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
Effect of pulmonary infection on central control of ventilation
Fetal origins of adult disease
Effects of fetal exposure to chronic hypoxia

Clinical Projects:
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