ASRM 2021 Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Alan Flake


ASRM 2021 Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Alan Flake

Alan W. Flake, M.D.

| Monday, Oct. 18, 3 – 3:45 pm

Extreme prematurity is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in pediatrics in developed countries. This is due to immaturity of major organ systems, and iatrogenic injury from non-physiologic treatments. This lecture will describe a physiologic system for postnatal support of the extreme premature infant that we call EXTEND (EXTra-uterine Environment for Neonatal Development) The lecture will provide an overview of the technology for Reproductive Medicine Specialists and supporting staff that will be valuable in the future in counseling patients with the potential for extreme premature delivery.

Alan Flake, MD, is an attending pediatric and fetal surgeon in the Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery and holds the Ruth M. and Tristram C. Colket, Jr. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. His areas of expertise include clinical applications of fetal diagnosis and therapy, in utero stem cell transplantation, and Neonatal Surgery.


Discover Baltimore
Do you want to add to your itinerary around planned ASRM 2021 functions? Baltimore has many museums & attractions to offer. If you are interested in art, be sure to check out the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Walters Art Museum, the American Visionary Art Museum or the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. Perhaps the National Aquarium, Maryland Zoo or Maryland Science Center will pique your interest. Baltimore also hosts a variety of unique, niche museums.

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We look forward to seeing you at ASRM 2021!

Benefiting the ASRM Research Institute

All Congress attendees are invited to a festive evening of fine dining at the ASRM President’s Gala on Sunday, October 17th beginning at 6 pm. Purchase your ticket when you register for the Congress.

We would like to extend a special thank you to Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Premier Sponsor of the 2021 President’s Gala.