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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

Pre-conference

The Pre-conference workshops will take place on 16 November 2013. These highly interactive sessions give participants the valuable opportunity to learn a new skill and enhance your clinical knowledge as well as network with leading subject experts and scientists

Pre-Conference Day - Satellite Meetings
Saturday, 16 November 2013
0900 - 1300 WORKSHOP 1

John Newnham



Preterm Labour

(Sponsored by GAPPS)
WORKSHOP 2

Allan Sheppard
Richard Saffery


Epigenetic Analysis/EWAS
WORKSHOP 3

Jerrold Heindel


Environmental Exposure and Disease
WORKSHOP 4

Caroline Fall



Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies
Break
1430 - 1730 John Newnham


Preterm Labour

(Sponsored by GAPPS)
Allan Sheppard
Richard Saffery


Epigenetic Analysis/EWAS
Jerrold Heindel


Environmental Exposure and Disease
 
End of Pre-Conference Day

DURING THE BREAK, REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS MAY ATTEND THE SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM SPONSORED BY DANONE

Pre-Conference Day - Satellite Symposium
1300 - 1430 Satellite Symposium on the Gut Microbiota in Lifelong Health and Disease, and the Role of Early Life Nutrition and Other Environmental Factors (Sponsored by DANONE)
End of Pre-Conference Day

NOTES:
MUST BE REGISTERED FOR MAIN CONGRESS TO REGISTER FOR PRE CONGRESS WORKSHOPS
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL EXCEPT THE GUT MICROBIODATA SATELLITE MEETING.
PLEASE REGISTER VIA THE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PORTAL


Programme at a Glance

8th WORLD CONGRESS ON DEVELOPMENTAL ORIGINS OF HEALTH and DISEASE
17 — 20 NOV 2013

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  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 Monday, 18 Nov 2013 Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013
0730 - 0800   Venue: Room 324
Meet the Professor Session

CS Yajnik, Johan Eriksson, John Challis, John Newnham, Jane Harding
Venue: Room 324
Meet the Professor Session

Peter Nathanielsz, Deborah Anne Lawlor, Julie Owens
 
Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 6


James J Heckman
The Economic and Social Dynamics of Life Cycle Health

Marco Del Giudice

Evolutionary Perspectives on Early Stress and Behavioural Development

Chairperson: John Newnham
0800 - 0830
0830 - 0930 DOHaD Council Meeting
(by invitation)
Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 3


Katie Dain
DOHaD and the Global NCD Agenda

Rebecca Reynolds
Maternal Mood and Behaviour

Ruby Pawankar
Allergy: A Global Public Health Problem and the Impact of Biodiversity and Climate Change: Need for a Call to Action

Chairperson: Michael G Ross
Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 4: Opening Ceremony : DOHaD and Public Policy


Chong Yap Seng
Welcome Address

Address by Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Health, Singapore

Sir Peter Gluckman
Overview of DOHaD and Public Health

Martin W Bloem
Ensuring Appropriate Nutrition for Women of Reproductive Age

Kate Armstrong
NCD Child – Advocacy Efforts Bridging the Gaps in the Non-Communicable Disease Discourse for Children and Adolescents

Guest of Honour: Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Health, Singapore

Chairperson: Mark Hanson, UK
0930-1000  
1000 - 1030 Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 1

Presidential Opening Address by Mark Hanson

Paulin Tay-Straughan
Maternal Well-being and Happy Babies

Bruce Blumberg
The Role of Early Life Environmental Exposures in Non-Communicable Diseases

Ronald Ma
Gestational Diabetes and the NCD Epidemic

Chairperson: Chong Yap Seng
Morning Coffee and Tea Break
1030 - 1230 Venue: Room 324
Reversibility of Programming


Mark H Vickers
Critical Windows and Reversing Developmental Programming of Metabolic Disorders : Evidence from Small Animal Models

Peter Nathanielsz
Interventions Designed to Prevent Adverse Programming Outcomes Resulting from Maternal Obesity






Michael Skilton
Dietary Intake of Alpha-Linolenic (Omega-3) Fatty Acid in Childhood and Improved Cardiovascular Risk Profile in those Born Small for Gestational Age: The STRIP Study


Kai Dietrich Nüsken
Early Life Nutrition with a Complex Lipid Matrix Diet Reverses Adverse Metabolic Programming in IUGR Rats



Tim South
Effects of Experimental Hyperleptinaemia in Neonatal Rats on Subsequent Sucrose Preference and Reward-Related Receptor Density


Chairperson: Hiroaki Itoh
Venue: Room 325
Placental Factors and DOHaD



Leslie Myatt
Effect of Maternal Obesity on DNA Methylation in Placenta: Consequences for DOHaD


Rohan Lewis
The Placenta: More than the Sum of its Parts








Jane Cleal
Maternal Vitamin D and Vitamin D-Binding Protein: Relationship with mRNA Expression and Epigenetic Regulation of Placental Facilitated Amino Acid Transporters

Chinthika Piyasena
Human Fetal Growth Associates with Altered DNA Hydroxymethylation of H19 and with Expression and DNA Methylation of Placental IGF2

Ane Mole Holme
In Vivo Studies on Fetoplacental Glucose Consumption in the Human





Chairperson: Stephen Lye
Venue: Room 326
Lifecourse Economics and DOHaD


Gabriella Conti
The Developmental Origins of Health Disparities





Cecily C Kelleher
Longitudinal Determinants of the Impact of the Economic Recession in Republic of Ireland: Findings from the Lifeways Cross-Generation Cohort Study

Eline Van der Beek
A Health Economic Model to Assess the Impact of High Birth Weight on Public Health

























Chairperson: Catherine Law

Venue: Summit 1
Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Obesity

Ricardo Uauy
Preventing the Metabolic Consequences of Obesity

Susan Carlson
A Public Health Perspective on DHA and ARA During Pregnancy and Early Childhood







Lenie van Rossem
N-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Breast Milk and Cognitive Function in Childhood




Lila Otani
Excessive Arginine Intake by Lactating Rats Induces Visceral Fat Accumulation and Insulin Resistance in Later Life of Offspring


