Issues with Tissues 2019

A day symposium aimed at biomedical scientist’s working in cellular pathology.

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6th July 2019
Venue: University of Westminster (Marylebone Campus)

09:00 – 10:00 Registration & Refreshments

10:00 – 12:30 Session I. Chairperson: Dr Anthony Madgwick

10:00 – 10:30 Keith Miller, Former Director of UK NEQAS for ICC & ISH and Founder of UCL - Advanced diagnostics 

My Career in Slide-Based Pathology: An incredible Journey of Learning  

10:30 – 11:00 Colin Tristram, Director, HistoCyte Laboratories Ltd.

The Issues with Tissues: Development of Standardised Materials 

11:00 - 11:30 Siobhan Taylor, Clinical Scientist, Gloucester Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Fellowship 

 11:30 – 12:00 Dr Marnix Jansen, CRUK Clinical Scientist and Honorary Consultant Histopathologist, UCL/UCLH NHS Foundation Trust

The Consequences of Faulty DNA Repair: Lynch Syndrome and Microsatellite Unstable Cancer 

 12:00 – 12:30 Dr Fernanda Amary, Consultant Histopathologist, RNOH NHS Trust

 Learning About Bone and Soft Tissue Tumours. How and App can help you!

12:30 – 14:00 Networking Lunch 

14:00 16:30 Session II. Chairperson: Nymeth Ali

14:00 – 14:30 Professor John Gosney, Consultant Thoracic Pathologist, RLUH NHS Trust 

PD-L1 Expression in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Where are we now? 

14:30 – 15:00 Gavin Rock, IHC Lead BMS, UHB NHS Foundation Trust 

Setting up a PD-L1 Service 

15:00 – 15:30 Keeley Thwaites, IHC and Molecular Lead BMS, BHRUT NHS Trust 

At the Bench Molecular Testing – Integrating Idylla into a Histopathology Laboratory 

15:30 – 16:00 Dr Nick Parham, Clinical Specialist, Roche 

CINTec® - The Potential Role of p16/Ki67 in Cytopathology and Histopathology 

16:00 – 16:30 Dr Ann Sandison, Consultant Histopathologist, GST NHS Trust 

Diagnostic Challenges in Head and Neck Pathology 


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Event contact details

Della Thomas


University of Westminster (Marylebone Campus) 35 Marylebone Rd Marylebone London NW1 5LS