Scientific Information

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Scientific Programme

09:15-09:30

Welcome and plan for the day

Minesh Khashu
Consultant in Neonatal Medicine, University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust, U.K.

09:30-13:45

Session 1

Chairs: Jan Minesh Khashu and Jan Hulscher

09:30-10:00

“NEC is for life not just the neonatal unit”

Helen Jenkins

10:00-10:35

New concepts, approaches and techniques in the surgical management of NEC

David J. Hackam, MD, PhD, FACS.
Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief and Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Garrett Professor and Chief of Pediatric Surgery,
Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Cell Biology,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center, USA

10:35-11:10

Intestinal and nutritional management considerations at the limits of viability

Steven McElroy MD
Chief of Neonatology
Professor of Pediatrics
UC Davis Health

11:10-11:45

Break

11:45-12:20

Biomarkers for NEC: Challenges and opportunities

Misty Good, MD, MS
Division Chief, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

12:20-12:55

Genetic architecture of necrotizing enterocolitis susceptibility in preterm infants - a whole exome sequencing study

Venkatesh Sampath
Professor of Pediatrics/Neonatology
Sosland Chair in Neonatal Research
Director of Neonatal Diseases Research Program
Children's Mercy Hospital

12:55-13:45

Lunch Industry Exhibition

13:45-18:00

Session 2

Chairs: Misty Good and Steve McElroy

13:45-14:20

Understanding Red Cell Transfusion-Related Effects on Intestinal Oxygenation, Inflammation and Injury

RaviMangalPatel, MD, MSc
Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Clinical Research, Division of Neonatology
Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

14:20-14:55

Exclusive human milk diet in preterm infants - fact or fiction?

Boris Kramer
University of Poznan, Poland, Neuroplast BV

14:55-15:45

Poster walk presentations

15:45-16:00

Tea/Coffee

16:00-18:00

Basic science/Translational presentations

16:00-17:55

Session 3

Chairs: David J. Hackam and Gail Besner

16:00-16:15

Impact of Diet and Anemia on Intestinal Inflammation in Preterm Infants

Ravi Mangal Patel
Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Clinical Research, Division of Neonatology
Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

16:15-16:30

A new era of therapies for NEC: Personalized medicine and targeted therapies

Misty Good, MD, MS
Division Chief, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Department of Pediatrics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

16:30-16:45

Why is there an association between chorioamnionitis and development of NEC?

Steven McElroy MD
Chief of Neonatology
Professor of Pediatrics
UC Davis Health

16:45-17:00

Cellular and Molecular mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of NEC

David Hackam

17:00-17:40

Next Generation Probiotic Therapy for NEC: From Bench to Bedside

Gail Besner
H. William Clatworthy Jr., Professor of Surgery
Chief, Department of Pediatric Surgery
Principal Investigator
Center for Perinatal Research
Nationwide Children's Hospital Research Institute

17:40-17:55

NECand stem cells - critical review of the preclinical models

Boris Kramer
University of Poznan, Poland, Neuroplast BV

Best NEC Abstracts for oral presentation

18:00-18:15

18:15-18:30

18:30-18:45

18:45-19:00

19:15

Reception

20:00

Dinner

09:00-09:15

Welcome and plan for the day

09:15-09:30

QI & Innovation

Minesh Khashu
Consultant in Neonatal Medicine, University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

Session 1

Chairs: Minesh Khashu; Mandy C Daly

09:30-10:00

TouchingLives, Impacting Lifetimes: Trauma Informed Care in the NICU

Mary Coughlin MS-NNP, RNC-E
Trauma Informed Professional, Caritas Coach®
President Founder
Caring Essentials Collaborative, LLC

10:00-10:35

GIRFT Neonatology: Progress and Next Steps

Dr Eleri Adams
Neonatology Lead, GIRFT, NHS England
President, BAPM
Consultant Neonatologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Oxford

10:35-11:10

Preterm Perinatal Optimisation update: the ‘State of the Nation'

Dr Sarah Bates
Consultant Paediatrician Neonatologist
PERIPrem Project Neonatal Operational Clinical Lead
Quality Lead for the British Association of Perinatal Medicine
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11:10-11:45

Break

11:45-12:20

Human Factors: Jointly Improving System Performance and Human Wellbeing in Healthcare

PaulBowie
Safety Scientist/Medical Educator/Chartered Ergonomist Human Factors Specialist
Glasgow, United Kingdom

12:20-12:50

Addressing health disparities in the neonatal unit

Jochen Profit, MD, MPH
Wendy J. Tomlin Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine
Stanford University

12:50-13:45

Lunch Industry Exhibition

13:45-16:00

Session 2

Chairs: Eleri Adams and Charles Roehr

13:45-14:20

Innovation in Neonatal Care

Professor Don Sharkey
Professor of Neonatal Medicine and Technologies
Centre for Perinatal Research (CePR) School of Medicine, University of Nottingham
and Honorary Consultant Neonatologist
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

14:20-14:55

Panel discussion on QI & Innovation
Minesh Khashu, Eleri Adams, Don Sharkey, Mandy C Daly, Diane Keeling

14:55-15:35

Poster walk QI & Innovation

15:35-16:00

Tea/Coffee

Oral presentations (Best abstracts on Neonatal QI & Innovation)

17:15-17:30

Wrap up and concluding remarks

Minesh Khashu