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Renal Transplant Pathology Hands-on Course 2024

Organised by Helmut Hopfer MD, Pathology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland

When: Starts: Monday, June 24th, 2024, 9.00 h. Ends: Thursday, June 27th, 2024, 14.00h

Venue: University Hospital Basel, Institute for Medical Genetics and Pathology,

Schönbeinstrasse 40, 4031 Basel, Switzerland


Three-and-a-half-day hands-on course for pathologists and pathologists in training with some experience in the interpretation of renal transplant biopsies. We use various formats (input sessions, small group digital microscope sessions with faculty, digital microscope sessions with coach, reporting, dealing with difficult cases, …) to discuss most common and relevant morphological lesions in renal transplant pathology. Our unique course features highly interactive microscopy sessions with a participant-faculty ration of 4:1! Meet renal pathologists from Europe and around the world.

Download flyer and registration form here:


Contact Info:

Dr. Helmut Hopfer

Pathology, University Hospital Basel

Basel, Switzerland

Registration is now open for the 2024 Banff-PITOR Joint Meeting!

The 2024 Banff-PITOR Joint Meeting will be held at two of Paris’ most prestigious locations: the historical Descartes Paris Cité and the National Academy of Medicine buildings. These iconic venues, nestled in the heart of Paris, are not just architectural marvels but also symbolize the rich academic and cultural heritage that the city has to offer.

We are excited to be meeting in-person bringing together national and international leaders and professionals in the field of transplantation and specifically transplant diagnostics to discuss cutting-edge science and advance the international Banff classification for allograft pathology. To view the meeting schedule, click here.

Register Today

Register today and enjoy discounted rates by registering early. Take advantage of the early-bird rate before June 30th, 2024, at 11:59 PM ET. Prices will increase after this deadline. View registration rates and details.

Book Your Accommodations

Secure your spot in this historic city by booking your room now. Please note that individuals are responsible for booking their own accommodations. Explore our recommended hotels here.

We look forward to seeing you in Paris!


The Banff-PITOR Planning Committee

On behalf of the Banff Foundation of Allograft Pathology and The Paris Institute for Transplantation & Organ Regeneration


The various registration options are shown in the table below (full registration is in blue)

To register, click on 'Register for UltraPath XXI' (depending on your device, the link to register may be at the right-hand side or bottom of this page). SUP members receive a 10% discount to UltraPath XXI and the EM Tutorial Day. The deadline for registration is Sep 10, 2024 (late registrations will incur a 10% penalty fee). Registration prices are in Australian dollars (AUD).


Instructions to authors can be found at the 'Submission Instructions' drop-down menu option on this website. To submit an abstract via this website, you must be registered for the conference. If you would like to submit an abstract prior to registration, please email your abstract to John.Brealey@sa.gov.au

Go to Registration Page here

  In-Person Virtual* Includes
UltraPath XXI
    EM Tutorial Day & UltraPath XXI (all four days).
In-Person registrants additionally receive Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Welcome Reception, Social Event, Gala Dinner & Certificates of Attendance
Monday Sep 30 to Friday Oct 4    
(Non-Member) A$1200 A$800
(SUP Member) A$1080 A$720
EM Tutorial Day ONLY     Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea
& Certificate of Attendance
Monday Sep 30    
(Non-Member) A$300 A$200
(SUP Member) A$270 A$180
UltraPath XXI
Tuesday Only
Oct 1
A$350 N/A Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea
UltraPath XXI
Wednesday Only Oct 2
A$350 N/A Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea
UltraPath XXI
Thursday Only
Oct 3
A$350 N/A Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea
UltraPath XXI
Friday Only
Oct 4
A$250 N/A Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea
Social Event Only*
Oct 1
A$100 A$100 Social Event (Manly Bowling Club)
Gala Dinner Only*
Oct 3
A$250 A$250 Gala Dinner (Taronga Zoo - Nura Diya, Gili Rooftop)
Companion Lunches* (5 Days) A$150 N/A Includes Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea for Mon Sept 30 - Fri Oct 4 for one companion
N/A = Not Available
For virtual registrants who wish to purchase a ticket to the Social Event and/or Gala Dinner, or in-person registrants who wish to purchase additional tickets to the Social Event and/or Gala Dinner, or in-person registrants who wish to purchase 'lunches only' for a companion, please select the relevant option(s) at the bottom of the registration table.

About RPS

The RPS promotes excellence in diagnosis, fosters basic, clinical and translational research, encourages training and education in renal disease, sponsors US based and international conferences and symposia, and brings news and updates pertaining to renal pathology to its members around the world.

Mailing address:

1440 W. Taylor St. # 734, Chicago, IL USA, Fax: (312) 281-0029


Office of the Secretary

Mei Lin Z. Bissonnette MD PhD

Office of the Treasurer

Kuang-Yu Jen, MD, PhD

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