We hear a lot about pathology’s recruitment pipeline and the need to get more medical students involved in the lab. But why have these efforts not yet led to greater success? We spoke to pathology professors and to medical students to find out where the disconnect lies – and what can be done to alleviate it.

Yours, Michael Schubert, Editor

Weekly Spotlight

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Is Pathology its Own Worst Enemy?
09/10/2021 | Olivia Gaskill
We examine pathology’s place – or lack thereof – in the US medical school curriculum
Interrogating Metabolism
Sitting Down With… Timothy Garrett, Director of Experimental Pathology and Associate Professor, University of Florida, USA
Expanding the Framework for Neurodegenerative Disease Diagnosis
09/02/2021 | Michael Schubert
Adding new biomarkers to existing tests could give us a better view of the brain and the degenerative diseases that affect it
Opening Doors to AI-Enabled Pathology
09/08/2021 | Talat Zehra
Digitization presents a challenge for low-resource labs – but Talat Zehra offers suggestions that can help them start their digital journey
The Power List in Numbers

This year’s Power List shone a spotlight on the lab professionals taking center stage. Take a look at the behind-the-scenes breakdown of the list!

Lab Waste Day

Next Tuesday, September 21, is Lab Waste Day. What do you do to refuse, reduce, reuse, and recycle in your laboratory? Check out the #LabWasteDay hashtag on Twitter and join us on the day for a special #PathTwitter community discussion!

Webinars: Upcoming

Best Practices for Bringing Plasma Biopsy In-house
Tuesday, September 21, 2021   |  10:00 AM EDT   |  Register here

A Celebration of the Lab: The Present and Future of Pathology
Monday, October 18, 2021   |  3:00 PM BST  / 10:00am EST  |  Register here

Webinars: On-Demand

Tired of Manual Staining? Meet the LabSat® Research Platform
Available On-Demand

Precise Spatial Multiplexing of Protein Biomarkers for Deep Immune
Available On-Demand

Latest developments in clinical AI for the pathologist
Available On-Demand

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Special Promotions
An Immuno-Oncology Transformation

Immuno-oncology relies on a detailed understanding of the tumor microenvironment. By providing detailed histological and molecular information, spatial biology can help – read on to find out more.

Get expert insight into PD-L1 scoring with histopathologist Dr. Philippe Tanière

Register now for Agilent’s webinar on assessing PD-L1 cases in various tumor types with distinct morphological characteristics and improve your grasp on CPS evaluation with an expert.


Success Through Cloud-Based Learning

Pathology training is moving online – but are standard digital learning tools up to the task? For detailed, high-resolution remote viewing and learning, purpose-built platforms are the way to go. Read more

EXAKT Technologies’ Pathology Saws: Better Safe Than Sorry

EXAKT Technologies’ pathology saws are designed specifically for the lab. The unique diamond blade and additional safety features reduce risk and ensure thin, pristine cuts with minimal tissue damage. Read more

Learn Lab Management.

Interested in lab management skills? Click to find out more about LabVine Learning’s online lab management course (and sign up to LabVine for a chance to take the course for free)!

AAPA 46th Annual Conference: The Future of Pathology

The AAPA invites you to join us for our annual conference, in-person in Seattle or virtually from wherever you are, October 31st – November 4th.  Register by September 8th to receive the best pricing.

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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