Scott White
Exclusive Breastfeeding Reduces Adolescent Metabolic Disease in Individuals at High Genetic Risk



Chairperson: Julie Owens

(SPONSORED BY FRIESLAND CAMPINA)
Venue: Room 327
Health and Nutritional Literacy and DOHaD


Jacquie Bay
School-Science Partnerships: Agents of Inter-Generational Change through Science for Health Literacy

Hazel Inskip
The Southampton Women's Survey: From Observation to Intervention






Ana Maria de Ulhoa Escobar
“Welcoming the Baby”: The Use of a Social Network as Health-Enhancing Tool















Chairperson: Alexandre Ferraro
  Venue: Summit 1
Panel Discussion: DOHaD and Public Policy


Vijaya K., Stefan Germann, John Funder, Craig Rubens, Jeffrey Murray,
Catherine Law, Katie Dain






Moderators: Richard Horton and Sir Peter Gluckman

Venue: Room 324
Evolutionary Concepts of DOHaD


Hamish Spencer
Why Wait? The Optimal Waiting Time between an Environmental Cue and a Plastic Response

Tobias Uller
Evolution of the Epigenetic Inheritance System: Stability VS Plasticity






William Johnson
MAGA's: Possible Candidates for Environmental Factors Mediating DOHaD Effects























Chairperson: Keith Godfrey
Venue: Room 326
Disasters and Famine




Tessa J Roseboom
Long Term Consequences of Prenatal Exposure to the Dutch Famine 1944-45



Suzanne King
DNA Methylation Signatures of Prenatal Maternal Exposure to a Natural Disaster: Project Ice Storm





Elizabeth Anne Newnham
Early Exposure to Violence: Trajectories of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms among Children and Adolescents Affected by War


Chittaranjan Yajnik
A New Avatar of Malnutrition Related Diabetes (MRDM): Nutrient Mediated Teratogenesis














Chairperson: Terrence Forrester
Venue: Room 325
Longitudinal Studies




Shane Norris
Intergenerational Transfer of Health Risks: The Birth to Twenty cohort




Yechiel Friedlander
Early Life Exposures and Long-Term Consequences on Cardio-Metabolic Risk







Nanette Lee Mayol
Diet in Early Life and the Development of Cardiometabolic Disease Risk Factors in Young Adulthood in Cebu, Philippines



Marika Sipola-Leppänen
Body Composition in Young Adults Born Preterm - the Ester Study




Eero Kajantie
Early Life Body Mass Trajectories as Determinants of Mortality: 70-Year Follow-up in the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study


Chairperson: Deborah Anne Lawlor
Venue: Room 327
Microbiome




Chieh Jason Chou

The Role of the Gut Microbiota in Diabetes, Challenges and Opportunities





Olga Sakwinska
Maternal Perinatal Microbiota Composition and Transfer to Infants





Jan Knol
Could Intestinal Microbiota be Programmed before Weaning?





Nicole Antoinette Huijgen
Medication Influencing the Gastro Intestinal Milieu Detrimentally Affects Sperm Motility in Men Visiting the Preconception Outpatient Clinic

Chairperson: Lee Yung Seng
Venue: Room 329
Mental Health and Programming



Stephen J Suomi

Risk, Resilience, and Gene-Environment Interplay in Primates
Anne Rifkin-Graboi
Maternal Mental Health, Parenting, and Infant Neurocognitive Development






Claudia Buss
Fetal Stress Physiology Across Gestation is Influenced by Maternal Exposure to Trauma in her own Childhood


Ali S Khashan
Preconception Maternal Exposure to Bereavement Stress Increases the Risk of Infant and Childhood Death: A Danish Population-Based Study

Kim Steven Betts
Maternal Prenatal Distress Predicts Adolescent Reported Internalising Behaviour Problems in a Prospective Birth Cohort

Soile Tuovinen
Maternal Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy and Adaptive Functioning and Psychiatric and Psychological Problems of the Elderly Offspring

Chairperson: Michael Meaney
Venue: Summit 1
Epigenetics and Other Hot Topics



Paola Casanello
Early Epigenetic Markers of Vascular and Metabolic Dysfunction

Yusuke Adachi
Paternal History of Prenatal Undernutrition Results in Downregulation of Hepatic Cell Cycle Gene Expression during Fetal Life in Offspring

Eloïse Cook
DXA Measures of Childhood Bone Mineral are Associated with CDKN2A Promoter Methylation at Birth

Allan Sheppard
Epigenetic Markers of Predictive Adaption in Sheep and Humans

Chairperson: Karen Lillycrop
1230 - 1330 Venue: Summit 2
Partner Symposia Sponsored by DANONE

Growth and Body Composition in Early Life: How Can We Predict Later Health Outcome?
Venue: Room 326
Emerging Investigators' Meeting

Mock Grant Review Committee Session


Giriraj Chandak
Susan Ozanne
John Challis
Matthew Gillman

Chairperson: Hazel Inskip
Venue: Room 324
Partner Symposia Sponsored by NESTLE NUTRITION INSTITUTE
Programming for a Healthy Life: The Story of the First 1000 Days
Venue: Room 326
Partner Symposia Sponsored by
NOVO NORDISK

Tackling the Rise of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM): Can We Pin Our Hopes on Lifestyle Interventions to Reduce NCD Risk in Future Generations?
Venue: Room 324
Partner Symposia Sponsored by DSM
The Road to Good Nutrition: The Asian Perspective
Venue: Room 327
Journal DOHaD (JDOHaD) Editorial Meeting
Emerging Investigators' Meeting

Moving Forward in Your Career

Venue: Room 324
Partner Symposia Sponsored by ABBOTT NUTRITION
Cognitive Development – Nature or Nurture?
Venue: Room 325
Insight into Candidate Selection: Your CV and the Interview


Jane Harding
Lucilla Poston
Venue: Room 326
The Post-Doctoral Abyss: What Defines a Successful Post-Doc and How to Achieve It

Krishnaveni Ghattu

Rebecca Simmons
1330 - 1500 Poster and Mini Orals Poster and Mini Orals Venue: Summit 1
Panel Discussion: Public and Private Partnerships on Research in Maternal and Child Health

