Pathology News Archive: October 2012

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Congratulations to Dr. Henry Appelman, M. R. Abell Professor Professor of Pathology, Dr. Barbara McKenna, Godfrey Stobbe Professor of Pathology in Pathology Education, Dr. Stephen Ramsburgh, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Dr. Lloyd Stoolman, Professor of Pathology, who were selected as inaugural members of the Univeristy of Michigan Medical School League of Educational Excellence.   . . .
October 29 2012

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This year's Pathology Informatics 2012 Meeting held in Chicago, October 9-12, featured Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson M.D. and Jay L. Hess, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S.A. who spoke about the importance of pathology informatics as applied to the emerging field of personalized/precision medicine.  Ulysses J. Balis, M.D., who serves as one of the meeting's co-organizers, similarly presented several informatics plenary presentations. The D . . .
October 12 2012

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The University of Michigan Blood Bank, Transfusion and Apheresis Service was again well-represented at the recent 2012 AABB Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, which hosted over 6250 participants. University of Michigan staff participated or directed 11 educational sessions, 2 oral abstract sessions and 6 poster presentations. Special recognition to Joan Debusscher and her co-authors in Cell Therapy and Microbiology, whose poster "R . . .
October 12 2012

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Congratulations to Suzanne Butch, Administrative Manager Blood Bank and Transfusion Service, and W. John Judd, Emeritus Professor of Pathology.  Suzanne and John were awarded the Dale S. Smith Memorial Award at the recent 2012 AABB Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.  The Dale Smith Award is awarded by the National Blood Foundation and recognizes groundbreaking work performed in the application of technology to the practice of transfusion med . . .
October 12 2012

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Congratulations to Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan, S.P. Hicks Professor of Pathology and Urology and Director of the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology and to Dr. Daniel Rhodes, Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Pathology, cofounders of Compendia Bioscience, for the recent sale of the Ann-Arbor-based startup to Life Technologies Inc.  For more information see http://ir.lifetechnologies.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=711813 . . .
October 12 2012

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Congratulations are extended to Kalyani Naik, MS, SCT(ASCP) who has been elected to the Executive Board of the American Society of Cytopathology.  The new executive board will be announced at the November 4th Business Meeting during the ASC 60th Annual Scientific Meeting. . . .
October 12 2012

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Congratulations to Usha Kota, the new Administrative Manager of Hematology.  Usha brings thirty years of experience and dedicated service to this role.  She has functioned in many different capacities in the laboratory and was most recently the Day Shift Supervisor.  Hematology is fortunate to have her in this position as it transitions forward. . . .
October 1 2012