SPR Sessions at PAS 2021 Virtual

PAS 2021 Virtual

Phase I: April 30 – May 4

Friday, April 30

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM APS SPR Journeys & Frontiers in Pediatric Research: Session 5 (Invitation Only)
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM APS SPR Joint Plenary Session: Leading with Science, Bending the Curve

Introduction – David Cornfield, MD

“The future of Covid 19 Immunity- Implications for Child Health” Paul Offit, MD, Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania *

“Speaking to Skeptical Communities, How Non-Governmental Organizations Can Promote Vaccine Uptake” Reed Tuckson, MD Former executive VP and Chief of Medical Affairs United Health Group, Former President of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, senior vice president for programs of the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation and Commissioner of Public Health for the District of Columbia

“Vaccine Uptake in Historically Underserved Populations: Strategies for Broad and Rapid Delivery”. The Honorable Michelle Lujan Grisham, Governor of New Mexico

Saturday, May 1

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Newborn Microbiome, Perinatal Antibiotics, and Childhood Health

Sunday, May 2

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Microbial Metabolites Associated With Immunity and Central Nervous System Health in Early Life: Opportunities for Biomarker Discovery and Therapeutics
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM A Tribute to Dr. Maria Delivoria-Papadopoulos: From Basic Science to Clinical Trials – Physician-Researcher Journeys and Collaborations in Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

Monday, May 3

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Racism, Police Violence, Reproductive Injustice: Ongoing Negative Effects on Child Health and Development and the Role Pediatric Clinicians Can Play

Tuesday, May 4

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM SPR Presidential Plenary: Better Together, Empowering All Voices
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM SPR Plenary Series: Women and Children First: Mitigating COVID-19 Impact on Children

Introduction, Stephanie Davis, SPR President

Vaccination around birth for life-long protection against pandemics, SPR Award in honor of E Mead Johnson, Sallie Permar, Duke School of Medicine

Repeated Cross-Sectional SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence Among Parturient Women, Dustin Flannery, CHOP

Clinical outcomes of children with SARS-CoV-2 presenting to pediatric emergency departments: Interim analysis of a global COVID-19 cohort study, Anna Funk, University of Calgary

Structural Changes of the Human Fetal Brain during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Yuan-Chiao Lu, Children’s National Hospital

A Hybrid Type I Effectiveness and Implementation Study of a Clinically Based Free Meal Program During COVID-19, Danielle Cullen, CHOP

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM The Next 4 Years: Forecasting Child Health Policy Issues
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM SPR Plenary Series: Best of SPR Featured Abstracts

Introduction, Stephanie Davis, SPR President

SPR Thomas Hazinski Award, Anna Penn, Columbia University

SPR Maureen Andrew Mentor Award, Susan Furth, CHOP

The effects of Mkrn3 on delayed puberty 2020, SPR Bridging to Success Awardee, Stephanie Roberts, Boston Children’s Hospital

From Rare Disease Gene Discovery to Therapy: Urea Cycle Disorders as a Paradigm, SPR Young Investigator Awardee, Lindsay Burrage, Baylor College of Medicine

Translational Research to Optimize TB Meningitis Treatment, SPR New Member Outstanding Science talk, Elizabeth Tucker, Johns Hopkins

Premature hippocampal neurogenesis during intrauterine growth restriction affects postnatal neuronal maturation in mouse offspring, Camille Fung, University of Utah

Determining the Heterogeneity of Maternal Milk Immunoglobulin A Antibacterial Response, Chelsea Johnson, UPMC

Pharmacologic inhibition of Shigatoxin receptor expression prevents endothelial injury in engineered kidney microvessels, Russell Whelan, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Phase II: May 10 – June 14

