November 2022

Detecting of SARS CoV-2 in wastewater

A team of Japanese scientists have developed a simple, rapid, highly sensitive method for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater.

Biopsy, diagnostics and tumour removal

Researchers from Japan may have devised a way to perform the initial biopsy, lab tests, and subsequent tumour removal during one surgical procedure.

My lab: specialist testing services

Phil Cummings, Training Manager, and Herbert Tsuro, Project Lead, give a guided tour of blood transfusion laboratories in Leeds.

Data-driven learning health systems

Researchers are calling on policymakers to support the use of data-driven learning health systems to deliver a step change in the NHS’s ability to improve patient care.  

Here to help: supporting school activities

How the IBMS can drive forward face-to-face public engagement in a post-pandemic world.

Skin susceptibility to diseases

Research from UC Davis Health explores how differences in skin composition may lead to dermatological conditions, such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.

Quality assurance: pharmaceutical research and development

Nigel Crossland takes a deep dive into the world of pharmaceutical development and quality assurance.

Learn and develop

David Wells, IBMS Chief Executive, on the Biomedical Scientist Live and plans for next year’s Congress.

Recent advances in biomedical science

Deputy Editor Andrew Blann summarises some articles recently published in the British Journal of Biomedical Science.

Car t-cell therapy

The immunotherapy tool that ushered in a new era in cancer treatment options.