EFEM
European Federation 
for Experimental Morphology

Notice Board

Special Issue Journal of Anatomy

Dear colleagues, We are still accepting submissions for the Journal of Anatomy Special Issue “Connective Tissue: Form, Function, Fixing and Fabrication”. The Special Issue will predominantly deal with tendons, ligaments, and entheses. We would welcome papers exploring cell biology, gross morphology, clinical anatomy, microstructure, tissue engineering, and any other anatomically relevant features of these structures. […]

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Third International Morphological Symposium "Recent Advances in Clinical Anatomy and Operative Surgery in the Modern Medicine and Dentistry Development"

MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF UKRAINE POLTAVA STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT ANATOMY WITH OF CLINICAL ANATOMY AND OPERATIVE SURGERY SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY OF ANATOMISTS, HISTOLOGISTS, EMBRYOLOGISTS AND TOPOGRAPHIC ANATOMISTS OF UKRAINE The Third International Morphological Symposium "Recent advances in Clinical Anatomy and Operative Surgery in the modern medicine and dentistry development" Poltava, June 20-21 2024 INVITATION LETTER […]

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Tissue Reactions in the Norm, Experiment, Clinic. All-Ukrainian Scientific & Practical Conference

BOGOMOLETS NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITYDEPARTMENT OF HISTOLOGY AND EMBRIOLOGY«TISSUE REACTIONS IN THE NORM, EXPERIMENT, CLINIC»All-Ukrainian scientific and practical conference with international participation Kyiv, June 13-14, 2024 Dear colleagues! We invite you to take part in the All-Ukrainian scientific and practical conference with international participation "TISSUE REACTIONS IN THE NORM, EXPERIMENT, CLINIC", which will be in Ukraine, […]

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European Student Symposium on Anatomical Research (October 10, 2024)

The European Student Symposium on Anatomical Research will take place on October 10, 2024 in Varna, Bulgaria. For more details, please see the document below.

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XII International Symposium on Clinical Anatomy

The 12th International Symposium on Clinical Anatomy will take place from October 10-13 2024 in Varna, Bulgaria. For more details, please see the below document.

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The EFEM is Launching an Award Committee

The European Federation of Experimental Morphology (EFEM) is launching an Award Committee. The Committee will manage the award of the EFEM lecture, of travel grants for presentation of work in Anatomical and Morphological Meetings, and of grants for scientific missions of PhD students or young researchers in EFEM-related areas. Applications to join the Award Committee […]

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Award Committee

The European Federation of Experimental Morphology (EFEM) is launching an Award Committee. The Committee will manage the award of the EFEM lecture, of travel grants for presentation of work in Anatomical and Morphological Meetings, and of grants for scientific missions of PhD students or young researchers in EFEM-related areas. Applications to join the Award Committee […]

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ISCAA 2024, Swansea, Wales, UK June 27-30, 2024

Dear colleagues, participants, and friends, It is with great pleasure and anticipation that we extend a warm welcome to the 15th International Symposium of Clinical and Applied Anatomy, scheduled to take place at Swansea. Our colourful city is located in the heart of South Wales famous for its stunning Swansea Bay and breathtaking Gower Peninsula. […]

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New member for the EFEM Social Media Committee wanted

If you wish to join the Social Media Committee of EFEM, you can apply quickly and easily Submit a 500-word statement expressing your interest and envisioning your contribution to the Social Media committee to the Coordinator of the group Dr Ourania Varsou at Ourania.Varsou@glasgow.ac.uk and the EFEM President Prof Fabio Quondamatteo FabioQuondamatteo@rcsi.ie Highlight any previous experience with Social […]

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Clinical Anatomist

Hello, I am a clinical anatomist, based in Ireland. I have a special interest in fascia. I provide "fascia focused" dissection courses and I am happy to hear from anatomists. Wishing all a very Merry Christmas

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Survey on Anatomical Public Engagement

We are conducting a study that aims to understand the international landscape of anatomy public engagement. Specifically, what does good public engagement in anatomy look like, and what training is needed to support anatomist to deliver public engagement? The results of this survey will be used to create resources that support anatomists to deliver public […]

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Anatomy Medical Trainee

We invite applications from graduates of medicine and/or biomedical sciences for up to four fulltime funded positions up to 4 years duration. These positions combine cutting edge basic biomedical research training with immersive involvement in the teaching of anatomy at the UCD School of Medicine. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to: • Complete a […]

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EFEM Social Media Committee - New Member Wanted

Dear Early Career Anatomists, We are thrilled to announce a great new opportunity to be a part of the EFEM Social Media Committee – a vibrant platform where science communication meets creativity in the field of anatomical sciences! This is your chance to play a key role in shaping the voice of our community and take […]

