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Pathology Update 2012: Science in the City, Sydney

Pathology Update 2012: Science in the City 9-11 March 2012

Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney


Of interest to Neuropathologists:

Friday 9 March 2012   2.00pm - 5.00pm   Advanced Forensic Pathology Masterclass  Dr Colin Smith/A/Prof Neil Langlois

Saturday 10 March 2012   9.00am - 12.30pm  Trauma of the Head/Trauma of the Neck   Dr Colin Smith

Sunday 11 March 2012   11.00am - 12.30pm   Mitochondrial Diseases of the CNS/Leucodystrophies   Dr Brian Harding


Professor Brian Harding is Attending Physician, Division of Neuropathology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Univeristy of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  He was appointed paediatric neuropathologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, running the diagnostic service for 25 years.  A series of papers in the 1980s established for the first time a coherent clinico-pathologic basis for Alpers' disease, before the genetic cause was defined and was followed by a morphologic study of the largest cohort of Leigh's disease yet examined.


Dr Colin Smith is a Reader in Pathology at the University of Edinburgh and an Honorary Consultant in Neuropathology at NHS Lothian.  Colin trained in neuropathology at Glasgow under Professor David Graham and developed an interest in forensic neuropathology and a research interest in neurotrauma.


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