Affiliation: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
- Prenatal methamphetamine use and neonatal neurobehavioral outcomeLynne M Smith
Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and David Geffen, School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrace, CA, USA
Neurotoxicol Teratol 30:20-8. 2008..Methamphetamine (MA) use among pregnant women is an increasing problem in the United States. How prenatal MA exposure affects neonatal neurobehavior is unknown...
- Effects of prenatal methamphetamine exposure on fetal growth and drug withdrawal symptoms in infants born at termLynne Smith
Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:17-23. 2003..These preliminary findings indicate that methamphetamine use is associated with growth restriction in infants born at term...
- Single and multiple prenatal glucocorticoid exposures improve preterm newborn lamb cardiovascular and renal function similarlyLynne M Smith
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance 90502, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:444-53. 2003..Renal and cardiovascular function improves in preterm newborn lambs after a single prenatal betamethasone treatment. We hypothesized that multiple betamethasone exposures would further improve renal and cardiovascular adaptation...
- Prenatal glucocorticoid exposure and postnatal adaptation in premature newborn baboons ventilated for six daysLynne M Smith
Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1688-94. 2004..Study design Pregnant baboons received saline or BETA (6 mg) 48 and 24 hours before preterm delivery at 125 days' gestation. The newborn baboons were ventilated for 6 days, and assessed for renal, cardiovascular, and endocrine function...
- Prenatal nicotine increases testosterone levels in the fetus and female offspringLynne M Smith
Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 5:369-74. 2003....
- White matter microstructural alterations in children with prenatal methamphetamine/polydrug exposureJohn B Colby
Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Psychiatry Res 204:140-8. 2012....
- Frontostriatal connectivity in children during working memory and the effects of prenatal methamphetamine, alcohol, and polydrug exposureFlorence F Roussotte
Developmental Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory, Children s Hospital Los Angeles and Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, CA 90027, USA
Dev Neurosci 34:43-57. 2012..These results represent important progress in the field, and could have substantial clinical significance in helping devise more targeted treatments and remediation strategies designed to better serve the needs of this population...
- Infant temperament and high-risk environment relate to behavior problems and language in toddlersChris Derauf
Department of Pediatrics, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, 1319 Punahou Street, Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:125-35. 2011..This study examined the role that easy infant temperament and cumulative environmental risk play in predicting cognitive, language, and behavioral outcomes in 3-year-old children at high social risk...
- A psychoneuroimmunologic examination of cumulative perinatal steroid exposures and preterm infant behavioral follow-upIsabell B Purdy
Department of Pediatrics, Neonatology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, 90096, USA
Biol Res Nurs 15:86-95. 2013..g., immune markers and biophysiologic stressors) influence these relationships?..
- Abnormal brain activation during working memory in children with prenatal exposure to drugs of abuse: the effects of methamphetamine, alcohol, and polydrug exposureFlorence F Roussotte
Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7332, USA
Neuroimage 54:3067-75. 2011....
- The infant development, environment, and lifestyle study: effects of prenatal methamphetamine exposure, polydrug exposure, and poverty on intrauterine growthLynne M Smith
Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502
Pediatrics 118:1149-56. 2006..We examined the neonatal growth effects of prenatal methamphetamine exposure in the multicenter, longitudinal Infant Development, Environment and Lifestyle study...
- Demographic and psychosocial characteristics of mothers using methamphetamine during pregnancy: preliminary results of the infant development, environment, and lifestyle study (IDEAL)Chris Derauf
Department of Pediatrics, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96826, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:281-9. 2007..These factors may impact the developmental outcomes of affected children...
- Cumulative perinatal steroids: child development of preterm infantsIsabell B Purdy
University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 23:201-14. 2008..Nursing practice includes promotion of quality care and should include closer evaluation of cumulative steroid therapy, severity of illness, and promotion of long-term follow-up support for premature infants...
- Smaller subcortical volumes and cognitive deficits in children with prenatal methamphetamine exposureLinda Chang
Department of Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, HI 96813, USA
Psychiatry Res 132:95-106. 2004..These preliminary findings suggest prenatal Meth exposure may be neurotoxic to the developing brain...
- Weight gain in breastfed infants of mothers taking antidepressant medicationsVictoria Hendrick
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 64:410-2. 2003..Little is known about the physical development of infants who are exposed to antidepressant medications through breast milk...
- Birth outcomes after prenatal exposure to antidepressant medicationVictoria Hendrick
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:812-5. 2003..The purpose of this study was to examine prospectively the incidence of congenital anomalies and neonatal complications after prenatal exposure to antidepressant medication...
- Trichomonas vaginalis infection in a premature newbornLynne M Smith
Department of Pediatrics, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
J Perinatol 22:502-3. 2002..Data are limited regarding the effects of Trichomonas infections in the newborn. We report a symptomatic T. vaginalis infection in a 26-week premature infant and a review of the literature...
- PAGOD syndrome: eighth case and comparison to animal models of congenital vitamin A deficiencyJoanne F Macayran
Department of Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
Am J Med Genet 108:229-34. 2002..The condition may resemble the malformation complex associated with developmental deficiency of vitamin A or retinoic acid, as described in animal models...