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Announcement of the IFAA Emergent Anatomists Awards (Registration) for the IFAA2024 Congress in Korea

The International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA) Executive Board will again support ‘Emergent Anatomists’ (academic staff and postgraduate students) to attend designated IFAA Congresses. In order to support emergent anatomists attending such Congresses, an “early bird” registration cost is being offered to emergent anatomists. Travel, accommodation and subsistence costs unfortunately cannot be supported by […]

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Winners of the EFEM World Anatomy Day 2023 Student Undergraduate Online Quiz

The EFEM Social Media Committee hosted an online quiz for undergraduate students, to celebrate World Anatomy Day 2023, on the 16th of October 2023. We are proud to announce our winners. We had 52 attendees from 25 countries! We would like to acknowledge and thank the following: Questions generated and edited by Prof. Fabio Quondamatteo, […]

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World Anatomy Day - ​Glasgow Anatomy Arts & Crafts Undergraduate Student Competition

Do you like arts and crafts? Do you like anatomy? Are you an undergrad student? Then this is the competition for you! To mark the celebration of World Anatomy Day, we are launching an online anatomy arts and crafts competition open to all current undergraduate students, from around the world, who learnt or are learning […]

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IFAA Soundbites - October 2023 - World Anatomy Day

The IFAA Executive Committee is pleased to send you the IFAA Soundbites which inform us about  2023 World Anatomy Day Link: https://app.flashissue.com/newsletters/3306638f2312a7034da9794020da0acb00c785de

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EFEM Lecture 2023

Prof Fabio Quondamatteo, EFEM President, presented Prof Doychin Angelov with the 2023 EFEM Lecture Certificate, on 30th of September, at the XXVI National Congress of the Bulgarian Anatomical Society in Sofia. Congratulations to Prof Angelov, a great career achievement!

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End of Life Care and Body Donation, Sardinia

The educational objectives of this course are aimed at clarifying the various aspects of end-of-life and donation, analysing the role of informed consent in relation above all to body donation. The aim is to disseminate, discuss and open a constructive dialogue on Italian law n° 10 of 2020 "Rules on the donation of one's body […]

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EFEM World Anatomy Day 2023 Student Undergraduate Online Quiz

The EFEM Social Media Committee is hosting an online quiz, for undergraduate students, to celebrate World Anatomy Day 2023. Join us for a fun hour of learning. Top two winners will also get an Amazon voucher as a prize! For further details, please see our poster below. To register, please only use your institutional email […]

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The Art and Space of Anatomy: Origins, History and Functions of Anatomical Theatres

The first conference dedicated to the study of anatomical theatres 'The Art and Space of Anatomy: Origins, History and Functions of Anatomical Theatres" will be held in Bologna, Italy, on 17 and 18 November 2023, at Aula delle Adunanze of Medical and Surgical Society of Bologna, set in the historical Archiginnasio complex. The event has the patronage of […]

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Joint Meeting of APICA & ANZACA

Abstract submission is now open for the joint meeting of the Asia Pacific International Congress of Anatomists (APICA) and the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists (ANZACA). For further information, please visit: https://apica2023.com/.

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Professor Fabio Quondamatteo: New EFEM President

Many congratulations to Prof. Fabio Quondamatteo who has now formally and officially been made President of EFEM, succeeding Prof. Friedrich Paulsen!

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Deadline Extended - Best Image Award - Annual European Student Symposium '23

Dear participants, We are pleased to announce that the deadline for submissions to the Best Image Award at our annual European student symposium has been extended. The new deadline for submissions is now 9th of May, 2023. We want to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to submit their best work. We have therefore […]

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Prof Fabio Quondamatteo: New President-Elect

Many congratulations to Prof Fabio Quondamatteo, new President Elect of EFEM to succeed Prof Friedrich Paulsen in summer as the next EFEM President!

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Re-Registration Required! Annual European Student Symposium

IMPORTANT INFORMATION We ran into a technical issue, and we needed a new link for registration. if you had already registered with the old one, please re-register using the one below: https://events.teams.microsoft.com/event/a5f61040-7b62-47fb-a00c-d0e0f5537416@607041e7-a812-4670-bd30-30f9db210f06 The plans for the event are the same as before: 10th-11th May We are sorry for the inconvenience caused and we are looking […]

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Registration now open: Annual European Student Symposium on Anatomical Research

The registration for the Annual European Student Symposium on Anatomical Research 2023 is now open. Please see the page and flyer for additional information.

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Annual European Student Symposium on Anatomical Research 2023: May 10-11

The EFEM is delighted to announce the Annual European Student Symposium on Anatomical Research. The event will take place on May 10-11, 2023. Registration will open on February 1. More details on the registration process will follow soon. Please also see the flyer for more details.

