Ilana studies factors affecting the provision of breastmilk for premature babies, as part of a general interest in neonatal nutrition. She is co-supervised by Professor Maria Quigley, Professor Mary Fewtrell and Dr Frances O’Brien, and is based at the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit.
Prior to the DPhil, Ilana practiced paediatric medicine for eight years, and continues to work clinically in the neonatal unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. Prior to this she studied Graduate-entry Medicine and also Biological Sciences at the University of Oxford.
Insights into patterns of breastfeeding in preterm babies up to six months of actual age from the last UK National Infant Feeding Survey
Levene I., (2021), PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, 90, 30 - 31
Do single parent adoptions have equal long-term outcomes for the child as couple adoptions?
Levene I., (2021), Arch Dis Child, 106, 401 - 405
Does topical local anaesthesia reduce the pain and distress of nasogastric tube insertion in children?
Mort DO. and Levene I., (2020), Arch Dis Child, 105, 697 - 700
Improved growth of extremely and very preterm babies: Evaluation of a quality-of-care initiative.
Levene I. and McCormick K., (2020), J Paediatr Child Health, 56, 444 - 449
Fifteen-minute consultation: Breastfeeding in the first 2 weeks of life-a hospital perspective.
Levene I. and O'Brien F., (2019), Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed, 104, 20 - 26