Welcome to our annual celebration of the great and inspirational minds that underpin the medical laboratory. For 2021, we present some of the most inspirational pathologists and laboratory medicine professionals in six different categories...
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The controversial approval of a home-based DNA test kit in the UK raises eyebrows.
Study of over 25 million people highlights huge geographic differences
Gene expression profiling could reduce endometriosis surgery and increase diagnosis.
Carriers of BRCA gene mutations appear to be less responsive to conventional prostate cancer therapy
Biopsy tissue sample preparation in a tube promises to be cheap, fast, reproducible and automated.
Point-of-care molecular diagnosis could make a big difference to disease control in remote communities
Cell lines that have avoided senescence but kept their normal genome could provide new avenues for cancer research
Potassium regulation appears to be the culprit in three case studies
A new diagnostic test could help wipe out the neglected disease for good
Negative stereotypes about pathology are damaging the field – but exactly what are those stereotypes, and how do we defeat them?
Lab testing is critical for diagnosis and monitoring - but how do we know tests are fit?
Two frameworks developed to detect mitosis in color and multispectral histopathology images
A new biosensor technique takes advantage of bacteriophages to rapidly detect drug-resistant pathogens.
Woei Ming (Steve) Lee
A new method of lens production brings high-quality digital pathology into the realm of the smartphone
Changes to pathology services are needed now more than ever. Why are they taking so long?
Manuel Salto Tellez
Are we ready to meet the demands of modern clinical practice?
Sitting Down With… Fraser Charlton, Consultant Pathologist and Head of Department, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
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A “smart” oxygen cuvette has been developed by coating the inner surface of a plastic (PMMA) cuvette with sol-gel based oxygen-sensitive indicator material.