Fetal Medicine @ Brown
WARREN ALPERT MEDICAL SCHOOL OF BROWN UNIVERSITY

 

BIOL 6505 - Introduction to Fetal Medicine

This is the tentative schedule for 2016-17. Please consult the site frequently for updates.

 

 

 

Date

Topic

 Room

Faculty

Time

1/20
Introduction to the course

 270

Luks/Davis/Aguiar

30'
Ethics of fetal medicine

Fearon

60'

1/27
Genetics and fetal medicine
a. Molecular genetics
b. Regulation of embryogenesis

 270

Padbury 

45'
Embryology and development
a. Normal fetal development
b. Embryology of congenital anomalies

 Kurkchubasche

45'

2/3
Fetal diagnosis and imaging: MRI
a. Principles of MRI
b. Role of MRI in fetal diagnosis

 280

Cassese

 45'
Fetal diagnosis and imaging: U/S
a. Principles of obstetrical ultrasound
b. Role of ultrasound in fetal diagnosis

Davis/Carr

 45'

2/10

Pulmonary anomalies
a. Pulmonary hypoplasia
b. Chest masses
c. Diaphragmatic hernia

 270

 

Luks

 

45'

 
Hematological anomalies
a. Fetal hematopoiesis
b. Sickle cell disease
c. Thalassemia
 
45'

2/17

Neurological anomalies
a. Hydrocephalus
b. Open neural tube defects
c. Pre- and postnatal treatment

275

 

Klinge

45'
Visceral and parietal anomalies
a. Abdominal wall defects
b. Intestinal atresias/echogenic bowel
c. Abdominal masses, fetal tumors
d. Neck masses

Kurkchubasche 

45'

2/24

Twin gestations
a. Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
b. Acardiac twin

 270

 

Davis/Carr

 

 

90'

3/3
Cardiovascular anomalies
a. Diagnosis
b. Counseling
c. Pre-and postnatal treatment
  

270

Lombardi

45' 
Urologic anomalies
a. Diagnosis
b. Counseling
c. Pre- and postnatal treatment

 

Aguiar/Caldamone

 

 45'

3/10
 Fetal intervention
a. Principles
b. Medical intervention
c. Ultrasound-guided interventions
 270

Davis/Carr

45'

 Fetal surgery
a. Principles
b. Open fetal surgery
c. Endoscopic fetal surgery
d. The EXIT procedure
45'

3/24

  Mock M.A.D.A.M. session   275

 90'

Introduction

Objectives

MD-2000

 Schedule

Faculty

Syllabus

Slides

References

Evaluation

 Image Bank

Fetal Program

Fetal Treatment

M.A.D.A.M.

 Links