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19th European Congress of Toxicologic Pathology

The 19th European Congress of Toxicologic Pathology will be held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, and will take place from 13th – 16th of September 2022.

The ESTP topic will be: "Think Female: Toxicologic Pathology of the Female Reproductive System". The congress will focus on the female reproductive system and will cover the normal and pathologic female reproductive system and new techniques, models and challenges in clinical development and risk assessment of hormonally active/endocrine-related compounds. There will be plenary lectures, oral presentations of original scientific work, interactive case presentations, a half-day IATP session, a poster session and of course plenty of opportunity for interactions both formally and informally with colleagues and friends.

Please see the official congress website.


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In memoriam Prof. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich MohrProfessor Dr. med. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich Mohr
Our honorary ESTP member Professor Mohr died on March 30, 2022. Professor Mohr was a global leader in experimental and toxicologic pathology from the 1970th until the 2000th. For more than 30 years he was director of the Institute of Experimental Pathology at the Hannover Medical school, co-founder of the Fraunhofer-Institute of Toxicology and Aerosol Research and later on of the CULTEX-labs. He was author or co-author of more than 600 scientific publications, editor of several books in experimental pathology and inhalation toxicology and supervisor of more than 90 doctoral theses and 21 habilitations. With him we lost an outstanding scientist, teacher, mentor and fellow human being.
[03-May-2022 ]

Further ESTP news and announcements:

With the objective of continuous toxicologic pathology education, the ESTP/SFPT/BSTP and ECVP/ESVP have organized and invite you to a webinar in June:
June 9, 2022: 16.00–18.00 CEST.
[02-May-2022 ]

ESTP newsletter 2022 (1)
The first ESTP newsletter 2022 containing a President's column, interesting insights by the Pathology 2.0 working group, announcement of the 6th Joint Webinar, a look back to the XXIX Classic Examples in Toxicologic Pathology 2022, and calls for the 2022 ESTP Publication Award and IATP Associate Fellowship is now available here. Previous newsletters are accessible in the repository.
[13-Apr-2022 ]

Guess What!
Case #29

Interesting cases from the field of toxicologic pathology are presented each year in this interactive ESTP section. The new case #29 is now available. The solution for case #28 has been added.
[23-Mar-2022 ]

[30-Aug-2019 ]

Updates to the Web site
For those visiting the Web site on a regular basis the Updates functionality is always available to find recent changes more easily.
[04-Aug-2008 ]

INHAND Non-human Primate and INHAND Rabbit now published online!
Dog: Journal of Toxicologic Pathology 2021, Vol. 34(3 Suppl) 1S–182S
Rabbit: Journal of Toxicologic Pathology 2021, Vol. 34(3 Suppl) 183S–292S
[27-Oct-2021 ]

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Toxicologic Pathology
Toxicologic Pathology is pleased to announce the publication of a special issue in 2022 focusing on The pathology of laboratory nonhuman primates; a review of species, sub-strain, and mortality-related responses. Please read the Call for Papers.
[18-Mar-2021 ]

Revision of Standardized Nomenclature
goRENI - the global open RENI system - is the standard reference for nomenclature and diagnostic criteria in toxicologic pathology and at the same time the Internet discussion platform for the global initiative "INHAND" - the International Harmonization of Nomenclature and Diagnostic criteria. Visit for more details. ESTP members have free access to the nomenclature, diagnostic criteria, images, and much more!
The following diagnosis has been added through change control: Tumor, granular cell, benign – Soft tissue. Templates for change control are available on goRENI and here.
[24-Nov-2020 ]

17th European Congress of Toxicologic Pathology
We are looking back to the very successful Congress 2019, which took place in Cologne, Germany. Click for more details.
[11-Oct-2019 ]