Join us for our inaugural twitter journal club session – Wednesday Nov 20th at 9pm (GMT)

ENTIS is hosting its first public journal club using the Twitter platform! For all those interested in taking part, tweeting will commence at 9pm GMT on 20th November. The paper being discussed this week is Antidepressant use during pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a nested case–control study. This paper was published at the start of October in […]

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Congratulations Dr Michael Ceulemans

Congratulations to ENTIS associate member Dr Michael Ceulemans who successfully defended his PhD thesis entitiled, “Medication Use During Preconception, Pregnancy and Lactation – Towards safe and rational use enhanced by community pharmacists’ counseling”. We wish you good luck with continuing your work setting up a TIS in Belgium! Jury members were Prof. Hedvig Nordeng (University of Oslo, Norway) and Apr. […]

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Annual Meeting Announcement

ENTIS is pleased to announce that the 31st Annual ENTIS Conference will take place between Thursday 7th and Saturday 9th May 2020 in Bergamo, Italy. The meeting will be held in the Centro Congressi Giovanni XXIII which is a short walk (190 m) from the central train station in Bergamo. More details concerning the scientific programme, registration  and abstract submission […]

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Latest ENTIS Honorary Members

The ENTIS Board are delighted to announce that Professor Christof Schaefer of Berlin TIS and Professor Maurizio Clementi of the University Hospital of Padova TIS have been awarded honorary ENTIS membership for their outstanding contribution and support of the European Network of Teratology Information Services. The awards were presented on behalf of the ENTIS board by the ENTIS president Dr […]

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News from the 30th ENTIS Conference in Oslo

Between the 5th and 7th September, Professor Hedvig Nordeng and colleagues from the University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital hosted the 30th ENTIS conference. The meeting was one of the largest ENTIS conferences to date, with 113 delegates attending from 22 different countries. Key note lectures were provided from internationally reknown experts on a range of related topics including […]

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ENTIS official response to the EMA recommendations concerning ondansetron use by pregnant women

On the 18th September 2019, ENTIS issued an official response to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessement Committee (PRAC) concerning the recommendations which were made about ondansetron use by pregnant women, as detailed in the minutes of their meeting held from the 8th to 11th July. The official ENTIS response statement can be read here.

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IMI ConcePTION Project Launch

In April 2019, a landmark public-private partnership called ConcePTION was awarded a five year grant by the Innovative Medicines Initiative to tackle many of the research gaps related to medicines use by pregnant women. The project, which unites 88 organisations from 22 different countries, aims to build a pan-European ecosystem for generating, monitoring and providing robust information on the safety […]

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UKTIS welcomes new head of service

In September 2018, the UK Teratology Information Service sadly had to say goodbye to their head of service for the past nine years, Dr Laura Yates, who relocated with her family to South Africa to continue her career as a clinical geneticist and to begin the effort of extending the ENTIS network into Africa. Laura’s friends and colleagues from the […]

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New Human Teratogens education course launches in Tampa, FL, USA

The Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), the Teratology Society and the University of South Florida are pleased to announce the Human Teratogen Course which will be presented at the USF Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation in Tampa, Florida, USA, between 24th and 26th February 2019. For more information about the course, and details about how to register, please […]

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