Meeting Program 2014

45th Annual Meeting

September 12 – 14, 2014
Monterey, California

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Welcome PRS President Catalin Buhimschi

Liley Lectureship and Award Winner

Jennifer Howse, PhD, President, March of Dimes – Challenges in Perinatal Research: Creating a Global Scientific Agenda

March of Dimes Speaker

Carl P. Weiner, MD –Plasma Cell Free RNAs - A Language of Health and Disease

Abbott Nutrition Speaker

Christopher Breuer, MD –The Development of Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts for Use in Congenital Heart Surgery

Early Career Investigator Speakers

Jeanette Carpenter, MD –Antenatal Steroids and Programming of Neonatal Immune Cells

Joann Romano-Keeler, MD – Role of the Mucosal Microbiome in Shaping Fetal and Neonatal Health

Vladimir Vargas, PhD –Uteroplacental Production Of Leptin and Adiponectin: Local Effects On Control of Uterine Blood Flows and Angiogenesis During Late Pregnancy

Blair Dodson PhD – The Vascular Biomechanics of the Newborn in Intrauterine Growth Restriction – Setting the Stage for Cardiovascular Disease

Nationwide Children's Hospital Speaker

Lisa Joss-Moore, PhD –Lipids Epigenetics and Lung Outcomes in Preterm Lambs

Mead Johnson Nutrition Speaker

Sean W. Limesand, PhD – Fetal Adaptations to Placental Insufficiency: A Role for Catecholamines

NICHD Speaker

William E. Rainey, PhD – Adrenarche: Coming of Age in the Era of Genomics and Metabolomics

Invited Member Speaker

Gautam Chaudhuri, MD, PhD – The Endothelium: More Secrets Unraveled

Leadership 2014

President - Catalin Buhimschi, MD

Secretary-Treasurer - Ian M. Bird, PhD

Memories from 2014 Annual Meeting, Monterey, California