P3 Cohort News

We will share updates about recent news articles, scientific publications and other updates about our study below.


P3 Cohort Summer Newsletter


We are very pleased to release our first P3 Cohort Newsletter.  You can read it here. Thank you so much for your continued support and participation in this... More...

Recent publications by our team members


Check out the recent publications by our team members related to preterm birth:    Cairncross ZF, Couloigner I, Ryan MC, McMorris C, Muehlenbachs L, Nikolaou N, Wong RC, Hawkins SM, Bertazzon S, Cabaj J, Metcalfe A. 2002. Association Between Residential Proximity to Hydraulic Fracturing Sites and Adverse Birth Outcomes. JAMA Pediatr. 2022 Apr 4. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.0306 Gurram Venkata SKR, Srivastava A,... More...

The role of inflammation in brain injury and development of preterm infants


We have launched recruitment for Dr. Leijser's substudy, The Role of Inflammation in Brain Injury and Development of Preterm Infants (P3 Brain Health Study). Premature or preterm birth (before 37 weeks of pregnancy) impacts approximately 8% of births in Canada annually and we don’t know why it happens. A child born preterm is at a greater risk of developmental problems later in life than a child born full-term (or close to the anticipated... More...