Pre-Meeting Educational Workshop

Pre-Meeting Educational Workshop

ISLH 2016 is offering a full day pre-meeting workshop on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016. ISLH invites you to register for this first pre-meeting workshop which is being held in collaboration with the SIPMEL.

This workshop will be presented by internationally recognized experts in Hematology and Coagulation areas. By attending this workshop, you will be exposed to up-to-date information on broad topics in Hematology including: benign hematologic disorders causing cytopenias and cytosis; standardization; and current practices in flow cytometry and molecular genetic testing.

This workshop will be of benefit for trainees, medical technologists, scientists and pathologists. Once the workshop program is available it will be posted here.

Chairs: Joyce Rogers, Sherrie Perkins, Anna Maria Cenci

8:30 Laboratory Approach to Anemia
Mauro Buttarello. Adria Hospital, Adria, Italy

9:20 Laboratory Approach to Hemoglobin Disorders
Kees Harteveld. Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands

10:10 Coffee Break

10:40 Neutrophilia, Monocytosis and Eosinophilia
Attilio Orazi. Weill Cornell Medical College NY, United States

11:30 Next Generation Flow Cytometry: Towards Automation of Leukemia/Lymphoma Immunophenotyping
Alberto Orfao. University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

12:20 Lunch

1:10 Laboratory Approach to Platelet Disorders
Catherine Hayward. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

2:00 Molecular Genetic Testing for the Diagnosis of Haematological Malignancies
Anthony Bench. Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom

2:50 Laboratory Approach to Coagulation Disorders
Robert Gosselin. University of California Davis CA, United States

3:40 Hematology Laboratory for Blood Doping Detection
Giuseppe d'Onofrio. Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy