Dr. Aucott’s research has focused on the treatment and prevention of chronic lung disease, with a particular interest in steroid therapy and the contribution of relative adrenal insufficiency. She has participated in a number of multicenter trials to address this complex question and is active in clinical research in the Division of Neonatology.
Trial of Intravenous Azithromycin to Eradicate Ureaplasma Respiratory Tract Infection in Preterm Infants (AZIPIII)
Early Treatment Versus Delayed Conservative Treatment of the Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA:TOLERATE)
Popoola VO, Budd A, Wittig SM, Ross T, Aucott SW, Perl TM, Carroll KC, Milstone AM. "Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infections in a neonatal intensive care unit despite active surveillance cultures and decolonization: challenges for infection prevention." Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Apr;35(4):412-8. doi: 10.1086/675594.
Milstone AM, Bamford P, Aucott SW, Tang N, White KR, Bearer CF. "Chlorhexidine inhibits L1 cell adhesion molecule-mediated neurite outgrowth in vitro." Pediatr Res. 2014 Jan;75(1-1):8-13. doi: 10.1038/pr.2013.175. Epub 2013 Oct 14.
Klein KS, Aucott S, Donohue P, Repka M. "Anesthetic and airway management during laser treatment for retinopathy of prematurity: a survey of US ophthalmologists and neonatologists." J AAPOS. 2013 Apr;17(2):221-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2012.11.007.
Quinn GE, Dobson V, Davitt BV, Wallace DK, Hardy RJ, Tung B, Lai D, Good WV; Early Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity Cooperative Group. "Progression of myopia and high myopia in the Early Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity study: findings at 4 to 6 years of age." J AAPOS. 2013 Apr;17(2):124-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2012.10.025.
Chapman AK, Lehmann CU, Donohue PK, Aucott SW. "Implementation of computerized provider order entry in a neonatal intensive care unit: Impact on admission workflow." Int J Med Inform. 2012 May;81(5):291-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2011.12.006. Epub 2012 Jan 5.