My lab: The laboratory on the island

Chief Biomedical Scientist in Biochemistry Charlie Houston gives a guided tour of Chemical Pathology at Noble’s Hospital on the Isle of Man.

Here to help: Ready for 2022

IBMS Education Manager Richardia Penn with the latest on assessment, verification and training.

The Biomedical Scientist live: roundup

At the end of last year, a two-day online event took place to give members the chance to further their professional development at a time when many in-person events were still cancelled. In this Roche Diagnostics-sponsored roundup we look at some of the key takeaway messages from eight sessions, followed by a CPD exercise.

How to... create the best CPD portfolio

At the end of last year Mark Cioni, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science, received an award for his outstanding CPD. Here he gives advice on how to maintain a portfolio.

Eliminating HIV: "a remarkable disease outcome"

Can the immune system eliminate HIV in some infected people without the need for treatment? One study suggests so, with ramifications for future treatment.

A new president

David Wells, Chief Executive of the IBMS, welcomes Debra Padgett as the new President.

Biochemistry in Manchester

Senior Biomedical Scientist Jessel Lobo gives a guided tour of the Directorate of Clinical Biochemistry at the Manchester Foundation Trust.

Here to help: CPD audit – a short guide

Alan Wainwright, the IBMS Executive Head of Education, revisits the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) CPD audit.

Product regulation

Steve Lee from the Association of British HealthTech Industries looks at the potential impact on medical laboratory services.

An immersive experience: cancer exhibition at the Crick

The Francis Crick Institute has opened Outwitting Cancer – Making Sense of Nature’s Enigma, an immersive exhibition and the first to take place within a working science laboratory, home to cancer scientists from across the world. Here, Exhibitions Manager Hana Dethlefsen talks through the launch.

Supporting members

David Wells, IBMS Chief Executive, on how the Institute will support, progress and promote biomedical science.