8:00 8:45 a.m.
Newborn Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Dr. Piero Rinaldo, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn.
8:45 9:15 a.m.
Prenatal Pediatrics: How Analysis of Fetal Nucleic Acids in Maternal Blood Provides Novel Opportunities to Improve Newborn Care
Dr. Diana W. Bianchi, Tufts University School of Medicine and the Floating Hospital for Children
9:15 9:45 a.m.
Early Diagnosis of Primary Immunodeficiencies
Dr. Jennifer M. Puck, University of California, San Francisco
10:15 10:45 a.m.
Current Status of Gene Therapy in Children
Dr. Alain Fischer, Descartes University Hospital NeckerEnfants Malades, Paris, France
10:45 11:15 a.m.
Molecular Physiology of the Control of Body Weight
Dr. Rudolph L. Leibel, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center
11:15 11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion with Q&A
The Future of Stem Cell Therapy in Children
Dr. Mitchell Cairo, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center
12:30 1:15 p.m.
Stem Cell Therapeutics for Childhood Neurological Diseases
Dr. Evan Snyder, University of California, San Diego
1:15 1:45 p.m.
Prenatal Stem Cell Transplantation -- The Virtues of Tolerance
Dr. Alan W. Flake, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1:45 2:15 p.m.
Applying Embryonic and Cord Blood Stem Cell Research to Children
Dr. Mervin C. Yoder, Indiana University School of Medicine
2:30 3:00 p.m.
Bioethical Challenges for Stem Cell Therapy in Children
Dr. Ruth L. Fischbach, Columbia University Medical Center
3:00 3:30 p.m.
Molecular Characterization of Normal and Leukemic Stem Cells
|Contact: Belinda Mager|
New York- Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center