Conference of Pakistan Association of Pathologists/Societies of Pathologists begins

Rawalpindi, December 07, 2012 (PPI-OT): 1st joint conference of PAP/Societies of Pathologists has started today under the arrangements of AFIP Rawalpindi. The inauguration ceremony was held at convention centre Islamabad. It was attended by large number of pathologists from all over the Pakistan and abroad.

Major General Farooq Ahmed Khan, Commandant AFIP and the Chairman organizing committee welcomed the speakers and the audience and highlighted the importance of the science of pathology which has progressed in the past century from descriptive tissue-based observations, through analysis of molecules in models of disease states to the future focused on molecular pathogenesis and molecular therapeutic for human disease.

Lieutenant General (R) Syed Azhar Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, Baqai Medical University, Karachi was the chief guest on the occasion. Professor AW Tar Choon from Singapore gave prestigious Razi lecture followed by Jabir Ibn Hayyan lecture delivered by Dr. DP Mikhailidis from United Kingdom in the memory of Great Muslim Scientists.

The chief guest also inaugurated scientific exhibition which offered the exhibiting companies to present their innovations, latest equipments and services while allowing professional public to gain comprehensive information about the trends in analytic laboratory, and biotechnology.

For more information, contact:
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR)
Hilal Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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Email: ispr@ispr.gov.pk

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