Professor William Tarnow-Mordi

Professor of Neonatology
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Westmead Clinical School
NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre

C24 - Westmead Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9845 7375


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008


  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Soll, R. (2014), Probiotic supplementation in preterm infants: it is time to change practice. The Journal of Pediatrics. 164, 959-960. [Abstract]
  • Darlow, B., Marschner, S., Donoghoe, M., Battin, M., Broadbent, R., Elder, M., Hewson, M., Meyer, M., Ghadge, A., Graham, P., McNeill, N., Kuschel, C., Tarnow-Mordi, W. (2014), Randomized Controlled Trial of Oxygen Saturation Targets in Very Preterm Infants: Two Year Outcomes. The Journal of Pediatrics. 165(1), 30-35.e2. [Abstract]


  • Martin, A., Darlow, B., Salt, A., Hague, W., Sebastian, L., McNeill, N., Tarnow-Mordi, W. (2013), Performance of the Parent Report of Children's Abilities-Revised (PARCA-R) versus the Bayley Scales of Infant Development III. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 98(12), 955-958. [Abstract]
  • Wilfond, B., Magnus, D., Antommaria, A., Appelbaum, P., Aschner, J., Barrington, K., Beauchamp, T., Boss, R., Burke, W., Caplan, A., Capron, A., Cho, M., Clayton, E., Cole, F., Darlow, B., Diekema, D., Faden, R., Feudtner, C., Fins, J., Fost, N., Frader, J., Hester, D., Janvier, A., Joffe, S., Kahn, J., Kass, N., Kodish, E., Lantos, J., McCullough, L., McKinney, R., Meadow, W., O'Rourke, P., Powderly, K., Pursley, D., Ross, L., Sayeed, S., Sharp, R., Sugarman, J., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Taylor, H., Tomlinson, T., Truog, R., Unguru, Y., Weise, K., Woodrum, D., Youngner, S. (2013), The OHRP and SUPPORT. The New England Journal of Medicine. 368(25), e36. [Abstract]
  • Stenson, B., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Darlow, B., Simes, J., Juszczak, E., Askie, L., Battin, M., Bowler, U., Broadbent, R., Cairns, P., Davis, P., Deshpande, S., Donoghoe, M., Doyle, L., Fleck, B., Ghadge, A., Hague, W., Halliday, H., Hewson, M., King, A., Kirby, A., Marlow, N., Meyer, M., Morley, C., Simmer, K., Tin, W., Wardle, S., Brocklehurst, P. (2013), Oxygen saturation and outcomes in preterm infants. The New England Journal of Medicine. 368(22), 2094-2104. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Simes, J., Cruz, M. (2013), Strategies to accelerate recruitment to NHMRC multi-centre clinical trials. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. , E103-105. [Abstract]
  • Wilkinson, D., Gerrand, N., Cruz, M., Tarnow-Mordi, W. (2013), The "research misconception" and the SUPPORT trial: toward evidence-based consensus. American Journal of Bioethics. 13(12), 48-50. [Abstract]
  • Jacobs, S., Berg, M., Hunt, R., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Inder, T., Davis, P. (2013), Cooling for newborns with hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 1, CD003311. [Abstract]


  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Cruz, M. (2012), Evidence-based neonatal medicine in Latin America: what can we learn from the International Neonatal Immunotherapy Study and trials of IVIg?. Jornal de Pediatria. 88(5), 369-371. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Cruz, M., Wilkinson, D. (2012), Evaluating therapeutic hypothermia: parental perspectives should be explicitly represented in future research. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 166(6), 578-579. [Abstract]
  • Martin, A., Darlow, B., Salt, A., Hague, W., Sebastian, L., Mann, K., Tarnow-Mordi, W. (2012), Identification of infants with major cognitive delay using parental report. Developmental medicine and child neurology. 54(3), 254-259. [Abstract]
  • Koh, J., Yeo, C., Wright, I., Lui, K., Saugstad, O., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Smyth, J., Oei, J. (2012), The use of oxygen for delivery room resuscitation of newborn infants in non-Western countries. Early Human Development. 88(8), 631-635. [Abstract]


