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Pathfinders 2019: Aiming to Explore Newer Horizons

INVC NEWS
Chennai,
Neuberg Diagnostics Private Limited, ranking among the top 4 diagnostic service providers in the country, along with A.G Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd. and in association with Indian Medical Association, Pune, today announced PathFinders 2019, the Global Pathology Conference. The two-day event to be held in the city on September 28 & 29, 2019, will have three key sessions focussing on Diabetes, Cardiology & Reproductive Health. 

PathFinders 2019 will also be a tribute to Dr. Ajit Golwilkar, who suddenly passed away on July 2019 leaving the medical fraternity in shock. Dr. Golwilkar’s in-depth knowledge of laboratory medicine and his penchant for quality and integrity made him a stalwart in the diagnostics sector. 

PathFinders 2019 will bring together 400 doctors from various hospitals across India who are determined to improve the Indian Health Care system. Around 20 eminent doctors from renowned hospitals, diagnostic centers, research centers and other medical service establishments across India will take the stage to address pressing issues in the field of Diabetes, Cardiology & Reproductive Health. 

The two-day conference will see speeches, discussions and panel discussions on topics including:-

Diabetes in Indians - What is Different? by Dr. C S Yajnik, King Edward Memorial Hospital & Research Centre, Pune, Lifestyle modification for Diabetes Management by Dr. Jagannath Dixit, Effortless Weight loss and Diabetes Prevention Plan, Insights into Diabetic Nephropathy by Dr. Mohan Rajapurkar, President - Indian Society of Nephrology, Role of Genomics in the prevention of Inherited Diseases by Dr. Sridhar Sivasubbu, IGIB, New Delhi, Endocrine syndromes in neonates by Dr. Rahul Jahagirdar, Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College, Pune, Recent trends and advancements in prevention, early diagnostics and management of Cardiovascular diseases by Dr. K R Balakrishnan, Fortis Hospital, Chennai, Status of cardiac transplantation in India by Dr. Bagirath Raghuraman, Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore, Vitamin B12 deficiency and metabolic diseases: Time for a reality check? By Dr. Shantanu Sengupta, IGIB, New Delhi, Recent advances for diagnostics and treatment of structural heart diseases by Dr. Gopalamurugan, Kauvery Hospital, Chennai, Advanced diagnostics for IVF by Dr. Manish Banker, NOVA IVI Fertility, Ahmedabad, Management of Paediatric Type 1 Diabetes by Dr. Usha Sriram, VHS Hospitals, Chennai, Genomics of Early Diagnosis and Management and Prevention of Mendelian Endocrine Diseases & Disorders by Dr. Vinod Scaria, IGIB, New Delhi.

Dr. G. S. K. Velu, Chairman & Managing Director, Neuberg Diagnostics Private Limited said, “Metabolic diseases are growing at alarming rates. Obesity plays an important role in the increased prevalence of comorbid conditions including dyslipidaemia, hypertension, type 2 diabetes & reproductive endocrinology. Lifestyle modification is the mainstay of prevention and treatment but it can be costly and labour-intensive. Just a prescription cannot change something as fundamental as the way we live. What patients need is a health management strategy that takes into account our expertise, new technologies and what’s trending out there. This is what we hope to achieve in this conference. Today we also remember Dr. Ajit Golwilkar, who is no longer with us, for the advancements he brought to the Indian pathology community, and for grooming innumerable pathologists and laboratory professionals during his illustrious career. His absence is deeply felt. PathFinders 2019 is a testament to his legacy.”

“What we need is to improve the care of patients with lifestyle diseases. At this conference we aim is to explore ways to simplify Diagnosis & treatment across the country” said Dr. Awanti Golwilkar - Mehendale, Director and Chief of Lab, A.G Diagnostics Private Ltd., at the event. 

As a part of PathFinders 2019, Neuberg also conducted two Pre-CME workshops on “Serum Protein

Electrophoresis, including Immunofixation Electrophoresis with kappa/lambda chain analysis.” by Dr. Vinanti Golwilkar – Patankar, Dr. Bhavana Jadhav, and “Immunofluorescence and autoimmune disease panels” by Dr. Awanti Golwilkar –Mehendale, Dr. Manisha Patwardhan. 

Commenting on this occasion Dr. Sujay Ramaprasad, Medical Director, Neuberg Diagnostics Private Limited, said “PathFinders is a confluence of the best minds, state-of-the-art diagnostics, and technologies. In this conference, we look to cover topics ranging from diagnosis to management of lifestyle diseases, Endocrine, and Metabolic disorders. The future of medicine is here.”



 

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