Some of the current research interests of the program's faculty include:

Basic Research Projects:
Vasoactivity of NO and its metabolites
Neuroprotective effects of NO and its metabolites
Cerebral blood flow autoregulation during the perinatal period
Role of vagal nerve traffic in neuroinflammation
Pulmonary hypertension in a newborn lamb model
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia in a rodent model
Effect of pulmonary infection on central control of ventilation
Fetal origins of adult disease
Effects of fetal exposure to chronic hypoxia

Clinical Projects:
Biomarkers associated with the development of BPD
Cerebral blood flow and oxygenation during surgical procedures
Correlating ROP with breathing pattern changes
Effect of ROP screening on biomarkers of pain and stress 
Oral feeding and patent ductus arteriosus
aEEG as an index of brainstem development in preterm neonates
aEEG abnormalities in infants with congenital heart defects
Effect of feeding on the gastrointestinal microbiome of preterm infants
Impact of Maternal Factors on the Incidence of Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy to Evaluate Feeding Tolerance in Infants with NEC
A wholeness approach to respiratory outcome prediction using non-linear and machine learning-based methodology
A machine learning-based wholeness approach to early extubation readiness prediction
Correlation between nutrition, growth, and neurodevelopmental outcomes
Developing a prediction tool to assess likelihood of loss to NICU discharge follow-up
Quantifying placental insufficiency-induced fetal reprogramming using fetal cell-free RNA
Assessing in utero microbiome distribution in association with placental insufficiency
A neural network approach to verifying UVC tip position in neonates