Sep 26, 2016 Pathology Explained

What is the answer to ethical concerns regarding genetic research?

In 2014 Associate Professor Nik Zeps, renowned genetic pathologist and Pathology Awareness Australia ambassador, delivered a Ted Talk on t
Sep 22, 2016 New breakthroughs

Cholesterol testing: changes imminent

This article first appeared in 6minutes on 20th September 2016. Read the original here Non-fasting lipid (cholesterol) testing will soon be
Sep 21, 2016 The Doctor’s Doctor

Pathology is chronically undervalued………and it needs to stop

This article first appeared in Medical Observer and is an opinion piece by Paul Epner, Executive Vice President of Society to Improve Diagn
Sep 6, 2016 New breakthroughs

This is our favourite kind of soap opera

The Food and Drug Administration in the USA have banned the use of antimicrobials in domestic soap products. This is something many scien
Aug 30, 2016 New breakthroughs - People of pathology

Australian-developed HPV vaccine has halved cervical cancer rates in just ten years

Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the world’s first cancer vaccine and a report released last month has highlighted some pretty am
Aug 26, 2016 New breakthroughs

Liquid biopsies providing hope in fight against biggest cancer killer in Australia

Personalised medicine has revolutionised cancer care. Using pathology to test the genetic characteristics of a cancer, doctors can determine
Aug 26, 2016 New breakthroughs - Pathology Explained

DNA mapping: towards “A universal cancer test”

The chances are you’ve seen a headline over the last month along the lines of “Universal cancer test breakthrough”. But what is the te
Aug 26, 2016 New breakthroughs - Pathology Explained

“Barely a week goes by that we don’t come across something new” – pathology at the forefront of research

For the first time in Australia, whole genome sequencing is available, offering hope to Australian families affected by rare, genetic condit
Aug 25, 2016 New breakthroughs - Pathology Explained

CRISPR: the gene-editing revolution beckons

With potential applications in everything from gene therapy, drug research and diagnosing viruses Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Pali
Jul 29, 2016 People of pathology

AIMS honours the best medical scientists in Queensland

The Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS) Queensland Branch announced the winners of the inaugural AIMS Queensland Medical Scien