IBTP Workshop

Fifth Toxicologic Pathology workshop

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


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.

Dr. Venkatesha Udupa
Registrar, IBTP

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Fourth Toxicologic Pathology workshop

The Indian Board of Toxicologic Pathology (IBTP), Society of Toxicologic
Pathology of India (STPI) and Veterinary College, Bengaluru, are glad to
invite you for a National Workshop on Toxicologic Pathology at Bengaluru
on 8 and 9 June 2013.

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