The 3rd Annual Dr Jill Gandy Memorial Lecture on Neonatal Medicine took place last Tuesday, 9 May. The event was really well attended, both in person and online.
The lectureship featured talks from a variety of national and international speakers, including keynotes: Professor Richard Polin (Columbia University), Professor Steven Abman (University of Colorado), Professor David Rowitch (University of Cambridge) and Professor William Benitz (Stanford University).
Other speakers included Professor Olivier Danhaive and Professor Roberta Cilio from the University of Louvain in Brussels. This years lecture also provided PhD students with the opportunity to update on their research.
A full list of the talks is available below.
The prize for this year’s Gandy Award was presented by Professor Colin Morley and last year’s poster winner, Maria-Sofia Kalogeropoulou, awarded to Maya Smolkova. See the gallery of posters here.
The event was co-sponsored by Jane Cursiter, Elsevier and the Cambridge Perinatal Group.
List of talks
Introductory comments: Dr Jill Gandy – Colin Morley (Department of Neonatology, Cambridge)
Keynote Lecture ‘Life in the NICU Without Antibiotics: Making Healthier Babies’ – Richard Polin (Professor, Columbia University)
Human developmental cell atlas: what we have achieved and what is missing –
Chenqu Suo (PhD Student, University of Cambridge and Wellcome Sanger Institute)
Keynote Lecture ‘Pulmonary Vascular Disease of Prematurity: Phenotypes and Therapy’ – Steven Abman (Professor, University of Colorado)
Genetics of Pulmonary Hypertension – Olivier Danhaive (Professor, University of Louvain)
Wireless monitoring of vital signs on the NICU – Oliver Bonner (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cambridge)
Neonatal Epilepsy: what once was rare is now common – Roberta Cilio (Professor, University of Louvain)
Keynote ‘Genomics and the Neuro-NICU – David Rowitch (Professor, University of Cambridge)
Rapid whole genome sequencing in the NICU – the parents perspective – Helen Dolling (PhD Student, University of Cambridge)
Dynamic functional connectivity and sleep in the developing brain – Katharine Lee (PhD Student, University of Cambridge)
Keynote: ‘A Triad of Strategies for Ventilator Management of Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia’ – William Benitz (Professor, Stanford University)
Closing Remarks – Jane Cursiter