SRHSB MISSION STATEMENT:
To foster knowledge, understanding and research into prevention, treatment and management of all aspects of hydrocephalus and spina bifida.
Welcome from the President of the Society for Research into Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida
Benefits of membership
Encourage international collaboration, gain a wider knowledge of Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida and get involved as a new or experienced scientist by becoming a member!
SRHSB Annual Meeting Conference 2023
Thank you to all the speakers, delegates and participants at the SRHSB Stirling 2023 Meeting (July 6th – July 8th 2023) for all their contributions that made it such an insightful, informative and illuminating meeting that also stimulated lively debate!
We are very pleased to announce our SRHSB Conference 2023 prize-winners for their excellent conference talks:
- Ms Romilly Hayward and Niamh Heneghan (Imperial College, London, UK) – The only National Adult Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Clinic in the UK; SRHSB Best Basic Clinical Prize Talk
- Mr Javier Lόpez de San Sebastián (University of Malaga, Spain) – Testing exosomes as a treatment for posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus; SRHSB Best Basic Science Talk
- Dr John Pooley (University of Bristol, UK) – Choroid plexus genome manipulation by intracerebroventricular injection of AAV carrying CRISPR/Cas9; SRHSB President’s Prize Talk
Our warmest congratulations to you all for your outstanding presentations!
The Waite Hydrocephalus Research Student Bursary
Through the generosity and support of the Waite family to SRHSB, the Waite Hydrocephalus Research Student Bursary 2023 will offer support to students undertaking research projects in the areas of hydrocephalus and/or spina bifida, expected to be conducted over the summer vacation period.
SRHSB/Integra Graduate Travelling Fellowship Program
Through the generosity of an Integra Educational grant, this SRHSB/Integra Program will support travelling fellowships for young graduate scientists, both basic and clinical, to visit international centres of research excellence in the broad field of CSF function, hydrocephalus, and neural tube defects.
The Norman Guthkelch Award
The Norman Guthkelch Award is an award of £1500 GBP to be received by a student in training or an early career investigator who is conducting research in the area of hydrocephalus and neural tube defects including spina bifida.
The Casey Holter Lectureship and Essay Prize
The Casey Holter Lectureship is offered to a person of international eminence in a field of relevance to hydrocephalus or spina bifida to deliver a special lecture.
Become a sponsor
The Society for Research into Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida (SRHSB) was founded in 1956 by a group of physicians and surgeons interested in developing treatments for the conditions. You can support us by making a donation.