Cytopathology

My lab: Cervical Screening Department

Cytology Manager Kay Ellis gives a guided tour of her department at Royal Hallamshire Hospital Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Editorial: Change for Cytology

The dedicated and passionate workforce deserves the care and respect it gives patients.

A guide to Ferguson-Smith disease

What is Ferguson-Smith disease and how can it be distinguished from cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma? Chartered Scientist Jakub Jawny discusses his research.

How to… use trichrome staining for environmental surveillance of protozoan human parasites

Can trichrome staining be a cost-effective tool? Parasitology PhD student Umar Anjum and colleagues report on a pilot study.

Cutting-edge research pt.2

The IBMS has awarded five research grants this year. Here, the third successful candidate outlines the work he is undertaking.

Triple-negative breast cancer therapeutic target

Researchers have previously observed that triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) patients with higher numbers of myeloid-derived immunosuppressor cells (MDSCs) in their bloodstream had poorer outcomes.

Ebola epidemic returns

Two years after the end of the most widespread Ebola epidemic in history and with a new outbreak in East Africa, what can we learn from those on the frontline?

British Journal of Biomedical Science Issue 4 2018: a synopsis

The hard copy of the autumn issue of our journal is complete. Editor Andrew Blann outlines the content of the latest issue, which includes six papers that use techniques in molecular genetics.

HOW WELL DO CANCER DRUGS HIT THEIR TARGETS?

Scientists have developed a technique that allows them to measure how well cancer drugs reach their targets in the body.

“CANCEROUS CELLS WORK TOGETHER TO INFILTRATE THE BRAIN”

Scientists have discovered that cancerous cells in an aggressive type of childhood brain tumour work together to infiltrate the brain.

MAGNETS ISOLATE CIRCULATING TUMOUR CELLS

Scientists claim that magnets could be used in the body to detect tumour cells that other diagnostic techniques might miss.

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