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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

  • 07:30 17:15

    Registration

    Room: Second Floor
  • 08:30 09:00

    Opening Remarks

    Room: Auditorium

    Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Co-Director, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Canada
    Michael Salter, Chief of SickKids Research Institute, Canada
    Neelam Mohan, President of CAPGAN
  • 09:00 10:30

    Plenary Session 1: Setting the Stage

    Room: Auditorium

    Co-Chairs: Jay Berkley, Beatrice Amadi

    Global Burden of Childhood Malnutrition: What do we Know?
    Nicholas Kassebaum, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, USA

    The Costly Lifelong Triple Burden of Early Childhood Enteric Infections (HAZdrop, COGhit & METsyn): Bridging Clinical & Lab Research
    Dick Guerrant, University of Virginia, USA

    John Walker-Smith Oration: Advances in understanding the control of childhood diarrhoea mortality
    Robert Black, Johns Hopkins University, USA

    Invited Comment
    John Walker-Smith

  • 10:30 11:00

    Coffee & Tea Break

    Room: Gallery
  • 11:00 12:30

    Plenary Sessions 2: Vaccines and Gastrointestinal Infections

    Room: Auditorium

    Chair: Tony Nelson

    Progress and challenges in global rotavirus prevention
    Jacqueline Tate, CDC, USA

    Typhoid Fever
    Andrew Pollard, University of Oxford, UK

    Recent Advances in Enteric Vaccines
    Chad Porter, Naval Medical Research Center,USA

  • 12:30 13:30

    Lunch & e‑Poster Sessions

    Room: Gallery
  • 13:30 15:00

    Parallel Sessions (A,B,C)

    Rooms: Event Room 1, 2A/B, 3A/B

    • Parallel Session A: Acute & Persistent Diarrhoea 1 [DIARRHOEA THEME]
    • Parallel Session B: Liver Disease 1 [GENERAL GI/LIVER THEME]
    • Parallel Session C: Understanding Malnutrition-Associated Pathophysiology
      [MALNUTRITION THEME]

    Parallel Session A: Acute & Persistent Diarrhoea 1 [DIARRHOEA THEME] 

    Room: Event Room 1

    Chair: Steve Allen & Neelam Mohan

    Cholera: State of the Art
    Firdausi Qadri, icddr-be, Bangladesh

    Does promotion of Water, sanitation and hygiene practices make a difference? Lessons learned from the SHINE trial
    Jean Humphrey, Johns Hopkins University, USA

    Evaluation of a test and treat approach for acute severe pediatric gastroenteritis in Botswana
    David Goldfarb, University of British Columbia, Canada

     


    Parallel Session B: Liver Disease 1 [GENERAL GI/LIVER THEME]

    Room: Event Room 2A/B

    Chair: Yaron Avitzur

    Outcomes for Children after Liver Transplantation - Targeting Health Span AND Life Span
    Vicky Ng, SickKids, Canada

    Oral Abstract: Spectrum, manifestation and management of hepato-pulmonary syndrome in 150 consecutive living related pediatric liver transplantation
    Aaashay Abhay Shah, Medanta - The Medicity, India

    Pediatric NAFLD: A state of the art
    Marialena Mouzaki, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA

    Long-term risks for non-communicable diseases after severe malnutrition
    Debbie Thompson, University of the West Indies, Jamaica 

     


    Parallel Session C: Understanding Malnutrition-Associated Pathophysiology [MALNUTRITION THEME]

    Room: Event Room 3A/B

    Chair: Philip Abiodun

    Pathophysiology of Edematous Malnutrition: an Overview and Novel Insights
    Andre Briend, University of Tampere, Finland

    Malnutrition and Immune Function
    Agnes Gwela, University of Oxford, UK

    Metabolic Function in Malnutrition
    Robert Bandsma, SickKids, Canada

    Oral Abstract: Plasma proteomics reveals markers of metabolic stress in HIV SAM
    Gerard Bryan Gonzales, Universiteit Gent, Belgium 

    Oral Abstract: Evaluating the Role of the Typtophan-Nicotinamide (TRP-NAM) Pathway in Severe Malnutrition
    Guanlan Hu, Hospital for Sick Children, Canada 

  • 15:00 15:30

    Coffee & Tea Break

    Room: Gallery
  • 15:30 17:00

    Parallel Sessions (D,E,F)

    Rooms: Event Rooms 1, 2A/B, 3A/B

    • Parallel Session D: Intestinal Failure and Regeneration [DIARRHOEA THEME]
    • Parallel Session E: Chronic Intestinal Inflammation: IBD and EED: Oral Abstract Session
      [GENERAL GI/LIVER THEME]
    • Parallel Session F: Micronutrients in Childhood [MALNUTRITION THEME]

    Parallel Session D: Intestinal Failure and Regeneration [DIARRHOEA THEME] 

    Room: Event Room 1

    Chair: Oscar Gomez

    The new reality of Intestinal failure and transplantation
    Yaron Avitzur, SickKids, Canada

    Oral Abstract: Kinase Signaling Defects responsible for MVID diarrhoea 
    Nadia Ameen, Yale School of Medicine, USA

    Oral Abstract: Using Exosomes to repair Malnutrition-Induced Gut Barrier Dysfunction
    Mohammad Karim Maghraby, SickKids, Canada

    Roles of GLP1 and 2 on Intestinal Function and Regeneration 
    Patricia Brubaker, University of Toronto, Canada

    Oral Abstract: Beneficial Effects of Glucagon-like Peptide-2 Receptor Agonist On Intestinal Barrier Function Among Undernourished Mice
    Jibraan Fawad, University of Virginia, USA

    Oral Abstract: Transcriptomic profiles of mucosal biopsies from children with stunting and adults
    Paul Kelly, Queen Mary University of London, UK

     


    Parallel Session E: Chronic Intestinal Inflammation: IBD and EED [GENERAL GI/LIVER THEME]

    Room: Event Room 2A/B

    Chair: Sean Moore

    IBD: State of the art
    Anne Griffiths, SickKids, Canada

    Managing IBD in LMIC's
    Vineet Ahuja, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India 

    EED and its contribution towards chronic malnutrition in children
    Asad Ali, Aga Khan University, Pakistan 

     


    Parallel Session F: Micronutrients in Childhood [MALNUTRITION THEME]

    Room: Event Room 3A/B

    Chair: Barbara Golden

    Iron Deficiency Prevention in Pregnancy and Childhood
    Stan Zlotkin, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Canada

    Vitamin D in pregnancy and infant outcomes in Bangladesh
    Daniel Roth, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Canada

    Micronutrient Deficiencies in Early Life
    Philip Abiodun, Benin, Nigeria 

    Oral Abstract: The prevalence of nutritional deficiencies appears to be high among adolescent girls (!5 to 19 years) in rural Pakistan
    Jo-Anne Baxter, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Canada

     

  • 17:00 18:00

    Welcome Reception

    Room: Gallery