Science

How to demonstrate evidence

Senior Lecturer Simonne Weeks looks at how to inspire trainees to create innovative and original evidence for the IBMS portfolio.

The great big biomedical science quiz: 2021 roundup

As we say goodbye to 2021, we finish the year with two rounds of questions to test members’ knowledge on the pandemic and science headlines from the last 12 months. (Scroll to the bottom for a link to the answers.)

IBMS research grants 2021

The five recipients of the IBMS research grants in 2021 introduce us to their research projectsnand discuss what impact their work could have.
 

The science of nephrotoxicity

Shahid Nazir Muhammad, Academic and Chartered Scientist, and Claire Corps, Research and Clinical Scientist, give an overview of how kidney transplants in paediatrics can survive with immunosuppression therapy.

Making the transition

Leah Riley, Histology Manager at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, explains why and how her team ditched paper and the issues they overcame on their journey to a greener laboratory.

The big question: What does 2022 hold in store for biomedical science?

This month we ask “What does 2022 hold in store for biomedical science?”

June Almeida: virus imaging pioneer

Beginning her career as a junior hospital technician, Dr June Almeida completed it as a world-renowned virologist whose techniques revolutionised diagnostic electron microscopy. She was also the first person to see a human coronavirus. Here we look back over her life.

Accreditation agility

Ben Courtney, the Healthcare Section Head at UKAS, outlines the service’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Genomic medicine: breaking new ground

Cancer Genomics Project Manager Deborah Lakeland describes the cultural change sweeping across healthcare provision in the UK and its importance in clinical laboratories.

Shining a light ...on lighthouse laboratories

We look back over the history of the lighthouse labs and whether better quality control and tighter regulation are needed.

Building confidence in LFDs

New research has used a mathematical formula to clarify how lateral flow devices are more effective than sometimes portrayed. Professor Iain Buchan, Executive Dean of Liverpool’s Institute of Population Health, explains the findings.

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