Programme

Monday 30 November
09:30Combating the global burden of multi-drug antibiotic resistanceProfessor Mike Sharland, St George’s Hospital London
10:30Treating fungal infections in neonatesProfessor Paolo Manzoni, Sant’Anna Hospital, Turin
11:30Coffee
12:00The origins of mitochondria and the eukaryotic cellProfessor Buzz Baum, University College London
13:00Lunch
14:00Hepcidin and the iron-infection axis in infancyProfessor Andrew Prentice, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
15:00The functional biology of human milk oligosaccharidesProfessor Lars Bode, University of California
16:00Tea
16:30Calcium, phosphorous and bone metabolism in the newbornProfessor Christopher Kovacs, Memorial University of Newfoundland
17:30Welcome reception
Tuesday 1 December
09:00Breast milk and Group B streptococcal infectionProfessor Beate Kampmann, Imperial College London
10:00Restoring the infant microbiome to healthProfessor Maria Dominguez-Bello, New York University School of Medicine
11:00Coffee
11:30Congenital and acquired bleeding disorders in infancyProfessor Paula Bolton-Maggs, Manchester Royal Infirmary
12:30Lunch
13:30Understanding neonatal ventilatorsProfessor Peter Rimensberger, University Hospital of Geneva
14:30The positive and negative consequences of stressors during early lifeProfessor Pat Monaghan, University of Glasgow
15:30Tea
THE DAVID HARVEY LECTURE
16:00Should medical journalism be society’s conscience?Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-Chief, British Medical Journal
17:00End of day
Wednesday 2 December
09:00Newborn organ bioengineeringMr Paolo de Coppi, Institute of Child Health
10:00Young Investigator Prize Presentations
11:00Coffee
11:30How to deal with deaths and other perplexing issues in neonatal trial analysesDr Edmund Juszczak, University of Oxford
12:30Lunch
13:30What is life-course epidemiology?Professor Marjo-Ritta Jarvelin, Imperial College London
14:30Iodine supplementation in preterm infantsDr Fiona Williams, University of Dundee
15:30Tea
16:00Identifying and treating placental failureProfessor Colin Sibley, University of Manchester
17:00End of day
Thursday 3 December
09:00 Necrotising enterocolitis: epidemiology and practical clinical considerationsProfessor Neena Modi, Imperial College London
10:00Preventing and treating food allergyProfessor Gideon Lack, King’s College London
11:00Coffee
11:30To be confirmed
12:30Lunch
13:30The opportunities and challenges of pragmatic randomised trials using routinely recorded electronic health dataProfessor Tjeerd van Staa, University of Manchester
14:30Frenotomy and breast-feedingProfessor Alan Emond, University of Bristol
15:30Tea
16:00The potential risks and benefits of insulin treatment in hyperglycaemic preterm neonatesDr Colin Morgan, Liverpool Women’s Hospital
17:00End of day
Friday 4 December
09:00Perinatal mental health: what every neonatologist should know Professor Louise Howard, Kings College London
10:00The natural history of preterm patent ductus arteriosusProfessor Pascal Boileau, Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal, Poissy, France
11:00Perinatal stroke: aetiologies, treatments and future directionsProfessor Gabrielle Deveber, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
12:00Lunch and close