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On 16 and 17 November the Baltic Assocation of Neuropathologists is holding the 12th meeting of BAN/Baltic Association of Neuropathologists at RSU. Experts from Great Britain and Germany will share information about about the latest developments in their field. 

16 November The Rīga Stradiņš University Lecture Hall No. 1 (16 Dzirciema iela) will be the venue for participants to have the opportunity to learn the latest on Central Nervous System (CNS) tumours as well as the diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases. Lectures will be held by Latvian-born Dr. Zane Jaunmuktāne,  clinical lecturer and honorary consultant neuropathologist at the Department of Neuropathology, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK as well as Professor Sebastian Brandner, Professor of Neuropathology, Department of Neuropathology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK.

An interactive demonstration of clinical cases is scheduled at the event. It will be available for viewing before the event and also during the demonstration – on smart devices, by registering on the system.

Entry is free. All of those interested are welcome to attend! 

17 November The BAN meeting will be held in the Department of Pathology at Rīga Stradiņš University (9a Kuldīgas iela, Room 205). During this meeting, the topics for discussion will be the latest developments in CNS tumours, diagnosis of neurodegenerative and muscular diseases. Lectures will be presented by Professor Hans Hilmar Goebel, doctor and neuropathologist from the Department of Neuropathology Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany, as well as Dr. Zane Jaunmuktāne and Prof. Sebastian Brandner.

To attend this event you must register beforehand, by sending your application via email to ivanda[pnkts]franckevicaatgmail[pnkts]com. All interested persons are welcome!

Programma

Friday, 16 November
12.30Opening ceremony
Professor Ilze Štrumfa,
Head of Department of Pathology, Rīga Stradiņš University
12.40Degenerative brain diseases
Zane Jaunmuktāne,
Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Neuropathologist,
UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
13.40Break
13.45Principles and practice of brain tumour diagnostics
Sebastian Brandner,
Professor of Neuropathology,
Head of Department UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
14.45Interactive session Brain tumour neuropathology teaching course
Sebastian Brandner,
Professor of Neuropathology,
Head of Department UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
15.45Closing Remarks
Professor Ilze Štrumfa,
Head of Department of Pathology, Rīga Stradiņš University
Saturday, 17 November
12.30Welcome coffee
13.00Opening ceremony
Professor Ilze Štrumfa,
Head of Department of Pathology, Rīga Stradiņš University
Ivanda Franckeviča,
President of Baltic Association of Neuropathologists, MD, PhD
13.10Diagnostics of childhood brain tumors
Sebastian Brandner,
Professor of Neuropathology,
Head of Department UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
14.10Questions and discussion
14.20Degenerative brain diseases
Zane Jaunmuktāne,
Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Neuropathologist,
UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
15.20The Myopathological Spectrum of ACTA1 Mutations
Professor Hans Hilmar Goebel,
Department of Neuropathology Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
15.40Case presentations
Dr. Ivanda Franckeviča
Children's Clinical University Hospital, Department of Pathology
15.50BAN business meeting
16.20Dinner

Location

Room
Lecture hall No. 1