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Publications by Rollin F. Brant


Zwicker JG, Miller SP, Grunau RE, Chau V, Brant R, Studholme C, et al. Smaller Cerebellar Growth and Poorer Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Very Preterm Infants Exposed to Neonatal Morphine. J. Pediatr. 2016;.
Tam EW, Chau V, Barkovich AJ, Ferriero DM, Miller SP, Rogers EE, et al. Early postnatal docosahexaenoic acid levels and improved preterm brain development. Pediatr. Res. 2016;.


Marchant EA, Kan B, Sharma AA, van Zanten A, Kollmann TR, Brant R, et al. Attenuated innate immune defenses in very premature neonates during the neonatal period. Pediatr. Res. 2015;78:492–497.
Lavoie PM, Stritzke A, Ting J, Jabr M, Jain A, Kwan E, et al. Oral glucose during targeted neonatal echocardiography: is it useful?. Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2015;100:F374–375.
Crane JM, Magee LA, Lee T, Synnes A, von Dadelszen P, Dahlgren L, et al. Maternal and perinatal outcomes of pregnancies delivered at 23 weeks' gestation. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2015;37:214–224.
Barr RG, Rajabali F, Aragon M, Colbourne M, Brant R. Education about crying in normal infants is associated with a reduction in pediatric emergency room visits for crying complaints. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2015;36:252–257.
Larson CP, Sauve L, Senkungu JK, Arifeen SE, Brant R. Development and validation of weight, height and age bands to guide the prescription of fixed-dose dispersible tablet formulations. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2015;20:24–32.
Zlosnik JE, Zhou G, Brant R, Henry DA, Hird TJ, Mahenthiralingam E, et al. Burkholderia species infections in patients with cystic fibrosis in British Columbia, Canada. 30 years' experience. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015;12:70–78.
Fairbrother N, Barr RG, Pauwels J, Brant R, Green J. Maternal thoughts of harm in response to infant crying: an experimental analysis. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2015;18:447–455.
Hall WA, Hutton E, Brant RF, Collet JP, Gregg K, Saunders R, et al. A randomized controlled trial of an intervention for infants' behavioral sleep problems. BMC Pediatr. 2015;15:181.
Vinall J, Zwicker JG, Grunau RE, Chau V, Poskitt KJ, Brant R, et al. Early neonatal pain exposure and brain microstructure interact to predict neurodevelopmental outcomes at 18 months corrected age in children born very preterm. Int. J. Dev. Neurosci. 2015;47:47.


Guan L, Collet JP, Yuskiv N, Skippen P, Brant R, Kissoon N. The effect of massage therapy on autonomic activity in critically ill children. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2014;2014:656750.
Barr RG, Fairbrother N, Pauwels J, Green J, Chen M, Brant R. Maternal frustration, emotional and behavioural responses to prolonged infant crying. Infant Behav Dev. 2014;37:652–664.
Guzman J, Gomez-Ramirez O, Jurencak R, Shiff NJ, Berard RA, Duffy CM, et al. What matters most for patients, parents, and clinicians in the course of juvenile idiopathic arthritis? A qualitative study. J. Rheumatol. 2014;41:2260–2269.
Sharma AA, Jen R, Brant R, Ladd M, Huang Q, Skoll A, et al. Hierarchical maturation of innate immune defences in very preterm neonates. Neonatology. 2014;106:1–9.
Vinall J, Miller SP, Bjornson BH, Fitzpatrick KP, Poskitt KJ, Brant R, et al. Invasive procedures in preterm children: brain and cognitive development at school age. Pediatrics. 2014;133:412–421.


