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The programme below provides the running order for the 2006 Summer Meeting. Abstracts are linked below, but may also be located using the alphabetical index.

Summer Meeting, 29th June 2006

Royal Institute of British Architects, Portland Place, London

0930 Coffee/Tea

Chairman: Dr Howard Clark

1000 Luke Mills, Princess Royal Maternity Hospital, Glasgow
A study of the relationship between serum angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) concentration, ACE genotype, and markers of insulin resistance in premature infants

1015 Don Sharkey, University of Nottingham
Programming of Adiponectin and Leptin mRNA expression in juvenile offspring after maternal nutrient restriction in late gestation

1030 Janet Eyre, University of Newcastle
Is hemiplegic cerebral palsy equivalent to "amblyopia" of the corticospinal system and therefore preventable?

1045 Jenny Ziprin, Imperial College, Hammersmith Hospital, London
Shoulder dystocia: Patterns of brain injury seen in term infants presenting with neurological signs

1100 - 1130 Coffee/Tea

Chairman: Dr Helen Budge

1130 Ravi Swamy, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Adverse events during neonatal transfers: What have we learnt?

1145 Neena Modi, Imperial College London
Establishing a case definition for national and international surveillance of healthcare associated bloodstream infection in neonates

1200 Fyeza Hasan, Nottingham University Hospitals
Chloride and metabolic acidosis in preterm infants

1215 Judit Sautermeister, University Hospital of Tübingen, Germany
Management of intermittent upper airway obstruction in infants with Pierre Robin sequence using a new intraoral orthodontic appliance

1230 - 1400 Lunch

Chairman: Dr Andrew Lyon

1400 AGM (All members of Neonatal Society are welcome)

1430 Topun Austin, University College London
Optical imaging of the neonatal brain

1445 Young Investigator Prize Lecture: Mo Gnanalingham, School of Human Development, University of Nottingham
Developmental regulation of adipose tissue and the lung: Hormonal and nutritional manipulation of local glucocorticoid action and uncoupling protein-2

1530 - 1600 Coffee/Tea

Chairman: Professor Andrew Wilkinson, President of the Neonatal Society

1600 The Tizard Lecture: Professor David Gadian, Biophysics and Head of Radiology and Physics Unit, University College, Institute of Child Health, London
Imaging the developing brain

1700 Drinks and Close of the meeting

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