RCPA Pathology Update 2024

We’re proud to support the inaugural RCPA Pathology Update 2024: Answers in Adelaide, being held at the Adelaide Convention Centre from Friday 1 – Sunday 3 March.

Showcasing the depth and experience of South Australia’s public pathology provider, SA Pathology staff will speak on a range of topics over the three days, as well as co-host the Friday and Saturday breakfast networking events. See below for more details.



Friday 1 March:


Welcome and Breakfast – Dr Amelia Cecchin, Dr Max Kernich, Dr Nicole Sladden

Meet the Chief Examiners – Associate Professor David Moffat


Hypokalaemic metabolic alkalosis via alkali administration – Ms Kate Coleman

Assessment of variant penetrance may improve the specificity of reproductive genetic carrier screening – Dr Samuel Cotton

DCTA triplets: a fascinating trip – Dr Jennifer Phan

Functional flow cytometry in immunopathology diagnostics – Dr Alexander Troelnikov


Bile Acids and Intrahepatic cholestatis of pregnancy – Professor Bill Hague

Finding Fabry disease – where should we look? – Professor Maria Fuller

Use of autoantibodies in diagnosis of interstitial lung disease – Associate Professor Pravin Hissaria


Saturday 2 March:

8.30am: Roche Breakfast Symposium – Professor Hamish Scott

An update on nomenclature changes in medical Mycology – Dr Sarah Kidd

Demyelinating disorders and death - Dr Esther Quick

1.30pm: Haematology panel testing: too much information – Professor David Ross

Reproductive carrier screening – Dr Tristan Hardy

All diagnosis and subclassification – Dr David Yeung

Current perspectives on serum cytokine testing in immunopathology – Professor Antonio Ferrante


Sunday 3 March:

11am: Moving towards routine RT-PCR and long-read Nanopore sequencing for interpretation of potential splicing variants – Dr Peer Arts
1.30pm: How the Australian Functional Genomics Network contributes to improved patient care – Professor Hamish Scott


We’ll also be at Booth 4 for the duration of the event – drop by and say hello!

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