Generating extensive data on the performance of new immunosuppressant assays

UHN is well known for its leading organ transplant programs. Successful patient management following organ transplant is very much dependent on measuring immunosuppressant drug concentration in blood. Clinical algorithms refer to this for dose adjustments.  Due to a recent upgrade to a new core laboratory instrumentation and new reagent formulations, it was essential to obtain... Continue Reading →

New Blood Gas Analyzers Implemented

Congratulations to Michael Francisco one of our new Senior MLTs in Biochemistry, for his role in implementing the new blood gas analyzers.  The Blood Gases Testing Program at UHN is very broad and covers core lab, multiple point-of-care areas, and TWH respiratory therapy laboratory. Michael was responsible for performing validation studies of core lab blood gas instruments which... Continue Reading →

Announcing Dr. George Yousef as Program Medical Director, Laboratory Medicine Program

After a competitive, international search, Dr. George Yousef will be joining UHN as Program Medical Director of the Laboratory Medicine Program (LMP). His first day is April 1, 2022. George joins us from The Hospital for Sick Children where he is Chief of the Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine and a Senior Associate Scientist. He... Continue Reading →

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