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Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy in Brisbane, Australia, 20 - 23 July 2014!
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Registration is now open for the 18th International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy in Brisbane, Australia, 20 - 23 July 2014!

Renew your ISPD membership for 2014!

Don't forget to renew your membership for the upcoming year! You won't want to miss the members-only information and special rates for our 18th International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy!

New Corporate Membership Available

ISPD has created a Corporate Membership for industry and non-profit organizations for 2014!

2013 Conference

The 17th International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy was held in Lisbon, Portugal, 2 - 5 June 2013. Thank you presenters, attendees, volunteers, exhibitors and supporters for making the conference a great a success! Many thanks to APDPN (Portugal) and AEDP (Spain) for collaborating with us on this conference and offering special sessions open to all attendees!

International Conference Podcasts

Listen to ISPD Board Members discuss the conference highlights after the ISPD 16th International Conference. Postconference summaries for the 2008, 2010, and 2012 International Conferences are available streaming or for download on the Past Meetings page.

Society News

ISPD Founding President, Joe Leigh Simpson, has a new appointment at the March of Dimes. Please see the News page for more.


The mission of the International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis is to:

  • advance the science and evidence based practice of all aspects of prenatal screening, diagnosis and therapy;
  • foster education in and knowledge of the above areas, among members and the public, by means of international symposia, meetings, and courses and the society's journal, Prenatal Diagnosis;
  • encourage the exchange of information and experience among members and between members and the public; and
  • offer a platform from which a variety of relevant opinions may be disseminated to members, other professionals and the public.

For more information about ISPD, please see the links under 'About the Society' on the left side of this page.

Members-only Website Content

The Members-Only area on this site gives ISPD members special access to a searchable directory of their fellow members, online membership renewal, information from the ISPD Board of Directors and more.  ISPD Headquarters e-mails login information to each member, which can be entered in the top, right corner of the site to access this special area.  If you are a member, but have not given us your current e-mail address, please contact ISPD Headquarters to notify us of your e-mail address and request your password.  If you are not a member, please review the benefits of membership with ISPD.


Prenatal Diagnosis is the official journal of ISPD.  Published 13 times per year in simultaneous print and online editions, this peer-reviewed publication communicates the results of clinical and basic research in prenatal and preimplantation diagnosis in humans, animal and in vitro models.

All ISPD members receive an online subscription to Prenatal Diagnosis as part of their membership.  ISPD members are also eligible for a preferential print subscription rate to Prenatal Diagnosis.

Members, please log in at the top right-hand corner of this page to access journal content online.

General information about the Journal is available on the publisher's website.

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