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My lab: the cancer biomarkers team

Ruth Riisnaes gives a guided tour of her lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton.

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Improving the health of future generations

Parmesher Singh explains the work that is being undertaken at UK Biobank and the impact that it is hoped to have.

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Clinical chemistry classics pt 4b: cardiac markers

In the second instalment of his three-part look at cardiac markers, Stephen Clarke continues his historic analysis of landmark moments in clinical chemistry.

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Supporting research at home and overseas

In 2017, the IBMS awarded research grants totalling almost £25,500 to six Fellows. Here the recipients explain their grant-supported projects.

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The 100,000 Genomes Project: it's not just about DNA

Gerry Thomas, Professor of Molecular Pathology, casts a critical eye over the 100,000 Genomes Project.*

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Advanced roles for biomedical scientists

Specialist Biomedical Scientist Shahid Nazir Muhammad looks at how smarter services can be provided through embracing collaborative working.

Children in labs

"We see people, not blood tubes"

Malcolm Robinson, co-founder of Harvey’s Gang, tells how allowing children into pathology labs is transforming their healthcare experiences – and those of the staff who meet them.

Staff empowerment in pathology

Chika Eze, Cellular Pathology Training Officer, explains why leaving micromanaging behind can have a positive impact. 

Nutrition and the elderly

Consultant Chemical Pathologist Ruth Ayling looks at the diets of those over 65 years old and examines why they have different nutritional needs from younger adults.

The big story: Newgate to Botany Bay

Pathology Manager Stephen Mortlock charts the perilous journey that convicts were forced to take to Australia.

FIT for the future

Research and Development Scientist Carolyn Piggott looks at advances around faecal immunochemical tests for symptomatic groups.