HISTOPATHOLOGY CONFERENCE

8 February 2018

5.25 CME Points

Za’abeel Hall 3, Conference Room 4

Overview

To provide the participants a comprehensive review of the latest histopathological, cytological and related technical advances, the Histopathology Conference features a discussion to exchange views regarding the latest research on cell biology using molecular tools and genomic data.

Key Topics:

  • Cytology/biopsy/leep gynecologic correlation
  • Update and diagnostic challenges in Barrett’s esophagus
  • Special considerations in follicular lymphoma diagnosis
  • Use of modern computers in modern pathology diagnosis and practice
     

Benefits of attending:

  • Evaluate integration and innovation in a pathology lab
  • Understand digital pathology
  • Describe practical approaches in histopathology
  • Discuss updates in the examination of a surgical specimen

Chair: Dr Mouza AlSharhan, Head of Laboratory, Dubai Hospital, DHA, Dubai, UAE

Activity Director: Dr Fadi W. Abdul –Karim, Professor of Pathology and Vice Chair for Education, Robert Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Med Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA

Cleveland Clinic Foundation Centre for Continuing Education acknowledges educational grants for partial support of this activity from: 
Abbott Diagnostics | Beckman Coulter | Siemens Healthineers

Supported by:

Cleveland Clinic Foundation Centre for Continuing Education acknowledges educational grants for partial support of this activity from: 
Abbott Diagnostics
Beckman Coulter
Siemens Healthineers

09:50

Opening remarks by the chair and moderator

Dr Mouza Al Sharhan, Head of Laboratory, Dubai Hospital, DHA, Dubai, UAE

Session 1

10:00

Histopathology of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: An update

Dr Dina Tiniakos, Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

10:20

Recent advances in the diagnosis of neurodegeneration and dementia

Prof Safa Al-Sarraj, Head of Clinical Neuropathology; Director, Brain Bank, Kings College Hospital, The Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK

10:40

Case study in renal pathology

Dr Ahmed Al Taleb, Professor, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait

11:00

Q&A

11:15 Coffee Break


Session 2

11:45

Thickened endometrium in postmenopausal women with an initial biopsy of limited benign surface endometrium: Clinical outcome and subsequent pathologic diagnosis

Dr Fadi W. Abdul –Karim, Professor of Pathology and Vice Chair for Education, Robert Tomsich Pathology and Lab Med Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

12:10

How to diagnose smoking-related interstitial lung disease in the 21st century: 3 key entities

Dr Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, Staff Pathologist, Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

12:30

Approach to cystic neoplasms of the pancreas

Dr Martine McManus, Staff Physician, Consultant Anatomic Pathologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

13:00

Q&A

13:10 Lunch Break


Session 3

14:00

Challenges in the interpretation of radiologically detected breast lesion - pathology prospective

Dr Suhaila Al Ameeri, Consultant Anatomic Pathologist, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE

14:20

Reporting tumour budding in colorectal cancer: Is this a thing?

Dr Kadria Sayed, Pathologist, American Board of Antomic and Clinical Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

14:40

When a dermatopathologist functions as a quality control of a surgical procedure

Dr Mowafak Hamodat, Consultant Physician, Pathology, Medical Affairs, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

15:00

Q&A

15:10 Coffee Break


Session 4

15:30

Changes in the AJCC/TNM staging for solid tumours - what is the impact

Dr Asif Abdul Malik Quadri, Consultant Physician, Anatomic Pathology & Cytopathology, Medical Affairs, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

15:50

Update on endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) of pancreatic lesions

Dr Ayoub Nahal, Consultant, Anatomic Pathologist, Medical Director, e-Pathology Program, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

16:10

Q&A

16:30 End of conference

Supported by:

ACTIVITY DIRECTORS:

Dr Mansour Al Zarouni, Member, General Secretariat Committee, Sultan Bin Khalifa International Thalassemia Award (SITA), Dubai, UAE

Dr Fadi W. Abdul –Karim, Professor of Pathology and Vice Chair for Education, Robert Tomsich Pathology and Lab Med Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA


PLANNING COMMITTEE:

Dr Mouza Al Sharhan, Head of Laboratory, Dubai Hospital, DHA, Dubai, UAE


SPEAKER FACULTY:

Dr Ahmed Al Taleb, Professor, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Dr Asif Abdul Malik Quadri, Consultant Physician, Anatomic Pathology & Cytopathology, Medical Affairs, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

Dr Ayoub Nahal, Consultant, Anatomic Pathologist, Medical Director, e-Pathology Program, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Dina Tiniakos, Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

Dr Kadria Sayed, Pathologist, American Board of Antomic and Clinical Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr Martine McManus, Staff Physician, Consultant Anatomic Pathologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Mowafak Hamodat, Consultant Physician, Pathology, Medical Affairs, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE Prof Safa Al-Sarraj, Head of Clinical Neuropathology; Director, Brain Bank, Kings College Hospital, The Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK

Prof Safa Al-Sarraj, Head of Clinical Neuropathology; Director, Brain Bank, Kings College Hospital, The Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK

Dr Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, Staff Pathologist, Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Dr Suhaila Al Ameeri, Consultant Anatomic Pathologist, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Supported by: