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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.

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.


New European Fellows in Neuropathology: The Examination Committee and Executive Committee of Euro-CNS are happy to announce that the following three candidates successfully passed the European Board Examination that was held from 4-5 November 2017 : Drs. Se Hoon Kim (South Korea), Stefanie Brendecke (Norway) and Simin Laiq (Oman). The EFN examination constitutes an assessment of candidates’ knowledge of diagnostic neuropathology and their ability to apply that knowledge in the clinical practice. For detailed information, please click here.

Clinical Neuropathology issue 1, January/February 2018
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 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

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

Announcement 12/12/2017: This course is fully booked. Please inquire about the waiting list with the Course Administrator. 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. Read all details on the Basic Course page on our 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.


Registration is now open! Euro-CNS CME “Course Tumours of the CNS”
 3-5 October 2018, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

In three days this course and workshop covers the 2016 update of 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.