Gastrointestinal pathology: diagnostic and molecular aspects

7th February 2017



Gastrointestinal pathology: diagnostic and molecular aspects.

Guest speaker:

Dr R. Odze, Boston, USA.

Date and venue:

7th February 2017 (afternoon).

Clark-Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary Innovation Centre, 5 Walden Street, London E1 2EF.

Hosted by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust.

Nearest underground station: Whitechapel.


A half-day course focusing on gastrointestinal (GI) pathology. The programme includes Dr Robert Odze, probably the world’s best known GI pathologist. Dr Odze is the lead author of the most widely used GI pathology textbook, has produced numerous publications on diagnostic and scientific aspects, and has had a profound influence on the specialty worldwide. He is supported for this course by three UK-based experts.

CPD: 3 Royal College of Pathologists CPD points. A certificate will be provided.


  • 1.00-1.35 pm. Registration. Coffee and tea.
  • 1.35-1.40 pm. Introduction. Roger Feakins (Barts Health / Queen Mary, University of London)
  • 1.40-2.05 pm. Stromal tumours of the upper GI tract: histological and molecular features. Newton Wong (Southmead Hospital Bristol / University of Bristol)
  • 2.05-2.45 pm. Barrett’s esophagus: an update on controversial diagnostic and prognostic issues. Robert Odze (Chief Gastrointestinal Pathologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA)
  • 2.45-3.10 pm. Coffee and tea.
  • 3.10-3.35 pm. Differential diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease. Roger Feakins (Barts Health / Queen Mary, University of London)
  • 3.35-4.00 pm. Polyposis of the GI tract: pathology and underlying molecular changes. Marco Novelli (University College London Hospital / University College London)
  • 4.00 pm. Closing remarks


Please email with your name, place of work, and status (e.g. consultant or trainee) to secure a place.

No fee (but please email in advance for confirmation of a place).

Course organiser:

Roger Feakins


Supported by an Open Scheme grant from the Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland.