The University of Michigan’s Protein Folding Diseases Initiative will be holding its 4th Annual Symposium on Thursday, October 12, from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm, at the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB), Kahn Auditorium, on the University’s Medical Campus.
October 12 2017 -
October 12 2017
Dr. Cody Carter was joined by Dr. David Lucas for a Facebook Live video highlighting the New Frontiers in Pathology Conference
which will be held October 19 - 21 at the Graduate Ann Arbor. The conference, in it's 11th year, [...]
The recent availability of molecular data on renal tumors has resulted in clinically useful World Health Organization (WHO)-driven classification system including several new and intriguing [...]
Interview of Pediatric Fellow Nathan Shaller, MD
Rajah Rabah, MD works to make autopsy reports more accessible to families and change the perceptions of pediatric pathology.
This symposium is intended to address the educational requirements for practicing pathologists, residents and fellows. Diagnostic problems in Anatomic Pathology will be identified and evaluated using current tools.
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October 19 2017 -
October 21 2017
Sriram Venneti, MD, PhD
, was awarded the American Society for Clinical Investigation Council Young Physician-Scientist Award. This award was initiated in 2013 and recognizes young physician-scientists who are supported by NIH K or similar significant career-development awards, are early in their first faculty appointment, and have made notable achievements in their research.
Congratulations to the recently appointed Laboratory Directors within the Anatomic Pathology Division!Dr. Judy Pang
has done an amazing job as the interim Cytopathology Director; so amazing, in fact, that she was unanimously chosen to stay at the helm as the Cytopathology Director! Congrats to Dr. Pang! Stepping into Dr. Pang's shoes is Dr. Andrew Sciallis
, who will be taking over as the Immunohistochemistry Lab Director.
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Chief Resident, Cody Carter, MD
, writes about the disruptive technological innovations in histology and digital pathology that are shaking up Global Outreach possibilities in the field. He discusses the new opportunities to make a diagnostic impact for patients in Sub-Saharan Africa from the comfort of your office in No Longer an Excuse
. Read it in the American Society for Clinical Pathology's quarterly publication, Critical Values.
Each year, the President and Executive Committee of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology have the opportunity to recognize an individual for outstanding service to the field and to the Academy. This year, Laura W. Lamps, MD received the honor. Dr. Lamps is the Godfrey D. Stobbe Professor of Gastrointestinal Pathology and also serves as Michigan Medicine’s Patient Safety Officer. [ ... ]
Anatomic Pathology—Sandra Camelo-Piragua, MD
Long-time friend joins the Michigan Medicine family
Assistant Professor of Forensic Pathology and Director of the Residency Training Program, Allecia Wilson, MD has been named President of the Michigan Association of Medical Examiners (MAME). MAME's mission is to foster the highest professional standards in the performance of the duties of the county medical examiners of Michigan. [ ... ]
The laboratory of Dr. Celina Kleer, Harold A. Oberman Collegiate Professor, isolated human mesenchymal stem cells from breast cancer metastasis. The lab discovered that a collagen receptor tyrosine kinase, DDR2, mediates stromal-cancer communication and induces breast cancer metastasis. The study provides the basis for the development of DDR2 inhibitors. The article appeared in Cell Reports and can be found at www.cell.com.
If you have cancer, the treatment plan probably started with a pathologist’s review of your biopsy