Scientific Program

*As of November 2015

Dermatopathology Workshop
Lymphoma Workshop

Time

Topic | Faculty

Time

Topic | Faculty

08:00

Registration

09:00 – 11:00

Session 1: Inflammatory Dermatosis and Adnexal Neoplasms

09:00 – 11:00

Session 1: Essentials  of hematopathology; What every surgical pathologist should know?

09:00 – 09:30

Workshop pretest | Dr. Reem El Bahtimi

09:00 – 09:40

Update of WHO  classification of tumors of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissue | Dr. Ahmad Alduaij

09:30 – 10:15

Inflammatory dermatosis, A pattern approach | Dr. Reem El Bahtimi

09:40 – 10:20

Practical approach for bone marrow examination | Dr. Rania Seliem

10:15 – 11:00

Skin adnexal neoplasms, practical tips | Dr. Reem El Bahtimi

10:20 – 11:00

Practical approach for lymph node examination | Dr. Aaron Han

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00

Session 2: Melanocytic and Non melanocytic lesions

11:30 – 13:00

Session 2: Immunophenotyping in Hematopathology

11:30 – 12:15

Diagnostically challenging skin lesions | Prof. Ibrahim Khaliefeh

11:30 – 12:15

Flow cytometry, the basic principles | Dr. Lois Richard

12:15 – 13:00

Skin lesions that can be confused with melanoma | Prof. Ibrahim Khaliefeh

12:15 – 13:00

Approach for immunophenotyping in lymphoma | Dr. Lois Richard

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:30

Session 3 : Cutaneous Lymphoma and Mimickers of Melanoma

14:00 – 16:00

Session 3: Practical diagnostic Approach for B cell lymphomas

14:00 – 14:45

Cutaneous T cell lymphoma | Dr. Jamie Calonje

14:00 – 15:00

Pitfalls in Small B-Cell Lymphomas | Dr. Ziad Peerwani

14:45 – 15:30

15:30 – 16:30

Melanocytic nevi mimicking melanoma | Dr. Jamie Calonje

Workshop post test | Dr. Reem El Bahtimi, Dr. Ibrahim Khalifeh, Dr. Jaime Calonje

15:00 – 16:00

Pitfalls in Large B-Cell Lymphomas | Dr. Ziad Peerwani

17:00 – 17:30

Opening Ceremony

17:30 – 17:45

The golden horizons: Highlights on our roots!

Dr. Hassan Y. Hotait

17:50

Welcome Reception

Time

Topic

Faculty

07:30

Registration

08:30 – 10:00

Session 1: GYN

Moderator:
Dr. Ahmad Abdulaziz
Dr. Asif Quadri

08:30 – 09:15

The use of biomarkers in the diagnosis of preinvasive and invasive lesions of the cervix uteri

Dr. Dietmar Schmidt

09:15 – 10:00

An unusual case of adenocarcinoma in situ of the cevix

Dr. Dietmar Schmidt

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break & Poster Visit

10:30 – 12:00

Session 2: Gastroenterology (GI)/Liver

Moderator:
Prof. Ismail Matalka
Dr. Asif Quadri

10:30 – 11:15

Kamal Ishak lecture: The pathology of bowel cancer screening

Prof. Neil Shepherd

11:15 – 12:00

Hepatobiliary tumors

Dr. Annette Schmitt-Graeff

12:00 – 13:00

Session 3: Oral Abstracts Session 1

Moderator:
Prof. Fatehia Aly Bayoumi
Dr. Samar Hourieh

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Presence of Atypia In Breast Papillary Lesions In Core Biopsy: Does It Matter To The Clinician? | Dr. Miral Mashhour
Histoindex Optical Imaging Analysis of Breast Papillary Lesions | Dr. Aaron Han
Ginko Biloba Versus Neuropeptide Derivative FPF 1070 (Cerebrolysin) Effect Against Cisplatin-Induced Sciatic Neuropathy | Dr. Eman Asaad Ismail Ali
High Co-expression of Runt-Related Transcription Factor 2 (RUNX2) and p53 Independently Predicts Early Tumor Recurrence in Bladder Urothelial Carcinoma Patients | Dr. Eman Abdelzaher
Renal Metanephric Adenoma: Report of 5 Cases and Comparison with Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma | Dr. Nadia Al Hawashim
Evaluation of the Role of Immunohistochemical Expression of EGFR (ERB B1) and Her4 (ERB B4) in Urinary Bladder Urothelial Carcinoma | Dr. Nafissa El Badawy
BCAT1 Overexpression is an Indicator of Poor Prognosis in Patients with Urothelial Carcinomas of the Upper Urinary Tract and Urinary Bladder | Dr. I-Wei Chang
The Use of DSC-2 and CK-14 for Detection of SCC and Squamous Differentiation in UC | Dr. Afaf El-Nashar
Unusual Tumors in Pediatric Age Group and Young Adults | Dr. Hind Alkatan
Emotional Intelligence is Required to be a Successful Laboratory Leader | Dr. Asif Quadri

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break & Poster Visit

14:00 – 14:30

Industry-sponsored Session by Roche

Optimized Lung Cancer Diagnostic and Testing for Targeted Treatment | Prof. Izidor Kern

14:30 – 16:00

Session 4: Gastroenterology (GI)/Liver case discussion

Moderator:
Dr. Muneezeh Liaqat
Dr. Naeema Rashid

14:30 – 15:15

Polypoid lesions of the gastrointestinal tract

Prof. Neil Shepherd

15:15 – 16:00

Neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas

Dr. Annette Schmitt-Graeff

16:00 -16:15

Coffee Break & Poster Visit

16:15 – 17:15

Session 5: Emirates Pathology Slide Symposium

Moderator:
Dr. Muneezeh Liaqat
Dr. Naeema Rashid

16:15 – 16:25

Case Presentation

Dr. Ahmed El Barkouky

16:25 – 16:35

Case Presentation

Dr. Yamina Houcinat

16:35 – 16:45

Case Presentation

Dr. Kadria Sayed

16:45 – 16:55

Case Presentation

Dr. Alia Albawardi

16:55 – 17:05

Case Presentation

Dr. Saeeda Al Marzooqi

17:05 – 17:15

Question and Answer Session

17:15 – 18:00

General Assembly: Arab Division – International Academy of Pathology

Time

Topic

Faculty

08:30 – 10:00

Session 6: Neuropathology

Moderator:
Dr.Michael Jansen
Dr. Manal Abdulrazzaq Abdulrahim

08:30 – 09:15

Updates on the CNS classification of brain tumors

Prof. Eyas Hattab

09:15 – 10:00

Recent advances in genetic and molecular markers for brain tumours; implications for the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment

Prof. Safa Al-Sarraj

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break & Poster Visit

10:30 – 12:00

Session 7: Breast Pathology

Moderator:
Dr. Manal Abdulrazzaq Abdulrahim
Dr. Michael Jansen

10:30 – 11:15

Breast M&Ms: a practical approach for distinguishing between breast malignancy and mimics

Prof. Omar Hameed

11:15 – 12:00

Molecular Classification of Breast Carcinoma: A Practical Surgical Pathology Perspective

Dr. Syed Hoda

12:00 – 14:00

Prayer & Lunch Break and Poster Visit

14:00 – 14:45 

EMA / Emirates Pathology Society Board Election
(exclusive to EPS – EMA members only)

