SNS annual meeting and general assembly

21.03.-22.03.2019 at Scandic Hotel Holmenkollen in Oslo


Thursday (21.03.2018) 13:45-20:00

13:45 Introduction / Welcome – Jens Pahnke

14:00-16:30 SNS presentations (15+5min)

1. Matti Haltia: The nervous system and its diseases as described in Europe’s first textbook of medicine (11th century A.D.). (25+5min)

2. Elisabeth Englund: Vascular dementia and white matter disease – from a neuropathological versus clinical and radiological perspective

3. Sverre Torp: Evaluation of proliferation markers in human meningiomas​

4. Anders Oldfors: Glycogenin deficiency – two sides of the coin

5. Olivera Casar-Borota: Why should we care about pituitary pathology?

6. Irina Alafuzoff: Limbic-predominant aging-related TDP-disease

7. Irina Alafuzoff: Introduction in iNPH diagnostics using biopsies

16:30 break

17:00-18:00 Brain tumor diagnostics – new developments /the future of the WHO classification  (Prof. Guido Reifenberger – German Tumor Reference Center, Düsseldorf, Germany)

18:00-19:00 Analysis of molecular mechanisms and clinicopathological correlations in dementia (Prof. Tibor Hortobagyi – London/Szeged, UK/Hungary)

19:00 break

20:00 dinner

Friday (22.03.2018) 09:00-13:00

9:00-10:00 SNS presentations

1. David Scheie: Biomarkers in CNS tumours – which analytical methods do we choose?

2. Helle Broholm: 850k methylation profiling of meningeomas.

3. Aušrinė Areškevičiūtė: Prion Diseases in Denmark: Molecular Characterization and Investigation.

10:00-11:00 Current concepts in myositis diagnostics (Prof. Werner Stenzel – Charité Berlin, Germany)

11:00 break

*SNS general assembly and lunch at 12:00-13:00

Skype transmission Bjarne Winther Kristensen


*SNS board meeting 13:00-14:00



Late registration (after 21.12.18): €250 (meeting, lunch, dinner, breaks), hotel has to be booked individually (not included)

NOTE: non-SNS-members have to add 50€



from Oslo-Gardermoen airport:

*NSB train to Oslo: spor/track 4 (xx:13; xx:43)

(ticket for 4 zones, 103NOK also valid for Oslo local transport T-bane, trikk)

USE NSB (norske statsbanen) ! FLYTOGET tickets are not valid for local transport in Oslo!

*get off at station ‘Oslo-Nationalteater’ and change to T-bane (subway) – Line 1 (direction Frogenerseter)

*get off at Holmenkollen station (ca. 15-20min ride from Oslo-Nationalteater)