Dr. Ahmed Gilani, is a neuropathologist at the Children’s Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado, Aurora, CO. He holds a Ph.D in neuroscience. from the Graduate School of Arts and Science, Columbia University, NY. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pathology with subspeciality qualifications in Neuropathology and Paediatric Pathology. He has authored or co-authored more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in pathology, neuroscience, and public health and policy. He has presented his research at various national and international conferences and a member of several prestigious medical and scientific professional associations, including the American Academy of Neuropathologists, Society for Pediatric Pathology, College of American Pathologists, and the Society for Neuroscience.
1. Review common low-grade glial and glioneuronal tumors encountered in the speaker's neuropathology practice.
2. Discuss the histologic and clinical spectrum of tumors harboring FGFR1/2/3 gene fusions or mutations.
3. Examine the utility of next-generation sequencing and DNA-methylation in the diagnosis of challenging cases.