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1st David Barker Memorial Symposium

1st David Barker Memorial Symposium on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHAD) Including a special session on “Intrauterine Growth Charts – Pros & Cons”


Date         : 27/9/2014 (Saturday)
Venue      : Fariyas Resort, Lonavla
Timings    : 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Developmental Origins of Health & Disease is the HOT topic of today. It encompasses many scientific specialties, and offers a unique hope for better health of the future generations.

SNEHA-INDIA (Society for the Natal Effects on Health in Adults) is the oldest organization in this field, and was launched under Professor David Barker’s guidance in 1994. SNEHA-INDIA will hold the 1st DAVID BARKER MEMORIAL SYMPOSIUM this year. Professor Aris Papageorghiou, from Oxford, UK; will deliver the Guest Lecture on the WHO ‘INTERGROWTH-21’ study, a multinational study to develop a ‘global’ fetal growth reference. Keynote addresses, lectures & interactive discussions with experts from India and abroad will follow. We invite interested scientific communities to participate in this exciting symposium to update their knowledge & interact with experts in the field.


Scientific Program

9:30- 10:00     Registrations

Session I       The pros and cons of a global intra-uterine growth                               standard

10:00-10:45   Guest Speaker Professor Aris Papageorghiou, Oxford, UK                            WHO ‘INTERGROWTH-21’Study
10:45-11:45    Indian Perspective from Obstetrician, Dr Manoj                                            Chinchwadkar (Sonologist, KEM hospital, Pune) & Dr Vinod                          Paul(Pediatrician AIIMS, New Delhi)
11:45-12:20    Comments from Public health experts Dr Khera & Dr                                     Bachani (GOI, New Delhi)

Session II     The past and future direction of DOHaD research in                              India

12:20-13:00    Presentations from Chief Investigators of SNEHA centres
13:00-14:00    Lunch
14:00-16:00    Presentation from Chief Investigators of SNEHA centres                              (contd)
16:00-16:15    Tea/ Coffee break

Session III    “Painting with numbers; exploring life’s wonders”

16:15- 17:00   Guest speaker Professor Clive Osmond: University of                                  Southampton, UK
17:00              Meeting Ends


Registration FeesRs 1500/- (includes attendance to Scientific program, lunch and tea) Demand Draft in favor of ‘KEM Hospital Research Centre, Pune’ along with covering letter.Pre-registration compulsory. Limited seats. Last date of registration 15th September 2014.

For registration and further details contact Ms. Harsha Chopra on coordinator@snehamrc.com

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