report's purpose is to facilitate clinical use by explaining analytic pitfalls, demonstrating sites of cortical origin, and illustrating potential utility...
  10. ncbi request reprint The Assessment of Preterm Infants' Behavior (APIB): furthering the understanding and measurement of neurodevelopmental competence in preterm and full-term infants
    Heidelise Als
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Neurobehavioral Infant and Child Studies, Enders Pediatric Research Laboratories, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:94-102. 2005
    ..The APIB has well established inter-rater-reliability, concurrent and construct validity, and is clinically relevant for behavioral intervention and individually appropriate and supportive care...
  11. doi request reprint Individualized developmental care improves the lives of infants born preterm
    Samantha Butler
    Neurobehavioral Infant and Child Studies, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acta Paediatr 97:1173-5. 2008
  12. pmc A stable pattern of EEG spectral coherence distinguishes children with autism from neuro-typical controls - a large case control study
    Frank H Duffy
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Med 10:64. 2012
    ..However, genetic-, MRI- and/or EEG-based diagnostic tests are not yet available. The varied study results likely reflect methodological and population differences, small samples and, for EEG, lack of attention to group-specific artifact...
  13. ncbi request reprint Preemie abandonment? Multidisciplinary experts consider how to best meet preemies needs at "preterm infants: a collaborative approach to specialized care" roundtable
    Heidelise Als
    Harvard Medical School Children s Hospital, Boston, USA
    Mod Healthc 37:17-24. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Infant EEG spectral coherence data during quiet sleep: unrestricted principal components analysis--relation of factors to gestational age, medical risk, and neurobehavioral status
    Frank H Duffy
    Boston Chidren s Hospital, Developmental Neurophysiology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Electroencephalogr 34:54-69. 2003
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