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The IVth European Basic Course in Neuropathology

11-14 March 2014, Aachen, Germany

The 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 tumours or white matters 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.  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 intriguin or puzzling clincopathological cases.  Several grants are available.  Register via the Euro-CNS website

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