Haematology & Transfusion Science

"Sepsis causes one in five deaths"

Twice as many people as previously believed are dying of sepsis worldwide, according to a new analysis.

Is morphology dead?

Anas Nasir, a Specialist Biomedical Scientist in haematology and blood transfusion, puts the future of blood films under the microscope

Thawing blood plasma

Quality and Training Supervisor Tola Elegbe on thawing times and haemostatic assessment.

Haematology and blood transfusion

Principal Biomedical Scientist Nicki Lawrence gives a guided tour of her laboratory at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

Exosomes after a stroke

A stroke appears to create a sticky situation inside the blood vessels of the brain that can worsen damage days, or even months, later.

Listen to IBMS podcasts

There are now three IBMS podcasts available for members, which can be used for CPD. 

Myelodysplastic syndromes

Haematology expert Professor Barbara Bain looks at morphology and the accurate diagnosis of the myelodysplastic syndromes.

Advertorial: A comprehensive menu for anaemia diagnosis

Anaemia is identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a widespread public health problem with major consequences for human health and social and economic development.

Blood test for Alzheimer’s

Randall Bateman is leading a team that has just come up with a blood test to screen people at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, years before the symptoms appear. 

September news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

Laboratory errors in transfusion

Jenny Berryman and Paula Bolton-Maggs from the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) scheme explain their latest annual report.

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