The Neonatal Society has a long history of attracting highly regarded lecturers to speak on a broad range of topics relating to maternal, fetal and neonatal health.
Recent keynote speakers and their lectures include:
2016, Lecture 1, Cambridge:
Professor Brian Darlow, University of Otago
Retinopathy of prematurity - still an index of the quality of care?
2016, Lecture 2, Cambridge:
Professor Stéphane Marret, University of Rouen
Antenatal magnesium sulphate: an update on neuroprotective effects
2016, London: Dr
Amanda Drake, University of Edinburgh
Early life programming and intergenerational effects
Professor Nick Bishop, University of Sheffield
What's new in paediatric bone disease?
2015, Winchester: Dr
Substance abuse in pregnancy
Professor Peter Dargaville
Minimally Invasive Surfactant Delivery in the Preterm Infant
2014 London: Professor Steve Wilson
Fishing for Answers: Zebrafish as a Model to study Nervous System Development in Health and Disease
Professor Ben Stenson
Oxygen Treatment for Preterm Infants and the Recent Trials
2013, Lecture 1, Edinburgh: Professor Pat Monaghan
Growing up and growing old: effects of developmental conditions on health in later life
2013, Lecture 2, Edinburgh: Professor Peter Ghazal
What can systems biology tell us about neonatal sepsis?
Professor Nicky Best
Bayesian approaches and the evaluation of evidence in child protection
2012, Lecture 1, Canterbury: Professor Darren Griffin
Advances in assisted reproductive technology – from laboratory to newborn medicine
2012, Lecture 2, Canterbury:
Dr Ross Breckenridge
Cardiac remodelling around birth – interesting for the adult physician too
Professor Boris Kramer
Chorioamnionitis - a double edged sword for the fetus
2011, London: Dr Paolo
Regenerative Medicine and birth defect: Opportunities for prenatal and postnatal therapies
2011 Lecture 1, London: Professor Agostino Pierro
NEC, experimental and clinical studies
2011 Lecture 2, London: Dr Helena Gardiner
Fetal cardiac intervention – does it make a difference?
2010 Lecture 1, London: Professor Jane Norman
Reducing the adverse consequences of preterm birth – do obstetricians have anything to offer?
2010 Lecture 2, London: Professor Sam Hawgood
Surfactant proteins: Guardians of the alveolus
2010 Lecture 1, Nottingham:
Professor Donald Peebles
Perinatal gene therapy: fact or fiction?
2010 Lecture 2, Nottingham:
Professor Michael Lomax
The molecular control of brown adipose tissue development
2010, London: Professor Per Sangild
First nutrition and the gastrointestinal tract
2009, London: Professor Lee Martin
The role of brain pathology in animal models in the understanding of brain injury in the human
2009, County Durham: Professor Malcolm Chiswick
Viability: Science, Ethics, and Practice
2008, London: Dr Frances Cowan
2007, Portsmouth: Floris Groenendahl
Mechanisms of neonatal brain injury and possibilities for neuroprotection
2005, London: Professor Lex Doyle
Postnatal Corticosteroids - Where to Now?
2005 Lecture 1, Bristol: Professor Mark Gardiner
What has the Human Genome Project done for Neonatology?
2005 Lecture 2, Bristol: Professor Peter Soothill
Advances in Non-Invasive Fetal Medicine
2005 Lecture 3, Bristol: Professor Dieter Wolke
Psychological Development of Extremely Preterm (<26 weeks) and not so preterm (27-35 weeks) children - The Big Picture
2004, Cambridge: Dr Robert Tasker
Hippocampal vulnerability, developmental amnesia, and what else?
2004, Cambridge: Dr Dino Giussani
Oxygen, fetal growth and cardiovascular development
2004, London: Dr Olaf Dammann
Perinatal Brain Damage in Preterm Newborns - Dry Numbers vs Wet Lab
2003 Lecture 1, Oxford: Professor Ronald Harper
The role of forebrain and cerebellar mechanisms on cardiorespiratory control during development
2003 Lecture 2, Oxford: Dr Lucy Green
Programming of cardiovascular control and growth
2003 Lecture 1, London: Dr Huseyin Mehmet
Therapeutic strategies to combat cell loss in perinatal brain injury
2003 Lecture 2, London: Dr Lorraine Young
Human embryonic stem cells: from the beginning to the future
2002, Tours, France: Professor Pierre Gressens
Neuroprotection in the newborn brain – interactions between stress, glutamate and glucocorticoids
2002 Lecture 1, London: Dr Alex Mellanby
Effective sex education
2002 Lecture 2, London: Dr Jacqueline Wallace
Nutrient partitioning and prenatal development during adolescent pregnancy
2001, Nottingham: Professor Keith Campbell
Cloning - a new model of embryo and fetal mortality?