Next Meeting

117th Meeting of the British Neuropathological Society

2-4 March  2016

Royal College of Physicians, London

The next scientific meeting of the Society will be held on 2-4th March 2016. The meeting will be held at the Royal College of Physicians with its excellent conference facilities and central London location.  The Society Dinner will be held during the meeting.  Please see the invitation from the BNS President, Professor Paul Ince. Invitation 117th BNS Meeting

Please see the RCP website for information on the venue.


A half-day symposium will be held at the start of the meeting entitled “Tauopathies” organised by Professor Johannes Attems, Newcastle University and Professor Steve M Gentleman, Imperial College.

Please see here for details of the Programme Symposium.

 Abstract submission:
The BNS uses an on-line abstract submission system.  Further information can be found here. Abstract Submission Information 2016


A programme for the meeting is available online to download.


Information for those intending to present a poster, with specifications for layout and sizes will be made available.

Dorothy Russell Lecture 2016:

The March 2016 meeting includes the Dorothy Russell lecture.

Pharmaceutical implications of the paradigm shift in understanding and treatment of late life neurodegenerative disorders

Professor Claude M Wischik, University of Aberdeen, UK

Some notes about Dorothy Russell have been put on-line


Delegates will need to register on-line.

Travel Bursary:

A limited number of Travel Bursaries are available.

Society Dinner:

The Society dinner will be held during the meeting.

Who should attend

The meeting will be of interest to Neuropathologists, Neurologists and Neuroscientists as it attracts a wide range of speakers from within the UK and abroad. Trainees in Neuropathology and Neurology are particularly encouraged to attend and it is expected that a training meeting will be arranged by Neuropathology trainees on the morning of Wednesday prior to the start of the main meeting.

Why you should attend

The symposium will brings together a number of internationally renowned scientists working in a field of interest in neuropathology At the remainder of the meeting a range of original work will be presented in oral and poster formats covering many aspects of neuropathology and related neuroscience fields. Members of the British Neuropathological Society should take the opportunity to attend the Business Meeting of the Society and also the Professional Affairs Meeting. The annual review of cases from the External Quality Assurance scheme organized by the Society will take place and those who take part in this scheme are encouraged to participate in this process.