About the Authors

Katinka P. Bach, Mark H. Oliver, Frank H. Bloomfield
Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Katinka P. Bach, Jean Bertram, Sue McKnight, Shirley E. Peachey, Frank H. Bloomfield
Newborn Services, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

Carl A. Kuschel
Royal Women’s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Stuart B. Hooper, Valerie A. Zahra, Sharon J. Flecknoe, Megan J. Wallace
The Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute of Medical Research, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Mark H. Oliver, Frank H. Bloomfield
National Research Centre for Growth and Development, Auckland, New Zealand

Frank H. Bloomfield
Department of Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FHB KPB CAK SBH. Performed the experiments: FHB KPB CAH JB SM SEP VAZ SJF MHO MJW. Analyzed the data: KPB FHB SBH MJW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FHB SHB SJF MJW. Wrote the paper: KPB SBH FHB.