Past Conference Report
11th World Digital Pathology & AI UCGCongress on December 15-17, 2023 | Dubai, UAE,

UCGConference successfully hosted its premiere 11th World Digital Pathology & AI UCGCongress on December 15-17, 2023, in Dubai, UAE. The conference was organized with attention on “Pathology meet innovation and technology for a better outcome” and it had been an excellent success where eminent keynote speakers from various universities addressed the gathering.

We would like to express our gratitude to all of the fantastic keynote speakers, conference attendees, students, associations, and media partners that helped make Digital Pathology 2023 a success.

UCGConferences congratulates the winners of the Best speaker Award and the Easiest Poster Award for their exceptional work in the fields of Digital Pathology & AI. We also thank all of the participants for their hard work on the Young Researchers Form and wish them luck in their future undertakings.

Talks and discussion concentrated on the subject of ” Pathologists meet innovation and technology for a better outcome ” and it was an extraordinary achievement where prominent keynote speakers from different presumed associations and colleges made their brilliant nearness and tended to the social affair.

UCG may want to express its sincere gratitude to the session chairs, co-chairs, and presenters who contributed to the success and usefulness of this meeting for academics, educators, investigators, postgraduate and graduate students, and representatives from Digital Pathology and &. AI

A series of lectures by distinguished professionals discussed the recent trends and issues in inter-disciplinary Digital Pathology and its technical advancements.

Day 1 speaker & Poster

Dr. Gunel Gambarova  (Speech TitleMammography in breast cancer in Azerbaijan)
Dr. Maryam Mirtalebi (Speech Title: CD45RO+TILs: cellular biomarkers for larynx squamous cell carcinoma outcome)
Dr. Aisha Meskiri (Speech Title: A Cross Sectional Study Of Assessing Knowledge And Attitude Towards Screening And Prevention Of Cervical Cancer Among Women In The United Arab Emirates (UAE))
Dr. Lewis Hassell (Speech Title: Education using Digital Pathology)
Dr. Nasibeh Sargazi Moghadam (Poster Presentation Title: Prevalence of BRAF V600E Mutation in the Iranian Patients with Hairy Cell Leukemia: A Retrospective Study)
Dr. Mustafa Yousif (Speech Title: Tips for Using Quantitative Image Analysis in Breast Pathology Practice)
Dr. Vusale Vaqifqizi (Speech Title: Features of Ultrasound Diagnostics in Breast Cancer)
Dr. Mona Fouda (Speech Title: Laboratory Screenig for Colorectal Cancer)
Dr. Natalia Gorbokon (Poster Presentation Title: Mammaglobin-A Expression Is Highly Specific for Tumors Derived from The Breast, The Female Genital Tract and Salivary Gland Tumors)
Dr. Artur Bartczak & Mr Jarosław Kwiecień  – ( Presentation TitlePractical view of using AI in a pathology field and prostate cancer)
Dr. Simon Kind (Poster Presentation Title: KLK7 expression in human tumors: A tissue microarray study on 13,447 tumors)
Dr. Florian Viehweger (Poster Presentation TitlePatterns of Estrogen Receptor Expression Across 18,500 Tumor Samples Obtained from 149 Cancer Types)
Dr. Natalia Gorbokon (Poster Presentation Title: Upregulation of TIM3 and reduced expression of PD-1 on immune cell subsets in advanced prostate cancers)
Dr. William Song (Poster Presentation Title: A Case Of Gastric Adenocarcinoma In The Remnant Stomach After Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypas )
Dr. Sebastian Dwertmann Rico (Poster Presentation Title: MUC5AC Expression is Linked to Mucinous/Endometroid Subtype, Absence of Nodal Metastasis and Mismatch Repair Deficiency in Ovarian Cancer)
Ms. Nina Tamazyan (Speech Title: The cytopathology laboratory management- new challenges in the era of precision medicine)
Asst Prof. Najah Alsubaie (Speech TitleGrowth Pattern Fingerprinting for Automatic Analysis of Lung Adenocarcinoma Overall Survival)
Asst Prof. Pil-Jong Kim(Poster Presentation Title: Cancer severity classification of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma based on pathologic image by CNN)
Dr. Sreekanth Gaddam – (Poster Presentation Title: Newer therapeutic targets in Inflammatory bowel disease)
Dr. Sebastian Dwertmann Rico (Poster Presentation Title: Pattern of MUC6 Expression Across 119 Different Tumor Types: A Tissue Microarray Study on 15,412 Tumors)
Dr. Priya Devadas  (Poster Presentation Title: Pregnancy Associated Breast Cancer (PABC))
Dr. Arun Seth (Poster Presentation Title: Innovative miRNA Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer offer Promising Prognostic Insights)
Assist Prof. Fatima Aldarweesh (Speech Title: A Tale of One Academic Transfusion Service in Response to Blood Shortage Around COVID19 Pandemic)
Dr. Santosh Gurudev & Ms. Poornima Matadha (Presentation Title: NEXT GENERATION REPORTING & CONSULTANCY SYSTEM – Digital Diagnostics Beyond Barriers)

