LMP and OSMT: An Interview with Karim Bhaloo

Last week, Karim Bhaloo, MLT in our cytogenetics laboratory, was named Vice-President of the Ontario Society of Medical Technologists (OSMT) and Chair of the MLA/T Examination Committee during the recent OSMT conference in Kingston, ON. The editorial team of The Pathology Report recently had a chance to sit down with Karim and talk to him... Continue Reading →

Changing the Way We Measure Pathologist Workload

Personalized Medicine has been changing the way pathologists work. The volume of work, along with the type of work, has been changing in ways that would have been unimaginable before the incredible growth of complex informational parameters obtained from morphologic, proteomic and genomic analyses . This means that the way pathologists have been measuring and... Continue Reading →

LMP and Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Recently the Government of Canada announced a new national effort to study age-related neurodegenerative diseases in a Canadian context, which includes LMP’s Dr. Lili-Naz Hazrati, along with several other UHN researchers. Overall, the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) involves more than 300 clinicians and researchers from across Canada. The teams will look at... Continue Reading →

Lab Lifesavers Raise More than $22,000 for the Princess Margaret

It was the third year that members of the Laboratory Medicine Program took part in the Weekend to End Women's Cancer and the team proudly pulled in an incredible fundraising total of $22,341.55. Every penny goes directly to the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in support of women’s cancers research, clinical enhancements and survivorship programs. Thanks to the... Continue Reading →

LMP and Student Education

Education is at the core of our mission statement in the Laboratory Medicine Program. As an academic laboratory we not only have an obligation to teach the future laboratory medicine experts, but it is also something we enjoy and take pride in. We always have rotating medical fellows and residents working in our labs from... Continue Reading →

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