Summarizing the experience: Kuwait observer, Dr. Rola Mohammad

Last week we bid farewell to Kuwait Cancer Control Centre (KCCC) observer, Dr. Rola Mohammad, who was here at UHN for a Personalized Learning Program in Cancer Cytogenetics. The initiative stems from a partnership between KCCC and UHN/ Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and gives us the opportunity to share our expertise and advance laboratory medicine... Continue Reading →

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LMP Q&A BUG: Tom Clancy

  This week, director of laboratory operations, Tom Clancy was ‘infected’ by the LMP Q&A BUG. The nomination came from colleague Judy Torne, whose photo Q&A you can see: HERE As director of laboratory operations, Tom oversees the work done across all of our labs. He produces budgets, manages laboratory logistics, and keeps all areas... Continue Reading →

LMP Hematopathologist publishes leukemia workshop in the American Journal for Clinical Pathology

  Recently, Dr. Anna Porwit, Hematopathologist, Laboratory Medicine Program (LMP) had her work on mixed-phenotype acute leukemia (MPAL) published in the American Journal for Clinical Pathology. The study is part of a workshop series by the Society for Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology and summarizes diagnostic criteria for major types of MPAL. There were 32 cases... Continue Reading →

LMP Q&A BUG: Judy Torne

  This week, immunohistochemistry lab technologist, Judy Torne was ‘infected’ by the LMP Q&A BUG. The nomination came from colleague Gordon Chin, whose photo Q&A you can see: HERE As an Immunohistochemistry technologist, Judy is involved in the process of detecting antigens or proteins in the cells of patient tissue samples. She conducts tests on... Continue Reading →

A Great Thursday: The LMP BBQ & Leadership Awards

Yesterday was the annual Laboratory Medicine Program (LMP) Staff Appreciation BBQ, held outside the R. Fraser Elliot building. The weather was beautiful, the food was great, and the music even had a couple of people dancing. LMP managers, supervisors, and volunteers served close to 350 staff members throughout the afternoon, and everyone seemed pretty happy... Continue Reading →

LMP Q&A BUG: Gordon Chin

  This week, histopathology lab technologist, Gordon Chin was ‘infected’ by the LMP Q&A BUG. The nomination came from Dr. Runjan Chetty, interim medical director, LMP, and is unfortunately the first true indication that the LMP Q&A BUG is contagious… As a histopathology lab technologist, Gordon prepares tissue samples surgically removed from patients so they... Continue Reading →

LMP Q&A BUG: Dr. Runjan Chetty

  Interim Medical Director, Dr. Runjan Chetty has been the very first 'infected' by the LMP Q&A BUG. For more on the professional side of Dr. Chetty, see: HERE For the more personal side of Dr. Chetty, see our photo Q&A below. Make sure to read to the end to find out who the next... Continue Reading →

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