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Annual Meeting Agenda - 2011

New England Consortium of Metabolic Programs
Annual Meeting
October 21, 2011

Back to the Future:
Timeless issues in the context of expanded
newborn screening and transition to adult care

9:00-9:30 am: Registration and Tour of Industry Exhibits

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

9:45-10:30 am: Brief Reports – Part I

  • Newborn Screening laboratories (Inderneel Sahai, MD)
  • Acute Illness Protocol Updates (Patroula Smpokou, MD)
  • Consortium Website Update (Freedom Baird, MS)
  • New England Genetics Collaborative (Karen Smith)
  • New England Connection for PKU and Allied Disorders (Kerri Simonelli)

10:30-11:15am: Keynote Address
Stefan Timmermans, PhD: The Social Consequences of Expanding Newborn Screening (Introduced by Diane Paul, PhD)

11:15-11:30 am: Break and Tour of Industry Exhibits

11:30-12:00 pm: Brief Reports Part II

  • Maternal PKU Study (Stephanie Petranides)
  • Transition to Adult Care (Carol Orton)
  • Brain and Neuro-Functioning in Adults with Galactosemia (The Research Team)

12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch and Tour of Industry Exhibits

1:00-1:30 pm: Reports from State Public Health Department Representatives on Newborn Screening and Interesting Activities (Introduced by Marcia Lavochkin)

1:30-2:00 pm: The Uniform Neuropsychological and Behavioral Screening Method: Follow-up and Reimbursement (Ruth Suter and Sheryn Honest)

2:00-2:20 pm: The Hole in the Wall Camp and Face Forward Program (Breanna and Paula Stewart and William Kubicek)

2:20-3:20 pm: Genomic Newborn Screening (a group discussion led by Harvey Levy, MD and Wendy Smith, MD)

3:20-3:30pm: Wrap-up and Evaluations