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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

  • 08:30 17:15

    Registration

    Room: Second Floor
  • 09:00 10:30

    Plenary Session 3: Liver Disease 2

    Room: Auditorium

    Chair: Vicky Ng

    Challenges in achieving elimination of viral hepatitis globally
    Jordan Feld, Toronto General Hospital, Canada

    Treatment of viral hepatitis in Children
    Simon Ling, SickKids, Canada

    Long-term graft injury after liver transplantation
    Deirdre Kelly, Birmingham Children's Hospital

    Upsurge in applications to address donor-graft shortage in pediatric liver transplantation in India
    Neelam Mohan, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India

  • 10:30 11:00

    Coffee & Tea Break

    Room: Gallery
  • 11:00 12:30

    Parallel Session (G,H,I)

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

    • Parallel Session G: Acute & Persistent Diarrhoea 2 [DIARRHOEA THEME]
    • Parallel Session H: Host Pathogen Interaction and Enteropathy [GENERAL/GI LIVER THEME]
    • Parallel Session I: Treatment of Ill Undernourished Children [MALNUTRITION THEME]

    Parallel Session G: Acute & Persistent Diarrhoea 2 [DIARRHOEA THEME]

    Room: Auditorium 

    Chair: Tahmeed Ahmed

    MAL-ED: What Did we Learn
    Margaret Kosek, Johns Hopkins University, USA

    Recent Advances in the Management of Diarrhoea
    Stephen Freedman, Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute, Canada

    Oral Abstract: Efficacy of Green Banana Mixed Lactose-free Diet in the Management of Persistent Diarrhoea Among 6 to 35 Months old Bangladeshi Children: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Rrial
    Monira Sarmin, icddrb, Bangladesh

    Oral Abstract: Risks to children with SAM from local water supply in feeding centers
    Syed Imran Ali, York University, Canada

     


    Parallel Session H: Host Pathogen Interaction and Enteropathy [GENERAL/GI LIVER THEME]

    Room: Event Room 1

    Chair: Donald Bundy 

    Salmonella Pathogenicity
    John Brumell, SickKids, Canada 

    Emergent E. coli enteropathogenes
    Oscar Gomez, University of Buffalo, USA

    Probiotics and Intestinal Injury 
    Phil Sherman, SickKids, Canada 

    Oral Abstract: A Co-culture Strategy to Optimize Probiotic Biomanufacturing Using Metabolomics 
    Gregory Medlock, University of Virginia, USA

     


    Parallel Session I: Treatment of Ill Undernourished Children [MALNUTRITION THEME]

    Room: Event Room 2A/B

    Chair: Chris Damman

    The CHAIN Cohort - Mortality risks in sick undernourished children
    Jay Berkley, KEMRI, Kenya 

    The CHAIN Cohort - Intestinal micro-organisms and function 
    Kirk Tickell, University of Washington 

    Treatment of Severely Malnourished Young Infants: Novel Insights 
    Martha Mwangome, KEMRI, Kenya 

    Oral Abstract: Metabolome Associated with Mortality of Children with Complicated Severe Acute Malnutrition: A Nested Case-congrol Study
    Bijun Wen, The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada 

    The Use of Early Warning Signs in Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM)
    Wieger Voskuijl 

  • 12:30 13:30

    Lunch & e‑Poster Sessions

    Room: Gallery
  • 13:30 15:00

    Parallel Session (J,K,L)

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

    • Parallel Session J: Novel Tests of Intestinal Function [DIARRHOEA THEME]
    • Parallel Session K: Microbiome and Health [GENERAL GI/LIVER THEME]
    • Parallel Session L: Long Term Neuro-Cognitive Effects of Early Life Nutritional Insults [MALNUTRITION THEME]

    Parallel Session J: Novel Tests of Intestinal Function [DIARRHOEA THEME]

    Room: Auditorium 

    Chair: Asad Ali

    Enteropathy Biomarkers: How Useful Are They?
    Donna Denno, University of Washington, USA

    Oral Abstract: Prediction of Mortality in Severe Acute Malnutrition by Faecal Volatile Organic Compound Analysis 
    Debbie van den Brink, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

    Assessing Intestinal Imaging with Tethered Capsule Endomicroscopy
    Gary Tearney, International Academy of Digital Pathology, USA

    Oral Abstract: Appetite Status of Under Five Children in Bangladesh Compared to their Non-stunted Peers: A Community-based Trial
    Naila Nurun Nahar, icddrb, Bangladesh

    Oral Abstract: Evaluation of stool-based Xpert-TBM/RIF testing for the diagnosis of Tuberculosis in young children
    Luke Uebelhoer, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

     


    Parallel Session K: Microbiome and Health [GENERAL GI/LIVER THEME]

    Room: Event Room 1

    Chair: Phil Sherman

    Food and Microbes for Healthy Growth and Development in Global Health 
    Chris Damman, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

    Host Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease
    Eran Elinav, Israel

    Intestinal Microbiome and Malnutrition
    Geoffrey Preidis, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

    Harnessing the Gut Microbiota to Treat Childhood Acute Malnutrition 
    Tahmeed Ahmed, icddr-b, Bangladesh

     


    Parallel Session L: Long Term Neuro-Cognitive Effects of Early Life Nutritional Insults [MALNUTRITION THEME]

    Room: Event Room 2A/B

    Chair: Wieger Voskuijl

    Oral Abstract: Low Fat-free Mass is an Important Predictor of 6-month Developmental Outcomes among Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition 
    Harriet Babikako

    Oral Abstract: Nutrition, Stimulation and Hygiene Education Impact Positively on Development and Growth, but not Gut Microbiota
    Prudence Atukunda, University of Oslo, Norway

    Oral Abstract: Moderate Acute Malnutrition is Associated with Changes in Saccadic  Reaction Times in 7 to 11 Month-old Infants in Sierra Leone
    David Hendrixson, Washington University in St. Louise, USA

    Oral Abstract: A Structural Equation Model of Pathways Between Household Income, Care Practices, and Nutrition and Development in Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition in Malawi
    Allison Daniel, Hospital for Sick Children, Canada

     

     

     

  • 15:00 15:30

    Coffee & Tea Break

    Room: Gallery
  • 15:30 17:00

    Plenary Session 4: Infections and Antibiotics in Vulnerable Populations

    Room: Auditorium

    Chair: Paul Kelly

    Malnutrition and Childhood Infections
    Jay Berkley, KEMRI, Kenya

    Blanket Antibiotic Therapy for Vulnerable Pediatric Population: A Debate

    For: Mark Manary, Washington University - St. Louis, USA
    Against: Jim Tielsch, George Washington University, USA
    Mediator: Jay Berkley, KEMRI, Kenya