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Saving the brain in critically ill neonates

One of the major remaining challenges in caring for critically ill newborns is preventing and treating brain injury and prevent adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Research group leader:

Senior researcher

Ulrika Ådén


The ultimate goals of our research program are to

  • build up systematical assessment of outcomes after altered neonatal care strategies and interventions and to
  • test new interventions to prevent brain injury and ameliorate outcomes in newborns at high risk of neurodevelopmental impairments.

Group members

Forskargrupp Ulrika ÅdénPost docs
Nelly Padilla
Gustaf Mårtensson

PhD students
Jenny Bolk
Eva Eklöf
Lina Broström
Marika Strindberg
Elena di Martino

Research nurse
Lena Swartling

Pernilla Hugoson, PhD student
Christopher Whitlow, post doc