Past Webinars

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April 2020 – Speakers & Topics:

  • Supporting HIE Families – Betsy Pilon, Hope For HIE
  • Hypothermia for HIE, Updates and Controversies – Seetha Shankaran, MD
  • Neonatal Head Ultrasonography: How to Scan a Baby, Normal Anatomy of the Neonatal Brain – Gerda Meijler, MD
  • Neuroimaging in the Full Term Infant – Linda de Vries, MD
  • Neonatal Seizures – Carlos Ivan Salazar, MD

May 2020 – Speakers & Topics:

  • Neuroimaging in the Preterm Infant: Where are we in 2020? – SIG Panel Discussion
    • Chairs/Speakers:  Mohamed El-Dib, MD, Terrie Inder, MBChB, MD, Hannah Glass, MDCM, MAS, An Massaro, MD, Laura Ment, MD, Christopher Smyser, MD, MSCI
    • Moderators: Laura Ment, MD & Joseph J Volpe, MD)
  • Sedation, Analgesia, and the Newborn Brain – Christopher McPherson, PharmD, BCPPS
  • Neonatal Brain Development: Structure and Function – Christopher Smyser, MD, MSCI 
  • Review: HIE, Therapeutic Hypothermia and Outcomes – Panadda Chansarn, MD

June 2020 – Speakers & Topics:

  • Neuroprotective Nursing Care: More Than Just a “Cool Cub” – Jan Lind, RN
  • 7 Steps to Review aEEG – Kathi Randall, MSN, CNSaNNP-BC
  • Is it time to use NIRS as a clinical NICU monitor? – Mohamed El-Dib, MD
  • Is it solely neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy or is it more? – Kristine Woodward, MD, MSc

July 2020 – Speakers & Topics:

  • Hemodynamic Management in HIE – Nicholas Evans, DM, MRCPCH, CCPU, OAM
  • Getting Started With Neonatal NIRS Research – Zachary Vesoulis, MD
  • Synaptic ratios determine more epileptogenesis in some brain malformations than in others – Harvey Sarnat, MS, MD, FRCPC
  • Mild HIE: Conundrum and Beyond – Lina Chalak, MD
  • Fetal Heart Rate Patterns and Perinatal Asphyxia – Barry Schifrin, MD

August 2020 – Speakers & Topics:

  • Diagnosis of Neonatal SeizuresCourtney Wusthoff, MD
  • Developmental Origins of Brain Health and Disease: The Diagnostic Process across the Life-span, Part 1: The Horizontal Perspective of Phenotypic Diversity – Mark Scher, MD
  • Cooling Therapy in Middle-Income Countries – Sudhin Thayyil, MD, DCH, FRCPCH, PhD
  • Using Technology to Protect Brains in Resource Limited Countries – Gabriel Variane, MD

September 2020 – Speakers & Topics:

  • Neonatal Stroke: Little Brains, Big Consequences – Anna Mrelashvili, MD
  • Neonatal Brain Doppler Applications – Frances Cowan, MD
  • Cerebellar Injury in the Newborn – Sylke Steggerda, MD
  • Update on IVH and PHVD – Mehmet Cizmeci, MD

October 2020 – Speakers & Topics:

  • Cerebral Oxygenation and the PDA Dilemma: Can NIRS Monitoring Help? – Valerie Chock, MD, MS, Epi
  • Insights Into the Pathways to Adverse Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in the Preterm Infant – Terrie Inder, MBChB, MD
  • HIE in the Preterm Infant: Brain Injury, Therapies, and Outcomes – Ted Rosenkrantz, MD
  • Elemental Role of the Neonatal Therapist in Providing Neuroprotective Care for Preterm Infants in the NICU – Catherine Smith, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS, CNT and Jenene Craig, PhD, MBA, OTR/L, CNT
  • Neonatal Metabolic Epilepsies – Phillip Pearl, MD

November 2020 – Speakers & Topics:

  • Normal Embryology and Morphogenesis of the Human Nervous System – Harvey Sarnat, MS, MD, FRCPC
  • Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibition Reverses Cellular and Transcriptomic Alterations Induced by Hypoxia in the Neonatal Piglet Brain – Panagiotis Kratimenos, MD, PhD
  • Introduction to Placental Pathology and the Amsterdam Classification – Raymond Redline, MD

December 2020 – Speakers & Topics:

  • IVH Prevention: A Quality Improvement Perspective – Khorshid Mohammad, MD, MSc, FABP, FRCP (Edin)
  • Fetal Oxygenation During Maternal Hypoxia – Shyamala Dakshinamurti, MD, MSc, FRCP, FAAP
  • Creating a NeuroNICU: Practical Ways to Provide Brain Focused Care – Krisa Van Meurs, MD and Kathi Randall, MSN, CNS, NNP-BC

January 2021 – Speakers & Topics:

  • Using Placental Pathology to Understand Adverse Neurologic Outcomes – Raymond Redline, MD
  • 12th International Newborn Brain Conference Series: Pre-clinical Models of Neonatal Brain Injury – Alistair Gunn, MBChB, PhD, FRACP (Paediatrics), FRSNZ and John Barks, MD
  • Transitory and Vestigial Structures of the Developing Human Nervous System – Harvey Sarnat, MS, MD, FRCPC
  • 12th Hershey Conference Series on Developmental Brain Injury: Preterm Brain Injury – Helen Stolp, PhD, Mihai Puia-Dumitrescu, MD, MPH, Sandra Brooks, MD, MPH, FAAP and Josine Vaes, MD/PhD Candidate

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