The University of Glasgow, School of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health Pregnancy Forum

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The University of Glasgow, School of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health is pleased to announce a Pregnancy Research Symposium to be held on Friday 2nd February

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital,
Learning and Teaching Centre,
Lecture Theatre

There are sessions on Maternal Obesity and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome and on Placental Function with guest speakers, Professor Baski Thilaganathan from St George’s Hospital and Elizabeth Cottrell from the Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, University of Manchester.

Please find below the link for registering for the Pregnancy Research Symposium. Registration is free;

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PROGRAMME INFORMATION: 

Glasgow Pregnancy Research SymposiumFriday
2nd February 2018, 10.00-15.30
Learning and Teaching Centre, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Lecture Theatre

09.30 – 10.00       Tea and Coffee

10.00                    Welcome
                             Dilys Freeman

Maternal Obesity and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
(Chair: Dilys Freeman)

10.00 – 10.30       David Carty
                             School of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health, University of Glasgow
                             Management of T1DM in pregnancy- where we are and where we’re heading

10.30 – 11.00       Shahzya Huda
                             Forth Valley NHS/ Wishaw District General Hospital
                             How good is maternal BMI as an indicator of adverse pregnancy outcome?

11.00 – 11.30       Stamatina Iliodromiti
                             School of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health, University of Glasgow
                             Customised and Non-customised Birth Weight Centiles and Prediction of Stillbirth
                             and Infant Mortality and Morbidity

11.30 - 12.00        Nicola Heslehurst
                             Institute of Health and Society, University of Newcastle
                             Supporting health professionals with routine antenatal weight management
                             practice

12.00 – 12.30      Lunch, LTC Atrium

12.30 – 13.30        QEUH GRAND ROUNDS
                              Professor Basky Thilaganathan
                              St George’s Hospital, London
                              Pre-eclampsia as a cardiovascular, rather than a placental, disorder

Placental function
(Chair: Delyth Graham)

13.30 – 14.15        Elizabeth Cottrell
                              Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, University of Manchester
                              Therapeutic potential of dietary nitrate supplementation in pregnancy

14.15 – 14.35        Hannah Morgan
                              School of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health, University of Glasgow
                              Establishment of a model of superimposed pre-eclampsia in the pregnant stroke
                              prone spontaneously hypertensive rat by exposure to angiotensin II

14.35 – 14.55        Heather Small
                              School of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health, University of Glasgow
                              Role of tumour necrosis factor-α and natural killer cells in uterine artery
                              function and pregnancy outcome in the SHRSP rat model

15.00 – 15.30        Short student presentations
                              Amaal Alrehaili - Adipose tissue function in gestational diabetes
                              Sonya Frazier - Ultrasound and Microbubble Targeted Gene-delivery to the Kidney
                              with Potential Application to the Placenta
                              Sharon Mackin - Diabetes and pre-eclampsia risk: the role of vascular function

Registration is free.
Please register for catering purposes at:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/glasgow-pregnancy-research-symposium-tickets-39617096803


First published: 20 December 2017