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Johns Hopkins Hosting Symposium on Translating Placental Biology into Child Development Symposium

Experts in the field of placenta biology, neurodevelopment and placenta health and child development will convene at the Bloomberg School of Pubilc Health for a one-day symposium on Friday May 4. The event is a collaboration with the Lieber Institute for Brain Development and the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

“Translating Placental Biology into Child Development Symposium”

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

615 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205

Sommer Hall

Friday, May 4th, 2018

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required: https://placentasymposium2018.libd.org/

Speakers:

Session 1:

  • Laura Schulz, PhD, University of Missouri
  • Susan J. Fischer, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
  • Thomas Jansson, MD, PhD, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Brian Cox, PhD, University of Toronto

Session 2: 

  • Tracy Bale, PhD, University of Maryland
  • Alex Bonnin, PhD, University of Southern California
  • Irina Burd, MD, Johns Hopkins University

Session 3:

  • Janine LaSalle, PhD, University of California, Davis
  • Dani Fallin, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Xiaobin Wang, ScD, Johns Hopkins University
  • Daniel R. Weinberger, MD, Lieber Institute for Brain Development

Keynote Lecture:

Yoel Sadovsky, MD, University of Pittsburgh