Payment or Renewal for “FULL ISSTD” Membership

(The subscription fee is $200 for membership through to the 2019 ISSTD international meeting)

Payment or Renewal for “Doctors in Training” Membership

(The subscription fee is $50 for membership through to the 2019 ISSTD international meeting)

XIX ISSTD World Congress on Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases

21st – 24th September 2017


• ISSTD World Congress XIX Official Website •


ISSTD XIX Congress Amsterdam 2017 – Prize Winning Presentations

Bagshawe Award
John Coulter
“Setting up an Irish GTD Center”


Kohorn Award
Kam Singh
“Comparison of toxicities between MEA and EMA-CO regimens as first line treatment of high-risk GTN”


Best Poster Junior Investigator Translational

Kenichi Nakamura
“Role of Core 2
β1, 6-N acetylglcosaminyl transferase in evasion mechanism through NK cell immunity”


Best Posters Junior Investigator Clinical

Linda Ibeto
“Glycosylation changes in pregnancy hCG associated with gestational trophoblastic disease: Can we find an accurate marker to reliably indicate the presence of GTD?”

Lawrence Lin
“Multiple pregnancies with complete mole and coexisting normal fetus in North and South America: A retrospective multicenter cohort”


Best Oral Junior Investigator Translational

Marina Georgiou
“Cyclin  dependent kinases 4 and 6 (CDK4/6) as a potential new therapeutic  target in drug-resistant gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN)”


Best Oral Junior Investigator Clinical

Anna Strohl
“Choriocarcinoma Associated with Term Pregnancy”


ISSTD Travel Awards

 Maria Stephanie Fay Cagayan
“Current Management and treatment outcomes of Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia at a Philippine Tertiary Government Hospital.”

Ehsan Ghorani
“Pembrolizumab induces long term complete remission of chemotherapy resistant gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN).”

Maria Febi Billones-De Ramos
“Significance of Chest Computed Tomography in the Clinical Outcome of Patients with Low-Risk Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia.”

Marina Georgiou
“Cyclin dependent kinases 4 and 6 (CDK4/6) as a potential new therapeutic target in drug-resistant gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN)”

Mumbere Mulisya Olivier
“Prevalence and factors associated with hydatidiform mole among patients undergoing uterine evacuation”



The Journal of Reproductive Medicine will again publish a GTD Symposium issue of papers presented at the 2017 ISSTD World Congress in Amsterdam

Please submit your manuscript to Ross S. Berkowitz,MD at by 2nd January 2018 and do not submit directly to the journal.

Please follow the format of Checklist for Authors at

Please be sure that the Title Page has a current and accurate email address for the Corresponding Author to allow communication with the Authors.

The cost per printed page will be $100 (US dollars) .

Case reports will not be considered for the Symposium.



XVIII ISSTD World Congress Bali 2015

View the slides from the presentations here




Xiang Yang MD – President & Officer for China

John Lurain MD – Past President
PK Sekharan MD
– Secretary & Officer for India

Michael Seckl MD – Treasurer

Leon Massuger MD  –  President elect & Officer for Europe

David Baartz MD  –  Officer for Australia
Ross Berkowitz MD  –  Officer for the USA
Faye Cagayan MD  –  Officer for the Philippines
Rob Coleman MD  –  Officer for Europe
Rafael Cortes-Charry MD  –  Officer for South America
Vilmos Fulop MD  –  Journal Editor
Francois Golfier MD  –  Officer for France
Barry Hancock MD  –  On-line book editor
Seong Jo Kim MD  –  Officer for Korea
Izildinha Maesta MD  –  Officer for South America
Hideo Matsui MD  –  Officer for Japan
Hextan Ngan MD  –  Officer for Hong Kong
Ray Osborne MD  –  Officer for Canada
Philip Savage MD  –  Website Manager
John Tidy MD – Officer for UK
LC Wong MD  –  Co-opted member