Kennedys' healthcare team are delighted to be hosting the second of our 2017 annual seminar programme on benefits of therapeutic hypothermia for treatment of neonatal encephalopathy.
Guest speaker: Dr Janet Rennie, Consultant Neonatologist
Janet is a Consultant Neonatologist with a special interest in brain injury in babies. She was a Lecturer in Paediatrics, University of Cambridge 1985-1987, and held a Consultant appointment in Cambridge until 1995, following which she was a Consultant in Neonatal Medicine at King’s College Hospital in London from 1995-2004. Janet now works at University College London Hospital as a consultant, with a major commitment to the fetal medicine neurology service and the neonatal unit.
She is the sole editor of 'Rennie & Roberton’s Textbook of Neonatology 5th Edition' (Highly Commended in the BMA Book Prize 2013), and was the Editor of the third and fourth editions. She was the sole author of 'Neonatal Cranial Ultrasound', and co-author of the updated version entitled “Neonatal cerebral investigation”. Janet has contributed chapters to many other books, including “Manual of Neonatal Intensive Care 4th Edition” with Dr NRC Roberton. The 5th Edition (written with Dr Giles Kendall) was published in 2013, also commended by the BMA.
Janet has been involved in research into neonatal brain injury since 1982, and has published many papers on this topic. She (and two others) currently hold a major Wellcome technology transfer grant, for their work on automated seizure detection, which is currently at the stage of a multicentre international trial. Janet has advised CESDI, NICE, and RCOG-led advisory groups on “Safer Childbirth” and “Standards for Maternity Care”. She was the Chair of the NICE Jaundice Guideline Development Group. Janet has over 25 years’ experience of medico-legal work and has appeared in Court advising both claimants and defendants in the UK and abroad.
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17:15 Registration and refreshments
17:30 Seminar starts
18:30 Drinks and hot supper