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Dudrick Research Symposium: Nutrition Innovation in Pediatric Intestinal Failure (SA10)

Saturday, April 22 • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT

In Person SessionVirtual SessionPediatric Content Included

The 2023 Dudrick Research Symposium: Nutrition Innovation in Pediatric Intestinal Failure, has been planned by the 2022 Stanley J. Dudrick Research Scholar Award winner, Hannah Piper, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Surgical Director, Children’s Intestinal Rehabilitation Program, BC Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

This symposium will cover emerging nutritional strategies for children with intestinal failure. The nutritional implications of significant intestinal pathology and dysbiosis, and the subsequent metabolic sequelae will be highlighted. Nutritional strategies to: promote linear growth and bone health; modulate and enhance the intestinal microbiota; and minimize inflammation in children with intestinal failure will be discussed.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Recognize that children with intestinal failure frequently have intestinal dysbiosis characterized by pro-inflammatory, facultative anaerobes
  2. Summarize the degree to which body composition is altered in children with intestinal failure 
  3. Describe how the intestinal microbiota impacts energy harvest and metabolism in the setting of intestinal disease
  4. Identify the potential role for endogenous food sources in modulating the intestinal microbiota and ultimately improving growth and body composition

PRESENTERS AND TOPICS

Nutrition Therapy in Pediatric Intestinal Failure:Food for a Healthy Gut
Hannah Piper, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Surgical Director, Children’s Intestinal Rehabilitation Program, BC Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Abnormal Body Composition in Pediatric Intestinal Failure: How Are We Doing and Where Do We Go From Here?
Glenda Courtney-Martin, PhD, RD, Clinical Dietitian, Department of Clinical Dietetics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

Role of the Microbiome in Short Bowel Syndrome:Therapeutic and Diagnostic Implications for Practice
Nikhil Pai, MD, CNSC, FAAP, FRCPC, Medical Lead, Complex Nutrition Service, Intestinal Rehabilitation Program, McMaster Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Introducing Intestinal Mucus: An Endogenous Food Source for Commensal Microbes that Prevents Enteric Infection and Dysbiosis
Bruce Vallance, PhD, CAGF, C.H.I.L.D Foundation Chair in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Director of Gut4Health Microbiome Core, BC Children’s Hospital; Professor Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Moderator
Hannah Piper, MD, FRCSC, FACS

CE Credit: 2 hours 
Level: Intermediate 
UAN: JA0002345-0000-23-070-L01-P

Hannah G. Piper, MD
Hannah G. Piper, MD
2022 Stanley J. Dudrick Research Scholar Award Winner



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