Bologna Masterclass Faculty

Bologna & Nottingham Breast Pathology Masterclass Faculty

Ian Ellis – Professor of Cancer Pathology, Division of Cancer and Stem Cells, School of Medicine, Nottingham University, Honorary Consultant Pathologist Nottingham City Hospital, founding member of the faculty of the Nottingham International Breast Education Centre. He has been Specialty Advisor of The Royal College of Pathologists, and is Chairman of the UK National Coordinating Committee for Breast Pathology. He has acted as an advisor to the Department of Health London, the Union for International Cancer Control, the World Health Organization and the International Agency for Research on Cancer. He is a founder of PathLore specialist pathology and reference laboratory, and Medical Director for Source Bioscience plc. Dr. Ellis has authored over 500 peer-reviewed scientific publications, and chapters in medical and pathology textbooks.

Vincenzo Eusebi: Dept of Pathology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna (Italy);
Professor of Pathology at the University of Bologna from 1986 to today. Previous Chief of the Service of Histopathology at Bellaria Hospital, and Director of the Department of Oncology, University of Bologna. Fellow of the Royal College of Pathology (GB), the Royal Society of Medicine (GB) and the Queensland Cancer Fundation. Honorary member of the Societies of Pathology (Argentina) and of Senology. ( Hellenic, and Switzerland). Member of the American Association of Directors of Anatomic Pathology. Managing Editor of Virchows Archiv and Associate Editor of several other pathology journals. Professor Eusebi published over 300 publications in peer reviewed journal and he is one of the authors of the WHO book

Maria Pia Foschini: Professor of Anatomic Pathology at the University of Bologna and Director of the Section of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology “M.Malpighi” of the University of Bologna at Bellaria Hospital in Bologna. Director of the Postgraduate School of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology “A.M.Mancini” at the University of Bologna. Prof Foschini has published more than one hundred-eighty articles in peer reviewed Journals. She is a member of the Italian Society of Anatomic Pathology (SIAPEC),the European Society of Pathology (ESP), the European Working Groups on Breast Screening Pathology and the ESP Working Groups of Breast and Head and Neck Pathology. In the last five years is one of the 4 official lecturers in the Breast Pathology Courses of ESP (ESCOP). Editorial Board of Human Pathology, Virchows Archiv,  European Journal of Surgical Oncology, Pathologica, Turkish Journal of Pathology. Editorial Board of World Health Organization, Classification of tumours of the breast, 4th edition, WHO Blue Book and on the Head and Neck tumours.

Emad Rakha: Professor and Honorary Consultant Pathologist Department of Histopathology, The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Dr Rakha has authored over 230 peer-reviewed scientific publications, in addition to several chapters in medical and pathology textbooks in the field of breast disease. He is a member of the National Co-ordinating Committee for Breast Pathology (BIG18), UK PathSoc Educational Committee, International society of Breast Pathology Committee, Breast Cancer Now Tissue bank Access Committee, Nottingham Health Science Biobank Board and The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Breast CSG and Translational Subgroup. Professor Rakha has been reporting breast referral cases in Nottingham since 2011 and he reports private breast cases referred to Source Biosciences plc.

Elena Provenzano: Dept Histopathology, University of Cambridge (UK);  Lead Breast Histopathologist for the Cambridge Breast Unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Elena completed her pathology training in Melbourne, Australia, including a Ph.D. looking at biological markers of recurrence in DCIS. In 2005, she moved to the U.K. to undertake a breast pathology fellowship in Cambridge under the guidance of Prof Sarah Pinder. Her current role combines clinical work and research and her interests include the molecular taxonomy of breast cancer and examining tumour response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy. She is a member of the BIG/ NABCG Residual Disease Working Group and is regional QA pathologist for the East of England.

Anna Sapino:University of Torino,  IRCCS Candiolo,Torino (Italy);Professor of Pathological Anatomy and Histology. University of Torino, IRCCS Candiolo,Torino (Italy). Scientific Research in the field of Experimental and Clinico-Pathological studies on breast cancer. Principal Investigator and coordinator of multidisciplinary research projects, both national. Collaboration to numerous international project as external consultant. Member of the European Group of Breast Pathology Screening and several other scientific organisation and socieities. Prof. Sapino has lectured extensively at national and international meetings. She has over 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field of breast disease .

Invited speaker:

Dr Gianni Saguatti, Breast Radiologist, and Head of the Breast Unit at AUSL Bologna.



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