2nd Annual Neonatal-Perinatal Research Conference at Alamo City
“Neonatal Nutrition and the Impact on Life-Long Health”
November 12-14, 2020
The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas


This Research Conference is intended for Neonatal-Perinatal Fellows and Pediatric Residents with interest in Neonatology who want to share their research with leaders in neonatal nutrition in a relaxed but scientific environment.  Up to 30 fellows and 5 residents from across the country will be selected to attend this meeting. Scholars will be invited to present their research in a 10-minute platform presentation.

OBJECTIVE: The conference will provide educational, research and career oriented mentoring for young physicians.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your abstract via email to: trevinoc6@uthscsa.edu as an attached word document (not to exceed 2500 characters). Please see example below.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 16th, 2020 5pm central time

REGISTRATION, HOTEL, AND AIRFARE FEES: None, UT Health will pay for travel, meals, and 2 nights of hotel.

CRITERIA: Currently enrolled in a Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program or a Pediatric Residency Program. Your abstract does not have to be related to the topic of the conference.

Confirmed Speakers and Organizing Committee:

Cynthia Blanco, MD 
Professor of Pediatrics
Endowed Chair of Neonatology Research
Director, Clinical Center for Newborn and Childhood Research
UT Health San Antonio

Alvaro Moreira, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Neonatal Regenerative
Medicine Laboratory
Co-Director, Neonatal Nutrition and Bone Institute
UT Health San Antonio

Amy Hair, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Program Director of Neonatal Nutrition
Program Director of NICU Intestinal Rehabilitation
Section of Neonatology
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital

Invited Speaker:

Steve Abrams, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Dell Pediatric Research Institute
Chair, Committee on Nutrition, AAP


  • Thursday November 12th 6-7 pm: reception, 7-9 pm: dinner faculty presentations
  • Friday November 13th 8-1 pm: research presentations, 6 pm: reception followed by 7-9 pm dinner faculty presentations
  • Saturday November 14th 8-11 am: research presentations

For additional information contact: Cristalina Trevino via email: trevinoc6@uthscsa.edu or via phone 210-567-5226.

This conference is sponsored by UT Health San Antonio, Department of Pediatrics through an Educational Grant from Prolacta Bioscience.


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