Pathology News Archive: March 2016

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Triaging Zika Virus in Pathology

The Aedes mosquito. Source - Wikipedia Over the past several months, the Zika virus has prompted the Pan American Health Organization to issue an alert and the World Health Organization to declare a public health emergency. To date, testing for Zika cannot be done on a local level, requiring the Department of Pathology to triage potential cases. Zika virus is most often spread to humans by the bite of an Aedes species mosquito that is infected . . .
March 24 2016

Pathology Laboratory Reports New Findings in the Journal Cell Stem Cell

The laboratory of Dr. Yali Dou, Associate Professor of Pathology, reported new findings in the article “MLL1 Inhibition Reprograms Epiblast Stem Cells to Naive Pluripotency” which was published as an advance online publication in the journal Cell Stem Cell on March 17, 2016. Dr. Hui Zhang is the first author. Other co-authors from the Department include Bo Zhou, Avinash K. Shanmugam,  Yuqing Sun, Rajesh C. Rao and Alexey I. Nesvizhskii. The article can be found online here at www.sciencedirect.com.

March 18 2016

Clinical Pathology Quarterly All Staff Meeting

Date:
April 19, 2016

Time:
9:00am – 10:00am

Location:
Medical Sciences Building 1
Room 5330

March 11 2016
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Congratulations to Associate Research Scientist, Dr. Dafydd Thomas!

Dr. Dafydd Thomas is an author of the paper, Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3 Beta Predicts Survival in Resected Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas, which was featured on the December 2015 cover of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Research.

Click Here to view the article.

 

March 4 2016
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Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

April 24-30, 2016

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) originated in 1975 in an effort to raise public understanding and appreciation for the impact of the laboratory as it relates to a patient’s diagnosis and care. It is also critical for the public to understand the quality and professional accountability the lab has as it relates to the patient. Laboratorians play a vital role as a member of the health care team. This is also a moment for lab staff to recognize their contributions to patient care while having fun with their coworkers.

March 1 2016
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One Old Guy’s Perspective on Pathology at Michigan

Based on 45 Years of Experience
March 1 2016