The department of pathology at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) organised the annual conference of the north-west chapter of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists (IAPM)-2014 in Dumra auditorium on Sunday. Nearly 250 delegates from Punjab, Haryana, Uttrakhand, J&K and Himachal Pradesh participated in the conference.
The session began with a symposium on ‘Uterine mesechymal lesions’. The speakers in the symposium were Dr Kanupriya Jain, Dr P Sandhu, Dr Neena Sood and Dr Radhika S.
DMCH managing society secretary Prem Kumar Gupta formally inaugurated the conference by lighting the ceremonial lamp.
Organising chairperson Dr Neena Sood, professor and head of pathology, said the field of pathology was being reshaped by latest advancements.
Sessions on ‘IHC in diagnosis of unknown primary malignancy’, ‘Application of flow cytometety in clinical practice’ and ‘Diagnostic dilemmas in bone lesions’ were held later on.
A few participants from the Kashmir region were also proposed to come to the conference, but they can’t make it because of flood fury in the region.