Conference Presentations

2018

  1. McLean, M., Simcock, G., Cobham, V., Kildea, S. & King, S. Prenatal maternal stress predicts toddler cortisol profiles and childhood anxiety symptoms: The QF2011 Flood Study. Oral presentation at the 51st annual meeting of the International Society of Developmental Psychobiology, San Diego, October 31 – November 2, 2018.
  2. King, S., Chen, T., Laplante, D.P., & Kildea, S. (2018) Coping during pregnancy following exposure to a natural disaster: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Indianapolis, Sept. 20-23, 2018.
  3. Kenney, T., Ambeskovic, M., Beaumier, P., Azat, N., Simcock, G., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., Kildea, S., King, S., Metz, A.S. (2018). A dose-response relationship between prenatal maternal stress and the levels of microelements in the hair of 4-year old children: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting, February 14-16, 2018, Banff, AB.

2017

  1. King, S., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., Tracy, S., Austin, M.P., Liu, A., Laplante, D.P. (2017) Continuity of midwifery care moderates the effects of prenatal maternal stress on postnatal wellbeing: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Poster presented at the Perinatal Mental Health Conference (North American Marce Society), November 7 – 10, 2017, Chicago.
  2. Kildea, S., Simcock, G., Liu, A., Laplante, D.P., Kahler, A., Austin, M.P., Tracy, S., Kruske, S., Tracy, M., O’Hara, M.W., and King, S. (2017). Continuity of midwifery carer moderates the effects of prenatal maternal stress on postnatal maternal wellbeing presented as part of a symposium entitled Investigating disaster-related pregnancy stress and child development: Findings from the QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. The Australasian Marce Society for Perinatal Mental Health 2017 Conference, October 26-28, 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
  3. Lequertier, B., Simcock, G., Cobham, V., Kildea, S. and King, S. (2017). Prenatal exposure to a natural disaster:  pathways influencing toddler social-emotional and behavioural trajectories in the QF2011 Queensland Flood Study as part of a symposium entitled Investigating disaster-related pregnancy stress and child development: Findings from the QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. The Australasian Marce Society for Perinatal Mental Health 2017 Conference, October 26-28, 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
  4. Austin, M.P., Christl, B., McMahon, C., Kildea, S., Reilly, N., Yin, C., Simcock, G., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., King, S. (2017). Moderating Effects of Maternal Emotional Availability on Language and Cognitive Development in Toddlers of Mothers Exposed to a Natural Disaster in Pregnancy as part of a symposium entitled Investigating disaster-related pregnancy stress and child development: Findings from the QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. The Australasian Marce Society for Perinatal Mental Health 2017 Conference, October 26-28, 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
  5. Moss, K., Simcock, G., Cobham, V., Kildea, S., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., King, S. (2017).    The effects of prenatal maternal stress: continuity and change between 16 and 30 months and a potential psychological mechanism of transmission as part of a symposium entitled Investigating disaster-related pregnancy stress and child development: Findings from the QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. The Australasian Marce Society for Perinatal Mental Health 2017 Conference, October 26-28, 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
  6. McLean, M., Cobham, V., Simcock, G., Kildea, S. and King, S. (2017). Prenatal Maternal Stress: A risk factor for Child Anxiety Symptoms? as part of a symposium entitled Investigating disaster-related pregnancy stress and child development: Findings from the QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. The Australasian Marce Society for Perinatal Mental Health 2017 Conference, October 26-28, 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
  7. Lequertier, B., Simcock, G., Cobham, V., Kildea, S., King, S. (2017). Pathways Linking Prenatal Maternal Stress from a Natural Disaster to Toddler Behavioural Outcomes: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. International Attachment Conference, June 29 – July 1, 2017, London, England.
  8. King, S., Kildea, S., and Tracy, S. (2017). Continuity of midwifery carer moderates the effects of prenatal maternal stress on maternal wellbeing up to six months postnatally. 31st International Congress of Midwifery, June 18-22, 2017, Toronto.
  9. McLean, M., Cobham, V., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., King, S. Prenatal stress and childhood anxiety symptomatology at 4 years: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, April 6-8, 2017, Austin, Texas.
  10. McLean, M., Cobham, V.E., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., King, S. (2017). Prenatal stress and childhood anxiety symptomatology at 4 years: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Oral presentation at meeting of Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ), Canberra, Australia, April 3, 2017.
  11. Boora, N., McHugh, R., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., Austin, M.P., Laplante, D.P., King, S., Metz, G., Montina, T. (2017). Metabolomic Analysis of Prenatal Maternal Stress (PNMS) due to a natural disaster via nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy: Queensland Flood 2011. ENC Conference, March 26-31, 2017, Pacific Grove, CA.
  12. King, S., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., Tracy, S., Austin, M.P., Liu, A., Laplante, D.P. (2017) Continuity of midwifery care moderates the effects of prenatal maternal stress on postnatal well-bing: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting, Montebello, Quebec, February 14-17, 2017.
  13. Daniel, B., Austin, M-P., Laplante, D.P., Christl, B., McMahon, C., Kildea, S., Reilly, N., Yin, C., Simcock, G., Elgbeili, G., and King, S. (2017). Moderating effects of maternal emotional availability on language development in toddlers of mothers exposed to a natural disaster in pregnancy: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting, Montebello, Quebec, February 14-17, 2017.
  14. Lafortune, S., Kaffel, M., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., Cao-Lei, L., Kildea, S., Simcock, G. & King, S. (2017). The influence of the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTT) on the relationship between prenatal maternal stress and delayed gratification: the QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting, Montebello, Quebec, February 14-17, 2017.
  15. St-Pierre, J., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., King, S., Kildea, S., & Vaillancourt, C. (2017). Prenatal maternal stress is associated with alterations in placental glucocorticoid system : The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting, Montebello, Quebec, February 14-17, 2017.

