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The 2022 PPS Meeting

Budapest - Hungary (virtual)

Dear Collegues

Welcome to the 2022 PPS Meeting section

This year's meeting was originally going to be held in Budapest, but unfortunately due to COVID, it will now be an online virtual meeting like last years. Meeting will take place on Thursday 8th to Friday 9th September 2022.

Once programme has been finalised it will be uploaded here, we will also upload more information regarding the costs and registration.

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About this year's meeting

Scientific Programme

Draft Program PPS Budapest (Virtual) September 8th, 9th, 2022. ALL IN BST

Thursday 8th September, 2022:

14:00- 18:00  - "Meet the Experts" Session.

Chairs: Prof. Istvan Sziller & Dr Beata Hargitai

Dr. Peter Bode: "The first organ independent WHO classification of germ cell tumours- a long winding road"

Dr. Peter Nikkels:  "A skeletal dysplasia case "

Dr. Csaba Galambos: “ New directions in the understanding of fetal and pediatric lung disease”

Dr .Gabor Than:– "Molecular pathways of placental disease in severe pregnancy complications identified by systems biology".

Dr. David Schwartz: – "Placental Pathology of Stillbirth Resulting from COVID-19"


Friday September 9th, 2022:

Chairs: Prof. Miklos Szabo & Dr Paul Brown

08:30 – 09:30 - "Computation pathology for paediatric pathologists: hype or reality?" - Will Mifsud 

09:35-11:15 – Young Pathologists’ Session (5 minutes presentation time each with 2 minutes question time, 1 minute changeover.)

Sasha Libbrecht, Belgium: A case of hydrops 

Dora Hargitai, Hungary: A case of a newborn with liver and renal failure.

Ana Costa Braga, Portugal: A case of an unusual presentation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 

Elisabete Rios, Portugal: Pleomorphic myxoid liposarcoma in a child with Li-Fraumeni syndrome

Sadia Zafreen, UK: A case of intussusception and chest wall mass.

Barbara Ciolka, UK: A renal lesion

Cecile Picard, France:  A small round cell sarcoma in a newborn

Aino Mutka, Finland: A case of neonatal hepatitis with additional features

Jessica White, Ireland:  Overlapping fingers – it isn’t always Trisomy 18

Christian Beltoft Brochner, Denmark:  Rounded intraplacental hematomas in a case of IUFD and COVID-19.

Jonathan McGuane, Australia: A case of a dental cyst

11:25-11:55  - "Paediatric Inflammatory Multi-system Syndrome" - Cilian O Maoldomhnaigh 

Chair: Prof. Paula Borellho-Nunes

12:00-13:00 - Emery Lecture – Peter Nikkels

13:00 – 14:00 - lunch

Chairs: Dr Samantha Holden & Dr Tamas Marton

14:00 – 16:00 – Symposium   

14:00-14:30  -  "The Greener Laboratory"  - Marieke Hogenes

14:45-15:05  - "Upper paediatric involvement in paediatric IBD". – Paula Borralho

15:15-16:00  - "One pathologist’s approach to intestinal tissue samples from non-Hirschsprung disease patients with dysmotility" Raj Kapur

16:15-17:15  - Proffered Papers

17:30-18:00  - AGM