Science

The support hub

Jocelyn Pryce, Tahmina Hussain and Mike Carter give an update on professional growth, training and development.

IBMS grants research roundup

Cecilia Grimaldi talks to three previous recipients of IBMS research grants to hear about their projects, how the funding has supported their research, and what they plan to do next.

Medical eponyms pt 6: Duchenne muscular dystrophy

This is the sixth in a series of short biographies of persons whose names are directly used for diseases, conditions or syndromes familiar to those in clinical pathology laboratories.

The British Journal of Biomedical Science: Issue 4, 2021, synopsis

Editor Anthony Rhodes provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the fourth issue of 2021.

Just in time

A look at how and why the blood tubes shortage happened, the implications and if a procurement overhaul is needed.

Jabs and long Covid

Vaccines reduce the odds of SARS-CoV-2 infection, but also long COVID, says Dr Rose Penfold, discussing her new study.

Histopathology scientist training

Jo Horne and Chris Fisher give a nuts-and-bolts guide to the new Histopathology Scientist Training Programme.

The shadow of the pandemic: Redifining the workplace

Last autumn Specialist Scientific Lead Azuma Kalu wrote an article on pandemic pressures in the lab. A year on, he revisits the subject.

Surviving the arctic

From chewing on pine cones to hair lice walking on eyeballs, Stephen Mortlock looks back over the medical history of the frozen north.

Laboratory errors in transfusion: Learning for the laboratory

Anne Lockhart, IBMS representative, and Victoria Tuckley from the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) scheme explain their latest annual report.

 

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