The FNPS is a society for investigators in the field of fetal and neonatal (patho-)physiology. The society organizes a yearly conference to promote discussion and exchange of ideas between physiologists, obstetricians and neonatologists.
Over the years the society has maintained its informal character and a lack of rigid structures. Those who have attended at least one of the previous three meetings are members of the society and will be informed about the next meeting.
Abstracts for the annual meeting are requested two months before the meeting and are
compiled in the Book of Abstracts to encourage recent and preliminary data to be
The Organizational Coordinator will be selected by the Organizational Committee and shall serve for three years. The Organizational Committee shall consist of representatives from Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, continental Europe, South America, the United Kingdom and the United States of America and shall be selected by the Committee.
The annual meeting will be held in Europe, North America and the Southern Hemisphere, in June-September, as determined by the Organizational Committee. Approximately half of the meetings will be held in Europe. The costs for registration and accommodation should not exceed US$500 (shared room).
Chester B (Bart) Martin, MD was born in North Carolina in 1933, and died at the age of 80 in Madison, Wisconsin, on May 26, 2013. He was a major contributor to the pioneering development of fetal and placental physiology, and their clinical translation,