This week, as we discuss pathology’s foundational nature and the best approaches to teaching it in medical schools, we also honor the life and achievements of one of pathology’s great educators – Emanuel Rubin. What lessons can we learn from Rubin? Perhaps his dedication and determination, his interest in mentorship, his skill in research and teaching, or – if nothing else – we can always fall back on his textbooks when tricky clinicopathological questions arise.

Yours, Michael Schubert, Editor

 
PROFESSION
In Memoriam: Emanuel Rubin
02/19/2021 | Ivan Damjanov
We celebrate the life and accomplishments of one of the modern day’s greatest pathologists
PROFESSION
Pathology: The Foundation of Medicine
02/15/2021 | Karleen Meiklejohn
Pathology is hidden in plain sight in medical school – and is necessary for a well-rounded knowledge base
COVID-19
Lifting the Burden of Quarantine with COVID-19 Contact Testing
02/18/2021 | Olivia Gaskill
Could a close contact test-to-release strategy reduce quarantine length whilst averting onward transmission of COVID-19?
ANALYTICAL SCIENCE
How to Teach (Pathology) So Students Will Learn
02/16/2021 | Shivayogi Bhusnurmath, Bharti Bhusnurmath
Two educators explain how they provide their medical students with the best possible grounding in the discipline
 
Friday Fun

Have you seen the results of our latest #FridayPathPoll? Keep an eye on that hashtag every Friday for a new poll and join in the conversation at @pathologistmag!

 
Do You Know?

Test your knowledge of COVID-19 statistics with our latest “Do You Know?” question!

 
Webinars
Eliminate barriers to deliver truly comprehensive genomic profiling

Some on-market hybrid-capture NGS assays prevent >57% of clinical research samples from being eligible for testing. Discover how the Ion Torrent Oncomine Comprehensive Assay Plus eliminates these limitations. Find out more

INIFY Prostate Screening

Join The Pathologist and ContextVision on March 25 to hear Filippo Fraggetta share his experience and results from using INIFY Prostate Screening. Find out more

 
Application Notes
A single NGS workflow for comprehensive genomic profiling

Analysis of simple and complex variants and biomarkers for comprehensive genomic profiling using a single NGS workflow for FFPE and cfDNA samples. Read App Note

Fast and automated TSA-based multiplexed immunofluorescence on LabSat® Research

LabSat® is a rapid precision tissue immunostainer that performs a 3-plex protocol in 2h20 with Thermo Fisher SA-SuperBoost™ as well as a 6-plex protocol in 4h14 using the Opal® 7-color IHC Kit, with high quality and reproducibility. Read App Note

 
Product Profile
QIAseq® Pan Cancer Multimodal cuts user interventions by 50%

Overcome the limitations associated with current approaches for comprehensive genomic profiling (CGP) with the QIAseq Pan-cancer Multimodal Panel to reliably detect DNA and RNA biomarkers using a consolidated workflow from total nucleic acids. Read more

 
Special Promotions
Crushing cancer one genomic profile at a time – take a look inside today!

We’re delighted to share the launch of a new e-book by Illumina that provides insight into combating cancer through comprehensive genomic profiling. Inside, you will find a wide range of educational resources at the click of a button: current insights, webinars, and product profiles.

Where Are You on the Journey to Digital Pathology?

The transition to digital pathology is a journey. How far have you come?
Take this two minute survey to share your insights on digital pathology adoption. Find out more.

Discover the Innovators – Advanced Solutions for Your Laboratory

Are you in search of the next step in your lab’s evolution? Look no further – industry leaders in pathology and laboratory medicine showcase their latest solutions in our
2020 Innovators section!

 
Discover Great Events

We work with event organizers from all around the world to help bring the pathology community together, from large congresses to intimate meetings that fit around a table. Discover some of the events that we partner with and stay up-to-date with the latest developments. 

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