Genetic Haemochromatosis Benchmarks

Date: Thursday, 28 February, 2013
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Location: 2 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AF, UK

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                                                             PROGRAMME

09.00 Registration, Coffee & Exhibition
Chair – Prof Rob Evans –Brunel University, Uxbridge

10.00 Testing for the Caucasian HFE mutation C282Y is not sufficient to identify patients with
haemochromatosis
Dr Kathryn Robson
Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford

10.30 Measurement of liver iron in the management of haemochromatosis: an evolving approach
Prof Pierre Brissot
University Hospital Pontchaillou, Rennes, France

11.00 The pathology and treatment of iron overload due to inherited causes
Prof John Porter
University College, London

11.30 Break, networking and exhibition

12.00 Interpretation of laboratory tests of iron status
Prof Mark Worwood
Cardiff University

12.30 Test case studies -1--can you avoid the pitfalls?
Patricia Bignell & Alison May
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford & Cardiff University School of Medicine

13.00 Lunch, networking and exhibition

14.00 Neonatal haemochromatosis, diagnosis and clinical management
Dr Suzanne Davison
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

14.30 Development of a laboratory pathway to assist the diagnosis of hereditary
haemochromatosis in primary care
Catherine Ogilvie
Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow

15.00 Quantitation of serum hepcidin and related regulatory determinants of iron absorption-their
clinical application
Mark Busbridge
Imperial College, London

15.30 Break, networking and exhibition

16.00 Test case studies – 2 - can you avoid the pitfalls?
Patricia Bignell & Alison May
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford & Cardiff University School of Medicine

16.30 Close of meeting

This meeting has been approved for 5 CPD credits by the Royal College of Pathologists which is also accepted by the IBMS.

Registration bookings may be made
either online at the ACB Website (www.acbstore.org.uk/site/index.aspx)
or through the ACB Administrative Office (enquiries@ACB.org.uk)

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