10th International Conference Neonatal & Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease

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Syllabus Intro
Workshop S1 - BPD: Challenges in Lung and Pulmonary Vascular Development
Workshop S2 - Advanced Nursing Workshop


Friday, March 10, 2017 - Metropolitan Ballroom (2nd Floor)

 7.00 am


 Registration and Continental Breakfast




Welcome and Opening Remarks

Drs. Ian Adatia and Jeffrey Fineman



SESSION 1: Fetal and Neonatal Lung Growth

Moderators: Drs. Roberta Keller and  Bernard Thébaud



Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Lung Growth and Repair / / SLIDES

Dr. Bernard Thébaud



Fetal Tracheal Occlusion for CDH. Can We Help the Hypoplastic Lung?

Dr. Hanmin Lee



Advanced Imaging for Neonatal Lung Disease

Dr. Uyen Truong



Long Term Ventilation in Severe BPD / / SLIDES

Dr. Steven Abman

10:00 am






Introduction: The Robyn Barst Keynote Lecture

Drs. Ian Adatia and Jeffrey Fineman



The Robyn Barst Keynote Lecture
The Last 25 Years Of Treatment For Idiopathic And Heritable PAH In Children In Japan: Reviewing The Past To Glimpse Into The Future."

Dr. Ben T. Saji



SESSION 2: Screening and Early Diagnosis of PH

Moderators: Drs. Rachel Hopper and Tilman Humpl



The Use of EKG as a PH Screening Tool / / SLIDES

Dr. Yoshihide Mitani 



Epidemiology of at Risk Groups / / SLIDES

Dr. Rolf Berger



Guidelines For PH Screening for Those at Risk / / SLIDES

Dr. Eric Austin

12:30 pm


PRO/CON Debate: Aggressive vs. Progressive Therapeutic Approach (Boxed Lunch provided) / / SLIDES(Bonnet) / / SLIDES(Moledina)

Dr. Damien Bonnet vs. Dr. Shahin Moledina



SESSION 3: Pulmonary Venous Disease: Part I

Moderator: Dr Rachel Vanderlaan



Pulmonary Veins: Development and Physiology / / SLIDES

Dr. Usha Raj



PV Pathophysiology in Ex-preterm Infants / / SLIDES

Dr. María Jesús del Cerro Marín



Lymphatic Pathophysiology in Ex-preterm Infants and CHD / / SLIDES

Dr. Sanjeev Datar



Lymphatic Circulation: Imaging and Intervention / / SLIDES

Dr. Yoav Dori

Friday, March 10, 2017 - Metropolitan Ballroom (2nd Floor)

 3:20 pm






SESSION 3: Pulmonary Venous Disease: Part II

Moderator: Dr. Hythem Hawaytou



Anomalous Pulmonary Veins and Post-Repair Stenosis / / SLIDES

Dr. Rachel Vanderlaan



Surgical Interventions for PVS / / SLIDES

Dr. Christopher Caldarone



Catheter Based Intervention for PVS / / SLIDES

Dr. Russel Hirsch



Novel Medical Therapies for PVS / / SLIDES

Dr. Ronald Day



Imaging Surveillance for Pulmonary Vein Stenosis / / SLIDES

Dr. Lars Grosse-Wortmann

 6:00 pm


Panel Discussion

Conference Faculty


Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Metropolitan Ballroom (2nd Floor)



Continental Breakfast




SESSION 4: Novel Drug Delivery for Lung Disorders

Moderators: Drs. Jeffrey Feinstein and
Usha Krishnan



Relationships Between Inhaled Aerosol Deposition in the Lungs and Human Lung Physiology in Children and Adults / / SLIDES1 / / SLIDES2

Dr. Joseph Brain



Novel Drug Delivery and Precision Pulmonary 20 Medicine by Inhalation Therapy in Children and Adults with PH / / SLIDES

Dr. Heidi M. Mansour



Nebulization Respiratory Therapy in Infants, the Critically Ill,
and in the ICU

Dr. Arzu Ari








Conference Faculty



SESSION 5A: Scientific Session - Metropolitan Ballroom II & III (2nd Floor) (including Abstract Poster Symposium). Abstracts will be published in Pulmonary Circulation.

Moderators: Drs. Stephen Archer and Robin Steinhorn



Poster Viewing




Platform Sessions: Recipients of the PHA Pediatric Research Awards

Moderator: Dr. John Kinsella



The Christen White Cranford Pediatric PH Research and Mentoring Grant: “Therapeutic Target for Pulmonary Hypertension in Lung Endothelium"

Dr. Meghan Bernier



Cordelia’s Pediatric PH Research and Mentoring Grant: “Hypoxia-dependent Epigenetic Modifications in the Pulmonary Vasculature” / / SLIDES

Dr. Sheila Krishnan

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Metropolitan Ballroom (2nd Floor)



The Robyn Barst Pediatric PH Research & Mentoring Grant: "Comprehensive Analysis of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia” / / SLIDES

Dr. Rachel Hopper



Brief Poster Oral Discussions

Conference Faculty



SESSION 5B: Special Issues Faced By Families Living with Pulmonary Hypertension - Metropolitan Ballroom I a(2nd Floor)
/ / SLIDES(Dahl) / / SLIDES(Kelly)

Moderators: Drs. Mary Mullen, Cathy Sheppard, NP and Jacqueline Szmuszkovicz



Family Session




LUNCH SESSION (Boxed Lunch provided)
Option 1: Case Presentations
Option 2: Family Presentation
phaware Podcast App" & "Walk.Talk.Track.
Pediatric PH Research app" - PHAWARE GLOBAL ASSOCIATION 


Moderator: Dr. Brian Hanna

Steve Van Wormer and John Hess



SESSION 6: Pediatric PH Due to Lung Diseases and/or Hypoxia

Moderators: Drs. Kurt Stenmark
and Stephen Archer



Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction: Mechanistic Update

Dr. Norbert Weissman



The Role of HIF in Pulmonary Vascular Disorders / / SLIDES

Dr. David Cornfield



Pulmonary Vascular Disease associated with Pediatric Lung Diseases

Dr. Steve Abman



Unique Effects of High Altitude in Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) due to Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) / / SLIDES

Dr. Alexandra Heath



High Altitude and the Development of a Ductal Occlusion Device

Dr. Franz Freudenthal







SESSION 7: Therapy Update

Drs. Rebecca Kameny and
Mary Mullen



The Potts Shunt / / SLIDES

Dr. Damien Bonnet



NO-cGMP Agonists and Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors / / SLIDES

Dr. María Jesús del Cerro Marín



Endothelin Receptor Antagonists / / SLIDES

Dr, Nidhy Varghese



Prostanoids / / SLIDES

Dr. Stephanie Handler



Closing Comments








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