Histopathology

Delivering real-time PCR in histopathology

Clinical Scientist and Molecular Pathology Lead Siobhan Taylor looks at the experiences of implementing a new platform within a routine histopathology service and the impact it has had on patient care.

Histopathology reporting qualifications

Dr Joanne Horne and Dr Bryan Green look at the Healthcare Scientist Reporting Programme and developing an expert, collaborative histopathology team.

3D model of human liver

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is becoming the most common chronic liver disorder in developed countries.

Changes ahead

Role development, workforce strategies and professional qualifications... Sarah May looks back at 2019 and forward to the New Year. 

Efficient regulation

A more consistent and transparent regulatory system can only be for the good, writes Sarah May.  

Imaging with LEGO

Researchers have come up with an inexpensive, automated way to image biological samples – using the children’s toy, LEGO.

My Lab: dynamic histopathology service

Trainee Specialist Biomedical Scientist Megan Clarkson gives a guided tour of her laboratory at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

Equality of opportunity

There is no place for outdated prejudice if there is a serious desire for change. 

The journey of a sample

For Healthcare Science Week, which ran from 8 to 17 March, the IBMS made three videos that detail what happens to samples given at GP surgeries.

Journal-based learning exercises - February 2019

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

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Diagnosing prostate cancer

Genetic alterations in low-risk prostate cancer diagnosed by needle biopsy can identify men that harbour higher-risk cancer in their prostate glands, according to new research.

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