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Dec 14, 2017 People of pathology

For Pathologists and Medical Scientists, the hard work doesn’t stop even on Christmas Day

Santa isn't the only one busy at Christmas. While many of us tuck into a festive feast and spend time with the family on 25th December, ther
Dec 14, 2017 Real-life stories

“A Troponin test saved me from the heart attack I didn’t know I was having”

Greville Knight, aged 55, knows he is lucky to be alive this Christmas. The South Australian firefighter was the fittest he had ever been
Dec 14, 2017 Pathology Explained

Know Pathology Know Healthcare’s top moments of 2017

It’s been another busy year for Know Pathology Know Healthcare. Two events at Parliament House, 21 lab visits, 12 newsletters, 30 news sto
Dec 14, 2017 People of pathology

How do anatomical pathologists protect themselves in the sun?

Summer is a great time to relax at the beach and enjoy the outdoors. However, too much sun can damage your skin, eyes, and immune system.
Nov 24, 2017 New breakthroughs

Genetics promise personalised treatment to prevent glaucoma blindness

The Department of Health has invested $9.46 million in genetics research aimed at preventing glaucoma blindness, through personalised treatm
Nov 14, 2017 Pathology Explained

Happy International Pathology Day!

Today is International Pathology Day, a time to celebrate the contribution of pathology and laboratory medicine services to global healthcar
Nov 14, 2017 People of pathology

Marcella and Lynn celebrate 65 years of commitment to pathology

Pathologist, Dr Marcella Roman, and Lab manager, Lynn Worsley, have been working together in the same Penrith lab for decades. Together, the
Nov 14, 2017 Serving remote communities

The challenges and benefits of antenatal tests for aboriginal mothers

About 6% of Australian births are to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander parent. While many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
Nov 14, 2017 People of pathology

4 scientific fellowships for career development

Australia is home to some of the world’s highest quality pathology services, and top-quality education and training are central to the sec
Oct 27, 2017 People of pathology

Julie’s 40-year commitment to pathology

Julie Hass has been working in the same Sunshine Coast lab for 40 years and has no plans to retire anytime soon. When she began her training