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Hallam Hurt, MD

Attending Neonatologist

Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Original Papers


Romer D, Betancourt LM, Bordsky NL, Giannetta JM, Yang W, Hurt H. Does adolescent risk taking imply weak executive function? A prospective study of relations between working memory performance, impulsivity, and risk taking in early adolescence. Dev Sci. 2011 Sep; 14(5):1119-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01061.x. Epub 2011 Jun 18. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21884327. Read the abstract

Betancourt LM, Brodsky NL, Brown CA, McKenna KA, Giannetta JM, Yang W, et al. Is executive cognitive function associated with youth gambling? J Gambl Stud. Epub 2011 Jun 23. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21698342. Read the abstract

Betancourt LM, Yang W, Brodsky NL, Gallagher PR, Malmud EK, Giannetta JM, et al. Adolescents with and without gestational cocaine exposure: longitudinal analysis of inhibitory control, memory and receptive language. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2o11 jan-Feb; 33(1):36-46. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21256423. Read the abstract


Wu WC, Jain V, Li C, Giannetta M, Hurt H, Wehrli FW, et al. In vivo venous blood T1 measurement using inversion recovery true-FISP in children and adults. Magn Reson Med. 2010 Oct;64(4):1140-7. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20564586. Read the article

Walsh MC, Hibbs AM, Martin CR, Cnaan A, Keller RL, Vittinghoff E, et al. Two-year neurodevelopmental outcomes of ventilated preterm infants treated with inhaled nitric oxide. J Pediatr. 2010 Apr;156(4):556-61.e.1. Epub 2010 Feb 6. Read the article 


Buckley EM, Cook NM, Durduran T, Kim MN, Zhou C, Choe R, et al. Cerebral hemodynamics in preterm infants during positional intervention measured with diffuse correlation spectroscopy and transcranial Doppler ultrasound. Opt Express. 2009 Jul 20; 17(15) 12571-81. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19654660. Read the article

Romer D, Betancourt LM, Giannetta JM, Brodsky NL, Farah MJ, Hurt H. Executive cognitive functions and impulsivity as correlates of risk taking and problem behavior in preadolescents. Neuropsychologia. 2009 Nov;47(13):2916-26. Epub 2009 Jun 26. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19560477.  Read the article

Rao H, Betancourt L, Giannetta JM, Brodsky NL, Korczykowski M, Avants BB, et al. Early parental care is important for hippocampal maturation: evidence from brain morphology in humans. NeuroImage. 2010 Jan 1;49(1):1144-50. Epub 2009 Jul 9. Read the article

Hurt H, Betancourt LM, Malmud EK, Shera, DM, Giannetta JM, Brodsky NL, et al. Children with and without gestational cocaine exposure: A neurocognitive systems analysis. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2009; Nov-Dec;31(6):334-41. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21256423. Read the article

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