Guthkelch Award 2016

Carolyn Harris
Department of Neurosurgery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI USA

President’s Prize

Emma Lucas
The Department of Neurosurgery, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham Medical School, Nottingham, UK

Title: Increase in congenital CNS defects in the East Midlands 2006-2010. Population change or statistical blip?

Best Clinical Speech

Michele Roland
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Title: An update on weight and life quality for youth with spina bifida: parent and youth perspectives revisited

Best Basic Science Speech
Anuriti Aojula
School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK
Title: Decorin reduces communicating hydrocephalic pathology: a diffusion tensor imaging study

Best Poster

Pappa Liina
Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Estonia
Title: Genetic diagnostics of neural tube defects (NTD)- associated congenital anomalies with next-generation sequencing technologies