Upcoming Meetings

4-8 Feb 2018
Key Largo, FL
12th Annual Retreat on Applied Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Pathology (AIMP)

The 12th Annual Retreat on Applied Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Pathology will take place in Key Largo, FL, Feb. 4-8, 2018, at the Bay Marriott Beach Resort. The conference covers up to date technical aspects and organ based applications of IHC, FISH and other molecular tests as well as featured case presentations by a highly regarded faculty. Highlights include:

Day 1: ISIMM Board member, Dr. Emina Torlakovic, and ISIMM member, Dr. Carol Cheung, from the University of Toronto will discuss aspects of their important work on quality control, quality improvement and standardization of immunohistochemistry. Dr. Torlakovic addresses issues in validation versus verification of IHC assays and the use of controls as a path to standardization. Dr. Cheung will discuss developing “fit-for-purpose” IHC assays and “Tissue tools as power tools for the IHC Laboratory”.

Day 2: University of Michigan Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey Myers, will present updates on mesothelioma and other pleural neoplasms and the role of the pathologist in the management of NSCLC; Dr. Joel Greenson discusses what the pathologist needs to know regarding the molecular genetics of colon cancer and Dr. Noah Brown addresses specimen handling for molecular testing of solid tumors.

Day 3: Her2 testing update, IHC troubleshooting, Best Specialized IHC Markers and Case Presentations from Drs. Richard Cartun, Hadi Yaziji, and Faculty, respectively.

Day 4: Dr. Jeffrey Hornick, from Harvard, lectures on IHC in Soft Tissue Tumors and Diagnostic and Predictive Molecular IHC. Dr. Megan Troxell, from Stanford University updates the attendees on IHC in renal tumors and renal transplant pathology. More case presentations!

Day 5: Essential Coding and Compliance 2018 Updates presented by Brenda Cox, Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association. More case presentations!

Other topics: Interpreting FISH assays, PD-L1 testing, Best of USCAP 2017.

Added Attraction: Live Performance by our colleagues from the University of Michigan, “The Lost in Processing” Band at the welcome reception on Tuesday evening.

For complete course agenda, location, registration and hotel details, click here.
17-23 March 2018
Vancouver, Canada
USCAP 2018 Annual Meeting

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