University of Nebraska Medical Center

Eric Peeples, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of Neonatology

Eric Peeples, MD, PhD
Eric Peeples, MD, PhD, is an associate professor in the UNMC Division of Neonatology. Dr. Peeples leads a Newborn Brain Injury Lab which seeks to better understand the underlying cell signaling and pathophysiology occurring after neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in order to design novel neuroprotective interventions.

About Dr. Peeples


Medical School
Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE

Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Research Interests
Research Interests
  • Investigating novel neuroprotective interventions for neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
  • Advancing methods of bedside neuromonitoring and interpretation of newborn brain imaging
  • Optimizing cell-based therapies for inflammatory brain injuries

CHRI Research Bulletin Feature on Dr. Peeples

Patient Care

Additional Hospital Appointment

  • CHI Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Clinical Expertise
  • Newborn brain injury & neuroprotection
  • Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
  • Intraventricular/periventricular hemorrhage
  • Neonatal brain imaging and neuromonitoring