The authors are as follows: Neil N. Finer, M.D., Waldemar A. Carlo,
M.D., Michele C. Walsh, M.D., Wade Rich, R.R.T., C.C.R.C., Marie G. Gantz,
Ph.D., Abbot R. Laptook, M.D., Bradley A. Yoder, M.D., Roger G. Faix, M.D.,
Abhik Das, Ph.D., W. Kenneth Poole, Ph.D., Edward F. Donovan, M.D., Nancy S.
Newman, R.N., Namasivayam Ambalavanan, M.D., Ivan D. Frantz III, M.D., Susie
Buchter, M.D., Pablo J. Sánchez, M.D., Kathleen A. Kennedy, M.D.,
M.P.H., Nirupama Laroia, M.D., Brenda B. Poindexter, M.D., C. Michael Cotten,
M.D., M.H.S., Krisa P. Van Meurs, M.D., Shahnaz Duara, M.D., Vivek Narendran,
M.D., M.R.C.P., Beena G. Sood, M.D., T. Michael O'Shea, M.D., M.P.H.,
Edward F. Bell, M.D., Vineet Bhandari, M.D., D.M., Kristi L. Watterberg, M.D.,
and Rosemary D. Higgins, M.D., for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network and the
SUPPORT Study Group.
The following are the authors' affiliations: the Division of
Neonatology, University of California at San Diego, San Diego (N.N.F., W.R.);
the Division of Neonatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham
(W.A.C., N.A.); the Department of Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies &
Children's Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland (M.C.W.,
N.S.N.); Statistics and Epidemiology Unit, RTI International, Research Triangle
Park (M.G.G., W.K.P.), the Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham
(C.M.C.), and Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem (T.M.O.)
— all in North Carolina; the Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants
Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI (A.R.L.); the Department of
Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt
Lake City (B.A.Y., R.G.F.); Statistics and Epidemiology Unit, RTI International,
Rockville (A.D.), and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child
Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda (R.D.H.)
— both in Maryland; the Department of Pediatrics, University of
Cincinnati, Cincinnati (E.F.D., V.N.); the Department of Pediatrics, Division of
Newborn Medicine, Floating Hospital for Children, Tufts Medical Center, Boston
(I.D.F.); the Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical
Center, Dallas (P.J.S.); the Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School
of Medicine, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta — both in
Atlanta (S.B.); the Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical School
at Houston, Houston (K.A.K.); University of Rochester School of Medicine and
Dentistry, Rochester, NY (N.L.); the Department of Pediatrics, Indiana
University School of Medicine, Indianapolis (B.B.P.); the Department of
Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA (K.P.V.M.);
the Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit (B.G.S.);
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami (S.D.); the Department of
Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City (E.F.B.); the Department of
Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT (V.B.); and the
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque (K.L.W.).
The following investigators, in addition to those listed as authors,
participated in this study: Neonatal Research Network Steering Committee Chairs:
A.H. Jobe (University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati
[2003–2006]), M.S. Caplan (University of Chicago,
Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago [2006–present]);
Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Women and Infants
Hospital — both in Providence, RI: W. Oh, A.M. Hensman, D.
Gingras, S. Barnett, S. Lillie, K. Francis, D. Andrews, K. Angela; Case
Western Reserve University and Rainbow Babies and Children's
Hospital — both in Cleveland: A.A. Fanaroff, B.S. Siner;
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of
Cincinnati Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital — all in
Cincinnati: K. Schibler, K. Bridges, B. Alexander, C. Grisby, M.W.
Mersmann, H.L. Mincey, J. Hessling; Duke University School of Medicine
University Hospital, Alamance Regional Medical Center, and Durham Regional
Hospital — all in Durham, NC: R.N. Goldberg, K.J. Auten,
K.A. Fisher, K.A. Foy, G. Siaw; Emory University, Children's
Healthcare of Atlanta, Grady Memorial Hospital, and Emory Crawford Long
Hospital — all in Atlanta: B.J. Stoll, A. Piazza, D.P.
Carlton, E.C. Hale; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child
Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD: S.W. Archer;
Indiana University, Indiana University Hospital, Methodist Hospital,
Riley Hospital for Children, and Wishard Health Services — all in
Indianapolis: J.A. Lemons, F. Hamer, D.E. Herron, L.C. Miller, L.D.