Woolcott CG, Courneya KS, Boyd NF, Yaffe MJ, McTiernan A, Brant R, et al. Longitudinal changes in IGF-I and IGFBP-3, and mammographic density among postmenopausal women. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2013;22:2116–2120.
Dimitropoulos A, McQuillen PS, Sethi V, Moosa A, Chau V, Xu D, et al. Brain injury and development in newborns with critical congenital heart disease. Neurology. 2013;81:241–248.
Amankwah EK, Friedenreich CM, Magliocco AM, Brant R, Speidel T, Rahman W, et al. Hormonal and reproductive risk factors for sporadic microsatellite stable and unstable endometrial tumors. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2013;22:1325–1331.
Amankwah EK, Friedenreich CM, Magliocco AM, Brant R, Courneya KS, Speidel T, et al. Anthropometric measures and the risk of endometrial cancer, overall and by tumor microsatellite status and histological subtype. Am. J. Epidemiol. 2013;177:1378–1387.
Gano D, Chau V, Poskitt KJ, Hill A, Roland E, Brant R, et al. Evolution of pattern of injury and quantitative MRI on days 1 and 3 in term newborns with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Pediatr. Res. 2013;74:82–87.
Woolcott CG, Courneya KS, Boyd NF, Yaffe MJ, McTiernan A, Brant R, et al. Association between sex hormones, glucose homeostasis, adipokines, and inflammatory markers and mammographic density among postmenopausal women. Breast Cancer Res. Treat. 2013;139:255–265.
Gover A, Chau V, Miller SP, Brant R, McFadden DE, Poskitt KJ, et al. Prenatal and postnatal inflammation in relation to cortisol levels in preterm infants at 18 months corrected age. J Perinatol. 2013;33:647–651.
Zwicker JG, Grunau RE, Adams E, Chau V, Brant R, Poskitt KJ, et al. Score for neonatal acute physiology-II and neonatal pain predict corticospinal tract development in premature newborns. Pediatr. Neurol. 2013;48:123–129.
Vinall J, Grunau RE, Brant R, Chau V, Poskitt KJ, Synnes AR, et al. Slower postnatal growth is associated with delayed cerebral cortical maturation in preterm newborns. Sci Transl Med. 2013;5:168ra8.
Chau V, Synnes A, Grunau RE, Poskitt KJ, Brant R, Miller SP. Abnormal brain maturation in preterm neonates associated with adverse developmental outcomes. Neurology. 2013;81:2082–2089.
Shiff NJ, Brant R, Guzman J, Cabral DA, Huber AM, Miettunen P, et al. Glucocorticoid-related changes in body mass index among children and adolescents with rheumatic diseases. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013;65:113–121.
Remmers J, Charkhandeh S, Grosse J, Topor Z, Brant R, Santosham P, et al. Remotely controlled mandibular protrusion during sleep predicts therapeutic success with oral appliances in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep. 2013;36:1517–1525.
Grunau RE, Cepeda IL, Chau CM, Brummelte S, Weinberg J, Lavoie PM, et al. Neonatal pain-related stress and NFKBIA genotype are associated with altered cortisol levels in preterm boys at school age. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e73926.


Brummelte S, Grunau RE, Chau V, Poskitt KJ, Brant R, Vinall J, et al. Procedural pain and brain development in premature newborns. Ann. Neurol. 2012;71:385–396.
Gover A, Brummelte S, Synnes AR, Miller SP, Brant R, Weinberg J, et al. Single course of antenatal steroids did not alter cortisol in preterm infants up to 18 months. Acta Paediatr. 2012;101:604–608.
Chau V, Brant R, Poskitt KJ, Tam EW, Synnes A, Miller SP. Postnatal infection is associated with widespread abnormalities of brain development in premature newborns. Pediatr. Res. 2012;71:274–279.
Daniels JP, Hunc K, Cochrane DD, Carr R, Shaw NT, Taylor A, et al. Identification by families of pediatric adverse events and near misses overlooked by health care providers. CMAJ. 2012;184:29–34.
Wood S, Ross S, Tang S, Miller L, Sauve R, Brant R. Vaginal progesterone to prevent preterm birth in multiple pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial. J Perinat Med. 2012;40:593–599.
Masse LC, McKay H, Valente M, Brant R, Naylor PJ. Physical activity implementation in schools: a 4-year follow-up. Am J Prev Med. 2012;43:369–377.
Fujiwara T, Barr RG, Brant RF, Rajabali F, Pike I. Using International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition, codes to estimate abusive head trauma in children. Am J Prev Med. 2012;43:215–220.


Woolcott CG, Cook LS, Courneya KS, Boyd NF, Yaffe MJ, Terry T, et al. Associations of overall and abdominal adiposity with area and volumetric mammographic measures among postmenopausal women. Int. J. Cancer. 2011;129:440–448.
Friedenreich CM, Woolcott CG, McTiernan A, Terry T, Brant R, Ballard-Barbash R, et al. Adiposity changes after a 1-year aerobic exercise intervention among postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011;35:427–435.
Zlosnik JE, Costa PS, Brant R, Mori PY, Hird TJ, Fraenkel MC, et al. Mucoid and nonmucoid Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria in cystic fibrosis infections. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011;183:67–72.
Klein MC, Kaczorowski J, Hearps SJ, Tomkinson J, Baradaran N, Hall WA, et al. Birth technology and maternal roles in birth: knowledge and attitudes of canadian women approaching childbirth for the first time. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2011;33:598–608.
Friedenreich CM, Neilson HK, Woolcott CG, Wang Q, Yasui Y, Brant RF, et al. Mediators and moderators of the effects of a year-long exercise intervention on endogenous sex hormones in postmenopausal women. Cancer Causes Control. 2011;22:1365–1373.
Norman WV, Kaczorowski J, Soon JA, Brant R, Bryan S, Trouton KJ, et al. Immediate vs. delayed insertion of intrauterine contraception after second trimester abortion: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2011;12:149.
Klein MC, Liston R, Fraser WD, Baradaran N, Hearps SJ, Tomkinson J, et al. Attitudes of the new generation of Canadian obstetricians: how do they differ from their predecessors?. Birth. 2011;38:129–139.
Klein MC, Kaczorowski J, Tomkinson J, Hearps S, Baradaran N, Brant R. Family physicians who provide intrapartum care and those who do not: very different ways of viewing childbirth. Can Fam Physician. 2011;57:e139–147.