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Passing of Emeritus Professor Jonathan C Peter

It is with sadness that we share news of the passing of a much-loved and deeply respected former president of our society, Emeritus Professor Jonathan C Peter, on 02 April 2018. We were privileged to have him as our teacher, mentor and friend. Read more >>

InterSurgeon – the new platform to create international partnerships

Dear Colleague, We would like to introduce you to InterSurgeon. This is a unique and innovative website which acts as a platform for creating international collaborative partnerships in the world of Paediatric Neurosurgery. In a recent survey over 40% of respondents stated that difficulty identifying an international partner was a major obstacle to international collaboration. InterSurgeon hopes to address […]

ISPN Photo Competition 2018

Submit your photo before 1 May 2018 for a chance to win free registration to the ISPN Annual Meeting in Tel Aviv.   Submit your pediatric neurosurgery photo Photographs should be relevant to pediatric neurosurgery and convey a positive message. For example: patients before or after surgery or during non-surgical treatment, medical staff, perhaps even yourself. Photographs […]

Apply for an ISPN Scholarship today!

The ISPN supports different scholarships each year, in order to provide the younger generation, and mainly those from low and lower-middle income countries (per World Bank classification), with an opportunity to increase their knowledge in the field of pediatric neurosurgery. Applications are now open for the following scholarships: ISPN Meeting Attendance Scholarship The ISPN Meeting Attendance Scholarship was […]

In memoriam – Prof. Satoshi Matsumoto

Dear Members of ISPN, It is with great sadness to inform you all that one of the ISPN founders, Professor Satoshi Matsumoto, passed away at the age of 90 years on November 7, 2017. During the opening of the Annual Meeting of ISPN hosted by Professor Mami Yamasaki in Kobe last October, we watched the video message from […]

ISPN 2017 photo competition winners

With pleasure we would like to share the winning photos of the ISPN 2017 photo competition. 46 entries were received for the competition, each interpreting their own view on a positive message on pediatric neurosurgery. The submitted images were blind reviewed by the members of the ISPN Communications Committee and Executive Board, after which the […]

Update from Denver, Colorado – News from ISPN 2017

The 45th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery is now well underway! If you have not joined us in Denver, here’s what you’re missing out on…. The Epilepsy and nursing symposia that took place on on 7 & 8 October   The launch of the interactive app by Professor William Harkness @ISPNeurosurgery […]

Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne offers two international fellowships per year

The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, offers two international fellowships on an annual basis. Find out more about the requirements and the selection procedure for this international fellowship, as well as options in other countries, here >>

In memoriam – Prof. Mami Yamasaki

Dear ISPN member, It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that earlier this week Prof. Mami Yamasaki, past President of the Japanese Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery, Host of the 2016 ISPN Annual meeting and ISPN Executive Board member, lost her battle against Leukaemia. At the time of our hugely successful annual […]

Upcoming Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado

The 45th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN) will be held in Denver, Colorado, USA on October 8-12,2017.