Histopathology

4 February 2020
Dubai World Trade Centre

09:15

Opening remarks

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

Session 1

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

09:30

Shifting roles of the pathologist in prostate cancer: Determining clinical significance and pathologic implications on the new era of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities

Dr Rafael E. Jimenez, Consultant, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Associate Professor Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

10:00

Practical approach to diagnosis of pink renal tumours or papillary renal tumours

Dr Ondrej Hes, Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology, Charles University Hospital, Plzen, Czech Republic

10:30

Fatty liver disease: An update

Prof Ismail Matalka, International Advisor for MENA Region, The Royal College of Pathologists, UK; Secretary, Arab Board of Pathology; Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine & King Abdullah University Hospital, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid, Jordan

11:00

Coffee break

Session 2

Moderator: Dr Fadi W. Abdul-Karim, Professor Emeritus, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

11:30

Breast radiology-pathology correlation

Dr Manal Mohd Abdulrazzaq Abdulrahim, Consultant Histopathologist and Head of Cytology Unit, Pathology & Genetics Department, Dubai Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE

12:00

The good pathologist: Responsibilities beyond the microscope

Dr Martine Claire McManus, Consultant, Anatomic Pathologist, Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

12:30

Q&A for sessions 1 & 2

12:40

Lunch break and visit exhibition

Session 3

Moderator:

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

14:00

Effusion cytology

Dr Julie McCarthy, Consultant Cytopathologist, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland

14:30

Diagnostic challenges in testicular pathology

Dr Basel Altrabulsi, Chief Medical Officer, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE

15:00

Cytology: QA/QC and regulations

Dr Fadi W. Abdul-Karim, Professor Emeritus, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

15:30

Coffee break

Session 4

Moderator: Dr Fadi W. Abdul-Karim, Professor Emeritus, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

16:00

Primary HPV testing: Experience of a women’s institution in Singapore

Yeo Yen Ching, Head of Section, Senior Consultant, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

16:30

Let’s talk about quality in surgical pathology reporting

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

17:00

Q&A for sessions 3 & 4

17:30

End of conference