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Issue #0618
 
Top Articles
 
 
A Boost for Cervical Cancer Screening
 
A combination of ddPCR and a ccfDNA assay could help create a highly specific diagnostic for HPV – a driver of cervical cancer – and the technique has further implications for T-cell receptor therapeutics.
 
 
 
 
The Astropathologist
 
We talk to Richard M. Linnehan, a comparative pathologist, about his journey from research in zoos to the US Navy to space, and the importance of seeing the bigger picture and interconnections between species.
 
 
 
 
Searching for Schizophrenia
 
Despite the difficulties in pinpointing the cause of mental illness, Karolinska Institutet researchers have identified a trend in the genes and cell types associated with schizophrenia.
 
 
 
 
 
Nominations for our 2018 Power List are now open! This year’s theme is: top influencers in pathology and lab medicine. Who do you think deserves to be on the list? Cast your vote here!
 
 
Click here to get the PDF version of the latest issue of The Pathologist, where we tackle the subject of human decomposition and the insight it gives us.
 
 
 
 
 
Webinars
 
 
Next generation sequencing in NSCLC – it works, it makes sense... it’s time!
 
This webinar (available on-demand), led by Luca Quagliata and Stephen Finn, discusses the benefits of next generation sequencing (NGS) for simultaneous testing of multiple biomarkers in non-small cell lung cancer.

This webinar presents data generated by CE IVD tests available only in EU.
 
 
 
Computational pathology: A new platform to empower personalized immunotherapy
 
Clinical success of immunotherapy targeting the PD1/PD-L1 axis has significantly improved the outcome of patients with a broad spectrum of cancer types. However, not all patients respond equally. In this webinar, Dr. Viktor Koelzer will discuss the necessary critical areas of improvement within the context of two recent studies.

12 July 2018, 8:00 AM PDT, 11:00 AM EDT, 4:00 PM BST
 
 
 
 
Special Promotions
 
 
The Power List 2018 – We Need Your Vote!
 
Nominations are open for the Power List 2018! We’re celebrating 100 of the most influential people in pathology. Clinical workers, basic and translational researchers, and leaders of the field are all eligible for nomination – no matter what their subspecialty or how long their career history.
 
 
 
 
Events
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
Be it a large congress at a huge venue or an expert meeting that fits around a table, these events are a fantastic way to network and educate yourself on the latest developments in the laboratory medicine industry – so why not take a look at our list of upcoming events?