2009.10.19. - 12:01

The Austrian and the Hungarian Societies of Pathologists have closed a conference which was held in Sopron for the first time with great success. Classic pathology and slide seminars with virtopsy and molecular oncological sessions were the main areas touched. On the first morning meetings were separated, and held in Hungarian and German, from the afternoon, the sections and discussions were in English. Awards and prices were given and social events made the meeting more memorable. Next year the Austrian, Croatian Hungarian and Slovenian society meets up in Graz, Austria.

2009.10.10. - 13:36

The time for digital pathology is just around the corner. The Aperio users conference is now converted into a digital pathology meeting. European and American regions both have the technique available, while there are still unanswered questions about financial models, billing and security. Main trials have evaluated the accuracy of digitally scanned slides, and the results are confirming the diagnosis made with classic microscopy. The cases not suitable for telepathology can easily be identified, but legal issues and reporting have yet to be considered.

2009.10.09. - 14:13

In the shadows of medieval architecture thousands of pathologists gathered to attend the European conference this year. With pre-conference meetings the congress lasted altogether for 6 days. The main areas of pathology were dicussed in a parallel fashion at the Fortezza of Florence. Dozens of vendors of tissue based diagnostics and research represented, with specially stong digital pathology delegates. The gold sponsor of the conference was 3DHistech Ltd. from Hungary.

2009.08.18. - 14:25

For the 3rd time Bicycle Competition took place in the city of Mor and surrounding hills to raise funds for the local Cultural Foundation and Charitable Trust for Brain Injured. Member of the College of Pathology and next president of Hungarian Division of IAP, Zsolt Orosz did bear the brunt of organization of the contest again. This year three courses were designated for racers with different conditions.