TABLE OF CONTENTS

Volume 71, Issue 1 (January 2012)

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Editor’s Focus

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Editorial

Pediatric Research: new beginnings FREE

Olaf Dammann and Pierre Gressens

Pediatr Res 71: 3; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.19

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Articles

Basic Science Investigation

Effect of antibiotic treatment on fat absorption in mice with cystic fibrosis FREE

Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Marcel J.C. Bijvelds, Hugo R. de Jonge, Robert C. De Lisle, Johannes G.M. Burgerhof and Henkjan J. Verkade

Pediatr Res 71: 4-12; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.4

Ontogeny of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 FREE

Renfang Song, Graeme Preston and Ihor V. Yosypiv

Pediatr Res 71: 13-19; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.7

The guinea pig as an animal model for studying perinatal changes in microvascular function FREE

Rebecca M. Dyson, Hannah K. Palliser, Meredith A. Kelleher, Jonathan J. Hirst and Ian M.R. Wright

Pediatr Res 71: 20-24; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.9

Chronic hypoxia increases peroxynitrite, MMP9 expression, and collagen accumulation in fetal guinea pig hearts FREE

LaShauna C. Evans, Hongshan Liu, Gerard A. Pinkas and Loren P. Thompson

Pediatr Res 71: 25-31; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.10

A set of imprinted genes required for normal body growth also promotes growth of rhabdomyosarcoma cells FREE

Geoffrey Rezvani, Julian C.K. Lui, Kevin M. Barnes and Jeffrey Baron

Pediatr Res 71: 32-38; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.6

Translational Investigation

Intrathecal recombinant human 4-sulfatase reduces accumulation of glycosaminoglycans in dura of mucopolysaccharidosis VI cats FREE

Dyane Auclair, John Finnie, Steven U. Walkley, Joleen White, Timothy Nielsen, Maria Fuller, Alphonsus Cheng, Charles A. O'Neill and John J. Hopwood

Pediatr Res 71: 39-45; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.13

Effects of Bifidobacterium breve on inflammatory gene expression in neonatal and weaning rat intestine FREE

Yoshikazu Ohtsuka, Takako Ikegami, Hirohisa Izumi, Mariko Namura, Tomomi Ikeda, Tamaki Ikuse, Yosuke Baba, Takahiro Kudo, Ryuyo Suzuki and Toshiaki Shimizu

Pediatr Res 71: 46-53; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.11

Propylene glycol produces excessive apoptosis in the developing mouse brain, alone and in combination with phenobarbital FREE

Karen Lau, Brant S. Swiney, Nick Reeves, Kevin K. Noguchi and Nuri B. Farber

Pediatr Res 71: 54-62; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.12

Increased MMP-9 and TIMP-1 in mouse neonatal brain and plasma and in human neonatal plasma after hypoxia–ischemia: a potential marker of neonatal encephalopathy FREE

Nathalie Bednarek, Pernilla Svedin, Roselyne Garnotel, Géraldine Favrais, Gauthier Loron, Leslie Schwendiman, Henrik Hagberg, Patrice Morville, Carina Mallard and Pierre Gressens

Pediatr Res 71: 63-70; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.3

Cognitive performance of low- and normal-birth-weight piglets in a spatial hole-board discrimination task FREE

Elise T. Gieling, Soon Y. Park, Rebecca E. Nordquist and Franz J. van der Staay

Pediatr Res 71: 71-76; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.5

Clinical Investigation

The effects of aggressive vs. conservative phototherapy on the brainstem auditory evoked responses of extremely-low-birth-weight infants FREE

Robert E. Lasky, Michael W. Church, Mark S. Orlando, Brenda H. Morris, Nehal A. Parikh, Jon E. Tyson, Georgia E. McDavid, William Oh, David K. Stevenson, Krisa P. Van Meurs, Ronnie Guillet and Dale L. Phelps

Pediatr Res 71: 77-84; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.17

The effect of whole-body cooling on brain metabolism following perinatal hypoxic–ischemic injury FREE

Elizabeth T. Corbo, Brenda L. Bartnik-Olson, Sandra Machado, T. Allen Merritt, Ricardo Peverini, Nathaniel Wycliffe and Stephen Ashwal

Pediatr Res 71: 85-92; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.8

A study of collectin genes in spontaneous preterm birth reveals an association with a common surfactant protein D gene polymorphism FREE

Minna K. Karjalainen, Johanna M. Huusko, Anu Tuohimaa, Aino Luukkonen, Ritva Haataja and Mikko Hallman

Pediatr Res 71: 93-99; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.2

Hydrocortisone vs. dexamethasone treatment for bronchopulmonary dysplasia and their effects on general movements in preterm infants FREE

Marrit M. Hitzert, Manon J.N.L. Benders, Annemiek M. Roescher, Frank van Bel, Linda S. de Vries and Arend F. Bos

Pediatr Res 71: 100-106; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.15

IL-18R1 and IL-18RAP SNPs may be associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia in African-American infants FREE

Joanna Floros, Douglas Londono, Derek Gordon, Patricia Silveyra, Susan L. Diangelo, Rose M. Viscardi, George S. Worthen, Jeffrey Shenberger, Guirong Wang, Zhenwu Lin and Neal J. Thomas

Pediatr Res 71: 107-114; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.14

Investigation of the early intestinal microflora in premature infants with/without necrotizing enterocolitis using two different methods FREE

Birgitte Smith, Susan Bodé, Thomas H. Skov, Hengameh Mirsepasi, Gorm Greisen and Karen A. Krogfelt

Pediatr Res 71: 115-120; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.1

Automated determination of neutrophil VCS parameters in diagnosis and treatment efficacy of neonatal sepsis FREE

Istemi H. Celik, Gamze Demirel, Hatice T. Aksoy, Omer Erdeve, Ece Tuncer, Zeynep Biyikli and Ugur Dilmen

Pediatr Res 71: 121-125; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.16

Population Study

Prenatal exposure to a natural disaster increases risk for obesity in 5½-year-old children FREE

Kelsey Needham Dancause, David P. Laplante, Sarah Fraser, Alain Brunet, Antonio Ciampi, Norbert Schmitz and Suzanne King

Pediatr Res 71: 126-131; doi:10.1038/pr.2011.18