Hot Topics Satellite Symposium Dinner

Presented by Evolve BioSystems

Stabilizing the Neonatal Gut with activated B. infantis EVC001

Comprehensive Management of the Infant Gut Microbiome Leads to Restored Function & Improved Clinical Outcomes in NICU Infants

Monday, Dec. 6: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. EST (2:30 – 3:30 p.m. PST/4:30 – 5:30 p.m. CST)

The speakers will share: 

  • Key components to stabilizing the neonatal gut during the NICU stay 
  • Proactively addressing the gut microbiome is critical in the NICU 
  • Comprehensive management of the gut microbiome with B. infantis EVC001 leads to a spectrum of improved clinical outcomes in NICU infants 
  • Clinical outcomes are driven by changes to the gut microbiome through a specific mechanism

Attendees will receive complimentary dinner delivered through Grubhub. Details upon RSVP.

Mike Fitzgerald, MD

Mike Fitzgerald, MD
Attending Neonatologist
Medical Director, Elmhurst NICU
Co-Founder, DuPage Neonatology Associates

Dr. Fitzgerald trained at Loyola Medical Center in Chicago for pediatrics and neonatology and then went on to co-found DuPage Neonatology Associates, an academic, private practice group in Chicago. Dr. Fitzgerald continues to practice neonatology full time, has become a nationally and internationally recognized expert on infant nutrition, and is frequently asked to speak at the local, national, and international level.

Sarah Bajorek

Sarah Bajorek, DO

Dr. Sarah Bajorek is a board-certified neonatologist at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, CO. She obtained her osteopathic medical degree at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania.  She completed a pediatric residency at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville, FL, and completed a neonatology fellowship at the University of Florida In Gainesville, FL.  During her time there she collaborated with Dr. Josef Neu on a study related to the microbiome of the newborn’s gut just after birth.  She also was a member of the clinical nutrition team, working to standardize and improve nutritional practices in the NICU.  After completion of training, she practiced Neonatology and completed the FOUNDATION study at the Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Children.  

Registration is limited to Neonatologists, Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Neonatal Nurses, and Neonatal Dieticians attending the Hot Topics 2021 Conference in the United States.