14:45 – 16:15 

Session 8: Neuropathology  case discussion

Moderator:
Dr. Fouad Dayel
Dr. Michael Jansen

14:45 – 15:30

Various cases of muscle pathology

Prof. Safa Al-Sarraj

15:30 – 16:15

The concept of integrative pathology

Prof. Eyas Hattab

16:15 – 16:30

Coffee Break & Poster Visit

16:30 – 18:00

Session 9: Breast case discussion

Moderator:
Dr. Manal Abdulrazzaq Abdulrahim
Dr. Issam Francis

16:30 – 17:15

Unusual Breast Neoplasms and More

Prof. Omar Hameed

17:15 – 18:00

Learning from Mistakes: Some Memorable Mammary Cases

Dr. Syed Hoda

19:00 – 22:00

Conference Dinner

19:00 – 19:30

Shuttle bus transfer from Conrad Dubai

19:30 – 21:30

Welcome drinks and dinner

21:30 – 22:00

Shuttle bus transfer to Conrad Dubai

Time

Topic

Faculty

08:30 – 10:00

Session 10: Pediatric Pathology

Moderator:
Dr. Michael Jansen
Dr. Salwa El-Haddad

08:30 – 09:15

Pathologic Features of Pediatric Soft Tissue Tumors: Case Studies

Dr. Kadria S. Sayed

09:15 – 10:00

The importance of placental examination in perinatal pathology

Dr. Raja Rabah

10:00 – 10:15

Coffee Break & Poster Visit

10:15 – 11:45

Session 11: Cytology

Moderator:
Dr. Manal Abdulrazzaq Abdulrahim
Prof. Ibrahim Khalifeh

10:15 – 11:00

Update on the “Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytopathology”

Dr. Rana Hoda

11:00 – 11:45

Non-gyn Cytology on Liquid Based Preparations

Dr. Rana Hoda

11:45 – 12:30

Session 12: Digital Pathology

Moderator:
Dr. Ghazi Zaatari
Dr. Hassan Y Hotait

11:45 – 12:30

Virtual Microscopy in Modern Pathology Practice: Where are We Now?

Dr. Issam Francis

12:30 – 12:55

Modernization of your cytology laboratory and Co-Testing Approach for Cervical Screening

Dr. Mousa Al Abbadi

12:55 – 13:15

Industry-sponsored Session by Cytomed

How Telepathology is Transforming the Surgical Pathology Landscape

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Dr. Sumedha Sadni

13:15 – 14:15

Lunch Break & Poster Visit 

14:15 – 15:15

Session 13: Oral Abstracts Session 2

Moderator:
Prof. Fatehia Bayoumi
Dr. Samar Hourieh

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Survey of UAE Pap Smear Quality Practices | Dr. Aaron Han
Presence of Tumor Necrosis in Endometrial Biopsy Predicts Advanced Stage of Endometrial Adenocarcinoma | Dr. Miral Mashhour
The Protective Effect of Melatonin Against Di-(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP) Induced Ovarian Toxicity | Dr. Eman Asaad Ismail Ali
Quantitative Expression of Free Salivary Transcriptomes (IL8, IL1β, H3F3A) in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders | Dr. Balkees Garib
Epidemiology of Pediatric Muscle Diseases in the Arab World | Dr. Mohamad Al Homsi
Anatomical Insights in Cardiac Embryogenesis: the Potential for Fetal Treatments | Dr.  Athos Capuani
Intraoperative Consultation (Frozen Section) In Resource Limited Setting | Dr. Saddiku Sahabi
Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumour of the Leptomeninges in an Adult: Case Report and Literature Review | Dr. Tamadur Mahasneh
CD74 Immunohistochemical Expression in Invasive Breast Carcinoma: A Correlational Study to Nottingham Prognostic Index, Hormone-Receptors’ & Her-2 Immunoprofile | Dr.  Eiman Hasby
A typical Immunoprofile and Unusually Treatments-resistant Non-transformed IPSID: A Case Report | Dr. Sara Alsawmhi

15:15 – 16:45

Session 14: Pediatric Case Discussion

Moderator:
Dr. Assia Kaddouri
Dr. Michael Jansen

15:15 – 16:00

Pediatric Melanocytic Lesions, The Common and Not So Common

Dr. Reem El Bahtimi

16:00 – 16:45

Placental Lesions You Can’t Afford to Miss

Dr. Raja Rabah

16:45 – 17:00

Closing Ceremony