Late Breaking Abstracts

Submission of LATE BREAKING abstracts is closed. 

Thank you to all who submitted a Late Breaking Abstract! Acceptance notifications will be made as soon as possible.

Late breaking abstracts that are presented at the conference will be published in an online supplement to the Prenatal Diagnosis journal after the conference. Authors may opt out of having their abstracts published.

Please note that confirmed presenters are required to register for the conference, at least for the day of the Late Breaking Abstracts plenary on Tuesday, 11 July 2017.

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During regular abstract submission, abstracts were encouraged in the following areas:
  • Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics
  • Epigenetics and development
  • Fetal and placental development and pathology
  • Fetal imaging: Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Fetal medical and surgical therapy
  • Global issues in prenatal diagnosis and screening
  • Maternal serum/NT screening for aneuploidy
  • Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis and screening
  • Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis and screening
  • Prenatal diagnosis of single gene disorders / inborn errors of metabolism
  • Prenatal diagnostic procedures
  • Prenatal genetic counseling
  • Prenatal prediction of adverse pregnancy outcomes (e.g pre-eclampisa / preterm labour / growth restriction and stillbirth)
  • Psychosocial, legal and ethical issues in prenatal screening and diagnosis
  • Reproductive genomics, metabolomics and proteomics
  • Screening for single gene disorders
  • Teratogens and Fetal infection
  • Twins
  • Other
See links to abstracts from previous years on the Downloads page.