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NEONATAL SOCIETY 2014 SUMMER PROGRAMME

The programme below provides the running order for the 2014 Summer Meeting. Abstracts are not published on the Society website, but in Archives of Disease in Childhood. Where applicable links to the relevant abstract are included below. These abstracts and links are also listed in the alphabetical index.

Summer Meeting, 9th - 11th June 2014

A joint meeting with British Maternal & Fetal Medicine Society, the British Association of Perinatal Medicine and the Neonatal Nurses Association, held at the Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate, UK.

Monday 9th June 2014

11.30 – 13.00 Registration

SESSION 1: SOCIETY LECTURES

13.00 – 13.45 The BAPM Founder's Lecture: Professor Josef Neu MD, University of Florida, USA
The intestinal microbiome, inflammation, and neonatal morbidity

13.45 – 14.30 The BMFMS Society Lecture: Professor Lyn Chitty, UCL, London
Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis in routine clinical care: The opportunities, risks and the changing face of our subspecialty

14.30 – 15.15 Tea, Exhibition, Poster Viewing

SESSION 2: FETAL MEDICINE

15.15 – 16.05 Free Papers

16.10 – 16.40 Professor Paul Griffiths, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
The role of fetal MRI as an imaging modality of brain abnormalities

SESSION 3

16.45 – 17.45 The Tizard Lecture: Professor Andrew Hattersley, Exeter Medical School
The potential life-long implications of neonatal hyper and hypoglycaemia

17.45 – 18.45 Welcome Reception

Tuesday 10th June 2014

08.00 – 08.30 Registration

SESSION 4: HOT TOPICS

08.30 – 09.10 Professor Neena Modi, Imperial College London
The phenotype of the young adult born preterm

09.10 – 09.50 Free Papers

09.50 – 10.20 Neonatal Society: Young Investigator Presentation

10.20 – 10.50 Coffee, Exhibition and Poster Viewing

SESSION 5

10.50 – 11.50 Free Papers

11.50 – 12.20 Professor Irene Roberts, Imperial College London
Haematological insights from Downs Syndrome

12.20 – 13.40 Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Viewing

SESSION 6

13.40 – 14.10 Professor David Haslam Chair, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
What next for NICE?

14.10 – 15.10 Free Papers

15.10 – 15.40 Tea, Exhibition and Poster Viewing

SESSION 7: SGA INFANT PLENARY

15.40 – 16.20 Professor Francis de Zegher, University of Leuven, Belgium
Perinatal trajectories towards Obesity, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and the World Cup

16.20 – 17.00 BAPM: The Peter Dunn Lecture: Professor Steve Robson, Professor in Maternal & Fetal Medicine Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne
Prenatal investigation and management of the small for gestational age baby

17.15 – 18.15 Sponsored Symposium, Medela UK
Human Milk in the NICU - latest research and process improvements aimed at improving the does of human milk to the preterm infant and increase the rate of breastfeeding

19.30 – 23.00 Conference Reception and Dinner Royal Hall, Harrogate

Wednesday 11th June 2014

08.30 – 09.00 Registration

SESSION 8

09.00 – 10.00 Free Papers

10.00 – 10.30 Professor Allyson Pollock, Queen Mary University of London
The New NHS

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee, Exhibition and Poster Viewing

SESSION 9: SPECIAL GUEST LECTURES

11.00 – 11.30 Professor Scott Nelson, University of Glasgow
Assisted conception in women with serious pre-existing medical complications: A bridge too far for maternal and perinatal mortality

11.30 – 12.00 Mr Simon Eccles, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
Reconstructing congenital craniofacial malformations

12.00 – 12.30 Professor Phillip Gordon, MEDNAX / Pediatrix, Florida, USA
Necrotizing enterocolitis

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Viewing

SESSION 10: PLATFORM POSTERS

13.30 – 14.00

14.00 – 14.10 Session/Comfort break

SESSION 11

14.10 – 14.55 Professor Jonathan Wells, Professor of Anthropology and Paediatric Nutrition Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London
The evolution of human adiposity

14.55 – 15.00 Presentation of Prizes

SESSION 12 PROTECTING AND REPAIRING BRAINS

15.00 – 15.30 Professor Siddharthan Chandran, University of Edinburgh
Brain repair & stem cells

15.30 – 16.00 Professor Stιphane Marret, Rouen, France
The role of maternally administered Magnesium Sulphate in the antenatal period for neuroprotection in the premature baby

16.00 – 16.30 Professor Nikki Robertson, Institute for Women's Health, London
Protecting the newborn brain: new avenues

16.30 Close of Meeting

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