Programme for Global Paediatric Research
Symposium: May 4, 2004
Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco
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.
Platform presentations from selected abstracts
Chair: Dr. Alvin Zipursky
Neurocognitive Differences in 19-year-Olds Treated for Iron Deficiency in Infancy
Cerebral Executive Function in Preadolescents Is affected by Iron Deficiency in Infancy
The Long-Term Behavioral Effects of Fetal/Neonatal Iron Deficiency on a Hippocampally Dependant Learning Task in the Rat
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a National Folic Acid Fortification Program in Chile
Invasion-Inhibitory Antibodies to MSP-1(19) Correlate With Protection From P. falciparum Infection in a Semi-Immune Population in HighlandKenya
INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AWARD: Treatment Response in Lao Children with P. Falciparum Malaria
Malaria Among Newborn With Infection Risk (Teaching Hospitalof Cocody- Abidjan)
Genetic Susceptibility to Mycobacterial Infection in Japan
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