2016

  1. Lequertier, B., Cobham, V., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., & King, S. (2016). Early childhood behavioral outcomes following prenatal exposure to a natural disaster: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. International Marce Society. 
  2. Moss, K., Simcock, G., Cobham, V., Kildea, S., & King, S. (2016). Prenatal maternal stress and child motor development at 30 months: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Australian Conference on Traumatic Stress (ALCOTS). Brisbane.
  3. King, S., Dancause, K.N., Mutran, D., Elgbeili, G., Laplante, D.P., Kildea, S., Stapleton, H., and McIntyre, D. (2016). Dietary change mediates the effects of stress from a natural disaster during pregnancy on infant head circumference measures: The QF2011 Flood Study. Poster presented at the Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting, February 10-13 2016, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

2015

  1. St-Pierre J, Laplante D.P., Elgbeili G., King S., Vaillancourt C. (2015).  Prenatal maternal stress alters placental serotonin system in a fœtal sex dependent manner: QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Presented at International Federation of Placenta Associations IFPA-EPG meeting. Brisbane, Australia. September 2015. Placenta, 36 (9), p. A9. doi:10.1016/j.placenta.2015.07.213.
  2. Moss, K., Cobham, V., Simcock, G., Kildea, S., King, S. (2015) Timing of Prenatal Maternal Stress and Child Motor Development: the Queensland Flood Study Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, March 19-21, 2015, Philadelphia.
  3. Laplante, DP, Mouallem, M., Elgbeili, G., Cao-Lei, L., Cobham, V., Brunet, A., Kildea, S., King S. (2015). The 5‐HTTLPR polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene moderates the relationship between prenatal maternal stress and autism spectrum disorder symptoms: The Queensland Flood Study. Poster presentation at the Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting (CNPRM). Montebello, Quebec, Canada. February 24-27.
  4. St-Pierre, J., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., King, S., & Vaillancourt, C. (2015). Prenatal maternal stress alters placental endocrine functions: Fetal sex implications. Poster presentation at the Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting. Montebello, Quebec, Canada. February 24-27.

2014

  1. St-Pierre, J., Laplante, D.P., Elgbeili, G., King, S., & Vaillancourt, C. (2014). Prenatal maternal stress alters placental endocrine functions: Fetal sex implications. International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA), September 9-12, 2014, Paris. Placenta, 2014; 35 (9), A53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.placenta.2014.06.175