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 various specimens by using specific antibodies to stain the samples revealing specific antigens. By detecting what antigens or proteins are present in a cell, our lab can diagnose disease, determine the stage and grade of a tumour, and develop a personalized course of treatment. There are many different applications for immunohistochemistry and it’s a valuable component of LMP’s pathology department, as well as global drug development, and biological research.

To learn more on the personal side of lab technologist, Judy Torne, check out our photo Q&A below. Make sure to read to the end to find out who’s next to be ‘infected’ by the LMP Q&A BUG. It could be you!


Where in Toronto do you live and how do you commute to work?



What did you want to be when you grew up?



What was your favourite food as a kid?



Which cartoon character best represents you?



What do you do for fun?


***Judy is a certified yoga teacher and offers free beginner classes weekly!***

Join her in the DeGasperis Conservatory, TGH from 1:30 to 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday.

For more information contact: Judy.Torne@uhn.ca


Favourite TV show?



Favourite movie?



What’s your favourite animal? (Draw it!)



Favourite sports team, or athlete?



Who’s your favourite superhero?



If you cast an actor to play you in a movie, who would you pick?



If you had to describe LMP in three words, what would they be?



If you had to describe yourself in three words, what would they be?



Because Judy completed the photo Q&A series she was given the opportunity to pass the bug onto someone else… It’s now with great pleasure we announce the next staff member to be ‘infected’ by the LMP Q&A BUG:

Director of Laboratory Operations, Tom Clancy



We want to hear from you!

Have a common interest with Judy?   – Share it in the comments section!

  • That you’ve always wanted to get into yoga, but don’t know where to start
  • Whether Angelina Jolie is more suited as Judy pre-or-post Brad
  • The three next best ‘tear jerkers’ compared to the Notebook
  • How you always thought a hybrid between Woody Woodpecker, Garfield, and the Road Runner would be the perfect cartoon character
  • Etc.



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  1. We will have to get a smaller whiteboard for the next participant in case we can’t see him behind it!

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