28 Nov

Getting blood samples from A to B is quicker with PatNav

Pathology couriers are non-medical transport drivers who collect and distribute pathology specimens between doctors' surgeries, hospitals and pathology laboratories. Pat Pitman is a pathology couri
22 Nov

The ‘Agartists’ of microbiology – winning awards with pictures on plates

The winners have been announced of the 5th annual agar art contest run by the American Society for Microbiology, and the submissions are truly incredible. The artworks are all made by painting livi
13 Sep

Google and the Gram: celebrating the stain used in every laboratory

On 13th September the daily Google Doodle celebrated the 166th birthday of Hans Christian Gram – the man behind the Gram stain. Developed in 1884, Gram staining is a staining technique that aids
30 Aug

“I love being in the front-line” says Blood Bank Senior Scientist

Michael Wiggins talks about his passion for pathology While studying biomedical science at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Michael Wiggins never thought he would find himself following a career i
26 Jul

Medical scientist and make-up artist Georgina shares her love of pathology

South Australian medical scientist Georgina Sassine loves her job, in particular enjoying the detail orientated exploration into solving the complexities of disease and the human body. “I love be
25 Jul

Shadow Health Minister praises “professionalism” in pathology

As part of the KPKH initiative we invite federal politicians to see inside the engine room of healthcare and learn how pathology saves lives (and the health budget). Our latest attendee was Shadow
28 Jun

How Snowdome Foundation is making hope real in the blood cancer battle

Snowdome’s mission is ‘to accelerate new therapies for Australian blood cancer patients to help them live longer, better lives.’ Formed in 2010, Snowdome seeks to improve outcomes for Austral
12 Jun

Prostate cancer survivor meets the doctor that diagnosed him 11 years ago

Image: Prostate cancer survivor Vincent Jenkins (R) has a rare chance to meet anatomical pathologist Dr Peter Nguyen (L) who made his life changing diagnosis Unlike most patients who have been thro
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