Physiology 2016

Joint Meeting of the American Physiological Society and
The Physiological Society

29 - 31 July 2016
Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland

Laura Bennet

The University of Auckland,
New Zealand

Professor Laura Bennet is co-director of the Fetal Physiology and Neuroscience Group in the department of Physiology, at the University of Auckland. She is a fetal systems physiologist with a specialist interest in preterm fetal and neonatal cardiovascular and neurophysiological adaptations to common in utero insults such as hypoxia and infection, the effect of common therapeutic treatments for preterm labour such as glucocorticoids on these adaptations, and the development of treatment strategies and biomarkers to prevent injury and identify the at risk baby.

Supported by The Journal of Physiology

The Physiological Society Prize Lecture
11.45 - 12.45
Sex, drugs and rock and roll: Tales from preterm fetal life
Plenary lecture