The course was organized for participants from the field of neuropathology, pathology, neurology, neurosurgery and neurobiology. It was again fully booked with 50 attendees from 19 countries, including.
The program combined teaching sessions on the pathology of the CNS, PNS and skeletal muscle including neurodegenerative diseases, tumors as well as vascular pathology, infections of the CNS, prion, white matter and metabolic diseases, developmental neuropathology and epilepsy with hands-on courses (slide viewing and discussions), see: http://www.euro-cns.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/FINAL-PROGRAM-EURO-CNS-BASIC-COURSE-AACHEN-2018-.pdf. The course lectures were held by international renowned experts in the field: H. Adle-Biassette, Paris; E. Aronica, Amsterdam; D. Capper, Berlin; K.G. Claeys, Leuven; W.F.A. den Dunnen; C. Duyckaerts, Paris; E. Gelpi, Vienna; H.H. Goebel, Mainz/Berlin; C. Hartmann, Hannover; T. Jacques, London; G.G. Kovacs, Vienna; J.M. Kros, Rotterdam; M.M.Y. Lammens, Antwerp; W. Paulus, Münster; C. Stadelmann-Nessler, Göttingen; C. Smith, Edinburgh; M. Thom, London.
The course was organized by W.F.A. den Dunnen, Groningen, and J. Weis, Aachen. The course administration was in the experienced hands of Mrs. Astrid van Schendel, Amsterdam, and Mrs. Doris Dahmen, Aachen.