Friday May 1

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM APS SPR Journeys & Frontiers In Pediatric Research (Participation by Department Chair Nomination)

Theme:  Genomic Basis of Disease

Designed as a “mini-Gordon conference” this half-day session will be an intimate gathering featuring exceptional scientific talks from leading pediatric researchers

This session is one of several PAS 2020 Labs testing innovations and new session formats at the PAS Meeting

Saturday May 2

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM From Basic Science to Clinical Trials, Physician and Researcher Journeys in New Treatments for Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy: Panel Discussion
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Grant Writing for Young Investigators: Designing, Funding, and Implementing One-Year Research Projects and Having Fun Doing it! Workshop
4:45 PM – 6:45 PM Microbial Metabolites Associated With Immunity and Central Nervous System Health in Early Life: Opportunities for Biomarker Discovery and Therapeutics: Hot Topic Symposia
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Advancing Diversity and Inclusion, Co-Sponsored Reception (APS, AAP, APA & SPR)

Sunday May 3

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Interdisciplinary Approaches to Addressing the New Morbidities: Cross-Sector Data Integration and Partnerships: Hot Topic Symposia
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Navigating Success in Academic Medicine: A Workshop for Underrepresented in Medicine Faculty: Workshop

Monday May 4

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Gender Equity in the Scientific Workforce: What is Current State in Pediatrics in 2020?
8:45 AM – 11:30 AM SPR Presidential Scientific Plenary
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM What Pediatric Scientists, Clinicians, and Researchers Need to Know About the 2020 Election
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM SPR Member Awards Luncheon Sponsored by Abbott Nutrition
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Joint SPR Research Showcase and Reception Sponsored by Mead Johnson Nutrition

All are Invited to
SPR Scientific Presidential Plenary

“Better together: the value of collaboration”
SPR President
Joel N. Hirschhorn, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Endocrinology Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

“Doing science is not enough: the importance of communicating your science however you can.”
Invited Speaker
Chris Gunter, PhD
Senior Advisor to the Director
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM SPR Member Awards Luncheon
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Joint SPR Research Showcase and Reception

Tuesday May 5

9:45 AM – 11:45 AM Social Determinants Meet Precision Medicine: Hot Topic Symposia