Meeting Program 2002

33rd Annual Meeting

Hayes Mansion
San Jose, California

Welcome – PRS President Bryan Richardson, MD

NICHD Speaker

Robert A. Brace, PhD – Are We Beginning to Understand the Physiological Regulation of Amniotic Fluid Volume?

Liley Lectureship and Award Winner

Richard Harding, PhD – The Sub-Optimal Intrauterine Environment: Implications for Postnatal Respiratory Function

March of Dimes Speaker

Janet Rossant, PhD – Molecular Genetics of Placenta Development in the Mouse

Mead Johnson Speaker

Steve Krawetz, PhD – Opportunities for New Discoveries in the Post-Human Genome Sequencing Era: Can We Reprogram Our Genome

CIHR Speaker

Michael Meaney Maternal Care, Gene Expression and Brain Development

Ross Abbott Speaker

David Edwards, MD – Brain Damage in Extremely Preterm Infants: Is It What You Think It Is?

Invited Guest Speakers

Sandra T. Davidge, PhD – Oxidative Stress and Endothelial Cell Dysfunction in Preeclampsia

William Hay, MD – A Look Back at the PRS and Perinatal Research

Jacob Canick, PhD – Prenatal Serum Screening for Down Syndrome: Why Does it Work?

Yoel Sadovsky, MD – Molecular Determinants of Gonadal and Adrenal Development and Function

Leadership 2002

President – Bryan Richardson, MD

Secretary-Treasurer – Lowell E. Davis, MD