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NEONATAL SOCIETY 2005 SUMMER PROGRAMME

The programme below provides the running order for the 2005 Summer Meeting. Abstracts are linked below, but may also be located using the alphabetical index.

Summer Meeting, 30th June - 1st July 2005

Bristol Royal Marriott Hotel, Bristol

Abstracts published in Early Human Development 2006;82:609-622.

Thursday 30th June

12.00 Registration and Lunch

Chairman: Professor Andrew Wilkinson, President of the Neonatal Society

12.55 Welcome

13.00 Young Investigator Prize Lecture: Dr Nigel Kennea, Wellcome Training Fellow, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London
Human mesenchymal stem cells as agents of brain repair

13.45 Dr U Sothinathan, Kings College Hospital
Are we missing something? Detection of infants at risk of congenital syphilis their treatment and follow-up

14.00 Dr Edile Murdoch, Addenbrookes Hospital
Neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis is associated with high resistance flow in the superior mesenteric artery on day 1 of life in preterm infants

14.15 Dr Rose-Marie Mackay, University of Oxford
A recombinant fragment of human SP-D promotes phagocytosis of Haemophilus influenzae strains whose in vivo pathogenicity is inversely related to SP-D binding

14.30 Keynote speaker: Professor Mark Gardiner, Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, University College London
What has the Human Genome Project done for Neonatology?

15.30 - 16.00 Tea

Chairman: Dr Nikki Robertson, Meetings' Secretary of the Neonatal Society

16.00 Dr Bazarragchaa Tsogt, University of Bristol
The development of thermoregulation in a harsh environment: A prospective controlled study of the effects of swaddling on infants' thermal balance in a Mongolian winter

16.15 Ms Sara Arkell, University of Bristol
The effects of sleeping on surfaces with different thermal insulation on thermal balance and metabolic rate in term infants in the first month after birth

16.30 Dr James Ferguson, University of Bristol
Selective head cooling is safe, cooling by 10C only mildly prolongs coagulation time in the newborn pig

16.45 Dr Giles Kendall, University College London
The sensitising effects of inflammation on hypoxic-ischaemic brain injury

Chairman: Professor Andrew Wilkinson, President of the Neonatal Society

17.00 The Tizard Lecture: Professor Marianne Thoresen, Professor of Neonatal Neuroscience, Department of Child Health, University of Bristol
Hypothermia: from Anecdote to Brain Protection

18.00 Drinks followed by Dinner at Bristol Zoo

Friday 1st July 2005

Chairman: Dr Anoo Jain

9.00 Dr Zainab Kassim, Kings College London
Oxygen saturation and lung volume-effect of sleeping position and postmenstrual age (PMA) in oxygen and non-oxygen dependent prematurely born infants

9.15 Dr Atul Sharma, Kings College London
Variations in volume guarantee

9.30 Dr Caroline May, Kings College London
Prediction of chronic oxygen dependency

9.45 Dr Robert Carr, Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital
Gamma-Delta T-Lymphocyte Function in Newborn Infants

10.00 Keynote speaker: Professor Peter Soothill, Professor of Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bristol
Advances in Non-Invasive Fetal Medicine

11.00 Coffee

Chairman: Dr Andrew Lyon, General Secretary of the Neonatal Society

11.30 Dr Peter McEwan, Imperial College London
Are ethnic differences in body composition present at birth?

11.45 Dr Tarita Murray-Thomas, Imperial College London
Health status at two years in infants born below 29 weeks of gestation- initial experience in developing a pragmatic schedule for longitudinal population based data capture (abstract not available)

12.00 Dr Jilly Lloyd, University College London
The influence of birthweight for gestational age on neurodevelopmental outcome at 1 year of age in premature infants weighing <1000gms

Chairman: Professor Andrew Wilkinson, President of the Neonatal Society

12.15 Keynote speaker: Professor Dieter Wolke, University of Bristol (UK) and Jacobs Foundation, Zurich (CH)
Psychological Development of Extremely Preterm (<26 weeks) and not so preterm (27-35 weeks) children - The Big Picture

13.15 Close of meeting and Lunch

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