Across the three-day symposium, we have a series of lectures and slide seminars by leading names in the field addressing key problems, issues, and advancements, a traditional Oxford college dinner and an evening ghost tour of the city.


  • Diagnosing Barrett’s (o)esophagus and dysplasia on both sides of the Atlantic! -  Dr Adam Booth, Assistant Professor, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Walk and talk about 5 challenging GI cases I have encountered recently  -  Professor Vikram Deshpande, Harvard University/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Three benign bone lesions that should not be confused with malignant -  Dr Darcy Kerr, Associate Professor, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Centre and Geisel School of Medicine
  • Breast cancer screening programme in the UK: current status and is there a case for using digital images?  - Dr Rahul Deb, Lead Breast Consultant, Royal Derby Hospital 
  • The history of disease ICD# 51  - Dr Mahomed Dada, Consultant Pathologist, Royal Derby Hospital
  • The many faces of renal cell cancer -  Dr Mahmut Akgul, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York
  • Biomarkers in Gynaecologic tumours -  Dr Sanjay Logani, Board Chair and Medical Director Incyte Diagnostics, Spokane, Washington
  • Three tricky/controversial breast lesions made simple -  Dr Tom Hu, Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Three non-tumour lesions in the Genitourinary tract that can mimick malignancy -  Dr Mahmut Akgul
  • My approach to non-neoplastic endometrial pathology -  Dr Sanjay Logani
  • An update on Uterine endocervical adenocarcinoma, including the Silva classification -  Dr Hamid Kazerouni, Consultant Gynaecologic pathologist, Deputy Medical Director, Diagnexia
  • 3-D reconstruction of Lung tumours: aligning PET scans and histology -  Dr Craig Dick, Consultant Lung Pathologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Glasgow
  • Unusual patterns in Colorectal cancer -  Dr Tristan Rutland, Western Sydney University
  • Molecular diagnostics in a resource constrained environment - Professor Richard Naidoo, Professor and Principal Medical Scientist, University of Cape Town/National Health Laboratory Service, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Important lessons I have learned in the practice of Breast pathology: do’s and don’ts! -  Dr Tom Hu
  • Three instructive cases from my teaching portfolio -  Dr Tristan Rutland
  • Three pitfalls in routine breast pathology and how to avoid them - Dr Rahul Deb
  • Commonly encountered infections in routine GI practice -  Dr Adam Booth
  • Top challenges in Hepatic pathology - Dr Vikram Deshpande
  • New entities in Head and Neck pathology - Dr Darcy Kerr
  • What do I do when confronted with a skin biopsy showing psoriasiform hyperplasia? -  Dr Mahomed Dada: 
  • Three unusual polyps in the Gastrointestinal tract -  Professor Runjan Chetty


Open to consultant pathologists and trainees. 


  • Prof. Runjan Chetty
  • Dr Sanjay Logani
  • Dr Mahmut Akgul
  • Dr Tom Hu
  • Dr Hamid Kazerouni
  • Dr Mahomed Dada
  • Dr Rahul Deb
  • Dr Darcy Kerr
  • Professor Vikram Deshpande
  • Dr Adam Booth
  • Professor Richard Naidoo
  • Dr Tristan Rutland.

For more information, please contact: [email protected]

  • 13:00 - 21/08/2024 to 13:30 - 23/08/2024
  • Worcester College, Walton Street, Oxford, OX1 2HB, United Kingdom