This symposium is aimed at RCPath fellows, members, trainees and others interested in the range of pathology specialties in Wales. Delegates will hear presentations about upcoming themes in the field of pathology and share some of the great developments happening in Wales. They will hear from the President Dr Mike Osborn and find out what the College does in Wales. Trainees will have the opportunity to meet with the President and discuss any relevant matters.

Please note that this event will be held online via Zoom on Wednesday 9 June 2021, 1.30pm-5pm.

Registration is now closed. 


13:15     Registration

13:30     Welcome and introduction
Dr Jonathan Kell, Chair of the RCPath Wales Regional Council

13:40     The impact of COVID on cancer services in Wales, and the next steps to recovery
Andy Glyde, Senior External Affairs Manager (Devolved Nations) at Cancer Research UK (CRUK)

14:05     A Foundation path or LIFT to Pathology
Tom Yapp, Health Education and Improvement Wales

14:30     Emerging biomarkers in inherited metabolic disease
Dr Duncan Cole, University Hospital of Wales, University of Cardiff

14:55     Break 

15:05     President’s remarks 
Dr Mike Osborn, RCPath President

15:25     Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anaemia: Rare disease, common interest
Dr Noémi Roy, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

15:50     CAR T-cell Therapy in Wales
Dr Ceri Jones, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

16:15     How to design potent and safe therapeutic oligonucleotides     
Marie Wikstrom Lindholm, Head of Molecular Design, Silence Therapeutics

16:40     Q&A session

17:00     Summary and close
Dr Jonathan Kell, Chair of the RCPath Wales Regional Council


This meeting will be held via Zoom. Details of the meeting with accompanied guidance will be sent to attendees before the meeting. We strongly suggest you download Zoom to your computer/laptop to make the most of the meeting, however if this is not possible just simply click on the link provided. To find out more about Zoom and how it works please visit the website.