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Study will look at testosterone levels in premature babies

  • February 21, 2011
UAB School of Nursing assistant professor June Cho, Ph.D., R.N. has been awarded a $407,875 R21 NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The award will provide support for a two-year study entitled “Perinatal Testosterone in Infant Health, Mother-Infant Interaction and Development.”  The study will exam the possible association between perinatal testosterone and infant health and growth in very-low-birth-weight preterm infants.