16th International Paediatric Haematology & Oncology Update Meeting

Programme Features


We are delighted that the following speakers and topics are confirmed:

AML – early results of MyChild
Geoff Shenton
Consultant & Associate Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric and Adolescent Haematology & BMT
Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Treatment complications in ALL
Rachael Hough
Consultant in Haematology and Stem Cell Transplantation
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Hamish Wallace
Consultant Paediatric Oncologist
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK

Advanced therapies in paediatric malignancy
Angela Thomas
Retired Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, Director of the Haemophilia Centre at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh and Vice-Chair of the UK government’s Commission for Human Medicines
Edinburgh, UK

Pharmacogenomics of Adverse Drug Reactions in Paediatric Malignancy
Dan Hawcutt
Senior Lecturer Paediatric Clinical Pharmacology
University of Liverpool and Alder Hey Children's Hospital, UK

Transfusion: intelligent use to maximise benefits
Helen New
Consultant in Paediatric Transfusion Medicine
Chair, UK Standing Advisory Committee on Blood Components
NHS Blood and Transplant, London, UK

Neuro-oncology: surgical issues/advances
Jothy Kandasamy
Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK

Neuro-oncology: post-surgery
Robin Grant
Consultant Neurologist
Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK


The programme will also feature:

Emergencies, Out of Hours
Spinal Decompression

From perspective:

Satellite Breakfast Symposium entitled "Neuroblastoma: is more better?" with speaker Mark Gaze, Consultant Clinical Oncologist at University College London Hospitals and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK
The Satellite Symposium is kindly supported by Adienne SRL SU, Italy