Positions

Selected Publications

Book

Year Title Altmetric
2016 A randomised trial of re-feeding gastric residuals in preterm infants.  Ed. 114.  2016

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2017 Blood Gases: Technical Aspects and Interpretation.  80-96.e3. 2017
2017 Medical and Surgical Interventions for Respiratory Distress and Airway Management.  391-406.e2. 2017
2011 Ventilation Strategies.  265-276. 2011
2006 Basic Principles of Mechanical Ventilation.  61-73. 2006
2006 Classification of Mechanical Ventilation Devices.  74-80. 2006
2006 Ventilator Parameters.  81-85. 2006
2003 Ventilatory Strategies.  249-259. 2003

Principal Investigator On

  • Normal Aging Lung Cell Atlas (NALCA)  awarded by Yale University 2019 - 2022
  • Pre-Vent Apnea  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • STOP BPD  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by BAEBIES, INC. 2018 - 2019
  • Attenuation of the Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS) Phenotype In Vitro and In Vivo by HSP90 Inhibition  awarded by CONGENITAL CENTRAL HYPOVENTILATION SYNDROME FAMILY NETWORK 2017 - 2019
  • Alveolar DevMAP  awarded by Duke University 2015 - 2019
  • Alveolar DevMAP  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by EXELIXIS, INC. 2018 - 2019
  • Azithromycin to Prevent BPD in Ureaplasma-infected Preterms  awarded by University of Maryland 2017 - 2018
  • Cerebral Oxygenation and Autoregulation in Preterm Infants: Association with Morbidity and Mortality  awarded by Stanford University 2014 - 2018
  • Pharmacokinetics of Slidenafil in Premature Infants  awarded by Duke University 2013 - 2017
  • Azithromycin to Prevent BPD in Ureaplasma-Infected Preterms  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND (BALTIMORE) 2011 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by Pfizer Inc., U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group 2013 - 2016
  • Vitamin Supplementation and Retinal Metabolism in the Neonatal Period  awarded by Pennsylvania State University 2010 - 2015
  • Early Vitamin D Supplementation for Prevention of Respiratory Morbidity in Extremely Preterm Infants: A Randomized Clinical Trial  awarded by KAUL PEDIATRIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2012 - 2015
  • DNA Methylation Changes in Lung Samples of Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia  awarded by American Academy of Pediatrics 2013 - 2014
  • Transforming Growth Factor - Beta Mediates Effects of Hypoxia in Newborn Lung  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEAD JOHNSON & CO LLC 2013
  • Retinoids and Hyperoxic Lung Injury  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2013
  • Novel Genetic and Salivary Glycan Biomarkers for Risk of NEC in ELBW Infants.  awarded by CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (CINCINNATI) 2009 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by SPECTROS CORPORATION 2011 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by IKARIA 2011
  • UNC Clinical and Translational Science Award  awarded by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2009 - 2011
  • Investigator On

  • Mechanisms of Pulmonary Microbiota-Induced Inflammation and Vascular Dysfunction in Neonatal Lung Injury  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • Prostacyclin Agonist Therapy For Acute Chest Syndrome in Sickle Mouse Model  awarded by KAUL PEDIATRIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2019 - 2024
  • CIALISĀ® Reverses Halogen Induced Injury to Pregnant Animals and Their Offspring  awarded by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by WINDTREE THERAPEUTICS, INC. 2016 - 2021
  • Acute Renal Injury Sequelae in NICU Graduates (ARISING)  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2021
  • Cooperative Multi-center Neonatal Research Network-UAB  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy-CHAP Clinical Coordinating Center  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2020
  • UAB Predoctoral Training Grant in Translational and Molecular Sciences  awarded by National Institute of General Medical Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • NICHD Neonatal Research Network (NRN)  awarded by RTI INTERNATIONAL 2017 - 2020
  • Targeting Thioredoxin Reductase-1 to Prevent Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2019
  • Matrix Metalloproteinase Driven Lung Inflammation in RSV Disease  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • Mechanisms by Which Retinoids Attenuate Hyperoxia-Induced Memory Deficit in Mice  awarded by KAUL PEDIATRIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2016 - 2018
  • A Phase II Multi-site Study of Autologous Cord Blood Cells for Hypoxic lschemic Encephalopathy (HIE)  awarded by Duke University 2016 - 2018
  • Cooperative Multi-Center Neonatal Research Network  awarded by RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE 2010 - 2017
  • Mechanisms of Pulmonary Fibrosis in CF Lung Disease  awarded by KAUL PEDIATRIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by DISCOVERY LABORATORIES, INC. 2014 - 2016
  • Prematurity Prevention and Research Related to the Microbiome (PREPARE-M)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2015 - 2016
  • Mechanisms and Countermeasures of Halogen-Induced Injury to Pregnant Mice  awarded by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2016
  • Cooperative Multicenter Neonatal Research Network - UAB  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by DISCOVERY LABORATORIES, INC. 2014 - 2016
  • Effect of Vitamin D Deficiency on Murine Lung Development and Function  awarded by KAUL PEDIATRIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2013 - 2015
  • Prematurity Prevention and Research Related to the Microbiome (PREPARE-M)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2013 - 2015
  • Cesarean Section Optimal Antibiotic Prophylaxis (C/SOAP) Trial  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2015
  • UAB Research Development Program Component II - Overall Program  awarded by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by CADENCE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2013 - 2015
  • Pediatric Critical Care Scientist Development Program: "RSV-Induced Respiratory Failure: Role of MMP-9 in Lung Injury Through Generation of PGP"  awarded by University of Utah 2012 - 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1988
  • Jawaharlal Institute Post Graduate Medicine, Internship 1990
  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Res., Residency 1993
  • Full Name

  • Namasivayam Ambalavanan