Molecular Pathology & Genomics

The IBMS Biopod

Over the coming months, the IBMS is due to launch it’s own podcast – the IBMS Biopod.

Implementing digital pathology

Following her plenary session at IBMS Congress 2019 on “Total digital pathology”, Chloe Knowles looks at the lessons learned from her laboratory’s transition to scanning slides.

Dolly the manmade sheep

In an exclusive interview, Sir Ian Wilmut discusses genetic engineering, his recent Parkinson’s diagnosis and, of course, the most famous sheep in the world.

Engaging with stem

Hayley Pincott, an Associate Practitioner in oral pathology and microbiology, and Siobhan Taylor, a Clinical Scientist in histology, look at how to raise the profile of the profession.

September journal-based learning exercises

Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

MRI for diagnosing heart disease

An international team of scientists is the first to show that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to measure how the heart uses oxygen for both healthy patients and those with heart disease.

“More investment needed for science”

A £20bn investment is needed if the government is to achieve its vision of a science-led economy, according to a new analysis.

June news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

Discussing the heart of the matter

Dr David C Gaze looks at the history and issues surrounding adopting high-sensitivity cardiac troponin testing.

Breath testing for gut disorders

Small children may one day avoid invasive oesophageal tube-testing for gut damage and coeliac disease thanks to a new method. It involves blowing into a glass tube to provide effective diagnoses.

The rise of the robots

Artificial intelligence is here. But what impact will it have on laboratories? Will it empower pathologists, or lead to a decline in the profession? We look at the issues.
 

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