NEC Society in the News

Can Probiotics Prevent Deadly Infections in Preemies?

NOVA PBS, May 2018, National

Probiotics For Babies And Kids? New Research Explores Good Bacteria

NPR, April 2018, National

CIM Runner Raising Awareness Of Disease Affecting Preemies

Capital Public Radio, December 2017, Sacramento CA

Davis mom runs for Micah, and other premature babies stricken with disease

Davis Enterprise, November 2017, Davis CA



Mother Brings Awareness To Rare Deadly Disease That Took Life Of Her Child

Capital Public Radio, April 2017, Sacramento CA



Mother’s Mission Honors Son By Helping Save Preemies

NBC, March 2017, Dallas TX



NEC Society Founder Jennifer Canvasser presents “A Parent’s Perspective”

Hot Topics in Neonatology Conference, Chicago, December 2014

“Task Force Has Plan To Lower Infant Mortality Rate In Columbus”

Interview with Erin Umberger, NEC Society Board Member, CBS affiliate WBNS Columbus, Ohio, November 2014

Trailer for “Grayson”

Mini-documentary about one baby impacted by NEC, featuring NEC Society volunteer Laurel Kapferer’s story, August 2014


NEC Society press release, July 2015 NEC Society to Host First U.S. NEC Conference, Made Possible by PCORI Engagement Award

UC Davis press release, July 2015: UC Davis To Partner with NEC Society To Host First National Conference on Necrotizing Enterocolitis

“At-risk Preemies to Get Donor Breast Milk at Mott” Detroit Free Press, February 2015

“There’s No Strong Like Preemie Strong”

By NEC Society Founder Jennifer Canvasser, Huffington Post, November 2014

“A Story of Love, Loss and Hope”

Featuring NEC Society volunteer Laurel Kapferer’s story, Newburyport Daily News, November 2014

“NEC Society Launches to Protect Babies from Leading Cause of Infant Death”

Reuters, October 2014

“UA Assistant Professor Selected as 1 of 12 National Scholars”

Featuring Sheila Gephardt, member of the NEC Society’s Scientific Advisory Council, Tuscon News Now, October 2014









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