SECOND WORLD CONGRESS
ON SPINA BIFIDA RESEARCH & CARE
March 11–14, 2012
Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

The Second World Congress on Spina Bifida Research and Care concluded in Las Vegas, Nevada to overwhelming acclaim. Over 390 participants from more than 20 countries attended this unique forum where leaders in the fields of neurosurgery, neurology, urology, developmental pediatrics, orthopedics, epidemiology and other arenas gathered for three days to discuss the future of care for those with Spina Bifida.

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Who Attended?

The Second World Congress included research on the latest in treatment and prevention of Spina Bifida. The Congress offered sections representing the major specialties that work with this complex birth defect and includes the most recent epidemiologic and genetics work as well.

Specifically, the Congress was the premier forum for international specialists in:

  • Developmental Pediatrics
  • Dietary
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetics
  • Neurology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nursing
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Physiatry
  • Psychology
  • Rehabilitative Therapy
  • Research Science
  • Social Work
  • Urology