Charlotte Ersbøll, Regina Moench-Pfanner, CS Yajnik, Berthold Koletzko,
Manfred Eggersdorfer, Thomas Beck

Moderators: Howard Bauchner and Mark Hanson
Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 7 : Closing Plenaries

Tribute to David Barker
Caroline Fall

Closing Plenary 1: The Nick Hales Award
Susan Ozanne
Fishing in the Stream of Diabetes 2013

Closing Plenary 2: The David Barker Medal
Caroline Fall
Paradigm Shifts, Pregnant Pauses and the Slow Path to Policy

Shane Norris
Invitation to DOHaD 2015

Chong Yap Seng
Congress Closing Remarks

Mark Hanson
President DoHaD Closing Remarks

Chairperson: Sir Peter Gluckman
1500 - 1630 Venue: Room 325
Inter-generational Factors of Inheritance and Relevance to DOHaD





Ling Zheng
Multigenerational Effects in the Liver and White Adipose Tissue After Continuous HFD Feeding Stress: What We Learned From Mouse Model






Tod Fullston
An Animal Model of Paternal Obesity Programs Metabolic Disturbances in Two Generations of Mice and Alters the Transcriptional Profile of Founder Testis and Sperm MicroRNA Content

Virginie Lecomte

Influence of Grand-Paternal Obesity on F2 Offspring Metabolism





Angelica Berna
l
Maternal Caloric Restriction During Critical Developmental Windows Induces Offspring Ovarian Follicle Loss through Ovarian Inflammation and ER Stress


















Chairperson: Joseph H Nadeau


Venue: Summit 1
Gestational Diabetes







Patrick Catalano

Gestational Diabetes Metabolic Effects on the Fetus







Yang Huixia

GDM Diagnosis and Management Strategy---Some Evidence from China






GV Krishnaveni
Intra-Uterine Exposure to Maternal Diabetes and Stress-Responses in Indian Children


Graham Richard Law
Diurnal Changes in Glucose during Pregnancy are Associated with Macrosomia in the Newborn









H Venkataraman
Postnatal Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Abnormalities (GTT) Abnormalities in Gestational Diabetes (GDM) – Can Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG) Replace GTT?


Chairperson: Ronald Ma
Venue: Room 324
Ethnic and Cultural Variation in DOHaD






GR Chandak
Genetic and Epigenetic Basis of Fetal Programming of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in Indians





Chong Yap Seng

Singapore Ethnic Differences in the GUSTO Study








Chandra Yallampalli
Sex-Specific Plasma Glucose Intolerance in the Prenatal Testosterone Exposed Adult Offspring



Rebecca Kanter

Childhood Growth and Weight Gain and Adult Waist Circumference in Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries





















Chairperson: Chittaranjan Yajnik
Venue: Room 326
Programming, Appetite and Exercise







Michael G Ross, Mina Desai
Developmental Programming of Hyperphagia and Obesity





Arend van Deutekom
Early
Programming of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior at Primary School Age. The ABCD-Study






Claudia Campbell
Developmental Contributions to Dietary Intake in Adult Survivors of Kwashiorkor and Marasmus


Felino Cagampang
In-Utero and Postnatal Exposure to High Fat Diet Alters Expression of Genes that Regulate Circadian Clock Function and Feeding Behaviour in the Adult Mouse Offspring Brain


















Chairperson: Mark H Vickers
Venue: Room 327
Measuring Maternal and Child Health Nutrition






Sian Robinson

Characterising the Diets of Women and Young Children: Experiences from the Southampton Women’s Survey




Kraisid Tontisirin
Practical Nutrition and Related Health Indicators in Program Implementation at Community Level






Philippa Prentice
Detailed Phenotyping of Infant Dried Blood Spot Samples by Metabolomics and Lipidomics Reveals Extensive Differences by Age and Nutrition

Jacques Bindels
Nutritional Insufficiency among Pre-Pregnant and Pregnant Women in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia










Eline van der Beek
Early Life Nutritional Programming of Obesity: Optimising Mother-Child Cohort Studies





Chairperson: Jeyakumar Henry

Venue: Summit 1
Epigenetics of Programming






Claudine Junien

Programming of a Sex-Specific High Fat Diet-Resistance Phenotype: Epigenetic Mechanisms





Yoshihiro Ogawa
Regulation of Metabolic Genes by DNA Methylation








Paula Costello
Identification of Perinatal Epigenetic Marks Associated with Later Neuropsychological Function


Joanna Holbrook
Inter-Individual Differences in the Methylome of Neonates: What Proportion is Driven by in Utero Environment?









Catherine M Rose
Glucocorticoid Effects on Germline Epigenetic Reprogramming in the Rat – A Mechanism for the Transmission of Programming Effects Across Generations?


Chairperson: Rob Waterland
Venue: Room 324
Interventional Studies and DOHaD






Matthew Gillman
Systems Science to Guide Implementation of DOHaD Interventions: Focus on Childhood Obesity






Berthold Koletzko
Child Growth Regulation - A Key to Long-term Outcome Effects







Jodie Dodd
Overweight and Obesity in Pregnancy – the LIMIT Randomised Trial




Shuang Wang
The Effect of Lifestyle Counseling as Prevention of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial








Kong Kai Ling
Impact of an Unsupervised Walking Intervention during Pregnancy on Post-Partum Weight Retention and Infant Outcomes



Chairperson: Caroline Fall

(Sponsored by EARLY NUTRITION)
Venue: Room 326
Allergy (held in conjunction with the World Allergy Organisation)





Susan Prescott
Developmental Origins of Allergic Disease – the Canary in the Coal Mine





Lynette Shek
Developmental Origins of Allergic Disease – Lessons from Singapore Cohorts






Monique Robinson
Maternal Perinatal Stress and Depression Predict Parent-Reported Food Allergy in Offspring in the First Three Years of Life

Meghan B Azad
Role of Maternal Distress in the Perinatal Programming of Allergic Disease










