Section on Perinatal Pediatrics - Section on Perinatal Pediatrics Program

Saturday, October 17, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:00 AM
Constitution Ballroom A-B (Grand Hyatt)
8:00 AM
The Effects of in Utero Glucocorticoid(GLC) Exposure On Fetal Skeletal Muscle Growth in Rats
Ganga Gokulakrishnan, MD, Baylor College of Medicine; Irma J. Estrada, Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine; Marta L. Fiorotto, PhD, Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine
8:10 AM
TNF-RELATED APOPTOSIS-INDUCING LIGAND (TRAIL) ON UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD CD34-POSITIVE CELLS EXPRESSION INCREASES IN the PRESENCE of TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-ALPHA (TNF-α)
Mohannad Moallem, Saint Louis University; Allison Maddox, Saint Louis University; Joyce M. Koenig, Saint Louis University
8:20 AM
Expert Modeling Improves the Acquisition of Technical and Behavioral Skills in Neonatal Resuscitation Training
Hilary Hackmann, MD, Oregon Health & Science University; Douglas Leonard, Oregon Health & Science University; JoDee M. Anderson, Oregon Health & Science University
8:40 AM
VA ECMO Is Able to Maintain Brain Perfusion in a Sus Scrofa Model of Endotoxic Shock
Sherreen Batts, Tripler Army Medical Center; Thornton Mu, Tripler Army Medical Center; Catherine Uyehara, Tripler Army Medical Center; Sarah Lentz-Kapua, Tripler Army Medical Center; Jane Uyehara-Lock, Pacific Health Research Institute
8:50 AM
Astrocyte Phenotypic Changes Induced by Hyperoxia and Nitric Oxide
Christie J. Bruno, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania; Todd Greco, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania; Harry Ischiropoulos, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania
9:00 AM
Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters as a Potential Biomarker of in-Utero Ethanol Exposure in Preterm Guinea Pig Tissues
Sowmya Mohan, MD, Emory University; Theresa W. Gauthier, MD, Emory University; Frank L. Harris, Emory University; Lou Ann S. Brown, PhD, Emory University
9:20 AM
9:40 AM
Effect of O2-Exposure On Developmentally Regulated Hox Genes in Key Stages of Lung Morphogenesis and Alveologenesis
Francheyska Silfa Mazara, M.D., Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine; MaryAnn V. Volpe, M.D., Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine
9:50 AM
Omeprazole Attenuates Hyperoxic Lung Injury in Mice
Binoy Shivanna, Baylor College of Medicine. Texas children's hospital; Weiwu Jiang, Baylor College of Medicine. Texas children's hospital; Lihua Wang, Baylor College of Medicine. Texas children's hospital; Xanthi I. Couroucli, Baylor College of Medicine. Texas children's hospital; Bhagavatula Moorthy, Baylor College of Medicine. Texas children's hospital
10:00 AM
The Proneural Gene Math1 Is Required for Parafacial/Retrotrapezoid Neuronal Development and Respiration at Birth
Kaashif A. Ahmad, MD, Baylor College of Medicine; Matthew F. Rose, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine; Jun Ren, PhD, University of Alberta; Hsiao-Tuan Chao, BS, Baylor College of Medicine; Tiemo J. Klisch, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine; Adriano Flora, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine; John J. Greer, PhD, University of Alberta; Huda Y. Zoghbi, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
10:20 AM
Alterations in Ephrin B2 Reverse Signaling Modulate Distal Alveolar Morphogenesis
Katherine M. Bennett, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Christopher Dravis, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Mark Henkemeyer, PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Margaret A. Schwarz, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
10:30 AM
Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) in Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants (VLBW) Exceeds A Reference Population in the First 3 Yr of Life
Dr. Andrea Freeman Duncan, MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine; Dr. Roy Heyne, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Janet S. Morgan, RN, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Naveed Ahmad, MD, MPH, Children's Medical Center of Dallas; Dr. Charles R. Rosenfeld, MD, FAAP, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
10:40 AM
NT Pro-BNP Levels Improve the Ability of Predicting a Hemodynamically Significant PDA in VLBW Infants
Sujatha Buddhe, MD, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical center; Sarita Dhuper, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical center; Chaitanya Chavda, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical center; Laya Weichbrod, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical center; Eman Mahdi, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical center; Roger Kim, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical center; Dominique Jean-Baptiste, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical center; Myron Sokal, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical center