SRI 64th Annual Scientific Meeting
SRI 64th Annual Scientific Meeting

Society of Reproductive Investigation (SRI)

64th Annual Scientific Meeting, March 15-18, 2017

Myometrium/Parturition Satellite Meeting

Organizers: Rachel Tribe, PhD
                     King's College London

                    R. Ann Word, MD
                    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Location: Floridian B

Morning Session: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Rachel Tribe, PhD
King's College London

8:30a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


Heat Shock Proteins: Renaissance Molecules for the Myometrium
Daniel MacPhee, PhD
University of Saskatchewan

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


The Uterine Unfolded Protein Response Regulates Gestational Length
Jennifer Condon, PhD
Wayne State University School of Medicine

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


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


Regulation of Inflammation and Innate Immune Cells in Preterm Birth
Karen Racicot, PhD

Michigan State University College of Medicine

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


The Role of Adrenomedullin in Establishing and Maintaining the Maternal-Fetal Interface
Brooke Matson, MD, PhD

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Epigenetic Sensitization to African American Commensal Bacteria in Preterm Labor
Scott Walsh, PhD

Virginia Commonwealth University

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


TrpV4 Channels and Preterm Labour
David Cornfield, MD

Stanford University

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


Afternoon Session: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
R. Ann Word, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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

Mechanisms of Dysfunctional Quiescence in Spontaneous Preterm Labor
Ian Buxton, PhD

University of Nevada

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

New Paradigms in Cervical Tissue Structure and Function
Joy Vink, MD

Columbia University Medical Center

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

Optical and Mass Spectral Analysis of the Cervix During Pregnancy
Jeff Reese, MD
Vanderbilt University

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


4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hypoxia and Myometrial Function: Something Old and Something New
Susan Wray, PhD

University of Liverpool