Pathology News Archive: August 2020

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Patient Advocate Michele Mitchell wins ASCP Patient Champion Award

"Patient advocacy and engagement is essential to provide high quality care.  Your dedication to empower other patients through education and awareness has made big contributions to the life-changing impact of patient-pathology interactions.”  So begins the award letter to Michele Mitchell from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), who is awarding Michele the ASCP Patient Champion Award for 2020... 

August 24 2020

Study from Venneti Lab on DIPGs Published in Cancer Cell

In a new study, Chan Chung et al. from the Venneti laboratory have discovered a “catch 22”-like phenomena, where epigenetic and metabolic pathways feed one another, in a childhood brain tumor called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas (DIPG) [...]

August 17 2020

The COVID-19 Heroes You Haven't Met Yet: Behind the Scenes of a Pandemic

When people think about forensic pathology, images of crime shows where an investigator sets out to determine a murder victim’s cause of death often come to mind. However, it’s important to acknowledge the crucial role this field actually plays in our collective response to death, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unravel...

August 13 2020