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Slime of the times

Sarah J Pitt and Alan Gunn write about their search for new antibiotics, which has taken them out of the laboratory and into the vegetable patch. 

Groundbreaking new cancer test?

Dr Susie Cooke leads a team that has developed cancer tests, which could lead to a breakthrough in understanding the deadly disease.

My Lab: molecular parasitology research

Adewale Oke, a doctoral student in medical microbiology, gives a guided tour of his lab at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research in Lagos, Nigeria. 

How to... reflect

Richard Lovie, a Senior Biomedical Scientist working in cytology at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, reflects on reflection.

British Journal of Biomedcial Science: issue 4 - a synopsis

Editor Andrew Blann outlines the content of the autumn issue of the journal.

A case study: transport perfusion fluid

Daniel Weiand, Consultant Microbiologist and Educational Lead, reflects on the role of abdominal organ transport perfusion fluid culture.

Supporting biomedical research

In 2019, the IBMS awarded research grants totalling almost £27,000. Here, the seven recipients explain their grant-supported projects.

A new future for sample reception?

David Ricketts, Head of Laboratory Process Improvement at Health Service Laboratories, explains how reviewing and redefining a role led to a more stable workforce and a reduction in errors.

Anaphylaxis: a personal account

Have you ever associated food with fatality? Have you ever felt anxious, as if you could be eating your Last Supper? Oli Weatherall has.

Biomedical Scientist specialist training

Blood Sciences Manager Victoria Moyse looks at how to deliver and recognise specialist training.

Rare testicular tumour: a case study

Louise Greenhalgh, a Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Cellular Pathology, presents a case study of a cancer with less than 50 examples reported in the literature.

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