Meeting Program 2007

38th Annual Meeting

Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa
Savannah, Georgia

Welcome – PRS President Sandy Davidge, PhD

Ross Abbott Speaker

Steve Levison, PhD – Compensatory Responses of Neural Stem Cells to Perinatal Brain Damage

CIHR Speaker

Bernard Thebaud, MD, PhDStem Cells to Prevent Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity

Mead Johnson Speaker

Michael Symonds, PhD – Maternal Diet During Development – Critical Windows for Later Health

Liley Lectureship and Award Winner

Susan Fisher, PhD – The Human Placenta: A New Source of Hematopoietic Precursors

NICHD Speaker

S. Ananth Karumanchi, MD – Angiogenic Factors in the Pathogenesis and Prediction of Preeclampsia

March of Dimes Speaker

Louis Muglia, MD, PhD – Genetic Analysis of Parturition Timing

Invited Guest Speakers

Andrew Bass, PhD – Shaping Brain Sexuality: Steroid Hormones as Agents for Evolutionary Change in Audio-Vocal Mechanisms of Reproductive Behavior

Ira Bernstein, MD –Wither Toxemia (with apologies to JR)

Errol Norwitz, MD, PhD –Mechanisms and Management of Preterm Birth

Leadership 2007

President – Sandy Davidge, PhD

Secretary-Treasurer – Anthony R. Gregg, MD