Day 2 Speaker & Poster

Dr. Eric Ibegbu ( Speech Title: Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies )
Dr. Hichem Bouhouche ( Presentation Title: Management of chronic inflammatory bowel disease in the era of biotherapy for patients monitored in the wilaya of Constantine/Algeria (January 2019-December 2021) )
Ms. Ariadna Maso ( Speech Title: GI Technology & Insights: Monitoring Patients, Empowering Clinicians )
Dr. Stephanie Wairimu Kahura ( Presentation Title: Acute Diffuse Phlegmonous Oesophagitis: A Medical Rarity )
Dr. Florian Viehweger ( Presentation Title: Prostein expression in human tumors: A tissue microarray study on 19,202 tumors )
MS. Maja Piechowska Józwiak & Mr. Piotr Krajewski  ( Presentation Title: Development of a bioinformatics tool to automate the diagnosis of bladder cancer cytology)
Dr. Dalia Alsadig Mohamed Hussein ( Speech Title: Cancer stem cells markers in oral squamous cell carcinoma among Sudanese patients identification, characterization and their association with clinical and histopathological parameters )
Dr. Artur Bartczak & Mr Jarosław Kwiecień  – ( Presentation Title: How we transform classic pathology into digital pathology – case studies from Pathology Department in Zakopane Poland)
Dr. Bahareh Arbabi ( Speech Title: The effect of DBD plasma therapy on wound healing after labiaplasty )
MS. Maja Piechowska Józwiak & Mr. Piotr Krajewski  ( Presentation Title: Development of a bioinformatics tool to automate the diagnosis of breast cancer )
Mr. Mahmoud Rihan  ( Speech Title: EZ Detect Colon Test and Its Role to Facilitate Early Detection Campaigns for Colorectal Cancer)
Dr. Naim Abu Freha ( Speech Title: “Indications and Findings of Colonoscopy, differences, and Similarities between Males and Females” )
Mr. Jared Bearss ( Speech Title: Early Clinical Evaluation of HT-6184 a Potent, Selective, Orally Bioavailable, Allosteric Inhibitor of Nek7/NLRP3 )
Dr. Abdollah zandi ( Speech Title: Early Clinical Evaluation of HT-6184 a Potent, Selective, Orally Bioavailable, Allosteric Inhibitor of Nek7/NLRP3 )
Dr. Reimara Valk (Speech  Title: A salutogenic approach to managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome: exploring the efficacy of the FODMAP diet to revive IBS-patients’ Quality of Life)
Dr. Liliana Seicaru( Speech Title: Histochemical and Immunohistochemical Study of Abnormal Collagen in Scleroderma and Lichen Sclerosus )
Ms. Maram Yaghi, Ms. Marwah Nasir, Mr. Ilyas Mohamed Ahmed, Ms. Mouna Hathat, Mr. Abdulrahman Osama Hamshari ( Presentation Title: Relationship between PCOS and different levels of BMI in women of reproductive age of UAE)
Mr. Mohamad Imadeddin Barakat, Mr. Ayham Khan Ansari, Mr. Yamen Maher, Ms. Sara Kamel (Presentation Title: Relationship Between the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Levels and Occurrence of Endometriosis Among Women Residing in UAE)

Day 3 Online Speaker & Poster

Prof. Yusen Eason Lin (Speech  Title: Role of High Magnification Cytology Images in Overcoming Data Overfitting and Underfitting in Machine Learning )
Dr. Alison Finall ( Speech Title: Use of a rapid automated PCR assay to rescue failed RNA next generation sequencing for detection of gene fusion events in non-squamous, non-small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (NSCLC) of the lung: a clinical, retrospective verification study )
Prof. Nadia Sam ( Speech Title: Childhood Aphasia: from Diagnosis to Rehabilitation Through a Study Cases)
Dr. Nancy Brulinska ( Presentation Title: Liver actinomycotic abscess a rare complication of gastro- oesophageal reflux disease-related mucosal injury? )
Dr. Gokul Sridharan ( Presentation Title: Pediatric Oral Neoplasms: An Insight Into Differential Diagnosis And Management)
Dr. Asif Yasin & Dr. Zeeshan Pervaiz ( Presentation Title: “A retrospective review of Hepatobiliary cancer patients presenting to Walsall Manor Hospital between 2017-2020”)
MS. Akua Asare ( Presentation Title: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer – A Pathological and Epidemiological Literature Review)
Dr. Amira Mohamed Taha ( Speech TitleImpact of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation on Survival Rates in Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis Patients: A Systematic review and Meta-Analysis )
Dr. Abasova Sevinj  – ( Speech Title: Effectiveness of the α-tocopherol, ursodeoxycholic acid, and AZHEPOFIT phyto-complex against the statin model of drug-induced hepatitis)
Dr. Samer Al-Dury ( Speech Title: Understanding the Role of Adaptive Immunity in Reduced COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness Among Cirrhotic Patients)
Dr. Saeed Ahmed  – ( Speech Title: Effectiveness of the α-tocopherol, ursodeoxycholic acid, and AZHEPOFIT phyto-complex against the statin model of drug-induced hepatitis)
Dr. Cuckoo Choudhary ( Speech Title: Bile acid diarrhea)
Dr. Michael Retsky  ( Speech Title: Where are the low cost cancer treatments)
Miss Putova Maria ( Speech Title: Features of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration Cytological Material Examination for solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas)
Dr. Zev Leifer  ( Presentation Title: Digital Pathology/Ai As A Strategy To Determine The Pathogenesis Of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: A Proposal To Demystify A Problematic Puzzle Of Pathology)
Dr. Pranav Reddy ( Presentation Title: Exploring The Relationship Between Gut-Brain Axis Dysfunction and Psychiatric Comorbidities in Patients With Gastrointestinal Disorders)
Dr. Mohammed Alwhabi  Presentation Title: Epithelioid Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor: A Rare Tumor With an Unusual Presentation in The Ankle: A Case Report and Literature Review)
Mr. Pedro López Martinez  Presentation Title: An Unexpected Stay to An Ambulatory Emergency Department Visit )
Prof. Arthur Sun Myint ( Speech Title: Is Non-Surgical Treatment With Watch & Wait Possible for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer?)

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