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The ISN has agreed to support the Consortium to Inform Molecular and Practical Approaches to CNS Tumour taxonomy – Not Official WHO. This international initiative is led by David Louis and Andreas von Deimling and aims to provide the neuropathology community with unofficial updates on CNS tumour classification, between editions of the official WHO classification.


XIXth International Congress of Neuropathology, Tokyo, 23-27 September 2018

The next congress will be hosted by the Japanese Society of Neuropathology with the theme ‘a gateway to modern neuroscience’. The congress will be held at the central Keio Plaza Hotel in Tokyo, close to Shinjuku Station, and promises to be an exciting programme covering all important areas of neuropathology. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Asian Congress of Neuropathology and the Japanese Societies of Neuropathology and Brain Tumour Pathology. The provsional programme is now available and early bird registration is open.

Links to upcoming meetings

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


Franz Nissl Young Investigator Award

This prestigious award will cover reasonable expenses for travel, accommodation and registration for the International Congress of Neuropathology in Tokyo in September 2018. The successful candidate will be invited to present his/her work at the Congress.


Latest copy of Society News

Here is the news and list of National Societies as published in Brain Pathology.