Dr. Rita Selby speaks at MLPAO Connect

Dr. Selby presenting her talk New to Point of Care INR testing? How to Get it Right. To celebrate National Medical Laboratory Week, the Medical Laboratory Professionals' in Ontario (MLPAO) arranged a number of educational initiatives throughout the week, including a final education day to cap off the week called MPLAO Connect. This year, among... Continue Reading →


LMP welcomes Neuropathologist Dr. Gabor Kovacs

Dr. Kovacs completed his medical training at the Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary in 1994. He received qualification for Neurology (1998) and for Neuropathology (2003). He holds a PhD degree for Neuroscience (2002). Between 2004 and 2007 he was the Head of the Department of Neuropathology, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology in Budapest, Hungary. Between... Continue Reading →

Blood Collection for Hematology Reference Range Validation a Success!

Just in time to bid farewell and happy retirement to long-time LMP Phlebotomist, Elaine Wright. Elaine Wright (right), LMP Phlebotomist, draws Roger Boyle's (Communications Specialist) blood for reference range validation. Over the last couple of weeks, our Hematology Core Laboratory asked for 60 female and 60 male donors across Toronto General Hospital to donate a... Continue Reading →

Judy Tran Awarded CSMLS David Ball Award

Mentor, volunteer, conference organizer, workshop leader and girls in STEM champion. These are just a handful of titles that LMP’s Judy Tran has held outside of her work on the bench, and as of last week, the accolades continue.     On Thursday, March 14, Judy was awarded the CSMLS David Ball Award, dedicated to laboratory professionals who volunteer their time and talent... Continue Reading →

Successful Health Canada Assessment thanks to LMP Blood Transfusion Team

Over a span of two weeks in February, two Health Canada assessors were on site in the LMP Blood Transfusion Laboratories. The assessors reviewed compliance for activities related to the processing, labelling, storage, distribution, and transformation of blood and blood products. Assessment is an important time. It give us the opportunity to reflect on our... Continue Reading →

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