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Thursday, October 3, 2019

  • 08:30 15:30

    Registration

    Room: Second Floor
  • 09:00 10:30

    Plenary Session 5: General Gastroenterology

    Room: Auditorium

    Chair: Bhupinder Sandhu

    Helicobacter Pylori: State of the Art
    Nicola Jones, The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada

    Global Burden and Recent Advances in the Management of Celiac Disease
    Govind Kumar Makharia, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

    Establishing a Pediatric GI Fellowship Program in Pakistan
    Huma Cheema, The Institute of Child Health, Pakistan

    State of the Art and Novel Tools to Diagnose Food Allergies
    Thomas Eiwegger, Hospital for Sick Children, Canada

  • 10:30 11:00

    Coffee & Tea Break

    Room: Gallery
  • 11:00 12:30

    Parallel Session (M,N,O)

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

    • Parallel Session M: Understanding the Pathophysiology of Environmental Enteropathy
      [DIARRHOEA THEME]
    • Parallel Session N: Molecular Mechanisms of Gut and Immune Dysfunction
      [GENERAL GI/LIVER THEME]
    • Parallel Session O: Stunting Exemplars from Low and Middle-Income Countries
      [MALNUTRITION THEME]

    Parallel Session M: Understanding the Pathophysiology of Environmental Enteropathy [DIARRHOEA THEME]

    Room: Auditorium 

    Chair: Peter Sullivan

    The EED Biopsy Initiative: The Enteric Entree to EED
    Donna Denno, University of Washington, USA

    A First 1000 Days Perspective on EED
    Sean Moore, University of Virginia, USA

    Artificial Intelligence Analysis of Intestinal Biopsies in EE 
    Sana Syed, University of Virginia, USA

    Immunological Dysfunction in EE
    Chelsea Marie,  University of Virginia, USA 

    What do Biopsies Tell us About Function in EE? 
    Paul Kelly, Queen Mary, University of London, UK

     


    Parallel Session N: Molecular Mechanisms of Gut and Immune Dysfunction [GENERAL GI/LIVER THEME]

    Room: Event Room 1

    Chair: Christina Lancioni

    Monogenetic Causes of Chronic Intestinal Inflammation 
    Aleixo Muise, Hospital for Sick Children, Canada 

    Oral Abstract: Impact of Acute Illness on Whole-Blood Cytokine Responses to Pathogen-Associated Molecular Products Among Young African Children With and Without Severe-Malnutrition
    Luke Uebelhoer, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

    Oral Abstract: A Novel Murine Model of Malnutrition Enteropathy Looking Booth at Structure and Function to Investigate the Role of Autophagy 
    Chris Versloot, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands 

    Oral Abstract: Identification of Environmental Enteric Dysfunction (EED) in Pakistani children using novel approaches
    Najeeha Talat Iqbal, Aga Khan University, Pakistan  


    Parallel Session O: Stunting Exemplars from Low and Middle-Income Countries [MALNUTRITION THEME]

    Room: Event Room 2A/B

    Chair: TBC

    Introduction to the Exemplars
    Oliver Rothschild, Gates Venutres

    Methods & Key Country Results
    Nadia Akseer, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health

    Cross Cutting Analysis and Implications for Policy 
    Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health 

     

  • 12:30 13:30

    Lunch & e‑Poster Sessions

    Room: Gallery
  • 13:30 15:00

    Debate Session: Current Controversies in Global Pediatric GI and Nutrition

    Room: Auditorium

    Moderator: Donald Bundy, LSTMH, UK

    Mass Deworming: A Debate

    For: Judd Walson, University of Washington, USA
    Against: Vivian Welch, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Mediator/Panelist: Donald Bundy

  • 15:00 15:30

    Closing