Brian A Darlow, MA, MD (Cantab), FRCP, FRACP
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Brief - Bio


Brian Darlow MA MB BChir MD FRCP FRACP FRCPCH was born in London, UK and attended Cambridge University, where he undertook an initial degree in basic sciences before completing his medical degree in 1973. His post-graduate training included spells in the UK, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand, and he was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics in Christchurch in 1982. Dr Darlow was appointed a full Professor in 2000 and held the Cure Kids Chair of Paediatric Research at the University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand from 2007 to 2017, when he was appointed Emeritus Professor. His clinical work has been predominantly as a neonatologist and his main research interests have focussed on free-radical disease in the newborn including bronchopulmonary dysplasia and retinopathy or prematurity (ROP), longer term outcome following preterm birth, and neonatal networking and unit variations in outcome. He is the author of over 220 original publications. He has been a member of the Australia and New Zealand Neonatal Network (ANZNN) Executive since its foundation in1994 and was Chair of the Management Committee from 2008-12. He has served on various RACP committees from 1994 to 2008, including being Chair of the NZ Board of Paediatrics and a member of the RACP Council. From 2007 he has regularly contributed to workshops aimed at improving care of the newborn and the prevention and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity in developing and middle-income countries in Latin America and Asia under WHO Vision 2020 objectives.