Histopathology

"AI research could pose risk for patients"

Many studies claiming that artificial intelligence (AI) is as good as, or better than, human experts at interpreting medical images are of poor quality and potentially exaggerated.

Morphology: is the future digital?

Biomedical Scientist Team Manager Tahmina Hussain puts a new automated digital analyser to the test.

Obituary: Steve Crane

It is with a sad heart that I have to write this. Steve passed away on 30 December 2019.

Microscaled methods for cancer diagnostics

Using a single-needle biopsy and new technology for tumour diagnosis, researchers have been able to provide a more detailed and wider window into cancer biology, tumour type and the mechanisms of response and resistance to therapy than with conventional approaches.

March: Science news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

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.

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There is no place for outdated prejudice if there is a serious desire for change.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