May 30, 2019 Hot Topics - Pathology Explained

Are you a carrier of Australia’s most common genetic condition?

1 in 7 people of Caucasian heritage carry the gene and the condition affects 1 in 200 people, which makes it the most common genetic conditi
Mar 22, 2019 Hot Topics

Tasmanian haematologists shaving heads to raise money for World’s Greatest Shave

Assessing blood cancers like leukaemia is part of the daily workflow for Dr Tracey Batt and Dr Anna Johnston of Royal Hobart Hospital. Du
Sep 27, 2017 Pathology Explained

Speedy cross-matching saves three lives in one afternoon

For Geelong-based Australian Clinical Labs medical scientist, Catherine Secen-Bowlen, preparation is everything when you’re in charge of a
Apr 27, 2017 People of pathology

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 patien
Mar 17, 2017 Pathology Explained - People of pathology - Real-life stories

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 G
Jan 17, 2017 New breakthroughs

Blood transfusions save lives but are they anti-aging?

It seems like there's a new health fad hitting the headlines every other week these days but this one has caught our attention - and not in
Nov 4, 2016 Real-life stories

Ten-year-old leukaemia patient Bridgette becomes an inventor

Bridgette Veneris is fascinated by pathology and hopes to be a haematologist. In July, she was thrilled to see inside a pathology lab and
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
Mar 23, 2015 Real-life stories

Pathology confirms the cause of Erin’s ‘unexplained’ anaemia

Dr Erin Murphy, an emergency registrar based in Bendigo, knows professionally and personally the importance of pathology in diagnosing and t