Professional background

Dr Huertas-Ceballos is a consultant neonatologist at UCLH, and lead for the follow-up service for high risk infants from the North Central London Neonatal Network, and President of the British Association for Neurodevelopmental Follow Up (BANNFU) group at the British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM).


Research interests

Their special interests include quality of neonatal care services, high risk infants, neuroprotection, early intervention, neonatal neurology and neurodevelopment.

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  • R Crowley, L Dyet, A Huertas; Outcomes at the limit of viability: network experience from 2005 to 2020 Oral presentation at IfWH 16th Annual Conference Dec 2021
  • L Shekhar, M Lasakova, E Warren, A Huertas, A Kaiser, N Merchant; Parental engagement and feedback on parent report of children’s abilities revised questionnaire (PARCA-R Q): A feasibility study. Eposter for JENS 2021
  • Angela Huertas-Ceballos and Katie Mckinnon: Discharge planning, follow up care and outcome evaluation, chapter for Avery & MacDonald's Neonatology, 8th edition US, 2021
  • Roopali Soni, A. Huertas-Ceballos, et al, How to use Abdominal X-Rays in preterm infants suspected of developing necrotising enterocolitis. Arch Dis Child EP Ed 2020;105:50-57
  • Katie McKinnon, Angela Huertas-Ceballos, et al: Precthl General Movements and Proton MRS Thalamic Lac/NAA for prediction of Neurodevelopmental outcome in Neonatal encephalopathy after therapeutic hypothermia. Abstract submitted for EAPS 2020
  • Angela Huertas-Ceballos; The Neurology Examination, Chapter for Neonatology at a Glance, Wiley, 4th edition, 2020
  • Chloe Durrant, Angela Huertas-Ceballos et al; Developmental trajectories of infants born at less than 30 weeks gestation on the Bayley III scales. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2019-317810
  • V Albert, A Huertas-Ceballos, et al: Necrotising Enterocolitis Scoring System in Preterm Infants: An Early Warning Score before discontinuing enteral feeds?. Abstract presented at the Summer meeting of the Neonatal Nutrition network June 2019
  • Denis Azzopardi, Angela Huertas, et al, Prospective qualification of early cerebral biomarkers in a randomised trial of treatment with xenon combined with moderate hypothermia after birth asphyxia. EBBioMedicine,
  • Mitra S, Kendall G...Huertas-Ceballos A, ...Robertson NJ: Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy lactate/N-acetylaspartate within 2 weeks of birth accurately predicts 2-year motor, cognitive and language outcomes in neonatal encephalopathy after therapeutic hypothermia. Arch Dis Child FN Ed 2019 Jul 104 (4):F424-432
  • Katie McKinnon, Pam Stepney, Angela Huertas: Nutrition for the most unwell babies; Infant Journal 15:4;2019
  • Mitra S, Bale G...Huertas-Ceballos A, ...Robertson NJ: Pressure passivity of cerebral mitochondrial metabolism is associated with poor outcome following perinatal hypoxic ischemic brain injury. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 2019 Jan 39(1):118-130
  • Katie McKinnon, Angela Huertas-Ceballos: Developmental follow-up of children and young people born preterm, NICE guideline review Arch Dis Child EP Ed 2018;0:1-3
  • I Lingam, N Marlow, A Huertas-Ceballos, et al A David: Short term outcomes of infants with severe early onset fetal growth restriction; presentation for the Europeans Conference in Growth restriction, Milan October 2018
  • Pam Stepney, Angela Huertas: optimising feeding and nutrition for preterm babies. Report on the 5th Neonatal Nutrition Study Day; Infant Journal, 14:5;2018
  • Lally PJ, Huertas A, Thayyil S: et al, The mARBLE consortium Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy assessment of brain injury after moderate hypothermia in neonatal encephalopathy: a prospective multicentre cohort study. Lancet Neurology 2019 Jan;18(1):35-45 Epub 2018
  • P Chisholm, A Arasu, A Huertas-Ceballos; Neurodevelopmental follow up for high-rise neonates: current practice in Great Britain; doing:10.1136/archdischild-2017-312983
  • Spencer R, Ambler G...Huertas-Ceballos A et al,...David AL, EVERREST consortium. Everrest Prospective study: a 6-year prospective study to define the clinical and biological characteristics of pregnancies affected by severe early onset fetal growth restriction. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2017 Jan 23;17(1):43
  • Katie Mackinnon, Angela Huertas: Highlighting the importance of neonatal nutrition; Infant Journal 12:5;2016
  • Sheppard M, Spencer RN, et al.the EVERREST consortium. Ethics and social acceptability of a proposed clinical trial using maternal gene therapy to treat severe early-onset metal growth restriction. Ultrasound Obstetr Gynecol 2016 Apr;47(4):484-91