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
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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
We are pleased to announce the next SRHSB Annual Meeting Conference 2023 will be held at the University of Stirling, Scotland, from Thursday July 6th – Saturday July 8th, 2023.
The conference meeting will include presentations from distinguished leaders in the field, and full meeting details will follow.
Please see our initial announcement of the meeting here.
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We look forward to warmly welcoming you to Scotland!
Find out more about the SRHSB Conference 2022, including the conference report, abstracts and prize winners.
The Waite Hydrocephalus Research Student Bursary
Through the generosity and support of the Waite family to SRHSB, the Waite Hydrocephalus Research Student Bursary 2022 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.
Harry’s Hydrocephalus Awareness Trust Student Research Bursary
SRHSB is excited to announce a new partnership with Harry’s Hydrocephalus Awareness Trust with a new award to support a student project supporting the joint aims and objectives of Harry’s HAT and SRHSB.
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.