Astrid Hogenkamp
Maternal Dietary Supplementation with Specific Non-Digestible Oligosaccharides Leads to Reduced Allergic Asthma Symptoms in their Offspring

Chairperson: Ruby Pawankar

 

Venue: Room 325
Workshop- Fetal Programming or Confounding? -- Weighing the Evidence via Methodology and Statistical Analysis

                            
George Ellison
Dagitty.net: Optimising The Identification And Adjustment For Confounding To Explore The Developmental Origins Of Health And Disease

Susan Morton
Defining Vulnerability in Infancy - A Life Course and Translational Approach





Alina Rodriguez
Deciphering the Impact of Maternal Obesity on Mental Health Outcomes in Children



















Stephanie Meakins
Mediation (or not) by Adult Exposure When Relating Early-Life Exposures to a Distal Outcome





Moderator: Marjo-Riitta Järvelin
Venue: Room 327
Programming of Body Composition







Cyrus Cooper

The Interface between Bone, Muscle and Fat: Development and Body Composition







Mya-Thway Tint
Distribution and Determinants of Adipose Tissue in Asian Infants






Pang Wei Wei
The Relation of Maternal Plasma Ferritin to Neonatal Abdominal Adipose Tissue Composition


Mina Desai
Mechanism of Programmed Obesity in Intrauterine Growth Restricted Newborns: Epigenetic Mediated Early Induction of Adipocyte Differentiation Contributes to Enhanced Adipogenesis

Stuart Lanham
Maternal Pre-Implantation or Gestational Diet Alters Fetal Bone Development





Chairperson: Lee Yung Seng
Venue: Room 329
Hot Topics in Nutrition

Cristina Campoy
Long-Term Consequences
in the Children Born To
Obese and Diabetic
Mothers

Sirazul A. Sahariah
A Pre-Conceptional Micronutrient-Rich Food Supplement Prevents Gestational Diabetes: Mumbai Maternal Nutrition Project

Barbara Musial
A High Fat High Sugar Diet Alters Maternal Metabolic Status During Mouse Pregnancy

Lars Åke Persson
Reversing the Consequences of Poor Nutrition in Early Pregnancy: 10-year Follow-up of the MINIMat Prenatal Nutrition Trial, Bangladesh

Laurent Briollais
The Role of Breastfeeding in Children with a Susceptibility Allele in the FTO Gene

Karolina Sulek
Metabolic Profiling Uncovers Hidden Biomarkers of Fetal Growth Retardation in Maternal Hair

Chairperson: Victor Han

Venue: Room 324
AGM DOHaD Society
Venue: Room 326
Science Writing Satellite Meeting for Young Investigators


Howard Bauchner

1630 - 1700 Afternoon Coffee and Tea Break  
1700 - 1830 Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 2


Keith M Godfrey
Developmental and Epigenetic Insights into Childhood Health and Disease

Regine PM Steegers-Theunissen
Implications of Preconception Nutrition on the Microenvironment of the Human Gamete and IVF/ICSI Treatment Outcomes

Joseph H Nadeau
Remembrance of Things Past: Epigenetic Inheritance of Phenotypic Variation and Disease Risk

Chairperson: Deborah Sloboda

Venue: Room 325
Environmental Pollutants and DOHaD


Marie Vahter
Health consequences of early-life exposure to dietary cadmium

Mariana M Veras
Urban Air Pollution and DOHaD: What Mice Models of Exposure Can Tell Us

Lenie van Rossem
Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution and Newborn Blood Pressure





Leah Li
Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy and Adiposity among Contemporary Portuguese Children





Natália de Souza Xavier Costa
Multigenerational Effects of Air Pollution on Reproductive Capacity and Fetal Development: A Experimental Study



Chairperson: Karin Michels
Venue: Room 324
Maternal Obesity and Weight Gain



Lucilla Poston
Intervention Studies in Obese Pregnant Women; Experience from the UPBEAT Trial


Deborah Sloboda
Reproductive Outcomes of Offspring after Early Life Nutritional Excess

Christine Sommer
Association between Change in Maternal Adiposity during Pregnancy and Birth Weight and Subcutaneous Fat of the Newborn.

Iris Johanna Grooten
Weight Loss and Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy: Effects on Cardiometabolic Profile of the Offspring at Age 5




Marcelo Farias
Neonatal Insulin Resistance and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Markers in Offspring of Pregnancies with Maternal Obesity, Subclinical and Cellular Perspectives

Chairperson: Patrick Catalano
Venue: Room 326
Pre and Post Conceptual Period and DOHaD

Regine PM
Steegers- Theunissen
Periconceptional Parental Conditions and First Trimester Embryonic Growth

Sophie E Moore

Pre and Post Conceptual Nutrition and DOHaD


Nurzalinda Zalbahar
Impact of Pre-Pregnancy Parental Overweight and Obesity on Offspring Obesity: Systematic Analysis and Meta Analysis

Shuntaro Ikeda
Disruption of Methionine Metabolism may Cause Aberrant Protein Expression of TEAD4 and CDX2 in Bovine Preimplantation Embryos in Vitro

Michael Davies
Exogenous Hormones for the Treatment of Infertility Induces Sex-Specific Variations in Birthweight and Length of Gestation



Chairperson: Jane Harding
Venue: Room 327
Lifecourse Perspectives on DOHaD



Yoav Ben-Shlomo
A Life Course Approach to Ageing



Alexandra Brentani
Early and Late Childbearing as Risk Factors for Fetal Growth and Adverse Birth Outcomes: Evidence from Sao Paulo, Brazil

O.Yaw Addo
Parental Growth and Offspring Birth Weight: Pooled Analyses from Four Birth Cohorts in Low and Middle Income Countries



Kalyanaraman Kumaran
Adult Height and Change in Height as Predictors of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Young Adults from a Transitioning Population

Chairperson: Shane Norris
Venue: Summit 1
Communicating the Science of DOHaD


Howard Bauchner






Richard Horton


































Chairperson: Michael G Ross

  Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 5


Elise Donovan
Young Investigator's Lecture: Maternal Fetal Interaction: Conflict or Détente



Terrence Forrester
DOHaD and Programming by Severe Undernutrition



Michael Meaney
Neurobehavioral Programming


Chairperson: John Challis

(Sponsored by ABBOTT NUTRITION)

 
1830 Welcome Reception Congress Dinner and Poster Awards Emerging Investigators' Social Gathering  
  End of Day 1 End of Day 2 End of Day 3 End of Congress

Speakers and schedule are subject to changes. All stated dates and timings for this conference are in accordance to the
Singapore time, GMT +8.

