Abstracts & Awards

Call for Abstracts

Cases for oral and poster presentations are welcome on all topics of spontaneous and experimental pathology.

This will be an interactive session with interpretation of pathology slides proposed by speakers, in order to yield lively discussions. For each case, the presenter will project a series of images of lesions or clinical or toxicological endpoints and suggest a choice of diagnoses/answers. The audience will then vote via wireless keypads, and the voting results will be display on the screen. After each voting sessions, time will be allowed for discussion of the diagnoses/answers. Voting keypads will be distributed.

The abstract submission deadline has expired.


Poster boards: 

Poster boards in Lyon will have a size of 100 mm in width and 2000 mm in height. We recommend you to consider that the maximum poster size shall not exceed 0.80 m in width and 1.50 m in height (edgewise). 


The congress program will also include the following awards

  • The Chirukandath Gopinath Lecture Award

sponsored by the British Society of Toxicological Pathology (BSTP)

  • 1 Award for the Best Poster in Toxicologic Pathology

sponsored by the French Society of Toxicologic Pathology (SFPT)

  • IATP Charles Capen Trainee Award
  • Novartis Publication or Thesis award
  • Awards from the ESVP

The award ceremony will be held during the congress dinner on Friday, September 1 in the Selcius restaurant.

The award ceremony is supported by


Announcement from European Society of Toxicologic Pathology:

2017 Award for Scientific Publication

The “European Society of Toxicologic Pathology” (ESTP) wishes to promote scientific achievements and publications by members of the toxicological pathology community. The ESTP is therefore offering an award (Award Certificate and 500 Euro, and one year free ESTP membership) for an outstanding publication. Original papers on all aspects of toxicologic pathology, which were published after January 1st 2015, will be considered. Manuscripts already accepted for publication are also eligible. The applicant should be the major author, and he/she should document his/her contribution to the research and completion of the paper.

Applications must be submitted to the ESTP award committee including a copy of the publication(s) or the manuscript(s) with a copy of the acceptance letter from the journal(s). The contact address for further information as well as the address for submission of applications is:

Heike Antje Marxfeld, PhD, DiplECVP BASF SE

Phone: +49 621 60-56299 Fax: +49 621 60-51734

E-Mail: heike-antje.marxfeld@basf.com

Postal Address: BASF SE, RB/TD – Z470, 67056 Ludwigshafen, Germany

Submissions must reach the award committee no later than July 15, 2017. The award ceremony will take place at the 15th European Congress of Toxicologic Pathology to be held in Lyon, France, from August 30 – September 02 2017.


For the ESTP Award Committee: Heike Marxfeld (chair)

ESTP Chairman: Dr. Sibylle Gröters

ESTP Award Committee: Dr. Annika Herrmann, Dr. Lars Mecklenburg, Dr. Heike Marxfeld, Dr. Thomas Nolte, Dr. Elodie Drevon-Gaillot, Dr. Regis Masson, and Dr. Alok Sharma








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