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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...

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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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Hubert Tsui

Congratulations to Hubert Tsui (MD, PhD), Chief Resident in Hematological Pathology, for winning an Abstract Achievement Award from the American Society of Hematology (ASH). Tsui won this award for his outstanding abstract “Making ‘Sense’ Of...

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Prof. Vieira

What role does forensic medicine play in investigating torture and protecting human rights around the world? The second annual Jaffe Lecture, hosted by the Centre for Forensic Science and Medicine (CFSM) and the Department of Laboratory Medicine...

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LMP Professor Donald Low

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) Professor Donald Low (MD, FRCPC). A legend in Canadian Microbiology practice and a globally recognized researcher and mentor, Prof. Low passed away...

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Sean McCurdy

Congratulations to the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology’s (LMP) PhD candidate Sean McCurdy for winning the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Valued at $150,000 over three years,...

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Karim Mekhail

Congratulations to the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology’s (LMP) Professor Karim Mekhail for receiving the 2013 Maud Menten New Investigator Prize (Biomedical Theme). This prestigious award is presented by the Canadian...

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Scavenger hunt

On September 9, 2013, The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) welcomed the next leaders in biomedical research to the LMP Graduate Program. It was a fun-filled afternoon including a comprehensive orientation, a meet and...

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LMP water balloon toss

"The LMP BBQ was simply fabulous. Perfect weather, a beautiful venue, delicious food, nice company and fun games - a complete package,” said third-year PhD candidate Chan Mi Lee.

Hosted by the graduate student association CLAMPS on Friday...

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Prof. Clinton Robbins

Scientists have long believed that cells called monocytes contribute to the growth of deadly plaque inside the walls of arteries. However, Professor Clinton Robbins (BSc, PhD) from the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP), ...

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Robert Guo and Prof. Alden Chesney.

“The LMP Summer Student Research Program is a fantastic opportunity for undergraduates with little background in research, like me, to gain hands-on experience and learn from the experts,” says third-year undergraduate student Olena Bolonna....

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2013 BioArt Image Competition Winner

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) is proud to announce that Postdoctoral Fellow Rosalind Silverman (PhD) and Professor Michelle Bendeck (BSc, PhD) have won the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology’...

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