London Dermatopathology Symposium

Manchester Dermatopathology Update Course 2015

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 This is a 1 day course for dermatologists and pathologists with an interest in dermatopathology. 

Course Description:

This course aims to provide the most comprehensive update on biology, clinical aspects and procedures in the subject of dermtopathology. The primary target audiences for the Course are practicing dermatopathologists, pathologists and dermatologists utilizing skin biopsy in their practice, as well as those training in the field of dermatopathology. The topics and the level of discussion are selected to provide in-depth analysis of the most challenging aspects and pitfalls encountered in everyday interpretation of skin pathology.

Course Overview:

  • Course aims to give delegates an understanding of the current topics in dermatopathology.
  • Excellent feedback from previous courses.
  • Time allocated to discuss cases and slides.
  • Trainers have been selected for their expertise within their disciplines, both in their clinical acumen but also their teaching skills.
  • Format of the day is intense and demanding but also rewarding.


  • 08:30 – 09:00 – Registration
  • 09:00 – 09:45 – Diagnostic quandaries in inflammatory dermatoses
  • 09:45 – 10:30 – Approach to alopecia using horizontal and vertical sectioning
  • 10:30 – 10:50 – Break
  • 10:50 – 11:35 – Update on superficial soft tissue tumours
  • 11:35 – 12:30 – Spindle cell melanocytic proliferations
  • 12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – 14:15 – Interpreting incisional biopsies of pigmented lesions
  • 14:15 – 15:10 – Update on molecular advances in dermatopathology
  • 15:10 – 15:30 – Break
  • 15:30 – 17:00 – Slide Seminar Cases

Organising Comittee:

  • Dr Leena Joseph, Histopathologist, Wythenshawe Hospital
  • Dr Iskander Chaudhry, Dermatopathologist, Manchester Royal Infirmary
  • Dr Nitin Khirwadkar, Histopathologist, Royal Liverpool Hospital
  • Dr Arti Bakshi, Histopathologist, Royal Liverpool Hospital

Target Audience:

Trainees and consultants in the fields of dermatology and dermatopathology

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Speakers’ Profiles



Robert G. Phelps, USA

Dr. Robert Phelps is Professor of Dermatology and Pathology and Director of the Dermatopathology Service at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Phelps is extensively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, fellows and faculty and he has been with Mount Sinai since 1986. His research interests include experimental models of skin disease, cutaneous oncology, and environmental skin disease. Dr. Phelps is an avid reader and also enjoys outdoor activities.


Wolter Mooi MD FRCPath

After studying medicine and pathology in Leiden, Amsterdam and London, and a period of several years as head of the Department of Pathology at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Dr Mooi became the youngest Dutch pathologist to be appointed to a chair in Pathology, at the VU University Amsterdam.

Subsequent professorship appointments followed at Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Amsterdam. Author of several scientific texbooks and 160 peer-reviewed papers, including recent ones in Nature, Cell and the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr Mooi divides his time between undergraduate teaching, scientific research, and diagnostic histopathology.

An internationally recognized authority on the pathology of melanocytic tumors, Dr Mooi receives large numbers of problem cases for expert consultation, and is a much sought-after speaker at international pathology congresses and meetings.

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Manchester Dermatopathology Update Course 2015

 This is a 1 day course for dermatologists and pathologists with an interest in dermatopathology. 

The venue for the course is: Cotton Room, Manchester Conference Centre. 78 Sackville St, Manchester M1 3NJ, United Kingdom

Please contact our office on: 0161 980 8882 for more details.

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