Published Research

SBA collects research abstracts annually on the work being done in the field of Spina Bifida across many topics.

In addition to the information provided below, you can sign up for Enlighten, SBA’s quarterly eNewsletter dedicated to research and medical findings – all delivered straight to your inbox.

Also, abstracts from the work presented during the First and Second World Congresses on Spina Bifida Research and Care are available for review.

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  • Activity, Fitness, and Function
  • Adult Issues
  • Ancephaly
  • Behavior
  • Bowel/Bladder
  • Costs and Expenses
  • Education/Learning
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethics
  • Fetal Therapy
  • Folic Acid
  • Gastroenterology
  • General
  • Genetics
  • Health Care Expenditures
  • Latex Allergy
  • Mechanisms of Development
  • Miscellaneous
  • Newborn
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obesity
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Prenatal Issues 
  • Prevention
  • Psychosocial / Mental Health
  • Quality of Life
  • Skin
  • Social
  • Surgical
  • Tethered Cord
  • Transition
  • Urology
  • Wellness