Partner Symposia- Speakers are selected by the Sponsor and approved by the Organising Committee.




Who Should Attend

  • Cardiologists
  • Neonatologists
  • Public Health Specialists
  • Clinicians
  • Nutritionists
  • Researchers
  • Corporations from the infant food/
    nutrition industry
  • Obstetricians
  • Scientists
  • Decision-makers representing NGOs
  • Paediatricians
  • Students
  • Diabeticians
  • Policy makers
  • Trainees
  • Gynaecologists
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Young Investigators

This list is not exhaustive and is intended as a guide only. DOHaD 2013 encourages all professionals dedicated to early life nutrition and maternal health to attend the conference.


Venue: Room 329
Hot Topics in Nutrition

Cristina Campoy
Long-Term Consequences in the Children Born To
Obese and Diabetic Mothers

Sirazul A. Sahariah
A Pre-Conceptional Micronutrient-Rich Food Supplement Prevents Gestational Diabetes: Mumbai Maternal Nutrition Project

Barbara Musial
A High Fat High Sugar Diet Alters Maternal Metabolic Status During Mouse Pregnancy

Lars Åke Persson
Reversing the Consequences of Poor Nutrition in Early Pregnancy: 10-year Follow-up of the MINIMat Prenatal Nutrition Trial, Bangladesh

Laurent Briollais
The Role of Breastfeeding in Children with a Susceptibility Allele in the FTO Gene

Karolina Sulek
Metabolic Profiling Uncovers Hidden Biomarkers of Fetal Growth Retardation in Maternal Hair

Chairperson: Victor Han

Venue: Room 326
The Post-Doctoral Abyss: What Defines a Successful Post-Doc and How to Achieve It


Krishnaveni Ghattu
Venue: Room 325
Insight into Candidate Selection: Your CV and the Interview

Jane Harding
Venue: Room 324
Partner Symposia Sponsored by ABBOTT NUTRITION
Cognitive Development – Nature or Nurture?
Venue: Summit 1
Epigenetics and Other Hot Topics


Paola Casanello
Early Epigenetic Markers of Vascular and Metabolic Dysfunction

Yusuke Adachi
Paternal History of Prenatal Undernutrition Results in Downregulation of Hepatic Cell Cycle Gene Expression during Fetal Life in Offspring

Eloïse Cook
DXA Measures of Childhood Bone Mineral are Associated with CDKN2A Promoter Methylation at Birth

Allan Sheppard
Epigenetic Markers of Predictive Adaption in Sheep and Humans

Chairperson: Karen Lillycrop

Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 1


Presidential Opening Address by Mark Hanson


Paulin Tay-Straughan
Maternal Well-being and Happy Babies

Bruce Blumberg

The Role of Early Life Environmental Exposures in
Non-Communicable Diseases

Ronald Ma
Gestational Diabetes and the NCD Epidemic

Chairperson: Chong Yap Seng

DOHaD Council Meeting
(by invitation)

Day 4
Wednesday, 20 Nove 2013
Day 3
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013
Day 2
Monday, 18 Nov 2013
Day 1
Sunday, 17 Nov 2013
1830
1700 - 1830
1630 - 1700
1500 - 1630
1330 - 1500
1230 - 1330
1030 - 1230
1000 - 1030
0830 - 1000
0800 - 0830
0730 - 0800
End of Congress
Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 7 : Closing Plenaries

Tribute to David Barker
Caroline Fall

Closing Plenary 1: The Nick Hales Award
Susan Ozanne
Fishing in the Stream of Diabetes 2013

Closing Plenary 2: The David Barker Medal
Caroline Fall
Paradigm Shifts, Pregnant Pauses and the Slow Path to Policy

Shane Norris
Invitation to DOHaD 2015

Chong Yap Seng
Congress Closing Remarks

Mark Hanson
President DoHaD Closing Remarks


Chairperson: Sir Peter Gluckman

Emerging Investigators' Meeting

Moving Forward in Your Career
Venue: Room 327
Journal DOHaD (JDOHaD) Editorial Meeting
Venue: Room 329
Mental Health and Programming


Stephen J Suomi
Risk, Resilience, and Gene-Environment Interplay in Primates

Anne Rifkin-Graboi
Maternal Mental Health, Parenting, and Infant Neurocognitive Development

Claudia Buss
Fetal Stress Physiology Across Gestation is Influenced by Maternal Exposure to Trauma in her own Childhood

Ali S Khashan
Preconception Maternal Exposure to Bereavement Stress Increases the Risk of Infant and Childhood Death: A Danish Population-Based Study

Kim Steven Betts
Maternal Prenatal Distress Predicts Adolescent Reported Internalising Behaviour Problems in a Prospective Birth Cohort

Soile Tuovinen
Maternal Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy and Adaptive
Functioning and Psychiatric and Psychological Problems of the
Elderly Offspring

Chairperson: Michael Meaney
Venue: Room 327
Microbiome


Chieh Jason Chou
The Role of the Gut Microbiota in Diabetes, Challenges and Opportunities

Olga Sakwinska
Maternal Perinatal Microbiota Composition and Transfer to Infants

Jan Knol
Could Intestinal Microbiota be Programmed before Weaning?

