Children's Experts Present at American Society of Neuroradiology 54th Annual Meeting Key topics include regional cerebral cortical blood flow in premature infants; and brain metabolism, functional brain connectivity, and placental structural evolution in CHD-affected pregnancies. May 25, 2016

Washington, DC –  Research scientists and clinicians affiliated with Children’s National Health System will present on a number of subjects during the American Society of Neuroradiology 54th Annual Meeting, held from May 23 through May 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.

Children’s National experts from a variety of pediatric disciplines will discuss their research and relevant topics over the course of the four-day meeting.

Daily highlights

May 23, 2016

Poster title: “Extra-Axial Hemorrhage and Cerebellar Growth in Premature Infants”
Authors: 
L.Tinkleman; E. Mahdi; M. Bouyssi-Kobar, MS; J. Murnick, MD, PhD; M. Brossard-Racine; C. Loucas; T. Chang, MD; and C. Limperopoulos, PhD.
Presentation: May 23 through May 25, 2016, 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.  
Poster number: P-73

May 24, 2016

Platform title: “Aberrant Regional Cerebral Cortical Blood Flow Following Preterm Birth”
Authors:
Marine Bouyssi-Kobar, MS; M. Brossard-Racine; J. Murnick, MD, PhD; C. Loucas; T. Chang, MD; and C. Limperopoulos, PhD.
Presentation: 2:19 p.m. to 2:27 p.m.  
Abstract number: AO-219

Platform title: “Impaired Preoperative Brain Metabolism in Newborns With Congenital Heart Disease”
Authors: Michael Wien, MD; G. Vezina, MD; J. De Asis-Cruz, MD, PhD; S. Bauer; D. Lanham; and C. Limperopoulos, PhD.  
Presentation: 2:27 p.m. to 2:35 p.m.  
Abstract number: O-220

May 25, 2016

Platform title: “Functional Brain Connectivity Is Altered in Fetuses With Congenital Heart Disease”
Authors: Josepheen De Asis-Cruz, MD, PhD; A. Yarish; M. Donofrio, MD; G. Vezina, MD; A. du Plessis, MBChB; and C. Limperopoulos, PhD
Presentation: 10:30 a.m. to 10:33 a.m.   
Abstract number: O-299
Research at a Glance

Platform title: “Neuronal Injury and Impaired Metabolism in Fetuses With Congenital Heart Disease”
Authors:  Eman Mahdi, MD; G. Vezina, MD; J. De Asis-Cruz, MD, PhD;  M. Donofrio, MD; D. Lanham; S. Bauer; A. du Plessis, MBChB; and C. Limperopoulos, PhD
Presentation: 10:39 a.m. to 10:42 a.m.  
Abstract number: O-302

Platform title: “Robust Gestational Age Prediction Framework for Cerebral Cortical Development in Healthy and High-Risk Fetuses”
Authors: Sonia Dahdouh, PhD; G. Vezina, MD; and C. Limperopoulos, PhD
Presentation: 10:42 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Abstract number: O-303

Platform title: “Placental Structural Evolution in Healthy and Congenital Heart Disease Fetuses Using MRI”
Authors:
Sayali Yewale, MD; S. Dahdouh, PhD;  J. De Asis-Cruz; D. Bulas, MD; S. Bauer; D. Lanham; and Catherine Limperopoulos, PhD.  
Presentation: 11 a.m. to 11:03 a.m. 
Abstract number: O-309

Contact: Diedtra Henderson  at c: 443-610-9826/ o: 202-476 4500 


About Children’s National Health System

Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is a Leapfrog Group Top Hospital, Magnet® designated, and was ranked among the top 10 pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report 2015-16. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions. With a community-based pediatric network, seven regional outpatient centers, an ambulatory surgery center, two emergency rooms, an acute care hospital, and collaborations throughout the region, Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as an advocate for all children. For more information, visit ChildrensNational.org, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About the American Society of Neuroradiology

The American Society of Neuroradiology is an organization of more than 5,200 neuroradiologists and related professionals, founded in 1962, dedicated to maximizing the benefits of neuroradiology to patients and other providers by promoting the highest standards for training and practice, and fostering research in the field.




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