Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Simpson Querrey Center for Epigenetics
Janine Y Khan, MD

Janine Y Khan, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Focus of Work


My primary research interest involves neonatal neuroprotection. Neuroprotection with the application of therapeutic hypothermia in term and near-term infants with perinatal brain injury/neonatal encephalopathy, and neonatal stroke. I am the Site PI for Preterm Epo Neuroprotection Trial (PENUT Trial). A Multi-Center, Randomized Placebo-Controlled Phase III 940-subject Trial of Erythropoietin for the Neuroprotection of Extremely Low Gestational Age Neonates (ELGANs); 2013 - 2018.

Academic Focus

Neonatal neuroprotection. Antibiotic stewardship. Global Health - disparity in neonatal care.

Clinical Focus

Co-Director of Neonatal Neurocritical Care (NeuroNICU) Program


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of the West Indies Medical School (1985)
  • Internship: Port of Spain General Hospital (1987)
  • Fellowship: Magee Women's Hospital, Neonatology (1997)
  • Residency: Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pediatrics (1998)
  • Board Certification: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics