Episode 137: Dr Aleš Ryška – The Role of Pathology in Molecular Testing, and The European Society of Pathology

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Aleš Ryška

What we discuss with Dr Ryška:

  • Why he decided to go to medical school and how he discovered pathology
  • His thoughts on why students are not choosing medicine as a career, and what to do about that
  • How he got involved in the Czech Society of Pathology and the European Society of Pathology
  • his role as current President of the ESP
  • The recent European Congress of Pathology and why it was a hybrid format for the first time
  • The state of molecular pathology in Europe
  • Multidisciplinary Molecular Tumor Boards, and the role the Pathologist should have in molecular testing

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

Dress A Med scrubs


European Society of Pathology

Czech Society of Pathology

NSCLC molecular testing in Central and Eastern European countries

The leading role of pathology in assessing the somatic molecular alterations of cancer: Position Paper of the European Society of Pathology


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