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    2-3 November 2019
     Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Organizers:
    British Division of the International Academy of Pathology (BDIAP), United Kingdom
    Association of Basic Medical Sciences of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Supported by: Acorn Aid


    WELCOME

    Dear colleagues and friends,

    It is our great pleasure to announce the 12th Bryan Warren School Pathology that will be held in Sarajevo on November 2-3, 2019 organized jointly by the British Division of the International Academy of Pathology (BDIAP) and the Association of Basic Medical Sciences of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    The main topic of the School will be neuropathology, an enormously challenging and important field in diagnostic pathology. The main lecturers will be two distinguished and well-experienced neuropathologists: Professor Sebastian Brandner (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK) and Professor Silvia Marino (Barts and The London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust).

    The School objectives remain the same as all previous years: to give a brief overview of the most important topics in neuropathology and to cover the practical issues, particularly those relevant for young specialists and residents in pathology as well as for clinicians.

    We sincerely hope that the School again shall meet your expectations and it will certainly depend on your active participation.

    We look forward to meeting you in Sarajevo!

    Nurija Bilalović, MD, PhD
    Department of Pathology
    Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo

    Semir Vranić, MD, PhD
    Course founder and coordinator
    College of Medicine, Qatar University


    FACULTY

    Professor Sebastian Brandner
    UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK

    Professor Silvia Marino
    Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust

    LOCAL COURSE FACULTY

    President: Dr. Nurija Bilalović
    Course coordinator: Dr. Semir Vranić
    Executive secretary:Dr. Faruk Skenderi
    Members:
    Dr. Nermina Ibišević
    Dr. Adisa Chikha
    Dr. Dalma Udovičić-Gagula
    Dr. Adela Ćimić, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Dr. Zerina Jašarević, Universitäres Lehrkrankenhaus Feldkirch, Austria


    VENUE

    To be announced


    REGISTRATION AND CONTACT

    To register:

    1. Fill in the  [REGISTRATION FORM].
    2. Make a registration fee payment

    Early registration fee (until 30 August 2019): 60 EUR or 120 BAM
    Late registration fee (until 25 October 2019): 85 EUR or 170 BAM
    On-site registration fee: 100 EUR or 200 BAM
    Cancellation: until 25 October 2019(80% of registration fee will be refunded)

    Online payment:

    If you do not have a PayPal account, contact us for alternative online payment option.

    Bank transfer payment:
    BENEFICIARY: ASSOCIATION OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES FBIH
    DESCRIPTION: BWSP 2019 registration
    Payments within Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1610000036820047
    Payments from other countries: IBAN: BA391611000001149217 SWIFT: RZBABA2S (please cover the bank fees)
    Includes: lectures, refreshments and lunch each day, course materials, certificate of attendance (12 CPD points)

    For more information, please contact Dr. Semir Vranić at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    Web sites: www.bosnianpathology.org, http://www.bdiap.org


    PROGRAM*

    Saturday, 2 November 2019

    08.00-09.00 Registration and welcome
    09.00-09.45 Fundamentals of genetics and epigenetics (S. Marino)
    09.45-10.45 Adult brain tumours: Classification of gliomas with conventional biomarkers (S. Brandner)
    10.45-11.05 Coffee break
    11.05-11.50 Adult brain tumours: Classification of intrinsic and extrinsic brain tumours with conventional and advanced biomarkers (S. Brandner)
    11.50-12.35 Paediatric brain tumours (S. Marino)
    12.35-13.30 Lunch
    13.30-14.30 Interactive slide seminar: Brain tumours (S. Brandner and S. Marino)
    14.30-15.15 Transmissible proteopathies and neurodegeneration (S. Brandner)
    15.15-15.35 Coffee break
    15.35-16.35 Slide seminar neuropathology of the elderly: Neurodegeneration and stroke, virtual and interactive session with diagnostic examples (S. Brandner)
    16.35-17.05 Discussion

    Sunday, 3rd November 2019

    09.00-09.30 Intraoperative assessment in neuropathology
    09.30-10.30 Local pathologists/clinicians (Case demonstrations, audits, research data presentations)
    10.30-11.00 Diagnostic approaches to nerve biopsies (S. Brandner)
    11.00-11.15 Coffee break
    11.15-12.00 Diagnostic slide seminar (virtual interactive pathology) of neuropathies (S. Brandner)
    12.00-12.45 Myopathology (S. Marino)
    12.45-13.00 Closing remarks

    Participants will be awarded 10 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points.


