9th RTP Rodent Pathology Symposium

Schedule


 

Sunday, September 29, 2019

SESSION I: Natural Diseases of Rodents

Chair: Stephanie Montgomery

 
 

Registration / Check In

12:00 - 1:00pm

 

Introduction to Session I - Dr. Stephanie Montgomery - UNC Chapel Hill

1:00 - 1:05pm

 

What’s Your Diagnosis?: Rodent Oldies and Goodies - Dr. Virginia Godfrey, UNC Chapel Hill

1:05 - 1:55pm

 

1:55 - 2:45pm

Emerging Diseases and Current Agents of Interest in Laboratory Rodents - Dr. Allison Rogala, UNC Chapel Hill

 

Break - Coffee / Tea

2:45 - 3:05pm

 

Effects of Prior Pathogen Exposure on Research Studies in Mice - Dr. Tori Baxter, UNC Chapel Hill

3:05 - 3:55pm

 

The Importance of Understanding Strain Differences: Study Design Considerations - Dr. Sue Fenton, NIEHS

3:55 - 4:45pm

 

Opening Reception (Heavy hors d’oeuvres)

5:15pm


Monday, September 30, 2019

Registration

7:30am - 12:00pm

Coffee / Tea

7:30-8:30am

SESSION II: Medical Device Pathology in Rodent Models

Chair: Lyn Wancket Co-chair: Maureen O’Brien

Introduction to Session II - Dr. Maureen O’Brien, Charles River Laboratories

8:30 - 8:35am

 

Overview of Medical Device Pathology - Dr. Kathleen Funk, EPL, Inc.

8:35 - 9:15am

 

Evaluation of Medical Devices Using Electron Microscopy - David Hill, Charles River Laboratories

9:15 - 10:05am

 

Break

10:05 - 10:35am

 

Histology Scoring Schemes - Dr. Maureen O’Brien, Charles River Laboratories

10:35 - 11:25am

 

Biocompatibility: Safety Assessment for Medical Devices - Mara Dauterman, Becton, Dickinson and Company

11:25 - 12:15pm

 

Lunch (provided)

Trainee Networking Lunch (trainees & invited mentors only)

12:15 - 1:15pm

 

SESSION III: Nanoparticle-related Pathology in Rodent Models

Chair: Mark Cesta Co-chair: Ann Hubbs

Introduction to Session III - Dr. Ann Hubbs, NIOSH / CDC

1:20 - 1:25pm

 

Nuances of Nanoparticle Toxicologic Pathology - Dr. Ann Hubbs, NIOSH / CDC

1:25 - 2:15pm

 

Break

2:15 - 2:30pm

 

Nanoparticle Inhalation: Segment Specific Impacts on the Microvascular Milieu - Dr. Timothy R. Nurkiewicz, West Virginia School of Medicine

2:30 - 3:20pm

 

Susceptibility Issues in the Pulmonary Pathologic Response to Nanoparticles - Dr. James C. Bonner, NC State University

3:20 - 4:10pm

 

Pulmonary Toxicity Associated with Inhalation of Carbon-Based Nanomaterials - Dr. Nigel Walker, NTP / NIEHS

4:10 - 5:00pm


Tuesday, October 1, 2019

SESSION IV: Toxicology for Pathologists

Chair: Dave Dorman

Coffee / Tea

7:30-8:30am

 

Introduction to Session IV - Dr. Dave Dorman, NC State University

8:30 - 8:35am

 

Adverse Outcome Pathways and Their Use in Toxicology and Risk Assessment - Dr. Mike Devito, NTP / NIEHS

8:35 - 9:15am

 

Optimizing Communication Between Toxicologist and Pathologist - Dr. Russ Cattley, Auburn University

9:15 - 10:05am

 

Break

10:05 - 10:35am

 

Dose Selection and Animal Models - Dr. Dave Dorman, NC State University

10:35 - 11:25am

 

Toxicology of Small Molecule Pharmaceuticals - Dr. Deepa Rao, Tox Path Specialists [a StageBio Company]

11:25 - 12:15pm

 

Lunch (provided)

12:15 - 1:15pm

 

SESSION V: Emerging Topics in Clinical Pathology

Chair: Greg Travlos Co-chair: Michelle Cora

Introduction to Session V

1:20 - 1:25pm

 

Mass Cytometry Analysis of COX-2+/+ and COX-/- Lung Immune Cell Subpopulations During OVA-Induced Allergic Lung Inflammation - J. Alyce Bradbury, NIEHS

1:25 - 2:15pm

 

Circulating Cell Free RNA - Dr. Rebecca Fry, UNC Chapel Hill

2:15 - 3:05pm

 

Break

3:05 - 3:20

 

Multi Dimensional Flow Cytometry - Dr. Jason Grayson, Wake Forest School of Medicine

3:20 - 4:10pm

 

Viscoelastic Coagulation Testing - Dr. Alex Lynch, NC State University

4:10 - 5:00pm

 
 

The programming offers 19 hours of Continuing Veterinary Medical Education credit as approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards RACE committee.