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Children Webinar | Children's Day - Focus on Children's Health

18 Nov 2022, 16:00 (CET)

Pediatric Epilepsy, Encephalopathy, Children
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Welcome from the Chair

1st Children Webinar

Children's Day - Focus on Children's Health

Dear Colleagues,

World Children's Day is celebrated on the 20th November to commemorate the Declaration of the Rights of the Child by the UN General Assembly on 20 November 1959. Children would like to take this opportunity to call related experts here to share the updated theoretical and medical research trends. The topic covered about all related to childhood health and disease in developed and developing countries.

The publication focuses on sharing clinical, epidemiological and translational science relevant to children’s health.

It is a pleasure to invite you all to a webinar covering the topics from the opened 178 Special Issues.

Kind regards.

Date: 18 November 2022

Time: 4:00 pm CET | 10:00 am EST | 11:00 pm CST Asia

Webinar ID: 827 7085 0821

Webinar Secretariat:


Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Child Health, University of Missouri at Columbia, 404 Keene Street, Columbia, MO 65201, USA

Paul R. Carney is Professor of Child Health, Neurology and Chief of Pediatric Neurology Division, and also Director of Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program. His research is focused on Epilepsy, Epilepsy surgery/neuromodulation, Neurogenetics and Sleep disorders.

Invited Speakers

Intestinal Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Regenerative Unit, Meyer Children's Hospital, Florence, Italy

Prof. Dr. Antonino Morabito is the Professor of paediatric Surgery at the University of Florence. Clinical Chair of The Department of Paediatric Surgery and Clinical Chair of the Paediatric Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Unit at Meyer Children's Hospital Florence, Italy

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, United States

Dr. P. Syamasundar Rao is Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine and Emeritus Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School and Professor of Pediatrics at the University Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. His research interests are: congenital heart disease; pediatric cardiology; tricuspid atresia; physiologically advantageous ventricular septal defect; interventional pediatric cardiology; neonatal cardiology; echocardiography.

Department of Psychiatry, Tower Health/Phoenixville Hospital · Phoenixville, USA,
Department of Psychiatry, Drexel University College of Medicine · Philadelphia, USA

Dr. Saral Desai is a Resident Physician from Tower Health/Phoenixville Hospital and Drexel University College of Medicine. His research interests are: Psychiatry, Behavioral Science, Addiction Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Epidemiology and Cancer Control Department, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, USA

Dr. Madeline Horan is a postdoctoral research associate at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control. Her research focuses on patient-reported outcomes in childhood cancer survivors. Dr. Horan’s research in her postdoctoral training focuses more specifically on utility-based approaches to assessing health-related quality-of-life and the associated late effects and other health outcomes among childhood cancer survivors.

Professor of Child Health and Neurology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Zhao Liu, MD is a Pediatric Neurologist in Columbia, MO. Zhao Liu completed their Residency at Medical College Of Ga School Of Medicine. Following their education, Zhao Liu was board certified by the American Board of Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology.

Professor of Child Health and Neurology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Professor Ng loves working in the field of paediatric neurology, with clinical interests in all general neurology, including epilepsy, seizures, epilepsy and antiepileptic drugs, childhood headaches and migraine, developmental delay, cerebral palsy and abnormal movements including tics and Tourette syndrome.

Professor of Neurology and Radiology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Dr. Beversdorf graduated from Indiana University and completed Neurology residency at Dartmouth. After his fellowship in Behavioral Neurology at University of Florida, he joined the Ohio State University faculty. He has published on memory disorders, autism, cognitive neuroscience, fMRI, neurpsychopharmacology and drug addiction. He joined the University of Missouri (Radiology, Neurology, Psychology and the Thompson Center) to focus on autism, with particular interest in pharmacofMRI as a potential treatment marker, and gene/stress interactions in autism.

Professor and Chair, Department of Child Health, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

David Gozal, MD, MBA, PhD (Hon) is the Marie M. and Harry L. Smith Endowed Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Child Health, and Pediatrician-in-Chie of MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Dr. Gozal’s research focuses primarily on bench to bedside approaches to pediatric sleep disorders.

Webinar Content

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Time in CET

Chair Professor Paul R. Carney

Chair Introduction

10:00 – 10:10 am

Professor Paul R. Carney

Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathy

10:10 – 10:20 am

Prof. Dr. Antonino Morabito

Surgery for Short Bowel

10:20 – 10:30 am

Prof. Dr. P. Syamasundar Rao

Role of Echocardiography in the Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Septal Defects

10:30 – 10:40 am

Dr. Saral Desai

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Their Impact on Children’s Health

10:40 – 10:50 am

Dr. Madeline Horan

Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Childhood Cancer: Measurement and Integration into Clinical Practice

10:50 – 11:00 am

Dr. Zhao Liu

Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathy

11:00 – 11:10 am

Professor Yu-Tze Ng

Lennox Gastaut Syndrome

11:10 – 11:20 am

Professor David Beversdorf

Update on Autism Spectrum Disorders

11:20 – 11:30 am

Professor David Gozal

Sleep Disorder Breathing and Cognitive Impact

11:30 – 11:40 am


11:40 - 11:55 am

Closing of Webinar

Chair Professor Paul R. Carney

11:55 am – 12:00 pm

Relevant SI

Find the list of Special Issues here.

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