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The field of pathology is a treasure trove of clinical connections, holding the keys to understanding the driving factors behind disease states and the manifestations of signs and symptoms. However, a crucial question lingers: 

 

Are we fully leveraging the potential of the conventional blood tests that patients often already undergo?

Embark with us on a transformative summit in Brisbane, as we proudly welcome you to our first educational conference in a decade:

"Mastering Pathology: Connecting Patterns with Presentation"

Our eminent lineup of internationally recognised speakers includes keynote presenter Dr Olivia Lesslar who will explore the concept of psychoneuroimmunology as a return to the ancient wisdom that understood the interconnectedness of body systems and the foundational tenets of health in disease prevention. 

Also among the cast of distinguished speakers is leading Australian allergist Professor Pete Smith; internationally acclaimed naturopathic doctor Lara Briden; thyroid expert naturopath Tara Nelson; international nephrologist Dr Patana Teng-umnuay; cancer expert naturopath Dr Janet Schloss; diabetes focussed GP Dr Gary Deed; nutritional biochemist Dr Rhona Creegan; well respected integrative GP Dr Charlotte Middleton; naturopath and breathwork expert Mim Beim and well known naturopath and food as medicine advocate Janella Purcell.

Join this esteemed group for two days of insightful discussions, interactive sessions, and knowledge exchange, as we collectively strive to unlock the full potential of conventional pathology. Together, we will unravel the intricacies of disease patterns, decode clinical connections, and bridge the gap between test results and effective patient care.

 

WHERE:

The Westin Brisbane

111 Mary Street,
Brisbane City, QLD 4000

WHEN:

Friday 25 - Saturday 26
October 2024

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SPEAKER LINEUP

Introducing our remarkable lineup of speakers who will unveil the full potential of conventional pathology. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and engage with them throughout the two-day Summit. Behold our stellar lineup of speakers.

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Dr Olivia Lesslar

MBBS, BIR

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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Prof. Pete Smith

BMedSci, MBBS, FRACP, PhD

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Assist. Prof. Dr. Patana Teng-umnuay
Assist. Prof. Dr. Patana Teng-umnuay

MD PhD; Dean, College of Integrative Medicine, Dhurakij Pundit University; CEO, H.E.A.T Anti-aging

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Rhona Creegan
Dr Rhona Creegan

BSc Biomedical Sciences, MSc Clinical Biochemistry, MSc Nutrition Medicine, PhD Neurobiochemistry

Tara Nelson 2

Tara Nelson

DIP. Ap. Sc, Dip. Rem. Therapies

Janella Purcell (alternative)

Janella Purcell

Advanced Diploma Health Science (Nat), Diploma of Nutrition, Diploma Herbal Medicine 

Gary Deed

Dr Gary Deed

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Charlotte Middleton

Dr Charlotte Middleton

BMBS, DipCH, FRACGP, CHIA (Health Informatics)  

Dr Janet Schloss

Dr Janet Schloss

PhD, PGC Clin Nut, AdvDip HS (Nat), Dip Nut, Dip HM, BARM 

Lara Briden ND

Lara Briden ND

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biology, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND)
Mim Beim

Mim Beim

B.Ec (Syd Uni) N.D (Nature Care) Grad Dip Nut (Deakin) MPhil Research (current Torrens) FNHAA FBPI

Learning Insights

 

 

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Unearth the intricacies of traditional pathology, unravelling the mysteries within crucial body systems. Dive into the world of cancer support, women's health, immunity, the nuances of gut health, with a focus on the dynamic landscape of inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes, and the complexity of thyroid markers. 

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Discover the art of matching clinical signs and symptoms with blood markers, unlocking the hidden secrets behind patients' health challenges. Learn to seamlessly fuse conventional pathology testing with other cutting-edge investigations to pinpoint the elusive root causes of patient presentations. 

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This isn't just a learning experience; it's an expedition into the intricacies of pathology, where the mundane transforms into the extraordinary. 

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Return to the fundamental principles of healing, where food is medicine and breathwork is an important clinical tool and patient prescription. Engage in fun, interactive practical demonstrations that you can immediately apply to clinical practice. 

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Apply your newfound knowledge to live clinical cases, exploring treatment options that could change the course of patients' lives.

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Hear from Dr Olivia Lesslar

"There's joy in rediscovering the nuances, the little hidden gems and the things we already knew."

  

SESSIONS

 

Explore our two-day summit agenda, brimming with a diverse array of topics, engaging discussions, and interactive sessions. Over these two days, our esteemed lineup of expert speakers will unravel the intricacies of disease patterns, decode clinical connections, and bridge the gap between test results and effective patient care.

  

  1. Friday 25 Oct 9:15am

    WHAT'S OLD IS NEW AGAIN

    Dr Olivia Lesslar | Keynote Speaker
    MBBS, BIR

    • Novel ways to relook at 'old' wisdom, 'old' practices
    • An update on the importance of blood biomarkers and debates on reference ranges
    • Some interesting nuances with HOW to interpret blood biomarkers
  2. Friday 25 Oct 11am

    THE POWER OF PATHOLOGY

    Dr Rhona Creegan
    BSc Biomedical Sciences, MSc Clinical Biochemistry, MSc Nutrition Medicine, PhD Neurobiochemistry

    • How to use and understand general pathology test results
    • How are reference ranges generated and why are there discrepancies between laboratories?
    • How to identify sources of error in test results, if the results don’t make sense
    • Understanding the difference between ‘reference’ and ‘optimal ranges’
    • How to identify patterns of analytes ‘out of range’ and trends within the results over time
  3. Friday 25 Oct 1:30pm

    LONG COVID AND CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME: SAME SAME BUT DIFFERENT?