Nicole Antoinette Huijgen
Medication Influencing the Gastro Intestinal Milieu Detrimentally Affects Sperm Motility in Men Visiting the Preconception Outpatient Clinic

Chairperson: Lee Yung Seng

Venue: Room 325
Longitudinal Studies


Shane Norris
Intergenerational Transfer of Health Risks: The Birth to Twenty cohort

Yechiel Friedlander
Early Life Exposures and Long-Term Consequences on Cardio-Metabolic Risk

Nanette Lee Mayol
Diet in Early Life and the Development of Cardiometabolic Disease Risk Factors in Young Adulthood in Cebu, Philippines

Marika Sipola-Leppänen
Body Composition in Young Adults Born Preterm - the Ester Study

Eero Kajantie
Early Life Body Mass Trajectories as Determinants of Mortality: 70-Year Follow-up in the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study

Chairperson: Deborah Anne Lawlor

Venue: Room 326
Disasters and Famine


Tessa J Roseboom
Long Term Consequences of Prenatal Exposure to the
Dutch Famine 1944-45

Suzanne King
DNA Methylation Signatures of Prenatal Maternal
Exposure to a Natural Disaster: Project Ice Storm

Elizabeth Anne Newnham
Early Exposure to Violence: Trajectories of Depression and
Anxiety Symptoms among Children and Adolescents
Affected by War

Chittaranjan Yajnik
A New Avatar of Malnutrition Related Diabetes (MRDM):
Nutrient Mediated Teratogenesis

Chairperson: Terrence Forrester
Venue: Room 324
Evolutionary Concepts of DOHaD


Hamish Spencer
Why Wait? The Optimal Waiting Time between
an Environmental Cue and a Plastic Response

Tobias Uller
Evolution of the Epigenetic Inheritance
System: Stability VS Plasticity

William Johnson
MAGA's: Possible Candidates for Environmental
Factors Mediating DOHaD Effects

Chairperson: Keith Godfrey

Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 6

James J Heckman
The Economic and Social Dynamics of Life Cycle Health

Marco Del Giudice

Evolutionary Perspectives on Early Stress and Behavioural Development

Chairperson: John Newnham

End of Day 3
Emerging Investigators' Social Gathering
Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 5

Elise Donovan

Young Investigator's Lecture: Maternal Fetal Interaction:
Conflict or Détente

Terrence Forrester

DOHaD and Programming by Severe Undernutrition

Michael Meaney
Neurobehavioral Programming

Chairperson: John Challis

(Sponsored by ABBOTT NUTRITION)

Venue: Room 326
Science Writing Satellite Meeting for Young Investigators


Howard Bauchner
Venue: Room 324
AGM DOHaD Society
Venue: Summit 1
Panel Discussion: Public and Private Partnerships on Research
in Maternal and Child Health


Charlotte Ersbøll, Regina Moench-Pfanner, CS Yajnik, Berthold Koletzko,
Manfred Eggersdorfer, Thomas Beck

Moderators: Howard Bauchner and Mark Hanson

Venue: Room 324
Partner Symposia Sponsored by DSM

The Road to Good Nutrition: The Asian Perspective

Venue: Room 326
Partner Symposia Sponsored by
NOVO NORDISK

Tackling the Rise of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM):
Can We Pin Our Hopes on Lifestyle Interventions to Reduce
NCD Risk in Future Generations?
Venue: Room 324
Partner Symposia Sponsored by NESTLENUTRITION INSTITUTE

Programming for a Healthy Life: The Story of the First 1000 Days
Venue: Summit 1
Panel Discussion: DOHaD and Public Policy

Vijaya K., Stefan Germann, John Funder, Craig Rubens,
Jeffrey Murray, Catherine Law, Katie Dain

Moderators: Richard Horton and Sir Peter Gluckman
Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 4: Opening Ceremony : DOHaD and Public Policy

Chong Yap Seng
Welcome Address

Address by Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Health, Singapore

Sir Peter Gluckman
Overview of DOHaD and Public Health

Martin W Bloem
Ensuring Appropriate Nutrition for Women of Reproductive Age

Kate Armstrong
NCD Child – Advocacy Efforts Bridging the Gaps in the Non-Communicable Disease Discourse for Children and Adolescents

Guest of Honour: Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Health, Singapore

Chairperson: Mark Hanson, UK

Venue: Room 324
Meet the Professor Session


Peter Nathanielsz, Deborah Anne Lawlor, Julie Owens
End of Day 2
Congress Dinner and Poster Awards
Venue: Summit 1
Communicating the Science of DOHaD


Howard Bauchner

Richard Horton

Chairperson: Michael G Ross

Venue: Room 327
Lifecourse Perspectives on DOHaD

Yoav Ben-Shlomo
A Life Course Approach to Ageing

Alexandra Brentani
Early and Late Childbearing as Risk Factors for Fetal Growth and
Adverse Birth Outcomes: Evidence from Sao Paulo, Brazil

O.Yaw Addo
Parental Growth and Offspring Birth Weight: Pooled Analyses from Four Birth
Cohorts in Low and Middle Income Countries

Kalyanaraman Kumaran
Adult Height and Change in Height as Predictors of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in
Young Adults from a Transitioning Population

Chairperson: Shane Norris

Venue: Room 326
Pre and Post Conceptual Period and DOHaD


Regine PM Steegers-Theunissen
Periconceptional Parental Conditions and First
Trimester Embryonic Growth

Sophie E Moore
Pre and Post Conceptual Nutrition and DOHaD

Nurzalinda Zalbahar
Impact of Pre-Pregnancy Parental Overweight and Obesity on Offspring Obesity:
Systematic Analysis and Meta Analysis

Shuntaro Ikeda
Disruption of Methionine Metabolism may Cause Aberrant Protein Expression of TEAD4 and
CDX2 in Bovine Preimplantation Embryos in Vitro

Michael Davies
Exogenous Hormones for the Treatment of Infertility Induces Sex-Specific
Variations in Birthweight and Length of Gestation

Chairperson: Jane Harding

Venue: Room 324
Maternal Obesity and Weight Gain


Lucilla Poston
Intervention Studies in Obese Pregnant Women; Experience
from the UPBEAT Trial

Deborah Sloboda

Reproductive Outcomes of Offspring after Early
Life Nutritional Excess

Christine Sommer
Association between Change in Maternal Adiposity during Pregnancy
and Birth Weight and Subcutaneous Fat of the Newborn.