Wilson; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda,
MD: M.A. Berberich, C.J. Blaisdell, D.B. Gail, J.P. Kiley; RTI
International, Research Triangle Park, NC: M. Cunningham, B.K.
Hastings, A.R. Irene, J. O'Donnell Auman, C.P. Huitema, J.W. Pickett II,
D. Wallace, K.M. Zaterka-Baxter; Stanford University Lucile Packard
Children's Hospital, Palo Alto, CA: D.K. Stevenson, M.B.
Ball, M.S. Proud; Tufts Medical Center Floating Hospital for Children,
Boston: J.M. Fiascone, B.L. MacKinnon, E. Nylen, A. Furey;
University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System and
Children's Hospital of Alabama — both in
Birmingham: M.V. Collins, S.S. Cosby, V.A. Phillips; University
of California at San Diego Medical Center and Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for
Women — both in San Diego: M.R. Rasmussen, P.R. Wozniak, K.
Arnell, R. Bridge, C. Demetrio; University of Iowa Children's
Hospital, Iowa City: J.A. Widness, J.M. Klein, K.J. Johnson;
University of Miami Holtz Children's Hospital,
Miami: R. Everett-Thomas; University of New Mexico Health
Sciences Center, Albuquerque: R.K. Ohls, J. Rohr, C.B. Lacy;
University of Rochester Medical Center Golisano Children's
Hospital, Rochester, NY: D.L. Phelps, L.J. Reubens, E. Burnell;
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Parkland
Health and Hospital System, and Children's Medical Center —
all in Dallas: C.R. Rosenfeld, W.A. Salhab, J. Allen, A. Guzman, G.
Hensley, M.H. Lepps, M. Martin, N.A. Miller, A. Solls, D.M. Vasil, K. Wilder;
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School
and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital — both in
Houston: B.H. Morris, J.E. Tyson, B.F. Harris, A.E. Lis, S. Martin,
G.E. McDavid, P.L. Tate, S.L. Wright; University of Utah University
Hospital, Intermountain Medical Center, LDS Hospital, and Primary
Children's Medical Center — all in Salt
Lake City: J. Burnett, J.J. Jensen, K.A. Osborne, C. Spencer, K.
Weaver-Lewis; Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Brenner
Children's Hospital and Forsyth Medical Center — both in
Winston-Salem, NC: N.J. Peters; Wayne State University
Hutzel Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital of
Michigan — both in Detroit: S. Shankaran,
R. Bara, E. Billian, M. Johnson; Yale University and Yale–New
Haven Children's Hospital, New Haven, and Bridgeport Hospital,
Bridgeport — all in Connecticut: R.A.
Ehrenkranz, H.C. Jacobs, P. Cervone, P. Gettner, M. Konstantino, J. Poulsen, J.
Taft. Data and Safety Monitoring Committee — G. Avery
(chair), Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC; C.A.
Gleason (chair), University of Washington, Seattle; M.C. Allen, Johns Hopkins
University School of Medicine, Baltimore; S.I. Bangdiwala, University of North
Carolina, Chapel Hill; C.J. Blaisdell, D.B. Gail, C. Hunt, National Heart, Lung,
and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD; R.J. Boyle, University of Virginia Health
System, Charlottesville; T. Clemons, EMMES Corporation, Rockville, MD; M.E.
D'Alton, Columbia University, New York; A. Das (ex officio) RTI
International, Rockville, MD; W.K. Poole (ex officio), RTI International,
Research Triangle Park, NC; M. Keszler, Georgetown University Hospital,
Washington, DC; C.K. Redmond, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh; M.G. Ross,
UCLA School of Medicine and Public Health, Los Angeles; M.A. Thomson,
Hammersmith Hospital, London; S.J. Weiner, George Washington University,
Washington, DC; M. Willinger (ex officio), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National
Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD. Retinopathy
of Prematurity Adjudication Committee — G.D. Markowitz,
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; A.K. Hutchinson, Emory University,
Atlanta; D.K. Wallace, S.F. Freedman, Duke University, Durham, NC.