The 3rd International Joint Meeting of ENTIS and OTIS
& Teratology Education Course
4th - 8th September 2018  Newcastle upon Tyne, UK





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Prescribing in pregnancy - from science to clinical practice


The UK Teratology Information Service and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are pleased to invite you to the first UK human teratogens education course (September 4-6, 2018) and 3rd International Joint Meeting of the European Network of Teratology Information Services (ENTIS) and Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS) (September 6-8, 2018).
The education course and conference will provide the opportunity to hear about the current issues in teratology from a number of leading experts in the field.

The two-and-a-half day education course, “Prescribing in Pregnancy - From science to clinical practice” aims to provide a comprehensive overview of:

  • fetal development and teratogenesis in humans
  • updates on known and emerging human teratogens relevant to the 21st century
  • teratogen and related surveillance systems
  • maternal illnesses that adversely impact pregnancy outcome if not treated
  • possible consequences of failing to treat pregnant women adequately
  • weighing risks and benefits of medicine use in pregnancy and lactation
  • translating scientific and population-based data to inform individual patient care
  • guidance on trustworthy resources available to support patients in making shared and informed decisions regarding medicine use in pregnancy

Preliminary programmes are now available for both the education course and ENTIS/OTIS conference, please click on the ‘programme’ tab to access the pdf downloads.

The education course will be of relevance to a wide range of health professionals, researchers, regulators, industry and others working in the field of pregnancy pharmacovigilance.

Early bird rates available until 26th June 2018. Early booking is advised as places are limited for both events.

Abstract submission has now closed. Submitting authors will be notified by email in May whether their abstract has been accepted for the 2018 ENTIS-OTIS Meeting. Accepted abstracts will be published in Reproductive Toxicology.

Elsevier         ReproductiveToxicology

Publication of the ENTIS OTIS 2018 meeting abstracts in a special issue of Reproductive Toxicology, and online with 1 year free access, has been sponsored by Elsevier.



Disclaimer & Privacy Statement

The organisers reserve the right to alter the programme, speakers, venue or any other arrangements relating directly or indirectly to the education course and/or joint ENTIS OTIS meeting without notice. In the unlikely event that cancellation cannot be avoided, UKTIS / NUTH are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alterations and are not able to refund delegate expenses that are not covered by the existing conference / education course insurance. Delegates are responsible for arranging any travel or other additional insurance they may require.


















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