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9-14 October 2022 | Sydney, Australia

The International Academy of Pathology is the largest professional body of Pathologists worldwide and the 2022 World Congress in Sydney will be one of the largest exchanges of educational advancements in the world.

The Keynote Speakers

Prof. Tan Puay Hoon

Senior Consultant Histopathologist and Chairman, Division of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Prof. Tan Puay Hoon, Chairman, Division of Pathology and Senior Consultant, Department of Anatomical Pathology at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) enjoys the rare distinction of being the first woman from Singapore to be a volume editor of the World Health Organisation’s Classification of Tumours of the Breast.

In addition Prof. Tan Puay Hoon has can also be credited with being the first Chairman of the Division of Pathology at one of Singapore’s leading hospitals.

She has active interests in breast, urologic and renal pathology, and was a Volume Editor of the 2012 WHO Classification of Tumours of the Breast.

Prof. Barry Marshall AC

Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, Professor of Clinical Microbiology at the University of Western Australia, Australia

Prof. Marshall has received many honors for his work on Helicobacter pylori, most notably they include, the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology in 2005, The William Beaumont Prize in 2006 (American Gastroenterology Association), in 1995 the Albert Lasker Award (Albert & Mary Lasker Foundation), and in 1998 the Dr. A. H. Heineken Prize for Medicine (The Alfred Heineken Foundation, Amsterdam).

In the past few years Prof. Marshall’s laboratory has developed enhanced methods for non-invasive studies on the molecular epidemiology of H. pylori, notably rapid breath test methods and retrieval of the organism (and culture) from a swallowed string.

Prof. Jason Hornick

Director of Surgical Pathology, and Director of the Immunohistochemistry Laboratory at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, USA

Prof. Jason Hornick trained as a resident in Anatomic Pathology and pursued subspecialty fellowships in soft tissue pathology and gastrointestinal pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he is now the Director of Surgical Pathology and Director of Immunohistochemistry. He is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and a consultant at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Prof. Hornick is Chair of the USCAP Education Committee, past Chair of the USCAP Abstract Review Board and Assignment Committee, and past Chair of the Immunohistochemistry Committee for the CAP.

Prof. Elizabeth Murchison

Group Leader, Reader in Comparative Oncology and Genetics, Wellcome Trust Investigator, University of Cambridge, Department of Veterinary Medicine, United Kingdom.

Prof. Elizabeth Murchison is Reader in Comparative Oncology and Genetics at the University of Cambridge, Department of Veterinary Medicine. Her research group works on transmissible cancers in dogs and Tasmanian devils.

Prof. Murchison grew up in Tasmania and performed her undergraduate studies in genetics and biochemistry at the University of Melbourne. In 2009, she was awarded an NHMRC Overseas Biomedical Fellowship to travel to the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK, where she was involved in sequencing the Tasmanian devil genome as well as genetic analysis of Tasmanian devil facial tumour disease (DFTD) and CTVT. Prof. Murchison moved to the University of Cambridge, Department of Veterinary Medicine in 2013.