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Title/Theme of Conference: Pediatric Hematopathology

Speaker Order:

Introduction, Update on Pediatric Hematopathology 
Pierre Russo, M.D. 
Division Chief, Anatomic Pathology 
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 
Perelman School of Medicine 
University of Pennsylvania

1. Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure 
Michele Paessler, D.O. 
Division Chief, Hematopathology 
Associate Professor Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 
Perelman School of Medicine 
University of Pennsylvania

Objective: Review pertinent tests useful in the diagnosis and workup of pediatric bone marrow failure.

2. RAM immunophenotype acute megakaryoblastic leukemia with CBFA2T3-GLIS2 fusion 
Matthew J. Oberley, M.D., Ph.D. 
Director of Hematopathology 
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology 
Keck School of Medicine 
University of Southern California

Objective: Define the unique genetic spectrum of pediatric acute megakaryoblastic leukemia relative to adult megakaryoblastic leukemia.

3. Pathology of CAR-T Cell Therapy 
Vinodh Pillai, M.D., Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 
Perelman School of Medicine 
University of Pennsylvania

Objectives:

  • Describe the components of a CAR T-cell molecule
  • Describe the histomorphological and immunophenotypic features of CAR T-cells
  • Discuss the causes of relapses and relapses after CAR T-cell therapy

 4. Uncommon leukemic presentation of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma 
Vasiliki Leventaki, M.D. 
Department of Pathology 
Medical College of Wisconsin

Objectives:

  • Become familiar with morphological features and clinical presentations of ALCL, ALK-positive
  • Become familiar with genetic alterations and molecular mechanism involved in ALCL, ALK-positive 
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