SRI 69th Annual Scientific Meeting
SRI 69th Annual Scientific Meeting

Fetal Physiology Satellite


Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Capitol 1-3, Level 4

Chairs:
Kent Thornburg, PhD
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA

Jennifer A. Thompson, PhD
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada


8:30 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.

Introduction
Kent Thornburg, PhD
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA

Morning Session

Moderators: 
Sandy Davidge, PhD
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Amy Wooldridge, PhD
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

8:35 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

DOHaD and the developing brain: Opportunities and challenges
Stephen Matthews, PhD
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

The fetal brain: the nexus of fetal and maternal physiological responses to stress
Charles Wood, PhD
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA

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

BREAK

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

Impacts of prenatal and transgenerational stress on brain development
Gerlinde Metz, PhD
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

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

Neurodevelopment, epigenetics, and stress in a maternal obesity model
Patrick McGowan, PhD
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

Characterizing trajectories of fetal brain development with in utero MRI
Chris Kroenke, PhD
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA

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

Recent advances in early human development
Sophie Petropoulos, PhD
University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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

LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session

Moderators: 
Sean Limesand, PhD
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

Amy Kelly, PhD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Enhanced drug delivery approaches to ameliorate placental inflammation and perinatal brain injury
Irina Burd, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

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

Inflammation effects on the fetal blood-brain barrier and life-long neurological disorders
Alexandre Bonnin, PhD
Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

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

Inflammation effects on the fetal blood-brain barrier and life-long neurological disorders
Hannah Zierden, PhD
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA

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

BREAK

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

The placenta and fetal brain protection
Enrrico Bloise, PhD
Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horlozonte, Brazil

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Discussion

Stephanie R. Wesolowski, PhD
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA

Jennifer A. Thompson, PhD
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada