Portrait Ninib Yakoub

Ninib Yakoub

Doktorand, Klinik für Neonatologie

Professional Experience

Ninib Yakoub is a PhD student in Clinical Science at the University of Zurich. He studied Clinical Psychology and is interested in neurodevelopmental outcomes of children. His main research project is the BrainDNIU study (Brain Development and Later Neurodevelopmental Outcome after Intrauterine Growth Restriction), which focuses on the brain development of infants with intrauterine growth restriction, a condition in which a fetus is smaller than normal due to a pathological process.

Research focus areas

Ninib Yakoub is interested in the development of the human brain and how pathological processes affect later cognitive and behavioral outcomes. His main research areas of interest are the intersection between psychology and medicine, and statistical methodology.

Current Projects

Impact of intrauterine growth restriction on brain development and consequences for later neurodevelopmental outcome: a prospective cohort study (BrainDNIU).