News

COVID-19: announcement on 12 March: A statement on postponement of the ECNP2020 congress is on the Congress Website. Faculty and registrants and not-registered abstract submitters will be contacted directly by the organization. This will happen today and tomorrow.

The European Basic Course in Neuropathology, Aachen, Germany, 17-20 March 2020: On 4 March, the course was withdrawn upon the strong recommendation of the Dept. of Hospital Hygiene and Infectiology at RWTH Aachen University Hospital. Read more…


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Announcement on 5 February: European Congress of Neuropathology. late Breaking Accepts may be submitted until 1 April. Development in e.g. molecular pathology, especially in the tumor area, goes fast. Therefore we will have a section of “late breaking abstracts” for which you can submit until the end of April. Click here to visit the congress website/ abstract page. 


European Examination in Neuropathology 2020:
The next exam is scheduled for  9 and 10 October this year, in Odense, Denmark, following the (postponed) 12th European Congress of Neuropathology (5-8 October). For requirements and application details please see the ‘European Fellowship of Neuropathology’ section of this website.

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.


Clinical Neuropathology issue 6, Nov/Dec 2019
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 (download Euro-CNS news issue 2019_6 here)


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 2020

Euro-CNS Course ‘Tumors of the CNS’
 1-3 June 2020, Odense, Denmark

THIS COURSE IS CANCELED. Registrants will be contacted by the Course Administrator directly.

The updated Euro-CNS neuropathology training course “Tumors of the Central Nervous System” precedes the 12th European Congress of Neuropathology 2020 (ECNP2020) In three days this course and workshop covers the WHO classification (typing and grading) of CNS tumors, supplemented by lectures on clinical and neuroradiological aspects, and molecular diagnostics relevant for daily clinical practice. The lectures will be given by a group of well known surgical neuropathologists. Histological slides of the whole spectrum of CNS tumors are available, and multiple time slots are planned for personal practical exercise as well as for interaction with the experts. Click here for more information and registration.