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NEONATAL SOCIETY 2004 SPRING PROGRAMME

The programme below provides the running order for the 2004 Spring Meeting. Abstracts are linked below, but may also be located using the alphabetical index.

Spring Meeting, 18th March 2004

North Hall, Royal Society of Medicine, Wimpole Street, London

09.15  Coffee

Chairman: Dr Andrew Lyon

9.45 R Gottstein
Vascular endothelial growth factor and soluble receptors in preterm chronic lung disease

10.00 J Cheong
Gastrointestinal manifestations of postnatal cytomegalovirus infection occurring in admissions to a neonatal intensive care unit over a five-year period

10.15 K Costeloe
Early admission Bifidobacterium breve strain BBG to Very Low Birthweight (VLBW) infants: A pilot study

10.30 D Harrington
Urinary excretion of vitamin K catabolites in term and preterm infants

10.45 S McCullough
Towards an effective and safe gentamicin regime in neonates

11.00 Coffee

Chairman: The President, Professor Andrew Wilkinson

11.30 L Passingham
The effect of maternal nutrient restriction during early to mid-gestation on the enzyme activity of 11 beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 (11bHSD2) in sheep kidneys of 3 year old offspring

11.45 M Gnanalingham
The effect of chronic umbilical cord compression on uncoupling protein-1 in the late gestation ovine brown adipose tissue

12.00 - 13.00 Keynote lecture Dr Olaf Dammann, Associate Professor in Perinatal Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Hanover Medical School, Hanover, Germany
Perinatal Brain Damage in Preterm Newborns - Dry Numbers vs Wet Lab

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

Chairman: Professor Anne Greenough

14.00 C Beveridge
The development of a sub-microarray for exploring virulence in Group B Streptococcus (GBS)

14.15 F Cowan
Focal perinatal brain lesions in the term infant: antenatal and perinatal factors

14.30 A Bainbridge
Comparison of apparent diffusion coefficient of water to histology in a model of hypoxia-ischemia in newborn brain

14.45 J Cheong
Characterisation of brain intracellular alkalosis during secondary energy failure in the newborn piglet model

15.00 Tea

Chairman: Dr Nikki Robertson

15.30 L Srinivasan
Smaller cerebellar volumes in very preterm infants at term equivalent age are associated with the presence of supratentorial lesions

15.45 J Boardman
Structural abnormalities in the central grey matter associated with cerebral white matter disease in preterm infants

16.00 The McCance Lecture: Professor Linda de Vries, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Neonatal Neuroimaging - the last 30 years

17.00 Drinks and close of meeting

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