Iris Johanna Grooten
Weight Loss and Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy: Effects on
Cardiometabolic Profile of the Offspring at Age 5

Marcelo Farias
Neonatal Insulin Resistance and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Markers in Offspring of
Pregnancies with Maternal Obesity, Subclinical and Cellular Perspectives

Chairperson: Patrick Catalano

Venue: Room 325
Environmental Pollutants and DOHaD


Marie Vahter
Health consequences of early-life exposure to dietary cadmium

Mariana M Veras

Urban Air Pollution and DOHaD: What Mice Models of
Exposure Can Tell Us

Lenie van Rossem
Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution and Newborn Blood Pressure

Leah Li
Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy and Adiposity among Contemporary
Portuguese Children

Natália de Souza Xavier Costa
Multigenerational Effects of Air Pollution on Reproductive Capacity and
Fetal Development: A Experimental Study

Chairperson: Karin Michels

Venue: Summit 1
Epigenetics of Programming

Claudine Junien
Programming of a Sex-Specific High Fat Diet-Resistance Phenotype:
Epigenetic Mechanisms

Yoshihiro Ogawa

Regulation of Metabolic Genes by DNA Methylation

Paula Costello
Identification of Perinatal Epigenetic Marks Associated with Later
Neuropsychological Function

Joanna Holbrook
Inter-Individual Differences in the Methylome of Neonates: What Proportion
is Driven by in Utero Environment?

Catherine M Rose

Glucocorticoid Effects on Germline Epigenetic Reprogramming in the Rat –
A Mechanism for the Transmission of Programming Effects Across Generations?

Chairperson: Rob Waterland

Venue: Room 327
Programming of Body Composition

Cyrus Cooper
The Interface between Bone, Muscle and Fat:
Development and Body Composition

Mya-Thway Tint
Distribution and Determinants of Adipose
Tissue in Asian Infants

Pang Wei Wei
The Relation of Maternal Plasma Ferritin to Neonatal Abdominal Adipose Tissue Composition

Mina Desai
Mechanism of Programmed Obesity in Intrauterine Growth Restricted Newborns: Epigenetic
Mediated Early Induction of Adipocyte Differentiation Contributes to Enhanced Adipogenesis

Stephanie Meakins
Maternal Pre-Implantation or Gestational Diet Alters Fetal Bone Development

Chairperson: Lee Yung Seng

Venue: Room 325
Workshop- Fetal Programming or Confounding? -- Weighing the Evidence via
Methodology and Statistical Analysis


George Ellison
Dagitty.net: Optimising The Identification And Adjustment For Confounding To
Explore The Developmental Origins Of Health And Disease

Susan Morton
Defining Vulnerability in Infancy - A Life Course and
Translational Approach

Alina Rodriguez
Deciphering the Impact of Maternal Obesity on Mental Health
Outcomes in Children

Kate Tilling
Mediation (or not) by Adult Exposure When Relating Early-Life
Exposures to a Distal Outcome

Moderator: Marjo-Riitta Järvelin

Venue: Room 326
Allergy (held in conjunction with the World Allergy Organisation)

Susan Prescott
Developmental Origins of Allergic Disease – the Canary in the Coal Mine

Lynette Shek
Developmental Origins of Allergic Disease – Lessons from Singapore Cohorts

Monique Robinson
Maternal Perinatal Stress and Depression Predict Parent-Reported Food Allergy in Offspring in the
First Three Years of Life

Meghan B Azad
Role of Maternal Distress in the Perinatal Programming of Allergic Disease

Astrid Hogenkamp
Maternal Dietary Supplementation with Specific Non-Digestible Oligosaccharides Leads to Reduced
Allergic Asthma Symptoms in their Offspring

Chairperson: Ruby Pawankar

Venue: Room 324
Interventional Studies and DOHaD


Matthew Gillman
Systems Science to Guide Implementation of DOHaD Interventions:
Focus on Childhood Obesity

Berthold Koletzko
Child Growth Regulation - A Key to Long-term Outcome Effects

Jodie Dodd
Overweight and Obesity in Pregnancy – the LIMIT Randomised Trial

Shuang Wang
The Effect of Lifestyle Counseling as Prevention of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus:
A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

Kong Kai Ling
Impact of an Unsupervised Walking Intervention during Pregnancy on
Post-Partum Weight Retention and Infant Outcomes

Chairperson: Caroline Fall

(Sponsored by EARLY NUTRITION)

Poster and Mini Orals
Venue: Room 327
Health and Nutritional Literacy and DOHaD

Jacquie Bay
School-Science Partnerships: Agents of Inter-Generational Change
through Science for Health Literacy

Hazel Inskip
The Southampton Women's Survey: From Observation to Intervention

Ana Maria de Ulhoa Escobar
“Welcoming the Baby”: The Use of a Social Network as Health-Enhancing Tool

Chairperson: Alexandre Ferraro

Venue: Summit 1
Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Obesity


Ricardo Uauy
Preventing the Metabolic Consequences of Obesity

Susan Carlson
A Public Health Perspective on DHA and ARA During Pregnancy and
Early Childhood

Lenie van Rossem
N-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Breast Milk and Cognitive
Function in Childhood

Lila Otani
Excessive Arginine Intake by Lactating Rats Induces Visceral Fat Accumulation
and Insulin Resistance in Later Life of Offspring

Scott White
Exclusive Breastfeeding Reduces Adolescent Metabolic Disease in Individuals at
High Genetic Risk

Chairperson: Julie Owens

(SPONSORED BY FRIESLAND CAMPINA)

Venue: Room 326
Lifecourse Economics and DOHaD


Gabriella Conti
The Developmental Origins of Health Disparities

Cecily C Kelleher
Longitudinal Determinants of the Impact of the Economic Recession in Republic of Ireland:
Findings from the Lifeways Cross-Generation Cohort Study

Eline Van der Beek
A Health Economic Model to Assess the Impact of High Birth Weight on Public Health

Chairperson: Catherine Law

Venue: Room 325
Placental Factors and DOHaD


Leslie Myatt
Effect of Maternal Obesity on DNA Methylation in
Placenta: Consequences for DOHaD

