Founded in 1959 with the aim of bringing together scientists and clinicians with an interest in the fetus and newborn to promote Neonatal Science.

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Abstract Submission

Abstract submission for Spring Meeting 2020 will open on 31 January and close on 28 February 2020

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Scientific meetings are held three times a year. Members and non-members are welcome at all our meetings.

For the Spring and Autumn meetings registration is not required and attendance is free.
Please register beforehand for the Summer meeting.

Spring 2020

20th March 2020, Royal Society of Medicine, London

Summer 2020

8th-10th June 2020, part of Perinatal Medicine 2020

Congratulations to Julia Gundersen for winning the best presentation by a medical student, and Bethan Dean for winning best presentation by a trainee at #NSAutumn2019


Finishing up a fabulous meeting #NSAutumn2019 - Professor Andrew Copp giving the 16th Elsie Widdowson Lecture on developmental biology, prevention and policy in relation to neural tube defects


#NSAutumn19 conflicting developmental requirements in neonatal population could contribute to susceptibility to infection