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My lab: morecambe bay blood sciences

Biomedical Scientist Danny Gaskin gives a guided tour of his blood sciences lab at Furness General Hospital.

Sniffing out cancer

Claire Guest, Co-founder of Medical Detection Dogs, explains how canines could have an important role in discovering disease.

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The big story: polynesian paradise lost

The islands of Polynesia are known to be some of the most beautiful in the world, but the influence of the colonising West has left its indelible mark, writes Stephen Mortlock.

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Treating clostridium difficile infection

Emmanuel Nwankwo and Andrew Ward ask whether empirical antibiotic therapy can still be relied upon.

The big question: "Is there gender equality in biomedical science laboratories?"

Three people voice their opinions on gender equality in biomedical science laboratories. 

Return of the AIDS epidemic?

Linda-Gail Bekker, President of the International AIDS Society, fears there may be a resurgence of the HIV epidemic.

Consolidation of pathology networks

Head of Pathology Services Consolidation at NHS Improvement, David Wells, sets out the progress made on the 29 networks and looks at the next steps and future plans.
 

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My lab: laboratory on the rock

IBMS Gibraltar Branch Secretary Norbert Sene gives a guided tour of the Pathology Department at Saint Bernard’s Hospital in Gibraltar. 

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Rapid molecular methods in clinical microbiology

Microbiologist Mark Wilks highlights the potential rapid molecular methods presented in the recent conference of the British Society for Microbial Technology.

Biomedical Science Day 2018

Biomedical Science Day takes place on July 19 and the IBMS is calling on its members to join this celebration of the profession #AtTheHeartOfHealthcare, and the incredible hard work and dedication of biomedical scientists.

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Clinical chemistry classics: tumour markers

This short series continues with a brief review of pioneering work in the development and clinical application of two important tumour markers – serum alpha fetoprotein and urine and serum human chorionic gonadotropin.

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