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The gene that explains one quarter of all familial hypercholesterolemia with very high blood cholesterol has been revealed. Familial hypercholesterolemia is the most common genetic disorder leading to premature death, found in 1 in 200 people.

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3rd Congress of pathologists of Bosnia and Herzegovina

2-3 November 2016, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Website: http://congress2016.bosnianpathology.org/en/

Dear Colleagues!

It is our great pleasure and honour to invite you to 3rd Congress of Pathologists of Bosnia and Herzegovina with international participation, that will be held in Sarajevo on the 2-3 November 2016. During this event we will mark and celebrate 70 years of continuous work of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo and the 10th Bryan Warren School of Pathology (4-5 November 2016).

Congress is the most important and largest national gathering of national and international experts and scholars in the field of Pathology, as well as related fields of medicine. Therefore we invite you to contribute to the success with your presence and active participation.

Scientific and specialized program of the Congress will include lectures by prominent, both national and international lecturers, with the aim of presenting contemporary achievements in pathology and exchanging experiences.

Rich cultural and social program is planned in addition to the scientific and working part of the Congress and unique multicultural spirit and historical heritage of Sarajevo city will contribute to your visit and experience.

We are looking forward to welcome you in Sarajevo.

Sincerely,

Prof. dr Mirsad Dorić
President of the Organizing Committee

 

ORGANIZERS

Association of Pathologists and Cytologists of FBIH
Association of Pathologists of RS
University of Sarajevo Medical Faculty
Clinical Center of the University of Sarajevo

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Mirsad Dorić, Chair
Mirsad Babić (BIH), Nurija Bilalović (BIH), Nina Čamdžić (BIH), Suada Kuskunović-Vlahovljak (BIH), Edina Lazović Salčin (BIH), Faruk Skenderi (BIH), Semir Vranić (BIH)

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Svjetlana Radović (BIH), Chair
Darko Alfirević (BIH), Mirsad Babić (BIH), Semir Bešlija (BIH), Nurija Bilalović (BIH), Mirjana Ćuk (BIH), Elmir Čičkušić (BIH), Radoslav Gajanin (BIH), Ajna Kilalić Hukić (GER), Ermina Iljazović Latifagić (BIH), Zerina Jašarević (A), Isidor Kern (SLO), Senada Koljenović (NL), Suada Kuskunović-Vlahovljak (BIH), Ljiljana Latinović (BIH), Ray McMahon (UK), Jasminka Mustedanagić (BIH), Joško Petričević (BIH), Sarah Pinder (UK), Nermin Sarajlić (BIH), Violeta Šoljić (BIH), Semir Vranić (BIH)

VENUE

Hotel Europe, Vladislava Skarića 5, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

LANGUAGES

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, English


CONGRESS TOPICS

Breast Pathology
Dermatopathology
Gastrointestinal Pathology
Lung Pathology
Other topics

INVITED SPEAKERS

Zerina Jašarević, Universitäres Lehrkrankenhaus Feldkirch, Austria
Izidor Kern, University Clinic for Lung Diseases and Allergy, Golnik, Slovenia 
Senada Koljenović, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Ray McMahon, University of Manchester, UK
Sarah Pinder, King's College London, UK 

PROGRAM

Will be available soon.


REGISTRATION

Early registration
(until 15 July 2016)
At registration desk
50 EUR 100 EUR
30 EUR 60 EUR
30 EUR 60 EUR

Registration includes:

  • Access to all the sessions and lectures
  • Coffee, refreshments and lunch each day
  • Dinner
  • Congress bag with congress materials and abstract book (journal supplement)
  • Publishing of the abstract in Folia Medica journal

Payment information:

BENEFICIARY: Udruženje patologa i citologa FBIH
DESCRIPTION: Congress 2016
Payments within Bosnia-Herzegovina: ACCOUNT: 1610000145420083
Payments from other countries: IBAN: BA391610000145420083 SWIFT: RZBABA2S (Please cover the transfer fees)

REGISTER HERE

ABSTRACTS

Download the ABSTRACT TEMPLATE below. Guidelines for preparation and submission of the abstract and poster are within the template!

DOWNLOAD ABSTRACT TEMPLATE (MS Word file)

Best abstract/poster will be awarded!

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