What patients and families need to know
Project ONESIE: Protecting the vulnerable preterm cerebellum
Kiara Crawford and her mother, Michelle Dallas, explain why they enrolled Amarie in a research study at Children’s National that seeks to understand how preterm birth affects the cerebellum, a brain region responsible for motor coordination and that also may play a role in attention and language. View the photo gallery.
About the Expert
Catherine Limperopoulos, Ph.D., is the Director of MRI Research of the Developing Brain and of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology/Fetal and Transitional Medicine at Children's National.