The Elgan-2 Research Study (Extremely low gestational age newborns) - Neonatal Biomarkers in Extremely Preterm Babies Predict Childhood Brain Disorders


What are we studying?

The primary aim is test the hypothesis that children with elevated concentrations of inflammation-associated biomarkers in the blood in the highest quartile during the first 2 postnatal weeks, as compared to those without such elevations, have general cognitive ability deficits at 9 years.

Who can participate?

Children who enrolled in the preceding Elgan-1 Study.

    How will participants be compensated?

    Compensation will be provided of offset estimated transportation cost.


    For more information, contact CANDI at 774-455-4100 or


    Docket # 14398

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