Entries by Jenna Koschnitzky

Newborn Screening Summit: Sept. 8-10

NBSTRN is excited to host the Newborn Screening (NBS) Virtual Summit to celebrate newborn screening awareness month in September. Attend the online summit on Sept 8-10, 2020 from 9 am to 12 pm (PST). The event is free, but you must register at www.nbstrn.org. Once you registered, you will receive a separate email with the Zoom […]

A Virtual Experimental Biology in 2021

Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Experimental Biology has been forced to cancel our in-person meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, May 1-4, 2021. However, we will offer Experimental Biology in a virtual format, which means that you and your colleagues will have many new and exciting opportunities for scientific discovery without travel. Our new virtual meeting will […]

Database Update!

Our databases page has been updated and a new database has been published! Find below descriptions of the information available in each database: Prevalence: Prevalence and incidence rates for different etiologies of hydrocephalus among different populations. Comorbidities: Prevalence of a variety of comorbid conditions among different etiologies of hydrocephalus. Genetics: Known genetic causes of hydrocephalus […]

Grant Opportunity: 2020 Innovator Awards

The Hydrocephalus Association requests applications for: 2020 INNOVATOR AWARDS Innovator Award Research Focus: Goal:  To provide seed funding for high-quality, innovative research that potentially improves hydrocephalus treatments and outcomes or changes our understanding of hydrocephalus. Project Focus: Identifying new mechanisms responsible for the development of the hydrocephalus. Identifying or testing new therapeutic targets. Preclinical or […]

Hydrocephalus Society: Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts! We are pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts of the Thirteenth Meeting of the Hydrocephalus Society, which will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden from 11 to 14 September 2020! Don’t miss the opportunity to present your research and outcomes and have substantive conversations with peers! The International Organizing Committee welcomes the submission of abstracts for oral or e-poster presentation. Consult the Thematic Sessions and submit your abstract until the 1st of May […]

Newest Results from ELVIS: Early vs. Late Ventricular Intervention

Newest Results from the Early vs. Late Ventricular Intervention Study (ELVIS) in Preterm Infants with Posthemorrhagic Ventricular Dilation By: Rebecca A. Dorner, MD MHS Neonatology Fellow Johns Hopkins Hospital The randomized controlled ELVIS trial seeks to answer the question whether earlier or later neurosurgical interventions for preterm infants with posthemorrhagic ventricular dilation are better. In […]

Keystone Symposia Announcement: February 16-19, 2020

KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA Cerebral Fluid Flow and Function: Lymphatics, Glymphatics and the Choroid Plexus Scientific Organizers: Edwin S. Monuki, Maria Lehtinen, and Maiken Nedergaard Eldorado Hotel & Spa,Sante Fe, New Mexico on 16-19 February 2020. Deadlines Scholarship Deadline: Oct 15, 2019 Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 15, 2019 Abstract Deadline: Nov 19, 2019 Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec […]

Hydrocephalus Society – Call for Abstracts

  Call for Abstracts! The final date for the Abstract Submission for the Eleventh Meeting of the International Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders, which will be held in Vancouver, Canada from 13 to 16 September 2019, is approaching! The Organizing and Scientific Committees welcome the submission of original contributions on the progress and […]

Physician Scientist Fellowship: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Announcement

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Announces a New Award for Subspecialty Fellows   2019 Physician Scientist Fellowships The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) today announced the creation of the Doris Duke Physician Scientist Fellowship. An open request for proposals will be launched in April 2019 to clinical investigators currently engaged in subspecialty fellowship training. Through the […]

Join the SRHSB in Spain! Abstracts due February 15th

The 63rd Annual Meeting of the SRHSB La Laguna, Canarias on 26-29 June 2019. Abstract Deadline: February 15th Learn More: https://www.srhsb.com/la-laguna-2019 The abstract submission deadline for the 63rd Annual Meeting of the SRHSB is soon approaching. The program will focus mainly on research in hydrocephalus, neural tube defects, and spina bifida, with the days and times […]