Apr 29, 2016 People of pathology

Getting the microbiology bug: Dr Petra Derrington tells us what fascinates her about microbiology

Microbiology deals with diseases caused by infectious agents (known as pathogens) such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Microbiolo
Nov 18, 2015 People of pathology

Nicole Kidman’s new role shines a light on genetics

Nicole Kidman has taken to the London stage to play Rosalind Franklin, one of the most important yet overshadowed scientists of the 20th cen
Nov 18, 2015 People of pathology

“After nine years I still get a rush out of my work” – up close and personal with the people behind pathology

To celebrate International Pathology Day this month we take a closer look at some pathology professionals to see why they chose their job an
Aug 21, 2015 People of pathology

For the love of blood

Haematology is the study of blood. The work of a laboratory haematologist focuses on diseases affecting the blood. When investigating blood
Aug 17, 2015 People of pathology

It’s not you it’s me: when giving blood is for the donor

Sometimes giving blood can be really good for you. Haemochromatosis is a genetic condition that affects 1 in 200 Australians. Sometimes k
Jul 9, 2015 People of pathology

The hidden healthcare heroes saving soldiers’ lives

The hard work and dedication of pathology professionals is mostly unseen by the public in civilian life but is even more invisible when it c