  • Brocklehurst, P., Farrell, B., King, A., Juszczak, E., Darlow, B., Haque, K., Salt, A., Stenson, B., Tarnow-Mordi, W. (2011), Treatment of neonatal sepsis with intravenous immune globulin. New England Journal of Medicine. 365(13), 1201-1211. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Wilkinson, D., Trivedi, A. (2011), Necrotizing enterocolitis. The New England Journal of Medicine. , 1877-1878. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Kumar, P., Kler, N. (2011), Need for larger trials in pediatric critical care and neonatal medicine. Acta Paediatrica. , 637. [Abstract]
  • Stenson, B., Brocklehurst, P., Tarnow-Mordi, W. (2011), Increased 36-week survival with high oxygen saturation target in extremely preterm infants. New England Journal of Medicine. , 1680-1682. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Kumar, P., Kler, N. (2011), Neonatal trials need thousands, not hundreds, to change global practice. Acta Paediatrica. 100(3), 330-333. [Abstract]
  • Manzoni, P., Rizzollo, S., Vain, N., Mostert, M., Stronati, M., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Farina, D. (2011), Probiotics use in preterm neonates: what further evidence is needed?. Early Human Development. 87, S3-4. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Evans, N., Lui, K., Darlow, B. (2011), Risk of brain damage in babies from naphthalene in mothballs: call to consider a national ban. Medical Journal of Australia. , 150. [Abstract]
  • Farrar, D., Duley, L., Burls, A., Dorling, J., Embleton, N., McGuire, W., Oddie, S., Simes, J., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Thornton, J., Tuffnell, D., Yoxall, B. (2011), Rushing to clamp umbilical cord. More evidence is needed to inform practice. BMJ. , d122. [Abstract]
  • Askie, L., Brocklehurst, P., Darlow, B., Finer, N., Schmidt, B., Tarnow-Mordi, W. (2011), NeOProM: Neonatal Oxygenation Prospective Meta-analysis Collaboration study protocol. BMC Pediatrics. 11, 6. [Abstract]


  • Jacobs, S., Tarnow-Mordi, W. (2010), Therapeutic hypothermia for newborn infants with hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 46(10), 568-76. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Darlow, B., Doyle, L. (2010), Target ranges of oxygen saturation in extremely preterm infants. The New England journal of medicine. , 1285; author reply 1285-6. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Wilkinson, D., Trivedi, A., Sinn, J., Dutta, S., Parikh, T., Lin, H. (2010), Re: ESPGHAN Commentary and Education That Probiotics Substantially Reduce All-cause Mortality and Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 50(6), 694. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Isaacs, D., Dutta, S. (2010), Adjunctive Immunologic Interventions in Neonatal Sepsis. Clinics in perinatology. 37(2), 481-499. [Abstract]
  • Manzoni, P., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Franco, C., Gallo, E., Spera, A., Rizzollo, S., Decembrino, L., Stronati, M., Lanari, M., Farina, D. (2010), Clinical use of lactoferrin in preterm neonates: an update. Minerva pediatrica. 62(3 Suppl 1), 101-4. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Gebski, V. (2010), Procalcitonin in intensive care units: the PRORATA trial. Lancet. , 1605. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Wilkinson, D., Trivedi, A., Brok, J. (2010), Probiotics Reduce All-Cause Mortality and Necrotizing Enterocolitis: It Is Time to Change Practice. Pediatrics. 125(5), 1068-70. [Abstract]


  • Field, D., Bajuk, B., Manktelow, B., Vincent, T., Dorling, J., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Draper, E., Smart, D. (2008), Geographically based investigation of the influence of very-preterm births on routine mortality statistics from the UK and Australia. Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition. 93(3), F212-F216. [Abstract]
  • Brocklehurst, P., Brearley, S., Haque, K., Leslie, A., Salt, A., Stenson, B., Stephenson, J., Tarnow-Mordi, W. (2008), The INIS Study. International Neonatal Immunotherapy Study: non-specific intravenous immunoglobulin therapy for suspected or proven neonatal sepsis: an international, placebo controlled, multicentre randomised trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 8(0), 52.