Plenary Lectures

Professor Clive Lee

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts, Dublin, Ireland.

Art and Anatomy

Sponsored by The Anatomical Society

Emeritus Professor Susan Standring

King's College London, UK

The History of Gray's Anatomy.

Sponsored by the Anatomical Society 

Mr Philip Thomas

Nuffield Hospital, Brighton, UK

Anatomical and embryological considerations in male to female transgender surgery.

Sponsored by The Anatomical Society

Professor Emel Ulupinar

Dept of Anatomy and Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Department of Health Science Institute, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey

Impact of early life adversity and environmental conditions on the development of the nervous system.

Sponsored by the Turkish Society of Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy

Professor Karl Zilles

Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine INM-1, Research Centre Julich, Germany

Transmitter receptor fingerprints in the cerebral cortex of human, primate and rodent brains reveal regional homologies and functional networks.

Sponsored by the European Federation of Experimental Morphology


Principal Topics of the Congress

  • Anatomical techniques / embalming
  • Anatomical variation
  • Anatomy and the law
  • Anatomy education
  • Anatomy of aging
  • Art and anatomy
  • Biomechanics / musculoskeletal anatomy
  • Cellular and molecular anatomy
  • Clinical / surgical anatomy
  • Digital anatomy
  • Embryology / developmental biology
  • Evolutionary anatomy
  • Ethics and anatomy
  • Forensic anatomy
  • History of anatomy / museums / collections
  • Microscopic anatomy
  • Neuroanatomy / neuroscience
  • Radiological anatomy
  • Physical and palaeo anthropology
  • Tissue engineering
  • Veterinary and comparative anatomy