Dr Tracey Bjorkman discussing her research on neonatal seizures

A lack of oxygen and poor blood supply at the time of birth is a significant cause of neonatal death and long-term neurodevelopmental disability. Babies who survive are at increased risk of seizures and cerebral palsy leading to lifelong neurological deficits affecting cognitive, learning and motor abilities. 

Dr Bjorkman explains her research:

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Last updated:
1 February 2019