Rohan Lewis
The Placenta: More than the Sum of its Parts

Jane Cleal
Maternal Vitamin D and Vitamin D-Binding Protein: Relationship with mRNA Expression and Epigenetic
Regulation of Placental Facilitated Amino Acid Transporters

Chinthika Piyasena
Human Fetal Growth Associates with Altered DNA Hydroxymethylation of H19 and with Expression and
DNA Methylation of Placental IGF2

Ane Mole Holme
In Vivo Studies on Fetoplacental Glucose Consumption in the Human

Chairperson: Stephen Lye

Venue: Room 324
Reversibility of Programming

Mark H Vickers
Critical Windows and Reversing Developmental Programming of
Metabolic Disorders : Evidence from Small Animal Models

Peter Nathanielsz

Interventions Designed to Prevent Adverse Programming
Outcomes Resulting from Maternal Obesity

Michael Skilton
Dietary Intake of Alpha-Linolenic (Omega-3) Fatty Acid in Childhood and Improved Cardiovascular
Risk Profile in those Born Small for Gestational Age: The STRIP Study

Kai Dietrich Nüsken
Early Life Nutrition with a Complex Lipid Matrix Diet Reverses Adverse Metabolic Programming in IUGR Rats

Tim South
Effects of Experimental Hyperleptinaemia in Neonatal Rats on Subsequent Sucrose Preference and
Reward-Related Receptor Density

Chairperson: Hiroaki Itoh

Morning Coffee and Tea Break
Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 3


Katie Dain
DOHaD and the Global NCD Agenda

Rebecca Reynolds
Maternal Mood and Behaviour

Ruby Pawankar
Allergy: A Global Public Health Problem and the Impact of Biodiversity
and Climate Change: Need for a Call to Action

Chairperson: Michael G Ross

Venue: Room 324
Meet the Professor Session


CS Yajnik, Johan Eriksson, John Challis,
John Newnham, Jane Harding
Afternoon Coffee and Tea Break
End of Day 1
Welcome Reception
Venue: Room 326
Emerging Investigators' Meeting


Mock Grant Review Committee Session

Giriraj Chandak
Susan Ozanne
John Challis

Matthew Gillman

Chairperson: Hazel Inskip

Venue: Summit 2
Partner Symposia
Sponsored by DANONE


Growth and Body Composition in Early Life: How Can We
Predict Later Health Outcome?
Poster and Mini Orals
Venue: Summit 1
Plenary Session 2


Keith M Godfrey
Developmental and Epigenetic Insights into
Childhood Health and Disease

Regine PM Steegers-Theunissen
Implications of Preconception Nutrition on the Microenvironment of the
Human Gamete and IVF/ICSI Treatment Outcomes

Joseph H Nadeau
Remembrance of Things Past: Epigenetic Inheritance of Phenotypic
Variation and Disease Risk

Chairperson: Deborah Sloboda

Venue: Room 327
Measuring Maternal and Child Health Nutrition

Sian Robinson
Characterising the Diets of Women and Young Children:
Experiences from the Southampton Women’s Survey

Kraisid Tontisirin
Practical Nutrition and Related Health Indicators in Program
Implementation at Community Level

Philippa Prentice

Detailed Phenotyping of Infant Dried Blood Spot Samples by Metabolomics and Lipidomics
Reveals Extensive Differences by Age and Nutrition

Jacques Bindels
Nutritional Insufficiency among Pre-Pregnant and Pregnant Women in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia

Eline van der Beek
Early Life Nutritional Programming of Obesity: Optimising Mother-Child Cohort Studies

Chairperson: Jeyakumar Henry

Venue: Room 326
Programming, Appetite and Exercise

Michael G Ross, Mina Desai
Developmental Programming of Hyperphagia and Obesity

Arend van Deutekom
Early
Programming of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior at Primary School Age. The ABCD-Study

Claudia Campbell
Developmental Contributions to Dietary Intake in Adult Survivors of Kwashiorkor and Marasmus

Felino Cagampang
In-Utero and Postnatal Exposure to High Fat Diet Alters Expression of Genes that Regulate Circadian Clock Function
and Feeding Behaviour in the Adult Mouse Offspring Brain

Chairperson: Mark H Vickers

Venue: Room 324
Ethnic and Cultural Variation in DOHaD


GR Chandak
Genetic and Epigenetic Basis of Fetal Programming of Obesity
and Type 2 Diabetes in Indians

Chong Yap Seng

Singapore Ethnic Differences in the GUSTO Study

Chandra Yallampalli
Sex-Specific Plasma Glucose Intolerance in the Prenatal Testosterone Exposed Adult Offspring

Rebecca Kanter

Childhood Growth and Weight Gain and Adult Waist Circumference in Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Chairperson: Chittaranjan Yajnik


Venue: Summit 1
Gestational Diabetes


Patrick Catalano
Gestational Diabetes Metabolic Effects on the Fetus

Yang Huixia
GDM Diagnosis and Management Strategy---Some
Evidence from China

GV Krishnaveni
Intra-Uterine Exposure to Maternal Diabetes and Stress-Responses in Indian Children

Graham Richard Law
Diurnal Changes in Glucose during Pregnancy are Associated with Macrosomia in the Newborn

H Venkataraman
Postnatal Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Abnormalities (GTT) Abnormalities in Gestational Diabetes (GDM) –
Can Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG) Replace GTT?

Chairperson: Ronald Ma

Venue: Room 325
Inter-generational Factors of Inheritance and Relevance to DOHaD


Ling Zheng
Multigenerational Effects in the Liver and White Adipose Tissue
After Continuous HFD Feeding Stress: What We Learned From Mouse Model

Tod Fullston
An Animal Model of Paternal Obesity Programs Metabolic Disturbances in Two Generations of Mice and
Alters the Transcriptional Profile of Founder Testis and Sperm MicroRNA Content

Virginie Lecomte

Influence of Grand-Paternal Obesity on F2 Offspring Metabolism

Angelica Berna
l
Maternal Caloric Restriction During Critical Developmental Windows Induces Offspring Ovarian
Follicle Loss through Ovarian Inflammation and ER Stress

Chairperson: Joseph H Nadeau