Neuropathology Society of India

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To advance knowledge in the field of neuropathology, and to disseminate such knowledge in the country and abroad.


The Society is a non-profitable organization with primary goal of promotion and advancement of knowledge and research in the field of neuropathology. Towards this end, the Society aims to:

  1. Establish, promote, and manage programs for advancement of research and teaching pertaining to neuropathology and its related disciplines.
  2. Conduct conferences, CME, workshops, seminars and demonstrations to enhance awareness and promote interest in the field of neuropathology.
  3. Evolve uniform laboratory based protocols and guidelines for diagnosis and reporting of tumors and diseases pertaining to neuropathology that can be applied in all centres in the country.
  4. Promote and enhance scientific exchange through interdisciplinary and inter Institutional collaborations in India and abroad.
  5. Increase public awareness regarding availability of facilities for laboratory diagnostic services in neuropathology.
  6. Interact with and other national and international bodies for promoting research and teaching in the discipline of neuropathology such as the International Society of Neuropathology (ISN), Neurology Society of India (NSI), Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists (IAPM), Indian Academy of Neurology.
  7. Assist Government and non-governmental agencies in all respective matters of neuropathology.
  8. Protect and preserve the interest of its members.
Dr. Ashru K Banerjee, President
Dr. VV Radhakrishnan, President Elect
Dr. Sarala Das, Past President
Dr. Chitra Sarkar, Secretary
Dr. Anita Mahadevan, Jt Secretary
Dr. Vani Santosh, Treasurer
Dr. Geeta Chacko, Member
Dr. BD Radotra, Member
Dr. Nuzhat Hussain, Member

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Essentials of Diagnostic Surgical Neuropathology is the first book on Neuropathology in India that covers the vast subject of Surgical Neuropathology in a concise, point-wise format that makes reading and recapitulation easy. The main emphasis of this book is on neoplastic pathology, given the revolutionary changes which have occurred in the understanding of CNS tumors. In addition, the book also explains the pathology of non-neoplastic lesions that need surgical intervention. Since ancillary techniques are a very important component of diagnosis and of the final integrated pathology report, the book also includes immunohistochemistry and molecular diagnosis especially in the brain tumor section.

The editors Chitra Sarkar, Vani Santosh, and Geeta Chacko are eminent Neuropathologists at the forefront of diagnosis, teaching and research in pathology and molecular biology of diseases of the nervous system. In addition, the contributors to this book include more than 25 experts in the field of Neuropathology from leading institutes across the country, making it a valuable resource for clinicians, pathologists, students and scientists.

The list price of the book is INR 2995/-.  Interested buyers can place their orders on the Publisher’s website and get 30% discount to all customers and free shipping across India.

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The book is available for purchase on Amazon.

Note: The book will also be available for sale on the Publisher’s desk at NPSICON 2018 at Lucknow, February 16028, 2018.

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