Andrea was born in Genova at Gaslini Hospital in August 2016, at 25 week and 5 days of gestational age, after a troubleless pregnancy. Doctors told us that prognosis was unpredictable and… Read more
One of the most interesting phenomena of the very first cerebral development is the neuronal migration’s process. Yes, that’s right, even among neurons there are some not satisfied by their place of… Read more
The word Hydrocephalus derives from the Greek “idrokefalon” which can be translated as (disease of) “liquid in the head”. The first to use this term was precisely the most famous doctor of… Read more
The intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm newborns usually occurs in the germinal matrix underneath the ependyma – the membrane of the ventricle. From there the blood enters the lateral cerebral ventricles (ventricular system, which contains…Read more
Thanks to the medical advances premature infants are increasingly able to survive. With every day neuroscientists are developing the increasingly sophisticated picture of premature infants’ brains that could help to inform medical decisions and…Read more
My name is Laura and this is our story.
In March 2009 I realised I was pregnant with my first child. I was going to turn 40 later that year… It all seemed like a fantastic…Read more