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NEONATAL SOCIETY 2017 SPRING PROGRAMME

The programme below provides the running order for the 2017 Spring Meeting. Abstracts are linked below, but may also be located using the alphabetical index.

Spring Meeting, 30th March 2017

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

09.15 Coffee

Session1: Chair – Dr James Boardman, General Secretary

09.45. Y Hodovanets, Bukovinian State Medical University, Ukraine
Diagnostic and predictive value of serum cystatin C in case of neonatal acute kidney injury in critically ill full-term infants

10.00. L Osbourne, Royal London Hospital
Development and External Evaluation of a Population Pharmacokinetic Model for Vancomycin in Neonates using Prospectively Collected Data

10.15. R Nallianan, University Hospital, Southampton
Cumulative Index of Exposure to Hypocarbia during Transport in Neonates with Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy receiving Therapeutic Hypothermia

10.30. S Ali, Imperial College London
Outcome Reporting in Neonatal Clinical Trials: a Systematic Review

10.45. P Rowsome, Imperial College London/ University of Edinburgh
Infant Feeding at 3 months of age in a Prospective Cohort Born in a UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Hospital: the Impact of Maternal and Delivery related Variables

11.00. Tea / coffee

Session 2: Chair – Professor Helen Budge, Treasurer

11.30. K Beardsall, University of Cambridge
Feasibility of Real Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Neonatal Intensive Care

11.45. P Mikrou, Birmingham Women’s Hospital
Pulse Oximetry Screening For Critical Congenital Heart Defects: a Repeat UK National Survey

12.00. Keynote lecture: Professor John Achermann, Institute of Child Health, UCL
What's new in sex development?

13.00. Lunch break

Session 3: Chair – Dr Karen Luyt, Committee member

14.15. R Lee-Kelland, University of Bristol
Children Who Receive Therapeutic Hypothermia for HIE but did not develop Cerebral Palsy, have Reduce Cognitive and Motor Performance at 6-8 years

14.30. M Thoresen, University of Oslo
Delivering Human Umbilical Cord Blood Cells after Hypothermia Augments Neuroprotection after Severe Brain Injury in the Vannucci seven day old Rat Model

14.45. I Panayotidis, University College London
The Distribution of Pain-Related Activity across the Neonatal Cerebral Cortex

15.00. C Gale, Imperial College London.
National Incidence of Brain Injuries occurring at or soon after Birth in England: a report of work undertaken for the Department of Health National Maternity Ambition

15.15. J Webbe, Imperial College London
Parents, Patients and Health Professionals Report Different Outcomes of Neonatal Care as important: a Systematic Review of Qualitative Research

15.30. Afternoon Tea / Coffee

Session 4: Chair – Professor Howard Clark, President

16.00. M Kong, University of Southampton
The Impact of Necrotising Enterocolitis on Brain Development in Preterm Infants: Preliminary Report

16.15. H Jenkins, Imperial College London
The Exoenzyme Activity of the Preterm Gut

16.30. The McCance Lecture. Professor Frances Cowan, Visiting Professor, University of Bristol.
30 years of Neonatal MRI: Lessons Learned about Prognosis following Perinatal Brain Injury. 

17.30 Drinks and close of meeting

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