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Genetics and epigenetics

Inside the Lab Technology and innovation

Solving the Big Problems

| Luke Turner

We speak to bioengineer Stephen Quake to learn about the noninvasive prenatal tests that have saved thousands of pregnant women’s lives

Diagnostics Biochemistry and molecular biology

A Disease With Many Faces

| David R. Hout

Triple-negative breast cancer is not a single entity, and understanding each patient’s molecular subtype can influence treatment and outcomes

Inside the Lab Precision medicine

Next-Generation Sequencing: Will It Really Replace Single-Gene Tests in Pathology Labs?

| Sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific

The move to in-house next-generation sequencing has resulted in time and tissue savings, and improved collaboration across cancer care specialties

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

Circular RNA Makes Its Mark

| Jason Sherburn

A new detection method enhances circular RNA’s potential as a cancer biomarker and forms the basis of a new database

Outside the Lab Genetics and epigenetics

From Sports Captain to Genome Mapper

| Luke Turner

We sit down with England’s Chief Scientific Officer, Professor Dame Sue Hill, to learn how genomics will influence the future of pathology.

Subspecialties Genetics and epigenetics

Putting a Bug in Your Ear

| Michael Schubert

Variants in the FUT2 gene may increase susceptibility to otitis media by altering the microbiome of the middle ear

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

Scrutinizing Breast Cancer

| Michael Schubert

The FLEX breast cancer registry intends to collect complete information on 10,000 patients over the course of 10 years

Outside the Lab Profession

Lessons Learned, with Andrew Feinberg

| Andrew Feinberg

A pioneer of epigenetics discusses his career and what he has learned from a fascinating journey through medicine

Diagnostics Clinical care

MDLUX2: Drawing a Fuller Picture

| Michael Schubert

Luxembourg’s new molecular diagnostics program aims to establish the value of such analyses as a part of routine cancer care

Outside the Lab Screening and monitoring

Steps Forward in Cancer Screening

| Luke Turner

We round up the latest news in pathology and laboratory medicine with these bite-sized stories

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