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2022 July IAC and BAC Tutorial London, UK

Virtual Tutorial Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th July 2022. London, United Kingdom. (British Summer Time)
An Algorithmic Approach to Limited Tissue Samples

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Many thanks for all involved making this virtual meeting a great success.

The excellent faculty for their time and dedication to sharing their knowledge and experience.

The registrants world-wide for their support, questions and praise.


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Tentative Program Invited Faculty Registration Fees

All times British Summer Time

Monday, 18. July 2022
08:50 - 09:00 Welcome and Introduction
09:00 - 09:40 Gynecologic Cytomorphology and Histologic Correlates Case Based Discussion Christine Booth
09:40 - 10:00

Case presentation 1 Diagnostic Dilemma in an HPV-associated Endocerviical Glandular Lesion

Ricardo Lastra
10:00 - 10:20 Case presentation 2  -An interesting cervical cytology screening case - can it be correlated with the subsequent excisional sample? Allison Cropper
10:20 - 10:40 Case presentation 3 - Pitfalls Peter Heptinstall
10:40 - 11:00 Case presentation 4 - An Unusuall Presentation of Metastatic Cervical Adenocarcinoma Salma Al-Ramadhani
11:00 - 11:20 Break
11:20 - 12:00 Basic Concepts in Non-Gynecologic Cytomorphology and Histologic Correlates Liron Pantanowitz
12:05 - 12:35 ROSE: Diagnostic Clues and Pitfalls Donna Russell
12:40 - 13:00 Case presentation: Growing ROSE´s Leanie Wheeldon

13:00 - 13:40

Question and Answer Session
13:40 - 14:20 BREAK
14:25 - 15:00 Urine Cytology and Histologic Correlates (include discussion about instrumented samples) Eva Wojcik
15:05 - 15:40 Serous Fluid Cytology and histology (discussion on mesothelioma) Vijayalakshmi Ananthanarayanan
15:40 - 16:00 BREAK
16:05 - 16:40 Pancreas FNA and Biopsy – Cystic Lesions Miguel Perez-Machado
16:45 - 17:20 Pancreas FNA and Biopsy – Solid Lesions Momin Siddiqui
17:25 - 18:00 Question and Answer Session Ashish Chandra
18:00 Closing Remarks
Tuesday, 18. July 2022
08:20 - 08:30 Welcoming Remarks
08:30 - 09:20 Thyroid FNA - focus on ancillary techniques and patient management Zubair Baloch
09:20 - 10:10 Salivary Gland Lesions in FNA and Small Biopsies William C. Faquin
10:10 - 11:00 Diagnostic Overlaps and Pitfalls in Limited Cellularity Pulmonary Specimens Fernando Schmitt
11:00 - 11:20 Break
11:20 - 12:10 Biomarker Testing in Limited Cellularity Pulmonary Specimens Ajit Paintal
12:10 - 12:30 "Core Biopsies and ROSE: A novice´s experience" Tony Maddox
12:30 - 12:50 HPV testing in head and neck cancer Ivana Kholová
12:50 - 13:30 Question and Answer Session Zubair Baloch
13:30 - 14:20 Break
14:20 - 15:00 Algorithmic Approach And Diagnostic Overlaps/Pitfalls in Limited Specimens: Soft Tissue Lesions Paul Wakely
15:00 - 15:40 Lymph Node (FNA, core biopsy, ancillary studies and flowcytometry) Sara Monaco
15:40 - 16:00 BREAK
16:00 - 16:45 The Current State of Telepathology Liron Pantanowitz
16:45 - 17:05 Case presentation - EUS-FNA of mediasinal/abdominal mass Tajana Štoos-Veic
17:05 - 17:45 Question & Answer Session
17:45 - 18:00 Closing Remarks

Invited Facutly

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Tutorial Co-Director
Ashish Chandra, MD, MIAC
Guy´s and St. Thomas´s
NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
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Tutorial Co-Director

Ritu Nayar, MIAC, Northwestern University,
Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, ILL, USA

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Tutorial Co-Director

Zubair Baloch, MD, MIAC
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA


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Christine N. Booth, MD
Professor of Pathology and Cytopathology Section Head
Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

C Booth

Dr. Ricardo Lastra
Assoc. Professor of Pathology, Program Director Gynecological Pathology Fellowship,
Head of Quality Assurance in Anatomice Pathology,
University of Chicago, IL, USA


Allison Cropper
Consultant Biomedical Scientist in Cervical Cytopathology
University Hospitals of Derby and Buxton

Liron Pantanowitz, MD, MIAC
Professor of Pathology, Director Anatomical Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

L Pantanowitz

Donna K. Russell, Med, CFIAC
Cytopathology Residency/Fellowship Training Education Coordinator
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY, USA

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Leonie Wheeldon, BSc, MSc, HSD, DEP, ASD, FIBM
Consultant Biomedical Scientist in Diagnostic Cytopatholgoy
Royal Cornwall Hospital
Truto, Cornwall, UK

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Eva M. Wojcik, MD, MIAC

Chair and Professor of Pathology and Urology
Loyola University, Chicago, IL, USA



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Dr. Vijayalakshmi Ananthanarayanan

Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
Residency Program Director, Department of Pathology, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care.
Thoracic and Head and Neck pathologist


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Dr. Miguel Perez-Machado, MIAC

Dept. of Histopathology, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

Miguel Perez-Machado

Momin T. Siddiqui, MD, FIAC
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell in New York City and Medical Director of the Papanicolaou Cytopathology Laboratory at Cornell, New York, USA

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William C. Faquin, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA


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Fernando Schmitt, MD, FIAC

Molecular Pathology Unit, Medical Faculty, University of Porto, Portugal


F Schmitt 2021 

Dr Tony Maddox, MBBS, FRCPath,

Consultant Cellular Pathologist and lead for Diagnostic Cytopathology and Respiratory Pathology, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

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Dr. Ivana Kholová, MIAC

Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere University and Fimlab Laboratories, Tampere, Finland

Ivana Kholova

Dr. Paul Wakely Jr, MIAC

Dept. of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

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Sara E Monaco, MD, MIAC
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville PA, USA


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Tajana Štoos-Veic, MD, MIAC
Department of Cytology Division
Head of Division,University Hospital Dubrava
Zagreb, Croatia

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