    Prof. Pete Smith | Keynote Speaker
    BMedSci, MBBS, FRACP, PhD

    • The various overlapping “threats” that initiate ME/CFS and Long COVID  
    • The common pathophysiology underpinning ME/CFS and Long COVID 
    • How to use conventional pathology to exclude conditions that mimic ME/CFS 
    • The strategic use of nutrients and other therapies to effect change in patients suffering from the conditions
  4. FRIDAY 25 OCT 3:15pm

    BEYOND THE THYROID: UNRAVELLING MARKERS OF PATHOLOGY

    Tara Nelson
    DIP. Ap. Sc, Dip. Rem. Therapies

    • Diagnostic tools and techniques, and testing guidelines
    • Thyroid pathology markers and how they contribute to diagnosis and related biomarkers
    • Clinical presentations and cases studies - including the patient who flips between hyper and hypothyroid states; and Euthyroid sick syndrome
    • Current trends and future directions in thyroid assessments
  5. Friday 25 Oct 4:30pm

    THE FIVE ELEMENTS: A FOOD AS MEDICINE APPROACH

    Janella Purcell
    Advanced Diploma Health Science (Nat), Diploma Nutrition, Diploma Herbal Medicine 

    • How to identify all 5 elements in a patient, especially the dominant two
    • To use The Zang-Fu Theory to help identify a client’s dominant elements before recommending appropriate treatment - be it herbal medicine, supplements, diet, lifestyle or emotional changes
    • The Five Elements through preparing the same meal slightly differently to suit the various elements
  6. Friday 25 Oct 5:30pm

    POOLSIDE NETWORKING DRINKS

    Nautilis Pool Deck, The Westin

    Unwind after Day One and join us for cocktails & canapes by the Pool. At this relaxed networking event you can meet your fellow practitioners, Summit Speakers and Bio Concepts team members.

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  1. Saturday 26 Oct 8:45am

    LABORATORY TESTS FOR KIDNEY FUNCTION: GENERAL PATHOLOGY IS USEFUL IF YOU KNOW HOW TO ANALYSE IT

    Assist. Prof. Dr. Patana Teng-umnuay | Keynote Speaker

    MD PhD; Dean, College of Integrative Medicine, Dhurakij Pundit University; CEO, H.E.A.T Anti-aging

    • The optimal ranges for:
      • Creatinine vs. Calculated GFR
      • Creatinine measure muscle mass 
      • BUN/Cr ratio
      • Cystatin C
      • Spot urine test for microalbuminuria and how to treat uric acid
    • How to use these tests to identify early kidney dysfunction 
  2. Saturday 26 Oct 9:45am

    NAVIGATING THE MODERN DIABETES MAZE

    Dr Gary Deed

    MBBS, FRACGP

    • The connections between blood markers to identify Type 2 Diabetes early and to monitor treatment progress
    • How to safely navigate new diabetes drugs including Ozempic, SGLT2 (Sodium-glucose transport protein 2) inhibitors and modern insulins
    • Ways to manage various diabetes complications including neuropathy, heart failure and wound care/infection control
  3. Saturday 26 Oct 11:15am

    RISING INCIDENCE OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE: HOW BLOOD TESTING CAN HELP

    Dr Charlotte Middleton
    BMBS, DipCH, FRACGP, CHIA (Health Informatics)

    • How to find the hidden gems in conventional pathology that can lead you to suspect IBD
    • The typical (and atypical) presentations of UC and Crohn’s Disease
    • How to combine conventional testing with other investigations such as radiology, stool sampling and food intolerance testing
    • Treatment and prevention strategies
  4. Saturday 26 Oct 12pm

    CANCER AND CONVENTIONAL PATHOLOGY: THE GEMS HELD WITHIN

    Dr Janet Schloss
    PhD, PGC Clin Nut, AdvDip HS (Nat), Dip Nut, Dip HM, BARM

    • The pathology tests that are used regularly in oncology
    • What the results indicate
    • The other tests that you can order to assist patients through treatment and post treatment
    • How to translate the test results to patients in a meaningful way
    • What tests you can use for testing potential prevention monitoring
  5. Saturday 26 Oct 2pm

    WOMEN’S HEALTH: MAKING CLINICAL DECISIONS BASED ON CONVENTIONAL PATHOLOGY TESTING

    Lara Briden ND
    Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biology, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND)

    • The value of conventional pathology for assessing women’s health conditions like PCOS, premenstrual mood problems, and perimenopause
    • How many women’s health symptoms are driven by underlying issues like insulin resistance and inflammation
    • Using a clinical case, how to detect underlying issues and devise treatment options
  6. Saturday 26 Oct 2:45pm

    THE BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOMECHANICS OF BREATHING - THE IMPACT ON HEALTH

    Mim Beim
    B.Ec (Syd Uni) N.D (Nature Care) Grad Dip Nut (Deakin) MPhil Research (current Torrens) FNHAA FBPI

    • How to identify dysfunctional breathing
    • Which conditions dysfunctional breathing contribute
    • Simple in-clinic breathing exercises to guide patients as part of their prescriptions

*Agenda is current as of 1 March 2024 and is subject to change.

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