Dr. Diamandis and the J J Berry Smith Supervision Awards

Dr. Eleftherios Diamandis, LMP's Chief, Clinical Biochemistry, is one of this year’s recipients of the JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Award from the University of Toronto which recognizes outstanding performance in the multiple roles associated with doctoral (PhD, EdD, DMA, SJD) supervision. The annual JJ Berry Smith Supervision Award honours active faculty members who, over a minimum of... Continue Reading →

A Visit from Norway

This past week, a team from Oslo, Norway came to visit our laboratory and see how we have built an integrated, collaborative lab that serves our patients, as well as connects with multiple partner sites across the province. The team, lead by Dr. Inger Nina, from Oslo University Hospital, included three pathologists, with two coming... Continue Reading →

Want Answers? Call Your Pathologist!

Recently, a group of patients found out that the laboratory is nothing to be afraid of. These patients, members of the Carcinoid-Neuroendocrine Tumour Society of Canada (CNETS), are the inquisitive types and always come prepared to their appointments and meetings with questions and ideas, seeing themselves as active participants in their own care.  When Dr.... Continue Reading →

Movember and Prostate Cancer – Not Just About Moustaches Anymore

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a difficult thing to hear for many patients. But, some diagnoses, like cancer of the prostate, come with “grey areas” and the complexities around what the diagnosis actually means can sometimes be lost in the shock of the initial diagnosis. For Dr. Bharati Bapat, a senior scientist in UHN’s... Continue Reading →

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