Symposium Agenda

Programme for Global Paediatric Research
Symposium: May 4, 2004
Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco
Room 2007

8 a.m.
Micronutrient Deficiency in Childhood
Chair: Dr. Kenneth Brown, Universityof California, Davis, U.S.A.

  • Iron deficiency: Global aspects of incidence, prevention and outcome, Dr. Stanley Zlotkin, Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Iron deficiency and brain and behaviour development, Dr. Patricio Peirano, Professor and Head, Sleep and Functional Neurobiology Lab, INTA, Universityof Chile, Santiago, Chile
  • Global aspects of zinc deficiency, Dr. ZulfiqarBhutta, Professor of Paediatrics & Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Zinc deficiency and childhood infectious disease, Dr. Robert Black, Chair, Department of International Health, JohnsHopkinsUniversity, Baltimore, U.S.A.

10:30 a.m.
Platform presentations from selected abstracts
Chair: Dr. Alvin Zipursky

 

Pres. Time

Abstract#

1st Author

Title

1

10:30

1588

Burden

Neurocognitive Differences in 19-year-Olds Treated for Iron Deficiency in Infancy

2

10:45

1589

Algarin

Cerebral Executive Function in Preadolescents Is affected by Iron Deficiency in Infancy

3

11:00

1590

Schmidt

The Long-Term Behavioral Effects of Fetal/Neonatal Iron Deficiency on a Hippocampally Dependant Learning Task in the Rat

4

11:15

1591

Llanos

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a National Folic Acid Fortification Program in Chile

5

11:30

1592

John

Invasion-Inhibitory Antibodies to MSP-1(19) Correlate With Protection From P. falciparum Infection in a Semi-Immune Population in HighlandKenya

6

11:45

1593

Mayxay

INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AWARD: Treatment Response in Lao Children with P. Falciparum Malaria

7

12:00

1594

Diomande

Malaria Among Newborn With Infection Risk (Teaching Hospitalof Cocody- Abidjan)

8

12:15

1595

Hara

Genetic Susceptibility to Mycobacterial Infection in Japan

1:30 p.m.
Malaria and Tuberculosis

Co-Chairs: Chifumbe Chintu, UniversityTeachingHospitalSchoolof Medicine, Universityof Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia; and Donald Greydanus, Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S.A.

  • Low birthweight and fetal anemia in the tropics and their relation to Malaria. Professor Bernard Brabin, LiverpoolSchoolof Tropical Medicine, U.K.
  • Effect of gestational and placental malaria on newborn infants. Dr. Philip Fischer, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, U.S.A.
  • Genetic Susceptibility to Tuberculosis, Dr. Erwin Schurr, Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, McGill University, Montreal, Canada