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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Aideen Moore, MD, FRCPC, MRCPI, MHSc

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Neonatologist

Academic Clinician

Research Institute
Project Investigator
Child Health Evaluative Sciences

University of Toronto
Associate Professor

Chair Positions

BORN Ontario
Congenital Anomalies Committee

Other Positions
School of Graduate Studies
Associate Member

Phone: 416-813-5295
Fax: 416-813-5245
Email: aideen.moore@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Allison Piercey
Alternate Phone: 416-813-5295

Brief Biography

Dr. Moore obtained her MB, BCh, BAO from the University of Dublin, Ireland in 1976. Following her initial training in Ireland, she undertook a Neonatology fellowship and research training in Toronto and joined the Neonatal staff at the Hospital for Sick Children. She also obtained an MD degree from UCD Dublin and a Masters degree in Health Sciences from the University of Toronto.

Academic Background

Tertiary and quaternary care.

Research Interests

Her research interests are the management and outcomes of infants with necrotizing enterocolitis and the prevalence and outcomes of infants with congenital anomalies.

Learning Intersts

Fellowship Training, Continuing Medical Education

External Funding

Canadian Institute of Health Research


Elfvin E, Dinsdale E, Wales PW, Moore AM. Low birth weight, gestational age, need for surgical intervention and gram-negative bacteraemia predict intestinal failure following necrotising enterocolitis. Acta Paediatrica 2015: 104: pp 771-776.

Abrahamsson TR, Rautava S, Moore AM, Neu J, Sherman PM. The time for a confirmative necrotizing enterocolitis probiotics prevention trial in the extremely low birth weight infant in North America is now! Journal of Pediatrics 2014: 165 (2): pp 389-394.

Young JM, Morgan BR, Powell TL, Moore AM, Whyte HE, Smith ML, Taylor MJ. Associations of perinatal clinical and MRI measures with developmental outcomes in children born preterm. Journal of Pediatrics 2016: 170: pp 90-96.

Elbers J, Viero S, MacGregor D, DeVeber G, Moore AM. Placental pathology in neonatal stroke.  Pediatrics 2011: 127: pp e722-e729.

Morag I, Shah PS, Epelman M, Daneman A, Strauss T, Moore AM. Childhood outcomes of neonates diagnosed with portal vein thrombosis. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2011: 47 (6): pp 356-360.

Lodha A, Asztalos E, Moore AM. Cytokine levels in neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis and long term growth and neurodevelopment.  Acta Paediatrica 2010: 99 (3): pp 338-343.

Rafay M, deVeber GA, Cortez MA, Tan-Dy C, Al-Futaisi A, Yoon W, MacGregor D,  Moore AM. Predictive value of clinical and EEG features in the diagnosis of stroke and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy in neonates with seizures.  Stroke 2009: 40: pp 2402-2407.

Tam E, Widjaja E, Blaser S, MacGregor D, Satodia P, Moore AM. Occipital lobe injury and cortical visual outcome after neonatal hypoglycemia.  Pediatrics 2008: 122 (3): pp 507-512.  

Silva CT, Daneman A, Navarro OM, Moore AM, Moineddin R, Gerstle JT, Mittal A, Brindle M, Epelman M. Correlation of sonographic findings and outcome in Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Pediatric Radiology 2007: 37 (3): pp 274-282.  

El Sayed M, Taddio A, Fallah S, de Silva N, Moore AM. Safety profile of morphine following surgery in neonates.  Journal of Perinatology 2007: 27 (7): pp 444-447.

Moore AM, O'Brien K. Follow-up issues with multiples.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2006: 11 (5): pp 283-286.   

Wales PW, de Silva N, Kim JH, Lecce L, Sandhu A, Moore AM. Neonatal short bowel syndrome: a cohort study.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2005: 40 (5): pp 755-762.  

Oakden WK, Moore AM, Blaser S, Noseworthy MD. 1H-MRS characteristics of kernicterus: a possible metabolic signature.  American Journal of Neuroradiology 2005: 26 (6): pp 1571-1574.  

Lodha A, de Silva N, Petric M, Moore AM. Human torovirus: a new virus associated with neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis. Acta Paediatrica 2005: 94 (8): pp 1085-1088.  

See current publications list at PubMed