Australian Birth Defects Society

A Society devoted to the study of birth defects

A society for clinicians and scientists


The Australian Birth Defects Society (ABDS) was formed in 1983 by a group of professionals interested in the causes and prevention of birth defects. Regular seminars are held throughout the year, with both local and overseas speakers. A regular newsletter is mailed to members and incorporates a teratogen update, reviews and opinions.

Dr Diana Oakes

Discipline of Biomedical Science,

Sydney Medical School,

The University of Sydney.

Cumberland Campus PO Box 170,

Lidcombe, NSW 1825


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