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XXVIII World Congress of Pathology

Registration is Now Open!

   The 28th World Congress of Pathology will be held in Cancun, Mexico from November 18th through November 21st 2015 in conjunction with the 45th National Congress of the Mexican Society for Clinical Pathology. 











Left to Right: Roberto Ruiz-Arenas (Organizing Committee), Jonathan Angel (General Director, Cancunicc), Alana Burad-Reinchenbach (Sales Executive, Cancunicc), Professor Michael Oellerich (WASPaLM), Pablo Ruiz-Cordero (Organizing Committee) and Luis B. Vázquez (Operations Director, Cancunicc).




The exciting scientific program features, among many outstanding laboratorians, Nobel Laureat Professor Harald zur Hausen speaking of chronic human disease with a potential zoonotic background, Mehrdad Nadji speaking on biomolecular predictors in solid tumors and Michael Laposata speaking on diagnostic management teams.  The Congress will focus on personalized medicine.

  To view a copy of the program, click here

  Further information can be found at www.pathologycancun2015.org

  The WASPaLM Bureau and House of Representatives will meet before the Congress.  The Bureau will meet on November 17, 2015, and the House of Representatives on November 18, 2015.  Representatives of all Constituent Societies will be sent detailed agendas and meeting books prior to the meeting.  Among items on the agenda for WASPaLM are changes to the WASPaLM Bylaws.  All member Societies are urged to send representatives for this important meeting.

2016 Gordon Signy Fellows Announced

The Regents of the Gordon Signy Fellowship of the World Pathology Foundation are pleased to announce the 2016 Gordon Signy Fellows.  The Gordon Signy Fellowships are open to pathologists worldwide who are within 10 years of their initial training in pathology and provide financial assistance for them to study in countries away from their homes in order to acquire skills useful to patients in the fellows' native countries.

The two young pathologists were chosen from a field of eight (8) applicants.  Dr. Leonardo Lordello is from Brazil and will study gynecologic pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Panjwani Poonam is from India and will study hematopathology at Stanford University.

WASPaLM Elections

Election of officers (except for the Secretary-Treasurer) and Directors of WASPaLM will be finalized by the House of Delegates at the World Congress of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in November 2015.  Ballots must be returned to the chair of the Nominating Committee by 15 October 2015. 

  From the 136th WHO Executive Board - Report of the WASPaLM Delegation

Non-communicable diseases
The environment
Health systems
Communicable diseases and Ebola

WASPaLM was represented by Dr. Roberto Verna and Dr. Paula Tavora.  Click here to read their report.









Last Updated 3 September 2015


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