MEET OUR SPEAKERS

            MEET OUR SPEAKERS

                   FINAL AGENDA

                   FINAL AGENDA

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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.


2017 AGENDA

Our agenda is broken up into four distinct sessions over the two days.

Click here for the full agenda, including talk titles and timings!

(1) Brain Development in an Unsupportive In Utero Environment - Diagnosis and Consequences

(2) Supporting Brain Development in the Ex Utero Fetus: How Far Are We From Optimal?

(3) Genomic and Epigenomic Mechanisms Underlying Differences in Brain Development

(4) The Emergence of Consciousness and Pain Sensation 

  


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