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Updated Euro-CNS Courses in 2019 and 2020:
Muscle and Nerve Pathology (Berlin, 25-27 September 2019); the Basic Course in Neuropathology (Aachen, Germany, 17-20 March 2020); Pre-Congress Course ‘Tumors of the Central Nervous System‘ (Odense, Denmark, 1-3 June 2020). Registration for all courses is open! Please follow the hyperlinks.

European Examination in Neuropathology 2019:
The European Fellowship in Neuropathology (EFN) examination constitutes an assessment of the candidate’s knowledge of diagnostic neuropathology and his/her ability to apply that knowledge in the clinical practice.  The next Examination will be held in London on December 10th & 11th this year. For requirements and application details please see the ‘European Fellowship of Neuropathology’ section of this website.

Invitation 12th European Congress of Neuropathology
The European Confederation of Neuropathological Societies (Euro-CNS), The Scandinavian Neuropathological Society (SNS), Odense University Hospital and the University of Southern Denmark invite you to attend the 12th European Congress of Neuropathology, which will be held at the new Odense Concert, Music and Theatre Hall “ODEON” and Radisson Blu H.C. Andersen Hotel in Odense, Denmark, from 3-6 June 2020.

The Congress will cover all areas of neuropathology and focus on novel diagnostic approaches including molecular mechanisms explaining pathological and clinical manifestations of neurological diseases. An important issue will be the integration of novel molecular technologies into neuropathology. The scientific program will include lectures by top scientists about cutting-edge technologies and workshops focusing on the practical approach in an innovative interactive way. Please visit the congress website for more details.


Clinical Neuropathology issue 4, July/August 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_4 here)


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 2019 -2020

Euro-CNS CME “Muscle and Nerve Pathology”
 25-27 September 2019, Berlin, Germany

The CME Course “Muscle & Nerve Pathology” will be held from 25-27 September at the Charite Medical University in Berlin.  The newly updated course consists of lectures with an emphasis on teaching. Practical (microscope-based) sessions are part of the course.  The course will provide practising (neuro)pathologists, clinicians and researchers with up-to-date reviews of the classification and the diagnostic problems in muscle and peripheral nerve pathology. Click here for more information and registration.


Euro-CNS Basic Course in Neuropathology”
 17-20 March 2020, Aachen, Germany

The 7th Basic Course will be held from 17-20 March 2020. 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. Click here for more information and registration.


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

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.