Entries by Jenna Koschnitzky

Brain Barrier Virtual Meeting

The seventh Cold Spring Harbor conference on Brain Barriers is going virtual and will begin with a late morning session on Wednesday, April 7 and conclude late afternoon on Friday, April 9, 2021. The purpose of this Cold Spring Harbor meeting is to explore and encourage new conceptual approaches and to apply novel methods to the neuroprotective physiologies […]

Hydrocephalus Society Global Webinar Series on iNPH

The Hydrocephalus Society Board of Directors has developed a virtual scientific and educational programme, consisting of six free of charge webinars, dealing with idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH) to provide hydrocephalus-related training opportunities. Part 1 of the Global Webinar Series begins on November 20, 2020! For our first topic “Clinical work-up” we are pleased to […]

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 […]