Remembering Marie Wilson

With heavy hearts, we share the passing of our much beloved administrative assistant in LMP Pathology, Marie Wilson. She passed away on May 6, 2021, in her 76th year, after a courageous battle with cancer. Marie served at Princess Margaret Hospital for over 57 years, and was one of the longest serving employees of UHN. In... Continue Reading →

LMP’s first-ever Education Strategic Planning Retreat

On Friday, May 14, LMP held its first-ever Education Strategic Planning Retreat. Over 40 key stakeholders met virtually to consider how we envisioned the future of education in our department. Through a series of exercises conducted in virtual break-out rooms, a representative group of LMP physicians, MLTs, MLAs, scientists, leadership, administrative staff, and education partners... Continue Reading →

LMP Presents at Great Lakes Chromosome Conference

Olivia King and Erica Dafoe, Cytogenetics Staff in the Laboratory Medicine Program at University Health Network presented at the Great Lakes Chromosome Conference (GLCC) on Friday, May 14. Presenter: Olivia King Title: All in, detecting a cryptic FGFR1 insertion using optical genome mapping Hamilton Cytogenetics identified an insertion from chromosome 8 to chromosome 14.  When... Continue Reading →

Benchmarks Conference 2021 Recap

The medical laboratory professional community came together on April 30 and May 1 for the inaugural Benchmarks Conference, hosted virtually by The Michener Institute. It marked an incredible feat that we populated a conference program with abstracts and content led primarily by MLPs and for MLPs, including keynote lectures and presentations based on submitted abstracts.... Continue Reading →

Announcing Kayu Chin as Supervisor of Genetics & Histocompatibility

I am pleased to announce that Kayu Chin, Senior MLT, Advanced Diagnostics has been promoted to Supervisor of Genetics & Histocompatibility, effective June 5. Kayu has worked in the Genome Diagnostic Lab at UHN for the last 14 years.  During this time she has developed and demonstrated her many qualities and strengths including her organizational... Continue Reading →

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