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2021-11-17
Public dissection of a body donor

As members of an international anatomical ethics committee (FICEM of IFAA), we strongly condemn the recent public dissection of a body donor in the United States (reference). This disrespectful and unethical use of this deceased individual for the entertainment of the paying public is reprehensible. There does not appear to be any educational component to […]

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2021-10-28
IFAA Statement on COVID-19 and body Donors

Human dissection has long been the ‘gold standard’ for teaching and research in the anatomical sciences. Anatomists rely on the altruism of individuals to donate their bodies so that health sciences professionals in training can continue to be privileged by experiencing the structural details of the human body. We thus continue to be extremely grateful […]

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2021-03-29
Message from the Portuguese Anatomical Society (SAP|AAP) and the IFAA

The Portuguese Anatomical Society (AAP/SAP) and the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA) mourn the demise of Emeritus Professor José António Esperança Pina, who died on 21 October of 2020. Professor Esperança Pina was Professor and Chairman of Anatomy and of Deontology, Bioethics and Medical Law at the NOVA Medical School / Faculdade de […]

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2020-05-08
Message from the Anatomische Gesellschaft

The Anatomische Gesellschaft mourns the passing of its highly esteemed member Professor Emeritus Karl Zilles, who died on 26 April 2020 after a long and serious illness. Karl Zilles was director of the Institute of Anatomy at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf for many years, later of the Institute of Neurosciences and Biophysics and finally of the Institute […]

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2019-05-04
The Proceedings of the 19th IFAA Congress (London 2019) have been published

Proceedings of the 19th IFAA Congress, 9th-11th August 2019, London, UK Abstracts of the presentations made at the 19th IFAA Congress have now been published in the Journal of Anatomy.  They are available Open Access online (Volume 236, supplement1) and can be accessed via Wiley Online Library (WOL) or directly via: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/14697580/20​20/236/S1 Professor D. Ceri […]

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