MidAtlantic Neonatology Associates is a group of neonatologists, advanced neonatal practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing exemplary neonatal intensive care.

Neurology Research

Brain injury is perhaps the most dreaded of all the complications afflicting critically ill infants in the NICU. The neonatal brain, by virtue of its immaturity, is susceptible to a variety of medical insults. While the past thirty years have witnessed truly astonishing advances in our understanding of premature infants and in our ability to care for smaller and more premature newborns, some of the long term complications of brain injury – cognitive and behavioral deficits, cerebral palsy and seizures – have remained stubbornly resistant to prevention.Neuron

MANA physicians and scientists are attacking the problem of neonatal brain injury on several fronts: