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SRHSB Annual Meeting 2022

Save the Date: 29th September – 1st October 2022, Doha (Qatar)

SRHSB 66th Annual Meeting will be held from 29th September to 1st October 2022 in Doha, Qatar. The Society’s 66th Annual Scientific Meeting is our forum for international networking and discussion of hydrocephalus and spina bifida.

SRHSB Annual Meeting November 2021

Following the excellent webinar where all the papers were fascinating and of a very high standard, we are delighted to announce the Prizewinners

  • Best basic science: Dr Myles Keener
  • Best clinical science: Dr Eric Schmidt
  • President’s Prize: Dr Maria Garcia-Bonilla

The Waite Hydrocephalus Research Student Bursary 2021

The Executive Committee of the SRHSB is delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural competition for the Waite Hydrocephalus Research Student Bursaries that have been so generously funded by Richard and Jennifer Waite.

  • Charlotte Buttercase (Manchester UK) – Investigating progression of cerebral folate status in living patients suffering from Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
  • Mridusmita Dutta (Assam, India) – Ages and Stages Questionnaires: feasibility of online survey for post-shunt hydrocephalus follow-up.
  • Myles Rexford Keener (Cincinnati USA) – Investigating the Effects of Adeno-Associated Virus-Mediated Genetic Delivery of the L1cam Intracellular Domain in L1cam-deficient Rats with Hydrocephalus.
  • Eleanor Mackellar (Edinburgh and Manchester UK) – Cerebral folate metabolism in normal pressure hydrocephalus.

We wish them well with their projects and look forward to their presentations to the Annual Meeting in due course.

SRHSB Executive Committee

Winter-Spring Newsletter 2021

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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. 

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The Casey Holter Lectureship

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.

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