Meeting Program 2016

47th Annual Meeting

September 23-25, 2016
Eaglewood Resort & Spa, Itasca, Illinois

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Friday, September 23
Time Event Location
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm CHECK-IN and REGISTRATION
5:00 pm Welcome PRS President Ian Bird PhD
5:15 pm Mead Johnson Nutrition Speaker –Alan Conley BVSc MS PhD FRCVS
Human exceptionalism: Is It the Exception that Proves the Rule?
Moderator: Ian Bird PhD 
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Reception
7:15 pm DINNER
Saturday, September 24
Time Event Location
7:00 am - 8:00 am BREAKFAST
8:00 am March of Dimes Speaker –Brian Cox PhD
Genes - Placentas and Pathologies - a Multi-Scale Systems Biology Analysis
Moderator:  Anthony Gregg MD
9:00 am NICHD Placental Project
David Weinberg PhD
The Human Placenta Project: Progress and Future Directions
Moderator:  Ian Bird PhD
10:00 am BREAK
10:30 am Mead Johnson Nutrition Early Career Speakers
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Kevin Johnson PhD
Prospects for Monitoring Maternal-Fetal Disease using Advanced Quantative MR
Moderator: Lisa Joss-Moore PhD 
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Styliani Goulopoulous MS PhD
Hypertension in Pregnancy: Novel Mechanisms of Maternal Vascular Dysfunction
Moderator:  Lisa Joss-Moore PhD
11:30 am Abbott Nutrition Speaker
Jonathan M Fanaroff MD JD
Prevailing Ethical Issues in Fetal & Neonatal Care
Moderator: Pamela Kling MD
12:30 pm LUNCH
4:00 pm Lily Lectureship and Award Winner
Kent L Thornburg PhD
Women - Placentas - Babies: New Insights on the Origins of Human disease
Moderator: Ian Bird PhD
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Psanz Early Career Speaker
Stacey Ellery PhD
Is Creatine Transport and Synthesis Important for Human Placental Bioenergetics?
Moderator: Frank Bloomfield PhD
5:30 pm
Abbott Nutrition Early Career Speakers 
 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Arthur Vaught MD

The Upregulation of the Alternative Pathway of Complement of HELLP Syndrome
Moderator: Lisa Joss-Moore PhD
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mary Robbins MDb: Role of MicroRNAs in Neonatal Lung Disease Models
Moderator: Lisa Joss-Moore PhD
6:30 pm - 7:30pm Reception
7:30 pm Dinner
Sunday, September 25
Time Event Location
7:00 am - 8:00 am BREAKFAST
8:00 am NIH / NICHD Speaker
Gary D Hammer MD PhDTranslating Adrenal Stem Cells: Implications for Disease 
Moderator: Ernest Graham MD
9:00 am UW-Madision OGBYN Speaker
Laura L Hernandez PhD: SSRIs: The Good and Potentially Ugly?
Moderator: Ernest Graham MD
10:00 am Break
10:15 am - 11:15 am Invited Associate Member Speaker
Jill Maron MD MPH
Bringing Salivary Diagnostics to the Neonatal Bedside
Moderator: Sean Limesand PhD
11:15 am Young Investigator Awards and Acknowledgments
Lisa Joss-Moore PhD
11:30 am MEETING CLOSE   Adjourn and Lunch/or Box Lunch for Travel

Memories from 2016 Meeting - Eaglewood Resort, Itasca, IL