International Neuroplacentology Video Conference

The International Neuroplacentology Conference is comprised of a group of neonatologists, neurologists, pathologists, OBs, NIH program officers and more who videoconference approximately every 6-8 weeks on both clinical and basic research topics related to “neuroplacentology”—connections between placental function and brain development.

Videoconferences are held on Mondays at 4pm EST.  Scheduled talks for 2018-2019 are as follows:

September 24, 2018

Presenter: Janine LaSalle, PhD, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine Genome Center, MIND Institute, University of California-Davis

Title: Epigenetic biomarkers at birth using placental samples from a prospective high-risk autism study

October 29, 2018

Presenter: Irina Burd, MD, PhD, Center for Fetal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Title: Intrauterine inflammation and infection: Transplacental signals and neurodevelopment

November 19, 2018

Presenter: Frances A. Champagne, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

December 17, 2018

Presenter: Carmen Marsit, PhD, Department of Environmental Health, Winship Cancer Institute, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

January 7, 2019

Presenter: Daniel Weinberger, MD, The Lieber Institute for Brain Development, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

For further information, please contact Dr. Anna Penn: