4 Dec

How preimplantation genetic diagnosis helps prevent life-threatening conditions in babies

On 24th October 2021, Australia’s Health Minister, Greg Hunt, announced new funding for pre-implantation genetic testing. This funding came into effect on 1st November 2021 and benefits couples who
23 Nov

History should give us hope for our COVID future. Here’s why

This article was orginally published in The Canberra Times on 10th November 2021 By Dr Robert Norton, clinical microbiologist and fellow at the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Path
23 Nov

How Canberra pathologists dealt with COVID testing demand in ACT 2021 outbreak

This article was written by Lucy Bladen and originally published by the Canberra Times on 22nd November 2021 On the morning of August 12, whispers started to spread throughout Canberra that the cit
10 Nov

International Pathology Day – Meet Your Legends of the Lab

Today is International Pathology Day! Every day, Australia's pathology teams work tirelessly to keep us safe from disease. This year in particular, pathology teams have lead the fight against COVID
5 Nov

Nominate your Legends of the Lab – International Pathology Day 2021

Legends of the Lab - who would you nominate? It's International Pathology Day this coming Wednesday 10th November and we want to know who has been an outstanding membe
10 Sep

“This research opens windows,” Prof Vanessa Hayes on genomic data and prostate cancer

Professor Vanessa Hayes’ presentation at the 2021 Australian Institute of Medical and Clinical Scientists (AIMS) National Scientific Meeting was a fascinating look into the insights she and her team
10 Sep

Self-collection needed to boost Australia’s cervical screening rate

According to a 2019 study, Australia was expected to be the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer by the year 20281, and the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) is a significa
10 Sep

When the pathologist becomes the patient; Dr David Clift’s prostate cancer story

Retired pathologist and prostate cancer survivor Dr David Clift went from diagnosing prostate cancers to being the one diagnosed and wants other men to ensure they understand their prostate cancer ris
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