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NEONATAL SOCIETY 2014 SPRING PROGRAMME

The programme below provides the running order for the 2014 Spring Meeting. Abstracts are linked below, but may also be located using the alphabetical index.

Spring Meeting, 27th March 2014

Institute of Child Health, Guildford St, London WC1N 1EH

09.45 Coffee

Session 1: Chair – Professor Neena Modi, President of the Neonatal Society

10.30 F Asamoah, Queen Mary University of London
Blood Transfusion and Retinopathy of Prematurity – A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis

10.45 P K Yajamanyam, Birmingham Women's Hospital
Assessment of Myocardial Function in Infants Receiving Therapeutic Hypothermia using Tissue Doppler Imaging

11.00 J Green, Liverpool Women’s Hospital
Insulin Treated Hyperglycaemia, Hyperalimentation and Growth in Very Preterm Infants Receiving Parenteral Nutrition

11.15 E Anderson (Medical Student Award)
Surviving Birth in Rural Nepal: Baseline Data from a Community-Based Newborn Care Program in Dolpa and Baglung

11.30 Keynote lecture: Professor Ben Stenson, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Oxygen Treatment for Preterm Infants and the Recent Trials

12.30 Lunch break

13.30 Tea / coffee

Session 2: Chair – Dr Topun Austin

14.00 D Dickie, University of Edinburgh
Preterm Infant Brain Pathology Revealed in Individuals by Voxel Ranking against a Normal Term Atlas

14.15 C Alviani, King’s College London
The Role of Caspase-2 in Neuronal Cell Death in Hypoxic-Ischaemic Brain Injury

14.30 S Darekar (presented by Professor F Kirkham and introduced by Professor H Clark), University of Southampton
Susceptibility Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging (SWI) in Newborns with Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy (HIE)

14.45 H Toulmin, King’s College London
Preterm Birth is Associated with Decreased Functional Connectivity within Specific Cortico-Thalamic Networks

15.00 P Lally, Imperial College London
Neurite Density Index Correlates with Childhood Neurological Outcome after Neonatal Encephalopathy

15.15 Tea / coffee

Session 3: Chair - Professor Howard Clark, Treasurer of the Neonatal Society

15.45 R Janes, University of Nottingham
Flashing Timer Results in Marked Improvement in Heart Rate Assessment During Simulated Newborn Resuscitation

16.00 E Hutchinson, Imperial College London
Mode of Delivery and Allergic Sensitisation to Food in Infants and Preschool Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

16.15 C Gale, Imperial College London
Early Growth and Infant Adiposity: Results from a Prospective Cohort Study

16.30 The McCance Lecture: Professor Tim Cole, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health
Describing Growth in Infancy and Childhood

17.30 Drinks and close of meeting

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