World Birth Defects Day (WBDD) is a global organisation with the aim of raising awareness about the impact of birth defects.

World Birth Defects Day

World Birth Defects Day

World Birth Defects Day (WBDD) is a global organisation with the aim of raising awareness about the impact of birth defects.

The Doctoral Midwifery Research Society (DMRS) are presenting their 3rd annual event for WBDD. The DMRS are based at the Ulster University Maternal, Fetal and Infant Research Centre in Northern and are funded by the HSC R&D Division of the Public Health Agency.

This years event will focus on the use of technology in the field of birth defects research.

Learn more about the DMRS

WBDD 2021 Conference Programme

Subject to change

Conference  Programme
TimeSession
9.30am – 9.40am Professor Marlene Sinclair
Welcome to the Spotlight on Birth Anomalies webinar
9.30am – 9.40am

Anna Tuite and Max

Taking part in the PEXIP Project
9.40am – 9.50am

Professor Marlene Sinclair

Tele-Home-Care Using PEXIP Videoconference Technology for Babies and Children with CHD During the COVID-19 Pandemic
9.40am – 10.05am Professor Frank Casey
TBC 
10.05am – 10.20am Dr Julie McCullough
Insights from using social media for research
10.20am – 10.30am Q&A Panel
10.30am - 11am Intermission
11am -  11.30am Dr Leke Aminkeng
Global Birth Defects App: an innovative tool for describing and coding birth defects in low resource settings
11.30am - 11.45am Dr Stephanie Duguez
Development of a Collaborative Network for Neuromuscular and Neurodegenerative Science in NI: CN3S project
11.45am -  11.55am Q&A Panel
11.55am - 12pm Professor Marlene Sinclair
Thank you and close
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09:30AM to 12:00PM

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