Meeting Program 2011

42nd Annual Meeting

September 23-25, 2011
Stonewall Resort
Roanoke, West Virginia

Welcome – PRS President, John Kingdom, MD

Mead Johnson Nutrition Speaker

Mark Kilby, DSc, MD, FRCOG – Fetal Therapy: A Medieval or Modern Tool in Perinatal Medicine?

March of Dimes Speaker

Gordon C.S. Smith, MD, PhD – Preventing Stillbirths with an Epidemiologist’s Toolbox

NICHD Speaker

Louise Laurent, MD, PhD – DNA Methylation and the Control of Early Placental Development

Liley Lecturership and Award Winner

Kurt Albertine, PhD –Epigenetic Platform Underlying Developmental and Adult Consequences of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Abbott Nutrition Speaker

Mark Phillippe, MD, MHCM – The Pandemic is Over; However H1N1 Lives On

Michael Smith Foundation Speaker

Deborah Money, MD – Vaginal Microbiome and Preterm Birth

Molly-Towell Speaker

Stephen Matthews, PhD – Hippocampal Regulation of Perinatal Programming

Invited Guest Speakers

Shoo Lee, PhD MBBS FRCPC –The Gentle Neonatologist

Camille Fung, MD – IUGR’s Effects on the Epigenetic Regulation of Nestin, a Key Regulator of Neural Stem and Progenitor Cell Multipotentiality

Perkin Elmer Early Career Investigator Speakers

Mana Parast, MD, PhD – Genomic Regulation of Early Placental Development and is Implications for the Pathogenesis of ‘Placental Insufficiency’ Syndromes

Daniel Hardy, PhD – The Role of the Liver X Receptor (LXR) in the Fetal Programming of the Liver

Leadership 2011

President – John Kingdom, MD

Secretary-Treasurer – Ian M. Bird, PhD

Memories from 2011 Meeting – Stonewall Resort, Roanoke, West Virginia