Latest News at LMP

Belinda Lategan, Raheem Peerani, Richard Hegele and David Kolin

By Carlo Hojilla

From March 1 to 7, LMP members travelled to the 2014 United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting held in sunny San Diego, California USA. The San Diego Convention Center...

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Drs. Victor Tron and Serge Jothy

An announcement from LMP Professor and Chair Richard Hegele:

I would like to welcome Dr. Victor Tron (MD) to Toronto as the new Chief, Department of Laboratory Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital, effective July 1, 2014....

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CaRMS logo

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) is delighted to announce the results of this year’s Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS). As a department with exceptional standards, we continue to attract the most remarkable...

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GRC Poster Competition Winners 2014

On Tuesday, March 11, over 200 LMP participants enjoyed the interactive and inspiring 17th Annual LMP Graduate Research Conference (GRC). As one of the major highlights of LMP’s graduate program, the day featured 97 poster...

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a National LEADing Practice Award from Canada Health Infoway and Accreditation Canada.

Congratulations to Professor Frances Jamieson (MD, FRCPC) for winning a National LEADing Practice Award from Canada Health Infoway and Accreditation Canada.

Prof. Jamieson and her team were recognized for their leading edge web-based...

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Ghassan Allo

LMP would like to congratulate Ghassan Allo, PGY 5 Anatomical Pathology Resident, as the winner of the 2014 F. Stephen Vogel Award.

This award recognizes an outstanding paper by a resident or fellow published in Modern Pathology...

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Hubert Tsui, Chief Resident in Hematological Pathology

Congratulations to Hubert Tsui (MD, PhD), Chief Resident in Hematological Pathology, for winning a Young Investigator Award from the Canadian Conference on Lymphoproliferative Disorders (CCOLD). Tsui’s research explains how a lymphoproliferative...

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Winners: DMEM Shots

If you thought that research was competitive, the LMP Lab Games 2014 brought that spirit to an entirely different level. A challenging relay, the focus of the event, featured LMP faculty, staff and students at this intense, inaugural event held...

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Stephen Mack and Prof. Michael Taylor

Receiving a diagnosis of ependymoma, the third most common type of childhood brain cancer, can be devastating. While babies and toddlers are treated with surgery and radiation therapy, current chemotherapy is ineffective and the cancer often...

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Professor Yeni Yucel

Research has shown that diabetes affects multiple organs including the kidneys and eyes, but it is unclear how it affects other organs such as the brain. With a $1 million grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Professor Yeni Yucel (MSc...

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Carmen Avila-Casado

Professor Avila-Casado (MD, PhD), Department of Laboratory Medicine (LMP), collaborating with a team from the University of Birmingham, Alabama, has revealed the importance of a biomarker called angiopoietin-like 4 for the development of...

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Catherine O'Brien

Congratulations to The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology’s (LMP) Professor Catherine O’Brien (BSc, MD, PhD, FRCSC) for winning the prestigious Lap-Chee Tsui Publication Award in the Biomedical Research Category, together with co-...

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LMPSU 2014

On January 17 and 18, 2014, presenters and attendees gathered for the informative Conference on the Aging Population at the University of Toronto’s Bahen Centre.

Concerned about the pressing economic, social and healthcare needs of our...

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LMP Professor Heyu Ni

How can one of the world’s most venomous snakes save lives? Using protein purified from the Southeast Asian viper's venom, Professor Heyu Ni (MD, PhD) from the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP), has developed a new drug...

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Alain Dabdoub

By Nicole Bodnar

For the estimated 3.5 million Canadians with hearing loss, difficulty finding employment, social isolation and mental distress are just a few of the...

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Catherine O'Brien

Professor Catherine O’Brien (BSc, MD, PhD, FRCSC), Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP), has discovered a new approach to treating colorectal cancer by targeting a protein molecule, BMI-1, that drives self-renewal in stem...

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Andrei Drabovich and Professor Eleftherios Diamandis

Infertile men can now avoid painful biopsies and potential surgery with a novel test designed by Professor Eleftherios Diamandis (MD, PhD, FRCPC, FRSC) from the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP), and postdoctoral fellow...

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LMPSU and HSSU

Concerned about the pressing economic, social and healthcare needs of our aging population, undergraduates from the Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology Student Union (LMPSU) and the Health Studies Students’ Union (HSSU) are hosting the...

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David Shih, Vijay Ramiswamy, Prof. Michael Taylor and Marc Remke.

Why is recurrent medulloblastoma, one of the most common childhood brain tumours, so fatal and is there potential to improve patient outcomes? In...

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Prof. Rita Kandel

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) would like to congratulate Professor Rita Kandel (MD, FRCPC) on her reappointment as Chief of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital.

During...

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