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Annual Meeting Agenda - 2010

New England Consortium of Metabolic Programs
Annual Meeting
November 12, 2010

Transplantation and Other Topics in Metabolism in New England

9:00-9:30am: Registration, tour of exhibits, and musical introduction (Karen and Malcolm Smith)

9:30-9:45am:  Introduction (Susan Waisbren, PhD, Children’s Hospital Boston)

9:45-10:45am:  Brief reports

  • Biochemical Genetics in the Medical School Curriculum (Madelena Martin, MD)
  • Newborn Screening laboratories (Inderneel Sahai, MD)
  • New England Consortium of Metabolic Programs Website (Freedom Baird, MS)
  • New England Genetics Collaborative (Monica McClain, PhD)
  • New England Connection for PKU and Allied Disorders (Denise Queally)
  • The PKU Challenge (Christopher Howell)

10:45-11:30am:  Discussion of transplantation in Metabolic Disorders (Matthew Fickie, MD)

11:30-12:00pm:  Reports from State Public Health Department Representatives on Newborn Screening and Interesting Activities

12:00-1:00pm: Lunch and tour of exhibits

1:00-1:30pm: PKU in China (Frances Rohr, MS, RD)

1:30-1:45 pm: Introduction to the Breakout Sessions: Common goal for communication with medical homes for new patients and adult transition (Carl Cooley, MD and Susan Waisbren, PhD)

1:45-2:45pm: Breakout sessions

  • Medicine: John Moeschler, moderator
  • Public Health: Cindy Ingham, moderator
  • Nutrition: Michelle Fraser, moderator
  • Psychosocial Outcomes and Transition Issues: Tiffany Bowlby and Carl Cooley, moderators

2:45-3:15 Reports from the Breakout sessions

3:15-3:30pm: Wrap-up and evaluations