Course “Pre- and perinatal determinants of health in child- and adulthood” 2015 Sep 29

HAPPY PREGNANCY project,  Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine and Graduate School in Biomedicine and Biotechnology, University of Tartu, Estonia, announce an international course held jointly with the Happy Pregnancy workshop 2015:
“Pre- and perinatal determinants of health in child- and adulthood”

Tartu, Estonia, Centre of Gene and Biotechnology Omicum, Riia Street 23b

The aim is to bring together experts from clinical and preclinical side of reproductive biomedicine and deliver up-to-date knowledge to junior doctors, PhD students, PostDocs and early stage reseachers from Estonia and other European countries.
Lectures covers hot topics in pre- and perinatal biomedicine focusing on the impact of the pregnancy course and its determinants on the future health of the child and the mother.

Key dates:
Registration: Febuary 1, 2015 – April 15, 2015
Abstracts submissions: February 1, 2015  – March 20,2015
Notification of oral/poster presentations: April 1, 2015
The language of the event is English. The participation is for free.

Confirmed lecturers:

  •  Prof. Peter Damm, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
Title of his lecture: Gestational diabetes – short and long-term consequences for mother and offspring

Title of his lecture: Importance of early life for later health outcomes--findings from the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study

Preliminary topic: The growth of a fetus in utero and its association with type 2 diabetes in adulthood
Preliminary topic: The effect of maternal vitamin D status during pregnancy to childhood health

Preliminary topic: Intrauterine and early infancy determinants of allergy development

Preliminary topic: Pregnancy effect on future health of mothers and/or offsprings: cardiovascular disease, thyroid and renal disease, diabetes

Preliminary topic: Endocrine communication in the maternal-fetal programming

Preliminary topic: Fetal programming of testicular cell populations, role of exogenous factors and endocrine disruptors

Title of her lecture: Long-term Maternal Cardiovascular disease after Pregnancy Hypertension and Placental dysfunction: possible mechanisms and how to follow up women at risk?

Title of her lecture: Periconceptional nutritional care: Should we care?

More information HERE.