Fifth Toxicologic Pathology workshop

conducted by IBTP at Hotel President, Vadodara on 14 and 15 September, 2013

Report:

5th National Workshop on Toxicologic Pathology was conducted by IBTP at Hotel President, Vadodara on 14-15 September, 2013. Workshop was inaugurated by Dr. B. Suresh, Professor, Dept. of Zoology, MS University, Vadodara. Dr. Madhav Marathe and Dr. Venkatesha Udupa gave welcome address and introduction about the workshop to participants. Workshop was attended by 48 participants.

Dr. Peter Mann broached up technical session on toxicologic pathology of respiratory system of rodents followed by Dr. Prashant Pansare (in place of Dr. Vyas M Shingatgeri), Dr. D Kadam and Dr. M R Marathe on day 1 of workshop who covered topics on histopathology report preparation, spontaneous tumors in beagle dogs and inhalation toxicology studies, respectively. On day 2, Dr. K.S. Prajapati delivered lecture on toxicologic pathology of hematopoietic system followed by Dr. Venkatesha Udupa, Dr. Geeta Nirody and Dr. Satish Panchal on Risk assessment of Liver enlargement and consideration of liver injury markers in toxicologic pathology, gastrointestinal system and common tumors in rodents, respectively. All lectures were followed by glass slide examination and interaction with speakers.

Workshop was sponsored by Labcon, Randox, US Steriles, Harlan, Citizen, Samitek Instruments, Biolynx Labsystems, Siemens, Pedigree, Jai Research Foundation, Bios Greentech, Drools, Intox, IIT, Rahi Agro Industries, Payal Agencies, Shree Diagnostics, Leica, Universal Calibration Lab, ATNT and Sun Pharma Advanced Research Co.Ltd.

IBTP registrants and other participants conveyed the organizing committee that the information presented/slides discussed was of high quality and useful to them. Certificate of participation/lecture delivered was issued at the end of the workshop.

IBTP-STPI would like to thank all speakers, sponsors, Dr. Marathe, Dr. Prashant, Dr. Satish and all others who are directly or indirectly helped in conducting this workshop.

Special thanks to Dr.Madhav Marathe for taking leadership in collecting massive sponsorship through this workshop. IBTP would like thank Dr. Marathe, Dr. Prashant and Dr. Satish for their untiring work and organizing this workshop successfully.

Please find the financial details as well. The presentation materials was circulated (CD) to workshop registrants incl. IBTP registrants. Similarly, few photographs taken during the workshop was shared with General Secretary, STPI for office use.

Hope the enthusiasm and support from all of you will continue which will help many toxicological pathologists in India.

Regards,
Dr. Venkatesha Udupa
Registrar, IBTP

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Third Toxicologic Pathology workshop

Topic: Workshop on Toxicologic Pathology

Organized by: IBTP-KNPVC

Held on: 2 and 3rd February, 2013

Venue:Pune

Inauguration was done by Dr. Marathe (President, IBTP), Dr. BK More (Vice President-STPI), Dr. Deshmukh (Board of Director-IBTP) and Dr. Venkatesha Udupa (Registrar, IBTP). Welcome address was delivered by Dr. Marathe.

Following were the topics covered by various speakers during two days of the workshop.

Dr. C. Gopinath, Consultant Toxicologic Pathology, UK
Liver: Histology, function, biomarkers, importance of weights, non-neoplastic & neoplastic lesions, spontaneous changes, drug induced changes etc. (Theory, Glass slides and Images)
Urinary system: Histology, function, biomarkers, importance of weights, non-neoplastic and neoplastic lesions, spontaneous changes, drug induced changes etc. (Theory, Glass slides and Images)

Dr. Venkatesha Udupa, General Manager (Toxicology), Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Navi Mumbai
An overview of IBTP and Board Examinations
Drug Induced Findings in Female reproductive tract (Theory)

Dr. N.S. Deshmukh, Director INTOX Ltd/Dr. Amod Kale, Pathologist, INTOX Ltd
Toxicological pathology of Male Genital system (Theory and slide examination)

Dr. Jaiprakash Bhelonde, Senior Scientist (Pathology), Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, Gurgaon
Toxicological pathology of Nervous system (Theory and slide examination)

Dr. PC Prabhu, Asst Prof., Central Animal Facility, SASTRA University, Thanjavur
Toxicological pathology of Skin (Theory and images)

Dr. B.K. More, Prof. Dept Pathology, KNPVC, Shirwal
Residual Toxicity of Agrochemicals in Farm Animals (Theory and images)

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STP-I and CL Davis foundation workshop

"Road to Toxico-pathology" Organized by Charles Louis Davis, D.V.M. Foundation in association with Society for Toxicologic Pathology in India Best Western The Pride Hotel 5 University Road, Shivaji Nager, Pune, 411 005, India 13-15 March, 2008


STP-I technical seminars


Fourth Technical Seminar
Induced lesions in the kidneys by Dr. C. Gopinath, at RD Nanjaiah Hall, Veterinary College Campus, Hebbal, Bangalore, 560 024 on 30th January 2010.

Third Technical Seminar
Dr. Srinivas S. Rao, Chief, Laboratory Animal Medicine, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID/NIH lectured on " From domestic animal pathology to laboratory animal pathology: Perspectives on the changes relevant to the Biopharma surge" at Bangalore Veterinary College on 10th March 2008. The lecture included gross pathology images from several domestic animal pathology (large and small animals) and laboratory animal pathology, especially as they are becoming more relevant to biopharmas, CROs, academia and research institutes

Second Technical Seminar
Second Technical Seminar by Dr. Shashi K. Ramaiah was organized at Veterinary College Bangalore, on January 6, 2007. Dr. Shashi K. Ramaiah, Assistant Professor, Faculties of Pathobiology and Toxicology, Texas A&M University delivered lecture on Clinical Pathology Approaches to detecting liver toxicity in toxicology studies and Proteomics applications in liver toxicology for identification of biomarkers. Dr. Shashi K. Ramaiah who served as Continuing Education Chair of the Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP) and is actively working towards collaboration between STP and STPI to run modular courses in toxicologic pathology in India.

First Technical Seminar
Interpretation of data from carcinogenicity studies in rodentsBY Dr. C. Gopinath, B.V.Sc. M.V.Sc. Ph D. FRC Path Consultant in Toxicology and Pathology Former Director of Pathology, Huntingdon Research Center, United Kingdom, January 3, 2006.