SRI 70th Annual Scientific Meeting

Placenta Satellite Symposium

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Room: P3-5
Plaza Level

Supported by NICHD 1R13HD084096

Owen Vaughan, PhD
University College London, United Kingdom

Thomas Jansson MD, PhD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA


Session I: Plenary Session

Owen Vaughan, PhD
University College London, UK

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

The Outs and Ins of Trophoblastic Extracellular Vesicles
Yoel Sadovsky, MD
Magee Women's Research, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Coffee Break
Foyer Level

Session II: New Frontiers in Placental Biology


10:00 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

The Role of Placental Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase in Resource Allocation and Adaptation to Pregnancy
Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri, PhD
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

10:40 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.


The Role of Endogenous Retroviruses in the Development of the Primate Placenta
Jennifer Frost, PhD
Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom

11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Dynamic Changes in the Bioactivity of Circulating Extracellular Vesicles and Insulin Sensitivity During Pregnancy: Cause and Effect?
Carlos Salomon, PhD
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Session III: Placental Physiology in the 21st Century


1:30 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Understanding the Feto-placental Circulation to Improve Outcomes in Fetal Growth Restriction
Jo James, PhD
University of Auckland, New Zealand

2:10 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

New Insights Into Placental Function from 3D Imaging and Computational Modelling
Rohan Lewis, PhD, FTPS
University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Session IV: Placental Research in Translation


2:50 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Exploring Placental Phenotype in Pregnancy Complications
Alexander Heazell, PhD, MRCOG
University of Manchester, United Kingdom

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Coffee Break
Foyer Level

4:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.

Latest Data on a New Pre-eclamptic Mouse Model
Isabella Caniggia, MD, PhD
University of Toronto, Canada