SRI 70th Annual Scientific Meeting

Fetal Physiology Satellite Symposium

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Room: P1&2
Plaza Level


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

Kent Thornburg, PhD
Oregon Health and Science University

8:30 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.

Kent Thornburg, PhD
Oregon Health & Science University

Morning Session

Karen Moritz, PhD, The University of Queensland
Jack Darby, PhD, University of South Australia

8:35 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Interventions During Obese Pregnancy: A Window of Opportunity to Improve the Health of Two Generations
Susan Ozanne, PhD
University of Cambridge

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

Coffee Break
Plaza Foyer, Plaza Level

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

Maternal Obesity, Programming of the Progenitor Pool and Adipose Expansion Capacity 
Jennifer Thompson, PhD
University of Calgary

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

Sweet Child of Mine – The Impact of Caloric and Non-caloric Sweeteners During Pregnancy on Adipose Tissue Function
Clare Reynolds, PhD
University College of Dublin

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

What Happens in the Liver Stays in the Liver – Programming of Insulin Resistance and Fibrosis
Stephanie Wesolowski, PhD
University of Colorado Denver- Anschutz Medical Campus

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

Seeing the Fetus Grow
Janna Morrison, PhD
University of South Australia

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


Afternoon Session

Timothy Regnault, PhD, University of Western
Ashley Meakin, PhD, University of South Australia

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

Maternal Nutrition and Perinatal Programming of Hypothalamic Circuits and Energy Balance Regulation
Sebastien Bouret, PhD
University of Lille, INSERM

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

Maternal Obesity and Offspring Neurodevelopment: Challenges and Opportunities
Emily Camm, PhD
The Ritchie Centre, Hudson Institute of Medical Research

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

Are You What Your Mother Ate? Early Life Origins of Appetite and Energy Balance.
Beverly Muhlhausler, PhD, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), University of Adelaide, SAHMRI

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

Coffee Break
Plaza Foyer, Plaza Level

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

Impacts of GDM and Obesity on Breastfeeding and Breast Milk Influencing Infant Health
Mary Wlodek, PhD, University of Melbourne, National University of Singapore, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, University of Western Australia