About this event

  • Date and time Tue 31 Jan 2023 from 8:00am to 2 Feb 2023 at 10:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Pathology, Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Join us for this in-person event bringing together pathologists, scientists, trainees and undergraduate students in a stimulating academic environment. Attendees will gain up to date knowledge and learn about the latest advances in pathology research. The event provides a unique environment to hear from and talk to researchers who are world renowned experts in their field. Additionally, the event also provides an opportunity for attendees to network with their peers.  

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The aims of the event are to promote an understanding of disease through, exploration of tissues and disease models using single cell analyses, use of cutting edge microscopic and sequencing technologies, and maximising tissue interrogation by computational pathology and artificial intelligence. 
Benefits of attending: 
  • Understand the principles behind single cell sequencing
  • Learn about the power of high resolution microscopy   
  • Know about the role of digital technologies and AI in neoplastic and non-neoplastic pathology    

 

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Early bird pricing available until 05 December 2022.

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RSM Fellow
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£80.00 Dinner
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RSM Associate
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RSM Retired Fellow
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RSM Trainee
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RSM Student
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Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors
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Path Soc Consultant
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AHP / Nurse / Midwife
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Trainee
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Path Soc Retired
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Path Soc Trainee
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Student
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Path Soc Student
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Agenda

Day 1 31 January 2023

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Symposium 1: Single cell

Chaired by: Dr Luiza Moore, Consultant Pathologist, Addenbrooke's Hospital and Dr Sam Behjati, Honorary Consultant Paediatric Oncologist, Addenbrooke's Hospital

Introduction to single cell sequencing

Dr Sam Behjati

Somatic mutations in normal human cells

Dr Luiza Moore

Single cell epigenomics and human cancer

Dr Celine Vallot, Institut Curie 

Mapping the rules of glioblastoma using spatial genomics

Dr Omer Bayraktar, Cellular Genetics Group Leader, Wellcome Sanger Institute  

Open discussion
Tea and coffee break, trade exhibition and poster viewing
Chairman’s poster rounds

Symposium 2: Building partnerships in pathology

Chaired by: Dr Kate Marks, Histopathology Clinical Research Fellow, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Dr Abhik Mukerhjee, Clinical Associate Professor Histopathology,  University of Nottingham 

Integrating pathology in clinical trials

Dr Nick West, Gastrointestinal and Molecular Pathologist, University of Leeds 

Developing pathology-industry collaborations

Professor Clare Verrill, Associate Professor of Cellular Pathology, University of Oxford 

How to establish successful public engagement in projects/trials

Ms Penny Fletcher, The Royal College of Pathologists 

Questions and answers
Lunch, trade exhibition and poster viewing

Symposium 3: Recent advances in pathology

Chaired by: Professor Simon Herrington, Professor of Molecular Cancer Pathology, University of Edinburgh and Dr Richard Poulsom, The Pathological Society 

Lineage tracing methods for human tissues

Professor Trevor Graham, Director of Centre for Evolution and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Research 

Single cell genomics, genome complexity and cancer evolution

Dr Nischalan Pillay, Sarcoma Biology and Genomics Group Leader, University College London

Know thyself- host factors influencing cancer response to immune checkpoint inhibitors

Dr Ashray Gunjur, Clinical Research Training Fellow, Wellcome Sander Institute

An update on cancer-associated fibroblasts

Dr Angus Cameron, Senior Lecturer, Cancer Research

Open discussion
Tea and coffee break, trade exhibition and poster viewing
Plenary oral presentations
Jeremy Jass Prize for Research Excellence in Pathology in 2020

Presented by the Journal of Pathology

Close of day
Drinks reception
Day 2 01 February 2023

Registration, tea and coffee

Guy Whittle Auditorium
Naim Dangoor Auditorium - Undergraduate Day
8:30am - Welcome and introduction
8:30am - Welcome and introduction
8:35am - Illuminating the complex rearrangement landscape of sarcoma

Dr Sara Waise, Clinical Lecturer, Francis Crick Institute

8:35am - An introduction to digital pathology

Dr Clare McGenity, Digital Pathology Fellow, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

9:00am - Disentangling strand interactions in DNA damage and repair

Dr Sarah Aitken, Honorary Consultant PathologistUniversity of Cambridge

9:30am - Trainee’s experience in digital pathology

Dr Charlotte Spencer, The Crick Institute

9:25am - Investigating the colorectal cancer-associated faecal microbiome

Dr Caroline Young, Clinical Lecturer in Histopathology, University of Leeds

10:10am - An introduction to molecular pathology

Dr David Moore, Consultant Pathologist, University College London

9:50am - Next-generation diagnosis of EBV+ Hodgkin-like lymphoproliferative disorder

Dr Matthew Pugh, Clinical Research Fellow, University of Birmingham 

10:55am - Tea and coffee break
10:15am - Investigating the role of intestinal Microfold (M) cells in Crohn's disease pathogenesis

Dr Alex Cavanagh, University of Edinburgh

11:20pm - Trainee’s experience in molecular pathology

Dr Seung Hyun Lee, Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute

10:40am - Closing summary
11:50am - Insight into histopathology training

Dr Kate Marks, University of Leeds 

10:55am - Tea and coffee break, trade exhibition and poster viewing
12:20pm - Questions and answers
Symposium 4: How to explore the microscopic world Chaired by: Professor Phil Quirke, Professor of Pathology, University of Leeds and Dr Susan Richman, Senior Research Fellow, St James University Hospital
12:35pm - Lunch break
11:20am - Breaking into nanoimaging on routine FFPE tissue

Dr Scarlet Brockmoeller, Clinical Lecturer in Histopathology, University of Leeds

1:15pm - Chairman’s poster rounds
11:40am - Using infrared and raman hyperspectral imaging coupled with machine learning to improve pathology prediction: Current state-of-the-art and future directions

Professor Peter Gardner, Professor of Analytical and Biomedical Spectroscopy, The Manchester Institute of Biotechnology

2:15pm - Life as a DGH pathologist

Dr Angus McGregor, Consultant Histopathologist, Leicester Royal Infirmary

12:00pm - Theia: A virtual reality cancer research lab for visualisation, analysis and collaboration

Mr Owen Harris, Director and Lead Designer, Suil Interactive 

2:35pm - Life as a tertiary centre pathologist

Dr Max Robinson, Consultant Cellular Pathologist, NovoPath 

12:20pm - Open discussion
2:55pm - Life as a research group leader and pathologist

Dr Elizabeth Soilleux, Pathology Lecturer, University of Cambridge

12:35pm - Lunch break, trade exhibition and poster viewing
3:15pm - Questions and answers
1:15pm - Chairman's poster rounds
3:30pm - Tea and coffee break
Symposium 5: What can we learn from sequencing Chaired by: Professor Mark Arends, Professor of Pathology, University of Edinburgh and Dr David Adams, Senior Group Leader of Experimental Cancer Genetics, Wellcome Sanger Institute
4:00pm - Undergraduate oral poster presentation competition

6 x 10-minute presentations

2:15pm - Cancer driver gene mutations
5:30pm - Close of day
2:35pm - Uncovering the origins of paediatric cancers

Thomas Oliver, Clinical PhD Fellow, Wellcome Sanger Institute

2:55pm - Dermatlas: The genomic atlas of dermatopathology

Dr David Adams

3:15pm - Open discussion
3:30pm - Tea and coffee break, trade exhibition and poster viewing
Symposium 6: Molecular pathology in non-neoplastic diseases Chaired by: Natasha Cutmore, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Dr Tim Kendall, Senior Clinical Fellow, University of Edinburgh
4:00pm - Molecular pathology in renal transplantation

Dr Candice Roufosse, Clinical Reader in Renal Pathology, Imperial College London

4:20pm - Molecular pathology in non-neoplastic Interstitial lung disease

Professor Ling-Pei Ho, Professor of Respiratory Immunology, University of Oxford

4:40pm - Molecular pathology in non-neoplastic hepatobiliary disease

Professor Alberto Quaglia, Professor of Hepatopathology, University College London 

5:00pm - Molecular pathology in infectious disease

Dr Charlene Rodrigues, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious DiseasesImperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

5:20pm - Questions and answers
5:30pm - Close of day
Society dinner

Pre-booked only 

Day 3 02 February 2023

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Symposium 7: Principles of computational pathology

Chaired by: Dr Jakob Kather, Professor of Clinical Artificial Intelligence, Dresden University of Technology and Dr Julien Calderaro, Associate Professor, Henri Mondor Hospital

Digital pathology: The broader integration

Professor Manuel Salto-Tellez, Chair of Molecular Pathology, Queen’s University Belfast 

A brief history of end-to-end AI in computational pathology

Dr Jakob Kather

Quality control of whole slide images in computational pathology

Dr Lisa Browning, Consultant Histopathologist, John Radcliffe Hospital

Explainability in pathology AI

Mara Graziani, Postdoctoral Researcher, IBM Research Zurich

Open discussion
Tea and coffee break, trade exhibition and poster viewing
Oral presentations
The Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland 16th Goudie Lecture

Chaired by: Sarah E Coupland, General Secretary, Pathological Society and University of Liverpool

Goudie Lecture Speaker: Professor Jorge Reis-Filho

Lunch break, trade exhibition and poster viewing
Neera Patel lecture

Professor Valerie Speirs, Chair in Molecular Oncology, University of Aberdeen

Symposium 8: Applied computational pathology

Chaired by: Dr Ralf Huss, Professor of Pathology, University Hospital Augsburg and Sabine Leh, Senior Consultant Pathologist, Haukeland University Hospital

Applications of AI in liver pathology

Dr Julien Calderaro

The rational of digital pathology in prostate cancer

Dr Ralf Huss

AI in renal pathology

Sabine Leh

Deep Learning for the prediction of cardiac allograaft rejection from biopsies

Jana Lipkova, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School

Open discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Monday 30 January 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted.

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