Histopathology

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There is no place for outdated prejudice if there is a serious desire for change.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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MRI for prostate cancer screening?

A new clinical study will test for the first time if MRI scans can be used for population screening to detect prostate cancer more accurately.

"Cancer survivors have increased risk"

Survivors of childhood cancer are at increased risk of suffering prematurely from cardiovascular disease in adulthood, says a new study.

My lab: the cancer biomarkers team

Ruth Riisnaes gives a guided tour of her lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton.

Digital pathology for the NHS

The government has announced that it is in discussion with Roche Diagnostics and partners to support the mainstream implementation of Digital Pathology services across the NHS.

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