14 Dec

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, there is an army of pathology workers for whom the day is busine
14 Dec

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. Anatomical Pathologists make diagnoses of skin cancer  - m
14 Nov

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, they have amassed 65 years of pathology experience. Througho
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
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