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NEONATAL SOCIETY 2017 SUMMER PROGRAMME

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

Summer Meeting, 29th - 30th June 2017

Brighton

Thursday 29th June 2017

10.00 – 10.50 Registration

10.50 - 11.00 Welcome from Dr Heike Rabe

Session 1: 11.00 – 13.00
Chair – Dr Heike Rabe, Local Organiser

11.00 Keynote Lecture: Prof. Sampsa Vanhatalo, University of Helsinki
Advanced methods for evaluating newborn brain function.

12.00 S Jary, University of Bristol
Motor Performance at 18 Months and 6-8 Years in Cooled Survivors Without Cerebral Palsy following Perinatal Asphyxial Encephalopathy

12.15 M Dablander, University College London
Multivariate Network Analysis of Cerebral and Systemic Variables for Assessment of Injury Following Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy

12.30 V Monnelly, University of Edinburgh
Prenatal Methadone Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Neuroimaging Outcomes: a Systematic Review

12.45 V Monnelly, University of Edinburgh
Atypical Brain Development in Neonates Prenatally Exposed to Methadone

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch and exhibits

Session 2: 14.00 – 15.30
Chair – Professor Helen Budge, Treasurer

14.00 D Odd, University of Bristol
Drainage, Irrigation and Fibrinolytic Therapy (DRIFT) for Premature Infants with Posthaemorrhagic Ventricular Dilatation: Health Economic Findings at School Age

14.15 R Lee-Kelland, University of Bristol
Brain Volumetric Changes in Children Without Cerebral Palsy Aged 6-8 Years who were Cooled for Perinatal Asphyxial Encephalopathy

14.30 E Chakkarapani, University of Bristol
50% Xenon Inhalation During the Whole 78H Period of Therapeutic Hypothermia with Rewarming Reduces the Seizure Burden, Anticonvulsant and Sedative Use

14.45 H Chitty, James Cook University Hospital
Comparing Two Types of Volume-Targeted Ventilation in Preterm Infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome: the VoluVent Randomised Controlled Trial

15.00 P Mallya, University Hospital of North Tees
Optimising Pressure Support in Preterm Infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome: a Randomised Clinical Trail

15.15 S Uthaya Imperial College London
Impact of Breast Milk Intake on Body Composition in Very Preterm Babies at Term: Secondary Analysis of the Nutritional Evaluation and Optimisation in Neonates Randomised Controlled Trial

15.30 – 16.00 Tea and Exhibits

16.00 The David Harvey Lecture: Professor Mike Symonds, University of Nottingham
Brown adipose tissue - essential for effective adaptation at birth and lifelong metabolic health

17.00 Meeting close

18.30 Drinks followed by Conference Dinner

19.00 Conference dinner at Cote

Friday 30th June 2017

08.30 – 09.00 Regsitration and exhibits

Session 3: 09.00 – 10.45
Chair – Dr Christopher Gale, Committee Member

09.00 D Todd, Centenary Hospital Canberra, Australia
Increased Use of Heated Humidified High Flow Nasal Cannula is Associated with Increased Chronic Lung Disease and Admission Time

09.15 M Dubus East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
The Effect of Prophylactic Paracetamol Upon Post Vaccination Fever and Related Adverse Events in Preterm Infants Receiving the Bexsero Vaccine

09.30 A Young, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
Gel Warming Mattresses Prevent Hypothermia During the Stabilisation and Initial Transport of Premature Newborn Infants Without the Use of Plastic Bags

09.45 A Heathcote, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Timing of Key Events in Neonatal Resuscitation: a 10-Year Retrospective Review

10.00 C Henry, University of Nottingham
Postnatal Gestational Age Assessment Using Computer Vision and Deep Machine Learning – The Gestation Study

10.15 G Toldi, Semmelweis University Budapest/Birmingham Women’s Hospital
The Effects of Caffeine and Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors on the Activation of Neonatal T Lymphocytes

10.30 C Kotidis, University of Liverpool
Phase Difference, a Novel Tool for the Assessment of PDA and Haemodynamics in Extremely Preterm Neonates

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee and Exhibits

Session 4: 11.15 – 13.10
Chair – Dr James Boardman, General Secretary

11.15 K Martinello, University College London
LPS Sensitisation Prior to Hypoxia Increases Neuronal Injury and Augments Specific Cytokine Gene Expression Compared to Hypoxia Alone in a Newborn Piglet Model

11.30 E Chin, Duke-NUS Medical School/Singapore General Hospital
Evaluation of Neurological Behaviour in Late Preterm Newborn Infants Using the Hammersmith Neonatal Neurological Examination (HNNE)

11.45 Oliveira V, Imperial College London
Therapeutic Hypothermia in Mild Neonatal Encephalopathy: a National Survey

12.00 Hazeldine B, St Michael’s Hospital Bristol/University of Bristol
Survey of Nutritional Practices During Therapeutic Hypothermia for Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy

12.15 Helenius K, University of Turku, Finland/Imperial College London
Effects of Early Postnatal Transfer on Mortality and Brain Injury in Extremely Preterm Infants

12.15 Keynote Lecture: Professor Paul Gard, University of Brighton
The effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on cognition

13.15 – 14.15 Lunch and Exhibits

Session 5: 14.15 – 15.00
Chair – Professor Howard Clark, President

14.15 Young Investigator’s Prize Lecture: Dr Hilary Wong, University of Cambridge
Early childhood neuropsychiatric symptoms in children born preterm

14.55 Prize giving for best oral presentation by a trainee

15.00 Tizard Lecture: Professor Peter Brocklehurst, University of Birmingham (Introduced by Professor Howard Clark)
New methods for clinical and health services research in perinatal medicine

16.05 Close of meeting

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