New study reveals neuropathological patterns in progressive supranuclear palsy

(Photo: Krembil Brain Institute) With no known cure for progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a rare neurodegenerative disease that affects patients’ cognitive and physical abilities, disease management is key to quality of life. This week, University Health Network’s (UHN), Dr. Gabor Kovacs published new research in Acta Neuropathologica with findings outlining newly identified disease stages key... Continue Reading →

Cytopathology fellowship paving new paths for future learners

Cytopathology is an area in lab medicine that is on its way to paving new paths for future fellows! UHN has seen an increase in demand for specialist cytopathology expertise and, together with the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, is approaching the sixth iteration of a one year Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada-accredited... Continue Reading →

Leadership in the lab – MLT stands out for dedication to patient care

Each year, LMP formally recognizes outstanding leadership in laboratory staff through the program’s Laboratory Medicine Leadership Awards. Staff are nominated by their colleagues and coworkers, and three candidates are then chosen by the Awards Committee. Winners receive a certificate and an award of $350 at the annual Holiday Party. The final person to be recognized... Continue Reading →

LMP Pathologist creating an online space for education

Dr. Carmen Avila-Casado, Renal Pathologist and Director of Education, is passionate about educating clinicians on kidney disease. One innovative way she does this is through GlomCon (The Glomerular Disease Study & Trial Consortium) an online platform. GlomCon is a virtual teaching space that aims to bring together clinicians, physicians, and researchers who are interested in... Continue Reading →

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