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DAY I DAY II

Pathology 100th Anniversary & 7th Hong Kong Pathology Forum

January 25 & 26, 2019 (Friday & Saturday)

 

 


Programme

DAY 1 – January 25, 2019 (Friday)

The first day of the event will be presenting advances in research development
in the field of Pathology.

Topics

Exosomes in Liver Cancer: Functional Role and Clinical Relevance
Dr Judy Yam
Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong

New Therapeutic Strategies Beyond Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors for Liver Cancer:
From Targeting the Cancer Cells to Awakening the Immune System.

Dr Carmen Wong
Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong

Genomic Analyses Unveil the Novel Genetic Alterations in HCC:
Function Roles and Treatment Implications

Dr Lo Kong Chan
Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong

Gastric Cancer – Linking Pathology, Genomics and Organoid-based Drug Screening for Precision Oncology
Professor SY Leung
Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong

Next Generation Sequencing of EGFR-mutated Lung Adenocarcinoma
Dr Maria Wong

Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong

The Sweets of Infection and Disease
Professor John Nicholls
Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong

Ovarian Cancers – Heterogeneity and Implications
Professor Annie Cheung
Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong

The NCOR2 Splice Variant as Genomic Biomarker for Breast Cancer
Professor US Khoo
Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong

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Photos from Pathology Forum Pathology 100th Anniversary


Day 2 – January 26, 2019 (Saturday)

The second day will be featuring cutting-edge developments in Pathology contributing towards clinical management, promoting communication among the professional and medical communities.

Topics

Symposium I: Gynaecology

Hou Pao-Chang Medical Memorial Lecture

Endometrial Cancer in the Genomic Era:
Practical Implications for Pathologic Diagnosis and Reporting

Professor Joseph Rabban
Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, USA

Clear Cell Carcinoma of Female Genital Tract
Professor Annie Cheung
Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Gastric-type Glandular Lesions of the Lower Female Genital Tract
Dr Richard Wong
Department of Pathology, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong

Pathology 100th Commemorative Lecture

Pathology Education in Hong Kong: Its Evolution in 100 Years
Professor US Khoo
Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

State-of-the-Art Lectures

An Update on Clinically-relevant Molecular Classification of Uterine Sarcomas
Professor Joseph Rabban
Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, USA

Practical Data Sharing in Clinical Genomics
Dr David Adams
National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institute of Health, USA

Symposium II: Genetics & Genomics

James Gibson Lecture

The New Age of Clinical Genomics—the Practical and the Promise
Professor David Adams

National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institute of Health, USA

An Undiagnosed Diseases program in Hong Kong, China
Professor Ching-Wan Lam
Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong

Actionable Mutations and Molecular Targets of Non-small Cell Carcinoma of Lung
Professor Ka-fai To
Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Symposium III: Soft Tissue and Bone

Diagnostic Pitfalls in Soft Tissue Tumors
Dr Wah Cheuk
Department of Pathology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong

Surgeons and Pathologists - Are We Understanding Each Other Correctly?
Dr Ying-lee Lam
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong

Radiotherapy and Systemic Therapy for Soft tissue and Bone Tumours
Dr Mai-Yee Luk
Department of Clinical Oncology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong

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Photos from the 7th Hong Kong Pathology Forum


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