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EFEM Christmas Quiz - Invitation (December 15)

Dear colleagues, The EFEM Social Media Group has organised a Christmas Quiz which is scheduled on line on the 15th of December at 17:00 (CET: Berlin, Rome). This is going to be a fun event aimed at undergraduate students and will have a mix of questions on various areas of anatomy and shall last no […]

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Young Talent Event: Winners receive prices

In April 2022 (27th-28th) we run for the first time a two-day young talent event called European Student Symposium on Anatomical Research which was held virtually with the support of RCSI in Dublin. There were prizes awarded to our contestants that were sent by mail and where possible given in person during other internal university […]

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IFAA's Plexus: Issue 2022-1 released

IFAA's first Plexus newsletter in 2022 was recently published. You may view and download this issue (as well as any previous issues) directly on IFAA's Plexus website.

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Reminder: 20th Congress of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (Aug 5th-7th, 2022, virtual)

In the name of the organizers of the 20th Congress of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists, we would like to remind you about this event. The congress will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, entirely ONLINE from 5th – 7th August 2022. For more details, please see the respective conference website.

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Open positions: 4x Post-Doc, University of Parma (IT)

Please see this document for details on the positions.

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2022 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Anatomy

This year's annual meeting of the American Association for Anatomy will take place from April 2 to April 5 as part of "Experimental Biology". Please see the full program and registration page for details. Early bird (reduced) registration fees are available until February 28.

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Webinar On Publishing In Anatomy Journals

The International Federation Of Associations Of Anatomists (IFAA) promotes the "Webinar on publishing in Anatomy Journals", which will take place on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 14.00 CET. For details, please see the respective flyer.

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First European Student Symposium On Anatomical Research: Registration opens today

Registration opens today for the First European Studient Symposium on Anatomical Research. Please follow the link to the registration page to register for the event. It will take place on 27th-28th April 2022 in a virtual form. It is supported and hosted by RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Dublin. For more details, […]

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International Anatomical Sciences and Cell Biology Conference 2022

The 6th International Anatomical Sciences and Cell Biology Conference will take place from February 21-23 2022. For more details, please see conference website and/or flyer.

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20th Congress of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (Aug 5th-7th, 2022, virtual)

The 20th Congress of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, entirely ONLINE from 5th – 7th August 2022. For more details, please see the respective conference website.

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First European Student Symposium On Anatomical Research (27th-28th April 2022, Dublin/Virtual)

The European Federationi for Experimental Morphology (EFEM) is delighted to announce the FIRST EUROPEAN STUDENT SYMPOSIUM ON ANATOMICAL RESEARCH on 27th - 28th APRIL 2022 which will take place in the form of a virtual meeting and will be supported and hosted by RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Dublin. The EFEM would […]

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1st International Scientific and Practical Conference "3D Technologies in Clinical Anatomy"

The 1st International Scientific and Practical Conference "3D Technologies in Clinical Anatomy" was held on 10, 11 and 12 September 2021 in Samara, Russia in a hybrid format. The main topic was about union of classical and innovative vision of clinical anatomy teaching and researching. All Russian anatomists association was presented by vice-president, professor Sergey […]

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Models of the Blood-Brain Barrier

Scientific Tools to Target the BrainMarch 18-20, 2021 Faculty of Pharmacy (FP), University of Lisbon (UL), PortugalContact: Prof. Alexandra Brito (Coordinator) - abrito@ff.ulisboa.pt; mariabrito@campus.ul.pt

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2019 EFEM Lecture - Professor Karl Zilles

"Transmitter receptor fingerprints in the cerebral cortex of human, primate and rodent brains reveal regional homologies and functional networks " Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 12:15ExCeL London - Plenary Hall

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IFAA Meeting 2019

The 19th Congress of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA) will hosted by the Anatomical Society at the ExCel Conference Centre, London (UK), 9th - 11th August, 2019

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EFEM Members in the News

Professor Alessandro Riva, former Officer of the EFEM Board, received the distinguished Career Award on September 22nd, during the 71st National Congress of the Italian Society of Anatomy and Histology in Taormina, with the following motivation: "Distinguished Career Award to Professor Alessandro Riva, Emeritus of Human Anatom in the University of Cagliari, for his outstanding achievement in the academic […]

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News from the XXIV International Symposium on Morphological Sciences

Istanbul 2-6 September 2015 During the meeting of the International Committee of Symposia on Morphological Sciences (ICSMS), held during the XXIV ISMS - Istanbul, Turkey, on September 3rd 2015, the EFEM Secretary-General,Prof. Gordana Teofilovski-Parapid, was appointed Honorary President of the ICSMS as a recognition for her lifetime contibution to the Committee and to the Morphological Sciences. At […]

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