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Barney Harrison

Barney Harrison Barney Harrison trained in endocrine surgery with Malcolm Wheeler in Cardiff with and in Lille, France with Charles Proye. He was appointed Consultant Endocrine Surgeon at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield from 1992 to 2015.

He served as President of the British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons, member of Council of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons and was a founder member of the ESES. He contributed to the ESES evidence based consensus statements on parathyroid, adrenal and thyroid disease and was the surgical lead for the British Thyroid Cancer guidelines

His special interests include minimally invasive adrenal surgery, outcomes and standards of care in endocrine surgery.

Manuel Sobrinho Simões

Quan-Yang Duh Manuel Sobrinho Simões, MD, PhD is Professor and Director of the Dept of Pathology and Oncology of Porto Medical Faculty, Chief of Service of Pathology at S.João Hospital, Director of the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto (PATIMUP) which he co-launched in 1989. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Investigation and Innovation on Health (I3S) which he co-started creating in 2008 under the auspices of the University of Porto. MSS is co-author of more than 350 scientific publications which have given rise to more than 12000 citations (h factor 57). His main interests are oncobiology and thyroid cancer in the frame of translational research. MSS has been particularly involved in the integration of ultrastructural, immunocytochemical and molecular data in pathology and oncology of endocrine organs. His research group has published seminal papers on Papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid, GRIM-19 and Hürthle cell tumours, Different phenotypes of follicular variant PTC, BRAF mutations in PTC and in other thyroid cancers, and TERT promoter mutations in thyroid tumours. MSS carries out 200 to 300 diagnostic consultations per year on thyroid lesions for foreign hospitals and cancer institutes. MSS was President of the European Society of Pathology from 1999 to 2001, after having been Secretary from 1989 to 1997. He helped creating EUROCELLPATH (European Courses on Cellular Pathology) and the European School of Pathology, and has been co-organizing the ESCoP Courses in Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumours since 1992. MSS co-organizes every year in Paris, since 2002, the Thyroid Tumour Course for Practicising Pathologists of the French Division of the International Academy of Pathology (IAP). MSS has been elected by his peers "The most influent pathologist" in a survey conducted in 2016 by the british journal "The pathologist".

Quan-Yang Duh

Quan-Yang Duh Dr. Quan-Yang Duh is Professor of Surgery and Section Chief of Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Duh graduated from Yale University and completed his surgical residency and fellowship at the University of California, in San Francisco.

Dr. Duh is an expert endocrine surgeon and advance laparoscopic surgeon. He specializes in the treatment of endocrine tumors, those from the thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas and adrenal glands. He performs laparoscopic adrenalectomy and minimally invasive surgery for parathyroid and thyroid gland. Dr. Duh has been the President of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.

Dr. Duh's research involved oncogenesis and genetic alteration of endocrine tumors, and clinical research of patients with adrenal diseases (aldosteronoma, pheochromocytoma, hypercortisolism and adrenal metastasis), and minimally invasive parathyroid and thyroid operations. He has co-authored more than 300 articles and edited 3 textbooks.

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