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ISPN 2019 Meeting Attendance Scholarships open for application!

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 ISPN 2019 Meeting Attendance Scholarship! The ISPN Meeting Attendance Scholarship was established to […]

Welcome to ISPN 2019, welcome to Birmingham

Dear Friends & Colleagues, On behalf of the annual ISPN Meeting, it is our pleasure to invite you to the 47th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery taking place in Birmingham, 20th to the 24th October 2019. Neurosurgery has seen tremendous change with greater understanding, better techniques and improved outcomes in many […]

Celebrating the success of the ISPN 2018 Annual Meeting

The 46th Annual Meeting of the ISPN, ISPN 2018, was held from 7-11 October 2018 in the sunny city of Tel Aviv, Israel. Over 650 participants from all over the world joined to attend this year’s meeting with a jam packed programme that even needed to accommodate 3 parallel sessions on one of the congress days […]

Looking ahead at ISPN 2018

ISPN 2018 is rapidly approaching, with only two months to go the 46th ISPN Annual meeting is shaping up to be one of our largest meetings to date. Our scientific program contains sessions with outstanding invited faculty: Philippe Coubes, Richard G. Ellenbogen, Rick Hodes, Annie Huang, Thomas Merchant, Philip Pearl, Uri Tabori, Brigitte Wideman, Roger […]

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 […]

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 […]

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