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Since 2001 the Neonatal Society has hosted an annual Young Investigator's Prize.

The winner presents a 30 minute lecture at the Summer Meeting of the Neonatal Society. For details of closing dates and how to apply see the Neonatal Society's awards page.

The lectures given so far are:

2017, Brighton: Dr Hilary Wong, University of Cambridge
Early childhood neuropsychiatric symptoms in children born preterm

2015, Winchester: Dr Sara Hillman
Parental influences on fetal growth

2014, Harrogate: Dr Christopher Gale
Influencing long-term health through infant nutrition ADC link (opens ADC Fetal & Neonatal site)

2013, Edinburgh: David Carr
Somatotrophic Effects of Prenatal Ad.VEGF Gene Therapy in the Growth-Restricted Sheep Fetus and Neonate

2012, Canterbury: Tamanna Moore
Are neurodevelopmental outcomes improving after EP birth?

2011, Harrogate: Ela Chakkarapani
'Cool Xenon': Effects on neuroprotection and haemodynamics in post-asphyxial encephalopathy

2010, Nottingham: Don Sharkey
Can adipocyte number and dysfunction be programmed by early life events? Clues from the suboptimal fetal experience

2009, County Durham: Matthew Hyde
Nature knows best: the effect of mode of delivery on the physiology of the neonate

2008, Harrogate: Dr Alison Mostyn
The influence of birth weight and genotype on adipose tissue development: long term consequences for later obesity

2007, Portsmouth: Osuka Iwata
Bench to bedside: Refining therapeutic hypothermia for term asphyxial encephalopathy

2006, London: Mo Gnanalingham
Developmental regulation of adipose tissue and the lung: Hormonal and nutritional manipulation of local glucocorticoid action and uncoupling protein-2

2005, Bristol: Nigel Kennea
Human mesenchymal stem cells as agents of brain repair

2004 Lecture 1, Cambridge: David Gardner
Fetal adaptation to the intrauterine environment: short and longer term consequences for physiological development

2004 Lecture 2, Cambridge: Dr Karen Luyt
Metabotropic neurotransmitter receptors in oligodendrocytes: novel potential players in white matter development, injury and repair

2003, Oxford: Mark Herbert
The relevance of genome sequencing to neonatology

2002, Tours, France: Helen Budge
Programming of fetal adipose tissue development by maternal nutrition and prolactin

2001, Nottingham: Howard Clark
Surfactant proteins A and D in lung infection and inflammation

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