Monday, May 10

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Trainee Zone Networking with SPR: Your Job Search Success
SPR helps you find the professional position right for you – even during a pandemic! Bring all your questions.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Trainee Zone Networking with SPR: Networking 101 for Trainees
Not sure how to grow – or even start – your professional network? SPR has just the advice you need. Come talk with us!
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Trainee Zone Networking with SPR: Mentors-Find (and Succeed!) with Yours
Mentors are great – if you can find one. SPR shows you how. Come talk with those who know how to make mentoring relationships succeed
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Trainee Zone Networking with SPR: Start Your Independent Funding
SPR Members have secured independent funding – and will help you do it too! Come talk with friendly SPR experts!
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM SPR Awardee Celebration (Invitation Only)

Tuesday, May 11

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM SPR Awardee Celebration (Invitation Only)

Wednesday, May 12

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Trainee Zone Networking with SPR: Your Job Search Success
SPR helps you find the professional position right for you – even during a pandemic! Bring all your questions.
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Trainee Zone Networking with SPR: Your Transitions from Fellow to Faculty to Independent Lab
Nervous about transitioning to a new role? SPR can help! Join this open and safe discussion.
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Trainee Zone Networking with SPR: Networking 101 for Trainees
Not sure how to grow – or even start – your professional network? SPR has just the advice you need. Come talk with us!
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Trainee Zone Networking with SPR: Mentors-Find (and Succeed!) with Yours
Mentors are great – if you can find one. SPR shows you how. Come talk with those who know how to make mentoring relationships succeed
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Trainee Zone Networking with SPR: Start Your Independent Funding
SPR Members have secured independent funding – and will help you do it too! Come talk with friendly SPR experts!
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM SPR Grant Writing 101 (Invitation Only)

Monday, May 17

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM APS SPR Journeys in Pediatric Research- Session 6 “Career Journeys” (Invitation Only)

Tuesday, May 18

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Pediatric Research’s Publication Pearls: Enhancing Success in Scientific Publication

Thursday, May 20

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM SPR Awardee Celebration (Invitation Only)

Monday, May 24

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Trainee Zone Networking with SPR: Your Transitions from Fellow to Faculty to Independent Lab
Nervous about transitioning to a new role? SPR can help! Join this open and safe discussion.
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Trainee Zone SPR Coffee Chat: How to Have a Successful Academic Career AND a Joyful Life!
Yes, you can have a (fun!) life AND a successful pediatric researcher career. SPR shares how.
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Trainee Zone SPR Coffee Chat: Your Transitions from Fellow to Faculty to Independent Lab
Nervous about transitioning to a new role? SPR can help! Join this open and safe discussion.
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Trainee Zone SPR Coffee Chat: Networking 101 for Trainees
Not sure how to grow – or even start – your professional network? SPR has just the advice you need. Come talk with us!
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Trainee Zone SPR Coffee Chat: Job Search Success
SPR helps you find the professional position right for you – even during a pandemic! Bring all your questions.
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Trainee Zone SPR Coffee Chat: Finding Your Independent Funding
SPR Members have secured independent funding – and will help you do it too! Come talk with friendly SPR experts!
11:30 PM – 12:00 PM SPR Awardee Celebration (Invitation Only)

Thursday, May 27

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Trainee Zone SPR Coffee Chat: How to Have a Successful Academic Career AND a Joyful Life!
Yes, you can have a (fun!) life AND a successful pediatric researcher career. SPR shares how.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Trainee Zone SPR Coffee Chat: Your Transitions from Fellow to Faculty to Independent Lab
Nervous about transitioning to a new role? SPR can help! Join this open and safe discussion.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Trainee Zone SPR Coffee Chat: Networking 101 for Trainees
Not sure how to grow – or even start – your professional network? SPR has just the advice you need. Come talk with us!
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Trainee Zone SPR Coffee Chat: Job Search Success
SPR helps you find the professional position right for you – even during a pandemic! Bring all your questions.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Trainee Zone SPR Coffee Chat: Finding Your Independent Funding
SPR Members have secured independent funding – and will help you do it too! Come talk with friendly SPR experts!
11:30 PM – 12:00 PM SPR Awardee Celebration (Invitation Only)

Thursday, June 3

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Who’s Afraid of the VUS? A User’s Guide to Genomic Variant Interpretation