Special Issue "Selected Papers from 11th ISNS European Regional Meeting"

A special issue of International Journal of Neonatal Screening (ISSN 2409-515X).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 July 2019

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. J.Gerard Loeber

ISNS Office, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
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Phone: +31 6 4616 3922
Guest Editor
Dr. Kate Hall

Department of Newborn Screening and Biochemical Genetics, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, B4 6NH UK Newborn Screening Laboratories Network
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Guest Editor
Dr. Peter C.J.I. Schielen

Reference Laboratory for Neonatal Screening, Centre for Infectious Diseases Research, Diagnostics and Sceening-IDS, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment – RIVM, NL-3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
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Phone: +31-6-420787327

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

For over 50 years, scientific and technological advancements have enabled neonatal screening for ever more congenital conditions. The potential to significantly expand the scope of neonatal screening reminds us that it is worth taking the time to review the experience acquired through previous newborn screening programmes.

By reflecting on the long-term experience of screening for conditions such as congenital hypothyroidism, the ISNS 2018 conference emphasized the need to understand the reliability of screening results. Time was devoted to developments regarding two relatively new conditions, severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) and spinal muscular dystrophy (SMA). Finally, the current neonatal screening situation across Europe was highlighted.

We are pleased to announce that in addition to the conference Poster Prize there is a second, new competition, the ISNS Conference Paper Prize. Publications in this Special Issue are eligible for entry. The winning paper will be selected by a joint committee of members of the IJNS Editorial Board and the organizing committee of the ISNS Bratislava meeting.

Dr. J.Gerard Loeber
Dr. Kate Hall
Dr. Peter C.J.I. Schielen
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Neonatal Screening is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

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Open AccessMeeting Report Reliability of Neonatal Screening Results
Int. J. Neonatal Screen. 2018, 4(3), 28; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijns4030028
Received: 20 July 2018 / Accepted: 6 September 2018 / Published: 6 September 2018
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