    PHOTOS

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    2-3 November 2019
     Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Organizers:
    British Division of the International Academy of Pathology (BDIAP), United Kingdom
    Association of Basic Medical Sciences of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Supported by: Acorn Aid


    WELCOME

    Dear colleagues and friends,

    13th Bryan Warren School Pathology will be held in Sarajevo on November 2-3, 2019 organized jointly by the British Division of the International Academy of Pathology (BDIAP) and the Association of Basic Medical Sciences of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    The main topic of the School will be neuropathology, a challenging field in the diagnostic pathology. Each year distinguished pathologists provided by the BDIAP teach at BWSP, and this year we are delighted to host Professor Sebastian Brandner from UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK, and Professor Silvia Marino (Barts and The London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust).

    The School objectives remain the same as all previous years: to give a brief overview of the most important topics in neuropathology and to cover the practical issues, particularly those relevant for young specialists and residents in pathology as well as for clinicians.

    We sincerely hope that the School again shall meet your expectations and it will certainly depend on your active participation.

    NEW: Please note that you are welcome to submit a difficult or interesting case in neuropathology (5-7 minutes PowerPoint presentation) and if selected, present it, and discuss with our lecturers and audience. The number of presentations is limited and the authors of the selected ones will be notified on 15 October the latest. The presentations are to be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
    THE BEST CASE WILL BE AWARDED A CERTIFICATE AND 50 EUR.   

    We look forward to meeting you in Sarajevo!

    Nurija Bilalović, MD, PhD
    Department of Pathology
    Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo

    Semir Vranić, MD, PhD
    Course founder and coordinator
    College of Medicine, Qatar University


    FACULTY


    Professor Sebastian Brandner

    UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
    Website


    Professor Silvia Marino

    Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust
    Website

    LOCAL COURSE FACULTY

    President: Dr. Nurija Bilalović
    Course coordinator: Dr. Semir Vranić
    Executive secretary:Dr. Faruk Skenderi
    Members:
    Dr. Nermina Ibišević
    Dr. Adisa Chikha
    Dr. Dalma Udovičić-Gagula
    Dr. Adela Ćimić, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Dr. Zerina Jašarević, Universitäres Lehrkrankenhaus Feldkirch, Austria


    VENUE

    Hotel Europe, Vladislava Skarića 5, Sarajevo (see it on Google Maps)


    REGISTRATION AND CONTACT

    To register follow the two step process:

    1. Fill in the  [REGISTRATION FORM].
    2. Make a registration fee payment

    Early registration fee (until 30 August 2019): 60 EUR or 120 BAM
    Late registration fee (until 25 October 2019): 85 EUR or 170 BAM
    On-site registration fee: 100 EUR or 200 BAM
    Cancellation: until 25 October 2019(80% of the registration fee will be refunded)

    Online payment:Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive the link for credit/debit card payment.

    Bank transfer payment:
    BENEFICIARY: ASSOCIATION OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES FBIH
    DESCRIPTION: BWSP 2019 registration
    Payments within Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1610000036820047
    Payments from other countries: IBAN: BA391611000001149217 SWIFT: RZBABA2S (please cover the bank fees)

    Payment covers: lectures, refreshments each day and lunch first day, course materials, certificate of attendance (10 CPD points)

    For more information, please contact Dr. Semir Vranić at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    Web sites: www.bosnianpathology.org, http://www.bdiap.org


    PROGRAM*

    Saturday, 2 November 2019

    08.00-09.00

    Registration and welcome

    09.00-09.45

    Fundamentals of genetics and epigenetics (S. Marino)
    Summary of advances in concepts and diagnostic tools for an integrated molecular diagnosis

    09.45-10.45

    Adult brain tumours: Classification of gliomas with conventional biomarkers (S. Brandner)
    Focus on adult gliomas, including an overview of major changes in the 2016 WHO classification and their further refinement, as proposed in the cIMPACT-NOW statements. The lecture will cover criteria for an integrated histological and molecular diagnosis in the most common gliomas and the most relevant biomarkers: IDH, histone, BRAF, TERT, EGFR.

    10.45-11.05

    Coffee break

    11.05-11.50

    Adult brain tumours: Classification of intrinsic and extrinsic brain tumours with conventional and advanced biomarkers (S. Brandner)
    This module will provide information of the molecular classification of rarer intrinsic tumours and of meningiomas and other extrinsic tumours. It would also cover advanced diagnostics using epigenetic profiling. Specifically, the role of MGMT promoter methylation, low-grade gliomas with map kinase pathway alteration is, ependymomas and the molecular diagnostics with methylation array

    11.50-12.35

    Paediatric brain tumours (S. Marino)
    Focus on paediatric tumours, which are distinct entities, underpinned by different mutations, some of which therapeutically actionable and requiring a bespoke diagnostic stratification.

