Josh Lopes and Professor Michelle Bendeck

In Canada, every seven minutes someone dies from a heart attack or stroke. But what if the incidence of this leading cause of death could be reduced? Researchers at the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) have revealed that... Read More

Severa Bunda and Michael Ohh

By Katie Babcock and Michelle Lee

For over thirty years, scientists and pharmaceutical companies have struggled to target one of the most well-known cancer-causing proteins. Mutations in this oncoprotein are responsible for over... Read More

Photo Andrea Conroy with study team

Twelve-hour rolling brown-outs, limited clean running water, lack of proper space, no freezers, and the threat of deadly Ebola outbreaks. Under normal circumstances, scientists have difficulty performing quality research. Under these... Read More

Prof. Khosrow Adeli and the CALIPER team.

If you’re a 35-year-old man and your cholesterol is below 5.2 mmol/L, you know your test results are normal because the parameters of “normal” cholesterol in adults have been well established. But what if you’re a five-year-old boy? Surprisingly... Read More

Sarah Xu

Whether investigating the role of tumour suppressor proteins in cancer, training at Yale Medical School, launching a social media company, or facing formidable opponents in the taekwondo ring, Sarah Xu, LMP alumna, is the personification of... Read More

Photo Cathy Streutker and Stephen Girardin

“I tell my students, ‘This is how a pathologist wins the Nobel Prize.’ They were going against everybody and they couldn’t get their research published,” Professor Cathy Streutker, Director of Surgical Pathology at Toronto’s St. Michael's... Read More