Movember visits Dr. Bharati Bapat

Recently, members of Movember Canada visited Dr. Bharati Bapat  in her research laboratory at Mount Sinai to see some of the work  being funded through a grant provided through their own organization and Prostate Cancer Canada. The group received the "million dollar tour" and was able to meet the members of Dr. Bapat's lab and... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to Dr. Avila-Casado

Congratulations to LMP's Dr. Carmen Avila-Casado who has been elected to serve as the next Renal Pathology Society Secretary for a three year term. The Renal Pathology Society (RPS) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve and disseminate knowledge regarding the pathology, and patient impact, of renal disease.  The RPS looks to encourage excellence... Continue Reading →

Sunnybrook’s Blood Transfusion Lab and AABB

Recently the Blood Transfusion laboratory at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre underwent their American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) assessment to review the laboratory’s transfusion standards and quality systems. The team was well-prepared, but was thrilled when they received a score of 100 per cent, indicating a perfect compliance. The blood transfusion lab at Sunnybrook had... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to Dr. Emina Torlakovic

Recently LMP’s Dr. Emina Torlakovic was awarded the Patient Safety and Quality Assurance Award (PSQA) from the Canadian Association of Pathologists at their 65th Annual Meeting. The award recognizes Dr. Torlakovic’s leadership in quality assurance through her work in several areas around quality improvement and diagnostic testing. She is co-founder of the Canadian Immunohistochemistry Quality... Continue Reading →

Pathologists’ Assistants Lead Educational Seminars

As part of the Canadian Association of Pathologist Annual Meeting in July, several members of LMP and our partner hospitals will be leading education sessions for visiting laboratory professionals from across North American that will be attending the conference. More information can be found online HERE. We sat down with a few of our Pathologists' Assistants,... Continue Reading →

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