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Society News

View a compiled list of information and announcements from National Neuropathology Societies and a schedule of upcoming events.

Brain Pathology announcement

We are pleased to announce that Brain Pathology will join Wiley’s Open Access portfolio beginning January 2021. As a result, all submissions received from 14th October onward will be subject to an Article Publication Charge (APC) if accepted and published in the journal.

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Postponement of XX International Congress of Neuropathology

ICN Berlin postponement to 2023

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COVID-19

Thank you to all colleagues around the globe who have been sharing their expertise and ideas as to how best we might contribute to efforts to understand the neurological complications of COVID-19.

As listed below, neuropathologists in a number of centres have received brains from patients with COVID-19 and have agreed to be contacted by researchers interested in obtaining tissue for analysis.

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Essential Brain Anatomy and Neuropathology

We are pleased to introduce you to a free online e-learning site, Essential Brain Anatomy and Neuropathology (EBA&N). The site has been developed by Professor Nobutaka Arai and colleagues at the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science and provides educational material relating to basic CNS anatomy, histology and neuropathology, including brain cutting videos and virtual slides. In order to access the full content you will need to complete a basic registration form.

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Links to upcoming meetings

Here is a series of links to national and international neuropathology meetings – please contact davidhilton@nhs.net if you have a meeting that you would like added to the list.

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About the ISN

View the mission statement and constitution of the Society. Also, contact details of the Society officers and councillors, and learn about the history and goals of the Society.

Cases of the Month

Every issue of Brain Pathology features a selection of Cases of the Month – these are cases that are of greater than normal clinical interest, have unusual symptoms and/or diagnostic findings, or involve rare diseases or conditions. They are collected and edited by Ronald L Hamilton, MD, Department of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh and the full version of the cases can be found here.

Membership

The International Society welcomes membership of any person (pathologist, clinician, scientist, veterinarian) who has a significant interest in Neuropathology. There is both corporate membership and individual membership. Find out more here.

Publications

The International Society of Neuropathology produces the journals Brain Pathology in partnership with the publishers, Wiley. In addition it has published a series of up to date books covering the pathology and genetics of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Developmental Neuropathology, Neurodegeneration. Peripheral Nerve Disorders and Skeletal Muscle Diseases. Full details of each of these publications, how to subscribe and contribute them is available in this section.