Section A: Normal and Abnormal Lung Development
1. Molecular Bases for Lung Development, Injury, and Repair
2. Genetic Influences in Lung Development and Injury
3. Perinatal Events and their Influence on Lung Development and Function
4. Hypoxia and Hyperoxia: Effects on the Newborn Pulmonary Circulation
5. The Role of Nitric Oxide in Lung Growth and Function
Section B: Lung Injury - Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
6. Prenatal and Postnatal Microbial Colonization and Respiratory Outcome in Preterm Infants
7. Influence of Nutrition on Neonatal Respiratory Outcomes
8. Patent Ductus Ateriosus and the Lung: Acute Effects and Long-Term Consequences
9. Role Of Stem Cells in Neonatal Lung Injury
10. New Developments In The Pathogenesis and Prevention Of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
11. Long-Term Pulmonary Outcome of Preterm Infants
Section C: Management of Respiratory Failure
12. Respiratory and Cardiovascular Support in the Delivery Room
13. Noninvasive Respiratory Support: An Alternative to Mechanical Ventilation in Preterm Infants
14. Surfactant Replacement: Present and Future
15. Oxygenation Targeting and Outcomes in Preterm Infants: The New Evidence
16. Hypoxemic Episodes in the Premature Infant: Causes, Consequences, and Management
17. Patient-Ventilator Interaction
18. Strategies for Limiting the Duration of Mechanical Ventilation
19. Automation of Respiratory Support
20. Management of the Infant with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
21. Management of the Infant with Severe Pronchopulmonary Dysplasia
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Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, Director Division of Neonatology, Chief Newborn Service, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA