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The International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN) seeks to promote the health of children throughout the world by encouraging the ethical transmission and exchange of neuroscientific information and techniques related to Pediatric Neurosurgery.

The Official Journal of the Society is Child's Nervous System

Child’s Nervous System encompasses all aspects of the pediatric neurosciences: development and growth, degenerative disorders, hereditary diseases, neurology, neurosurgery, neurooncology, neurophysiology, and trauma.

The 44th Annual Meeting of the ISPN will take place in Kobe, Japan October 23 to October 27 2016.

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is our great pleasure to announce the 44th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN), which will

be held in KOBE on October 23-27, 2016. This is the third occasion for the Japanese Society for pediatric Neurosurgery (JSPN) to host this important meeting in Japan.The first annual meeting of ISPN was held in Tokyo hosted by Professor Matsumoto S in 1973, and 30th annual meeting was held in Kyoto hosted by Professor Sato K & Professor Oi S in 2002.

Kobe is a city having a unique style with an exotic atmosphere. It has flourished as an international port since old days and its culture has been greatly influenced by foreign cultures.

And noteworthy for us, KOBE is the birth place of Japanese society for pediatric neurosurgery...Read More