The HMDS Annual Haematopathology Update Day

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Organisers: Dr Cathy Burton, Dr Ruth de Tute and Dr Catherine Cargo

08.45 Registration with coffee and pastries
Lymphoproliferative disorders involving the CNS Chair Dr Cathy Burton, HMDS Leeds

09.15 Primary CNS lymphoma – management in 2019 Dr Chris Fox, Nottingham University Hospitals

09.45 Bing-Neel in Waldenström macroglobulinemia Dr Monique Minemma, UMC Utrecht

10.15 MYD88 – normal vs neoplastic B-cells Dr Gina Doody, University of Leeds

10.45 Coffee

IgM and related lymphoproliferative disorders
Chair Dr Roger Owen, HMDS Leeds

11.15 IgM disorders and neuropathy Dr Shirley D’Sa, UCLH London

11.45 Cold agglutinin disease Dr Sigbjørn Berentsen, Haugesund Hospital, Norway

12.15 MGRS Dr Karthik Ramasamy, Oxford University Hospitals

12.45 MRD assessment in IgM LPDs Dr Ruth de Tute, HMDS Leeds

13.00 Lunch

Myeloid malignancies
Chair Dr Paul Evans

13.45 Management of PV and ET Dr Anna Godfrey, University of Cambridge

14.15 Genomics in diagnosis of MDS Dr Catherine Cargo, HMDS Leeds

14.45 Molecular diagnostics and monitoring in AML Dr Richard Dillon, King’s College Hospital,

15.15 Coffee

Case presentations and morphology
Chair Dr Catherine Cargo, HMDS Leeds

15.30 Case Presentation: High fever in a young man Dr Maria Gilleece, St James’s Hospital

16.15 Morphology Session Dr Roger Owen, HMDS Leeds

17.00 Summary and close

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