14 Nov

Marcella and Lynn celebrate 65 years of commitment to pathology

It's International Pathology Day - a chance to show our thanks to all of the hard-working pathology professionals across the country, including Marcella and Lynn from Penrith NSW (pictured). Pathol
14 Nov

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 sector’s vitality. With that in mind, to celebrate the hard w
27 Oct

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 as a medical scientist in 1977, the world of  pathology l
27 Jul

An ethical trendsetter: Dr Nikolajs Zeps wins NHMRC Ethics Award

Pathology Awareness Australia ambassador, Dr Nikolajs Zeps has been honoured with a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ethics Award in recognition of his leadership in the developmen
27 Apr

Lab tales: a week providing life saving blood

Pathologist Ellen Maxwell reflects on a week in haematology. Last week on call started with simultaneously juggling two young male patients with severe anaemia from autoimmune haemolysis. This i
30 Mar

A dangerous parasite, a hidden tumour and leprosy….pathology in Tasmania

Pathologists in Australia receive a range of samples from a broad spectrum of patients, particularly as around 50% of the population had a pathology test in the last 12 months. We spoke to Patholog
17 Mar

Great hair day as medical scientist raises thousands for cancer research

Paul Zerafa has just had a great hair day. Having grown his hair in dreadlocks for just over 12 years, today he took part in the World’s Greatest Shave and raised over $9,000 for the Leukaemia Found
15 Nov

“Without pathology tests, we would be guessing” health professionals know the value of testing

After the sample collection, pathology staff tend to have little interaction with patients, so for International Pathology Day we spoke to three health practitioners to find out what pathology means f
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