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Andrew Hopper, MD
Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • A Dose Response Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Inhalation of a Single Dose of Aerosolized Sodium Nitrite as a Selective Pulmonary Vasodilator in Newborn Infants with Pulmonary Hypertension ( 7/2006 - Present )
  • Gene Targets for the Prevention of IVH ( 7/2006 - Present )
  Funded Research Project (CI)
  • Use of Accelerator Mass Spectrometry to Determine the Pharmacokinetic Parameters of Ursodiol (Actigal) in Infants ( 6/2007 - Present )
  • The Effect of Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy or Systemic Sepsis on Blood Nitrite Concentrations in Term and Preterm Infant ( 5/2007 - Present )
  • An Open Label, Multicenter, Phase 2, Pilot evaluation of surfaxin (Lucinactant) delivered as an aerosol via nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) in the prevention of respiratory Distress Syndrome in Premature Infants ( 7/2006 - Present )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Peer Reviewed
  • Chong JK, Power GG, Kirby LS, Conahey G, Hopper AO, Blood AB. "Effects of oxygenation-deoxygenation cycling on nitrite metabolism in blood in vivo and ex vivo." Pediatric Research 61.11 (2007): -. ( 5/2007 )
  • Conahey G, Kirby LS, Terry MH, Hopper AO, Ninnis JR, Power GG, Blood AB. "Cerebrospinal fluid concentration of Nitrite following Administration of Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Newborn Lambs." Pediatric Research 61.11 (2007): -. ( 5/2007 )
  • Morkos A, Hopper A, Deming D, Yellon S, Wycliffe N, Ashwal S, Peverini R, Angeles D. "Elevated Total Peripheral Leukocyte Count may Identify Risk for Abnormal MRI Imagain and Neurologic Disability in Infants with Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy." Pediatric Research 57.2665 (2005): 1000-1000. ( 1/2005 )