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Nadja Haiden
Assoc.Prof.PD Nadja Haiden, MD.MSc.Head of Neonatal Nutrition Team (NNT)

Department of Clinical Pharmacology
Position: Associate Professor

ORCID: 0000-0003-4806-0312
T +43 1 40400 21300


Anemia; Blood Coagulation; Enteral Nutrition; Milk, Human; Neonatology; Nutrition Therapy; Parenteral Nutrition

Research group(s)

Research interests

human milk research, fortification of breastmilk, body composition measurements in preterm and term infants, solid foods, macro- and micronutrient intake in preterm and term infants,  anaemia of prematurity, 

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

clinical research, prospective randomize controlled trails, PEAPOD, BODPOD, MIRIS, Coagucheck


  • Das PIES Projekt: frühe Beikosteinführung bei Frühgeborenen (2013)
    Source of Funding: OeNB (Oesterreichische Nationalbank), Anniversary Fund
    Principal Investigator

Selected publications

  1. Comparison of bacterial counts in expressed breast milk following standard or strict infection control regimens in neonatal intensive care units: compliance of mothers does matter. Haiden N, Pimpel B, Assadian O, Binder C, Kreissl A, Repa A, Thanhäuser M, Roberts CD, Berger A. J Hosp Infect. 2016 Mar;92(3):226-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2015.11.018. Epub 2016 Jan 6
  2. Kreissl, A. et al., 2017. Starting enteral nutrition with preterm single donor milk instead of formula affects time to full enteral feeding in very low birthweight infants. Acta Paediatrica, 106(9), pp.1460–1467. Available at:
  3. Eibensteiner et al., 2019. Growth, Feeding Tolerance and Metabolism in Extreme Preterm Infants under an Exclusive Human Milk Diet. Nutrients, 11(7), p.1443. Available at:
  4. Thanhaeuser, M. et al., 2018. Can Sequential Coagulation Monitoring Predict Major Haemorrhage in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants? Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 118(07), pp.1185-1193. Available at:
  5. Repa, A. et al., 2018. A Mixed Lipid Emulsion for Prevention of Parenteral Nutrition Associated Cholestasis in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants: A Randomized Clinical Trial. The Journal of Pediatrics, 194, pp.87-93.e1. Available at: