Anatomic Pathology

27 March 2019

Suntec Singapore

Key topics:

  • Interpretation of biopsies of the upper GI tract mucosa and the liver
  • Advances in pancreatic and biliary pathology
  • Interpretation of mucosal biopsies, liver biopsies, pancreatic/biliary disorders
  • Current concepts in staging and the application of modern techniques to gastrointestinal disorders

Benefits of attending:

  • Identify practical considerations and approaches in GI pathology to determine accurate diagnostic information
  • Interpret histopathological examination to aid in accurate diagnosis of GI diseases
  • Differentiate between common patterns of liver injury
  • Reduce occurrence of common mistakes and pitfalls in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal diseases in everyday surgical pathology
  • Improve ability to identify the pertinent histopathological characteristics of diseases to allow unequivocal diagnosis

09:50

Opening remarks

Dr Lim Kok Hing, Honorary 1st Secretary, Singapore Society of Pathology; Associate Consultant, Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore


Session 1

10:00

Liver Pathology

Dr Leow Wei Qiang, Consultant Pathologist, Department of Anatomical Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore


11:00

Q&A


11:15

Coffee Break


Session 2

11:45

PD-L1 scoring in GI pathology

Dr Tracy Loh, Associate Consultant, Department of Anatomical Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore


12:15

Updates in pancreatic pathology and cytology

Dr Gwyneth Soon, Associate Consultant, National University Hospital, Singapore


12:45

Q&A


13:00

Lunch break and visit exhibition


Session 3

14:30

Poster winner at MEDLAB EUROPE 2018

Immunohistochemical detection of V600E BRAF mutation as a useful primary screening tool for malignant melanoma
Karolina Wojcik,
Biomedical Scientist, Viapath, London, UK


15:00

An update on chronic inflammatory bowel disease for the pathologist

Dr Wang Lai Mun, Consultant, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore


15:30

An introduction to GI tract lymphoma

Dr Susan Hue, Associate Consultant, Department of Pathology, National University Hospital, Singapore


16:00

Q&A


16:30

End of conference

Conference Chair:

Dr Lim Kok Hing, Honorary 1st Secretary, Singapore Society of Pathology; Associate Consultant, Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore


Speaker Faculty:

Dr Gwyneth Soon, Associate Consultant, National University Hospital, Singapore
Karolina Wojcik,
Biomedical Scientist, Viapath, London, UK

Dr Leow Wei Qiang, Consultant Pathologist, Department of Anatomical Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Dr Susan Hue, Associate Consultant, Department of Pathology, National University Hospital, Singapore

Dr Tracy Loh, Associate Consultant, Department of Anatomical Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Dr Wang Lai Mun, Consultant, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore