FRANCE: Neuromuscular Pathologist, Creteil, Paris region
The Henri Mondor Neuromuscular Reference Center is recruiting a neuromuscular pathologist.  The proposed position is a full-time job with both diagnostic and academic (research / teaching) activity. Diagnostic activity focuses on adult and pediatric neuromuscular pathology (nerve and muscle biopsies, electronic microscopy, skin biopsy for intraepidermal nerve fiber investigations) and on amyloidosis diagnosis. For details please visit our ‘ job posts’ section on this website.

UNITED KINGDOM: Consultant Neuropathologist, Romford
Applications are invited for a whole time Consultant Post in Neuropathology at Queen’s Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust, Romford. You will be joining a team of one Consultant Neuropathologist and eleven Consultant Histopathologists. Closing date for applications: 14 September 2017. For details please click here.

UNITED KINGDOM: Neuropathology vacancy: Part-time (8PA) Consultant post in the Department of Neuropathology, Southmead Hospital, Bristol.
Applications are invited for a part-time (8PA) Consultant post that replaces a previous Consultant post in the Department of Neuropathology. The appointee will join two consultant colleagues in the Department, which is part of the Regional Neurosciences Centre, serving the South West of England.  The closing date is 22 August. Please click here to read all details.

UNITED KINGDOM: Cellular Scientist in Myology, London, to take on the shared responsibility of day-to-day running of the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre Muscle Pathology Service, including the Highly Specialised Service/National Specialist Commissioned Team for congenital muscular dystrophies and congenital myopathies. Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust. JM Division. Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, London. Closing date: Friday, 8th September 2017. Read more here…

SPAIN: A Neuropathologist is needed for the Pathology Department of the Hospital Universitario Araba, in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), to attend the Brain Biobank (BIOEF), created in 2010, with a large volume of neurodegenerative diseases, muscle and nerve samples and CNS tumors. It has its own laboratory and staff. It is a reference center for prion diseases in the Basque Country and Biobank for Alava and Bizkaia. Please contact Dr. Isabel Guerra for detailed information.

Clinical Neuropathology issue 4, July/August 2017
Please take a look at the Table of Contents. Each issue has 2-4 free downloads!
Euro-CNS News: Society News of the European Confederation of Neuropathological Societies (free download)

Participants and Faculty of the Euro-CNS Tumour Course, Oct 2016

Fellowship Training Program. Call for candidates!

The Euro-CNS fellowship training program is intended to facilitate short (maximum 2 months) diagnostic training opportunities in either Tumour or Muscle and Nerve pathology for trainees in neuropathology. The individual training plan for each Fellow appointed to the scheme will reflect the skills and knowledge that are required by the home Institution and which can be implemented upon the trainee’s return. For more information, please visit the ‘Fellowship Training‘ page on this website. Applications can be submitted at all times.

Mission of Euro-CNS
Euro-CNS aims to promote and maintain the harmonisation of neuropathology training and clinical practice throughout Europe, and to promote the science of neuropathology and neuropathology research. Euro-CNS has programmes of scientific and clinical activity to support European Neuropathologists at both senior and junior level. Courses and congresses are held regularly to promote interest in the discipline, to facilitate the exchange of scientific information between members, and to help researchers and clinicians stay current with the latest advances in neuropathology. A European Neuropathology Exam is organized each year.

Euro-CNS Courses

CME Training Course ‘Neurodegenerative Diseases’
25-27 October 2017, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

The updated Euro-CNS neuropathology training course “Neurodegenerative Diseases” will be held from 25-27 October 2017 at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam. The newly updated course consists of lectures with an emphasis on teaching. Practical (microscope-based) sessions are part of the course. This course provided practising (neuro)pathologists, clinicians and researchers with up-to-date reviews of the classification and the diagnostic problems in the pathology of neurodegenerative diseases. The course language is English. This course is full or about to be full. You can inquire about the waiting list. Please make sure to contact our Secretariat before you pay! Read more here…

Euro-CNS Basic Course in Neuropathology
13-16 March 2018, Aachen, Germany

The (updated) basic course is intended for trainees in general pathology, neuropathology, neurology or neurosurgery but also for neurobiologists and PhD students in neurological sciences.  Specifically for those who, in the course of their PhD research, will be involved with the neuropathology of, for example, neurodegenerative diseases, developmental diseases, brain tumors or white matter diseases. The program consists of teaching sessions in the mornings, and sessions with gross neuropathology and histology (slide viewing and case discussions) in the afternoons. Topics covered are: general pathology of the central nervous system, muscle, nerve, tumours, neurodegenerative diseases, vascular pathology, infections of the CNS, human prion diseases, white matter diseases, metabolic diseases, developmental neuropathology and epilepsy. On one of the evenings there is a possibility to bring up intriguing or puzzling clinicopathological cases. Registration is open (via this website).

Registration is now open! Euro-CNS CME Course in Developmental Neuropathology
 27-29 June 2018, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

This workshop will provide practicing (neuro)pathologists, clinicians and researchers with up-to-date reviews of the classification and the diagnostic problems in Developmental Neuropathology. Topics include: Clinical signs; Neuro imaging; Normal brain development; Genetics of brain development; Defects in brain growth; Cortical malformation; Degenerative diseases; Infections; Epilepsy; Trauma; Vascular malformation. Registration is open! Click here for more information.