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