Meeting Program 2017

48th Annual Meeting

September 8-10, 2017 
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center
Atlanta, Georgia

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Welcome  – PRS President Anthony Gregg, MD

Mead Johnson Nutrition Speaker

Erik Herzog, PhD – Circadan Regulation of Birth

Abbott Nutrition Speaker

Frank Bloomfield, MBChB, PhD – Fetal and Neonatal Nutrition and the Developing Pancreas

March of Dimes Speaker

Phyllis Dennery, MD – The Bioenergetics of Neonatal Lung Injury and Repair


Diana Bianchi, MD, PRS Past President – A Vision of the Future of NICHD


Dinesh Shaw, MD – Pathway to Preeclampsia

Liley Lectureship and Award Winners

Charles Wood, PhD and Maureen Keller-Wood, PhD – Using Systems Biology to Understand Maternal-Fetal Physiology

PSANZ-PRS Mont Liggins Early Career Speaker

Teresa MacDonald – The Fetal Longitudinal Assessment of Growth Study

Abbott Nutrition Early Career Speaker

Tomo Tarui, MD – Developing New Diagnostic Technologies for Fetal Neurological Disorders

Abbott Nutrition Early Career Speaker

Charitharth Vivek Lal, MD – The Role of Microbiota Induced Matrikines in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Mead Johnson Nutrition Career Career Speakers

Leticia Camacho, PhD – Oxygen and Glucose Correction Improves Insulin Secretion in Sheep

Jennifer Thompson, PhD – Maternal Metabolic State and Cardiometabolic Risk in the Offspring

Invited Member Speakers

Clyde Wright, MD – Oxygen Toxicity in the Premature Lung. Can We Separate the Signal from the Inevitable Consequence?

Emin Maltepe, MD PhD – Using Sheep Models to Study Pulmonary Hypertension and Oxygen Delivery Biotherapeutics

Leadership 2017

President –Anthony Gregg, MD

Secretary -Treasurer – Paul Rozance, MD

Memories from 2017 – Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel