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The Fetal Medicine Institute at Children's National Health System presents:

The Second Annual International Symposium on the Fetal Brain

August 24 and 25, 2017

at Washington, DC's iconic Watergate Hotel

This multidisciplinary event features a 360-degree review of advances in understanding of the fetal brain, presented by a panel of world-renowned experts in the fields of maternal-fetal medicine, developmental neuroscience, neurogenetics, fetal and neonatal neurology, and imaging.


              MEET OUR SPEAKERS

              MEET OUR SPEAKERS

      REGISTRATION & PRICING

      REGISTRATION & PRICING

           ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

           ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

 

2017 AGENDA

While still in progress, our agenda will be broken up into four sessions:

(1) Nurturing Brain Development in the "Ex-utero Fetus:" Can We Mimic the Intra-uterine Milieu?

(2) Advances in Genetic and Epigenetic Diagnosis: What's In It for the Developing Brain?

(3) The Emergence of Consciousness, the Awareness of Pain, and the Roots of Social Engagement

(4) Developmental Origins of Neuropsychiatric Disease

This year, in addition to our general sessions, we are excited to offer breakfast breakout sessions with practical clinical applications designed to address needs and answer questions for all members of our multidisciplinary audience. 


PLANNING YOUR VISIT

                 TO DO IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

                 TO DO IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

Washington, DC

Take advantage of the end of summer - bring your family and explore the nation's capital! Click through the image above for a handy guide of activities in the city. 

 

                                    HOTEL BOOKING

                                    HOTEL BOOKING

Watergate Hotel 

We have a limited amount of rooms at $219/night - book fast before they run out!

Learn more about the Watergate Hotel