    12.35-13.30

    Lunch

    13.30-14.30

    Interactive slide seminar: Brain tumours (S. Brandner and S. Marino)
    Examples of adult and paediatric brain tumour cases with study of histological slides and review of results of molecular tests. The session will be virtual and interactive, allowing attendees to login into a teaching platform and browse the cases ahead of the session, with discussion during the session.

    14.30-15.15

    Transmissible proteopathies and neurodegeneration (S. Brandner)
    This lecture will provide the concept of protein misfolded in common neurodegenerative diseases and evidence for human transmission of misfolded proteins. There will be a focus on amyloid beta, tau and prions, but also encompassing synuclein and TDP 43

    15.15-15.35

    Coffee break

    15.35-16.35

    Slide seminar neuropathology of the elderly: Neurodegeneration and stroke, virtual and interactive session with diagnostic examples (S. Brandner)
    This interactive virtual slide resource will show examples of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and examples of acute and chronic ischaemic stroke.

    16.35-17.05

    Discussion

     

    Sunday, 3 November 2019

    09.00-09.30

    Intraoperative assessment in neuropathology (S. Marino)

    09.30-10.30

    Case demonstrations, audits, research data presentations (Course participants and local pathologists/clinicians)

    10.30-11.00

    Diagnostic approaches to nerve biopsies (S. Brandner)

    11.00-11.15

    Coffee break

    11.15-12.00

    Diagnostic slide seminar (virtual interactive pathology) of neuropathies (S. Brandner)
    This interactive resource shows the typical pathology of vasculitis, demyelination and amyloid neuropathies.

    12.00-12.45

    Myopathology (S. Marino)
    Advances in the histological diagnosis of the most common muscle disorders

    12.45-13.00

    Closing remarks

    *Program may be subject to slight changes
    Participants will be awarded 10 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points.


    PHOTOS

  • 12

    This year Bosnia and Herzegovina is going to host „31th Adriatic Society of Patology Internatonal Meeting“ in organisation of BiH Pathology and Cytology Society (UPCFBIH), that will be held on 30. June – 01. July 2017 in Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    Our vision

    Primary goal that Adriatic Society of Patology wants to accomplish is to ensure opportunity for young pathologist, and also for experienced colleagues, to meet and to share knowledge and experiences between themselves. During this two-day meeting pathologist from all the countries can take interactive role in several fields and topics from pathology, and both learn and pass on their knowledge. We are sure that in variety of topics there would be something interesting for everyone!

    About „31th Adriatic Society of Pathology International Meeting“

    Official language of the „31th Adriatic Society of Pathology International Meeting“ is English.

    As a tradition, Adriatic Society of Pathology will be ensuring all the registration fees, so for all the participants registration is totaly free of charge!

    Participants are responsible for travelling and accomodation. We stand at your services for any help and questions regarding travelling options or finding perfect accomodation for you.

    All the participants can take active role in this meeting by helding a presentation up to 10 minutes duration time. Your abstracts deadline is by May 1st 2017, and should be sent to the e-mail adress: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Abstract

    Your abstract in Word format should not exceed one page, including title, autor affiliations and text.

    References can be added only if strictly neccessary.

    Abstracts should be written in English.

    Download abstract

    Host - City of Neum

    Neum is the only city to be situated along Bosnia and Herzegovina's 20 km (12 mi) of coastline, making it the country's access to the beautiful Adriatic Sea. Tourism in Neum is very active,expecially in the coastal region. Aside from beautiful accomodations and hotels on the coast and beautiful coast line for walks, our guests can also take one of the many popular tour-trips (both with bus or boat), such as for Dubrovnik, Mostar, Medjugorje or Hutovo blato.

    Neum has around 7,000 beds for tourists, around 2000 in luxury and well-accomodated hotels, with the remaining capacity in motels, villas, and in private accommodation. Our warm suggestion is to book your accomodation on time, because Neum is higly popular touristic destination in that time of a year.

    More informations about accomodation in Neum could be found on this web page: www.neum-bih.ba and www.kongres.ba

    Along with the opportunity for visiting one of the charmiest cities of the Adriatics, this meeting is going to provide you a chance to improve your knowledge, meet new colleages, and to take active role and present your experiences, all that in beautiful and warm surrounding.

    All the colleages with interests in this field are more than wellcome!

    Grand Hotel Neum

    GRAND HOTEL **** Neum is newly renovated hotel with a long tradition, the largest hotel in Neum Riviera, with complete tourist facilities, offering guests a pleasant stay throughout the year. The hotel offers luxuriously furnished single, double and triple rooms with air conditioning, a balcony with sea views, satellite LCD TV, mini bar, bathroom with hairdryer, WIFI Internet, safe and telephone.

    Reservations:

    • By web site of Grand Hotel neum: www.hotel-neum.com/en/contact.php with note “Guest of 31th Adriatic Society of Patology Internatonal Meeting” due to prices with Meeting discount
    • Reservation e-mail to Marketing Agency Freestyle d.o.o. - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Prices with Meeting discount:

    • Bed / breakfast in 1/2 and 1/3 room per person per day 99.00 KM
    • Bed & breakfast in 1/1 room per day 139,00 KM
    • Tourist tax 2,00 KM per person per day
    • The price includes VAT
  • 12

    This year Bosnia and Herzegovina is going to host „31th Adriatic Society of Patology Internatonal Meeting“ in organisation of BiH Pathology and Cytology Society (UPCFBIH), that will be held on 30. June – 01. July 2017 in Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    Our vision

    Primary goal that Adriatic Society of Patology wants to accomplish is to ensure opportunity for young pathologist, and also for experienced colleagues, to meet and to share knowledge and experiences between themselves. During this two-day meeting pathologist from all the countries can take interactive role in several fields and topics from pathology, and both learn and pass on their knowledge. We are sure that in variety of topics there would be something interesting for everyone!

    About „31th Adriatic Society of Pathology International Meeting“

    Official language of the „31th Adriatic Society of Pathology International Meeting“ is English.

    As a tradition, Adriatic Society of Pathology will be ensuring all the registration fees, so for all the participants registration is totaly free of charge!

    Participants are responsible for travelling and accomodation. We stand at your services for any help and questions regarding travelling options or finding perfect accomodation for you.

    All the participants can take active role in this meeting by helding a presentation up to 10 minutes duration time. Your abstracts deadline is by May 1st 2017, and should be sent to the e-mail adress: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Abstract

    Your abstract in Word format should not exceed one page, including title, autor affiliations and text.

    References can be added only if strictly neccessary.

    Abstracts should be written in English.

    Download abstract

    Host - City of Neum

    Neum is the only city to be situated along Bosnia and Herzegovina's 20 km (12 mi) of coastline, making it the country's access to the beautiful Adriatic Sea. Tourism in Neum is very active,expecially in the coastal region. Aside from beautiful accomodations and hotels on the coast and beautiful coast line for walks, our guests can also take one of the many popular tour-trips (both with bus or boat), such as for Dubrovnik, Mostar, Medjugorje or Hutovo blato.

    Neum has around 7,000 beds for tourists, around 2000 in luxury and well-accomodated hotels, with the remaining capacity in motels, villas, and in private accommodation. Our warm suggestion is to book your accomodation on time, because Neum is higly popular touristic destination in that time of a year.

    More informations about accomodation in Neum could be found on this web page: www.neum-bih.ba and www.kongres.ba

    Along with the opportunity for visiting one of the charmiest cities of the Adriatics, this meeting is going to provide you a chance to improve your knowledge, meet new colleages, and to take active role and present your experiences, all that in beautiful and warm surrounding.

    All the colleages with interests in this field are more than wellcome!

    Grand Hotel Neum

    GRAND HOTEL **** Neum is newly renovated hotel with a long tradition, the largest hotel in Neum Riviera, with complete tourist facilities, offering guests a pleasant stay throughout the year. The hotel offers luxuriously furnished single, double and triple rooms with air conditioning, a balcony with sea views, satellite LCD TV, mini bar, bathroom with hairdryer, WIFI Internet, safe and telephone.

    Reservations:

    • By web site of Grand Hotel neum: www.hotel-neum.com/en/contact.php with note “Guest of 31th Adriatic Society of Patology Internatonal Meeting” due to prices with Meeting discount
    • Reservation e-mail to Marketing Agency Freestyle d.o.o. - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Prices with Meeting discount:

    • Bed / breakfast in 1/2 and 1/3 room per person per day 99.00 KM
    • Bed & breakfast in 1/1 room per day 139,00 KM
    • Tourist tax 2,00 KM per person per day
    • The price includes VAT
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