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ANNUAL MEETINGS

The 2020 PPS meeting
Sheffield - United Kingdom

Dear Collegues

Welcome to the 2020 PPS annual meeting, due to COVID-19 this year's meeting has not only been postponed until 10 - 11th December, but will now be an online virtual meeting. 

Based in Sheffield, the meeting organisers invite you to attend this exclusively online meeting starting on Thursday 10th December through to Friday 11th. For an in-depth look at the meeting please click on the 'Programme' tab below.

The meeting will be held using the 'Microsoft Teams' software and there will be various 'how to' guides added to this section to help you familiarise yourself with this format well in advance of the meeting.

 

Registration for this year's virtual meeting is now OPEN

Please CLICK HERE to register.

 

For how-to-docs regarding Microsoft Teams and how to use this format please CLICK HERE

 

Abstract window for this years' meeting in Sheffield is now CLOSED.

 

 

 

 

HOTELS

 


VENUE

 This Years Venue

 


LOCATION

ORGANISERS

Professor Marta Cohen


PROGRAMME

ANNUAL PPS MEETING, SHEFFIELD 2020 (ONLINE)

 

THURSDAY 10th December 2020

 

Symposium – Skeletal Dysplasia – 15.00-17.00 (50 min each + 10 min questions)

Chairs: Prof Marta Cohen and Dr Samantha Holden

 

•Dr Meena Balasubramaniam – Genetics of skeletal dysplasia

•Prof Anastasia Konstantinidou – Clinicopathological correlation in diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia

 

Coffee Break: 17.00-17.15 hours

 

Symposium – Skeletal Dysplasia – 17.15-19.15 (50 min each + 10 min questions)

Chairs: Prof Marta Cohen and Dr Samantha Holden

 

•Prof Amaka Offiah – Radiological aspects of Skeletal dysplasia

•Dr Peter Nikkels – Histopathological aspects of skeletal dysplasia

 

At the end of the session, the attendees should be able to:

1.Have an understanding the molecular classification of skeletal dysplasia. 

2.Have an understanding the molecular classification of skeletal dysplasia. 

3.Understand radiological aspects of skeletal dysplasia.

4.Have an up to date understanding of pathology and genetics of skeletal dysplasia.

 

FRIDAY 11th December 2020

 

Proffered papers - 08.30-10.00 hours 

Chairs: Dr Peter Nikkels and Dr Dicle Orhan 

Coffee break 10.00-10.15 hours

Meet the Expert Session 10.15-11.45 (25 min each + 5 min questions)

Chairs: Prof Jane Dahlstrom and Dr Kathrin Ludwig 

 

•Dr Michael Ashworth – Morphology and pathology of paediatric cardiomyopathies.

•Prof Christian Vokuhl – Update on Paediatric tumours (Topic TBC) 

•Dr Evelina Silvestri – Perinatal fetal hypoxic-ischaemic brain injury

 

At the end of the session the attendees would be able to:

1.Gain an understanding into the approach of morphology and pathology of paediatric cardiomyopathies.

2.Gain a practical approach to diagnosing paediatric tumours.

3.Gain a practical understanding of the approach and diagnosis of perinatal hypoxic-ischaemic brain injury.

 

Coffee break 11.45-12.00

John Emery Lecture: 12.00-13.00 Prof Elisabeth Brüder: “Hirschsprung’s disease”.

Chair: Dr Michael Ashworth

Lunch break 13.00-14.00

Symposium – Paediatric Tumours Update: 14.00 – 16.00 (25 mins + 5 mins QA)

Chairs: Dr Isabel Colmenero and Dr Srinivas Annavarapu

 

•Dr Jens Stahlschmidt - Update on Paediatric hepatic tumours.

•Prof Gino Somers – Rare paediatric tumours presenting as small round blue cell tumours (SRBCT).

•Dr Katrina Wood – Update on Paediatric lymphomas.

•Prof Rita Alaggio – Pearls of wisdom in Paediatric Sarcoma – What I learnt from my mistakes?

 

At the end of the session, the attendees should be able to:

1. Acquire an understanding of up to date insights into paediatric hepatic tumours.

2. Acquire knowledge and understanding of rare paediatric tumours presenting as SRBCTs.

3. Develop an approach to diagnose and report paediatric lymphoid tumours.

4. Acquire knowledge and understanding of paediatric soft tissue tumours.

 

Coffee break 16.00-16.15

 

Proffered papers 16.15-17.00 hours 

 

Chairs: Prof Anastasia Konstantinidou and Dr Irina Kletskaya

PPS AGM – 17.00

 

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