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Reducing the impact of transport on sample quality and TAT

At a recent Sample Transport Symposium event, hosted by Sarstedt, Dr Michael Cornes presented on the variety of options available for sample transportation and their influence on of speed and quality of result.

‘The IBMS has come a long way… and we plan to go much further…’

With the COVID-19 pandemic shining a spotlight on diagnostics and biomedical science, the IBMS implemented a plan to capitalise and to give the profession a voice. IBMS Chief Executive David Wells writes for Pathology in Practice on the significant progress made by the Institute over the past two years, and its ambitions for the future.

‘The biggest and best yet’ – IBMS Congress hailed a success

Pathology in Practice editor Andy Myall presents a quick wrap up of the 2023 IBMS Congress, including some thoughts on the event and the Institute’s key activities from Chief Executive David Wells.

IBMS Congress 2023: more opportunities to link learning to the laboratory

September 2023 will see the return of the biennial IBMS Congress event to the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. The focus once again will be on the very best that biomedical science and commercial colleagues have to offer. Here, Pathology in Practice provides the second of three scientific programme previews in the run up to this important four-day event.

IBMS Congress 2023: a further opportunity to link learning to the laboratory

The fifteenth iteration in the biennial IBMS Congress series will return to the International Convention Centre in Birmingham in a little over three months. The focus once again will be on the very best that biomedical science and commercial colleagues have to offer. Here, Pathology in Practice provides the first of three further previews in the run up to this important four-day event.

Delivering science and celebrating achievement at IBMS Congress 2023

The biennial IBMS Congress will return to the International Convention Centre in Birmingham in September, the focus once again being on the very best that biomedical science and commercial colleagues have to offer. Here, Pathology in Practice provides a further brief preview of the four-day event.

Selected Talking Heads: a look at Congress 2023 in microcosm

In just a few months the biennial IBMS Congress will return to the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. The focus once again will be on the very best that biomedical science and those supporting the scientific programme have to offer. To illustrate this, Pathology in Practice focuses on a small selection of topics and their respective speaker biographies.

IBMS Congress 2023: now is the time to start planning your visit

In September, the fifteenth iteration in the biennial Congress series will return to the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. The full programme is scheduled for launch in March and once again will focus on the very best that biomedical science and commercial colleagues have to offer. Here, IBMS Deputy Chief Executive Sarah May provides a brief preview of this important event on the laboratory medicine calendar.

Monocyte distribution width: importance in early detection of sepsis

The International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine featured a live symposium hosted by Beckman Coulter devoted to the role of monocyte distribution width. Here, speakers take part in a question and answer session.

IBMS Congress 2022: some examples of leadership at all levels

Summaries of lectures on the comprehensive Biomedical Science Congress programme are requested from individual speakers. In a final review of this important biennial event, Pathology in Practice dips into the education, management, support staff and seminar programmes.

IBMS Congress 2022: from microbiology via POCT to virology

Summaries of lectures on the comprehensive Biomedical Science Congress scientific lecture programme are requested from individual speakers. In this second review, Pathology in Practice selects highlights from alphabetically microbiology to virology.

Impressions and reflections of the IBMS Congress 2022 event

The IBMS Congress held in Birmingham in March was a welcome return to face-to-face conference normality. Siobhan Brown from Roche Diagnostics provides an overview of the company’s experiences at the 14th iteration of this important biennial event.

Exotic parasites: a look at the importance of testing in imported pets

Screening and testing of imported pets is not only crucial to the health of the animals and to their owners where there is zoonotic risk, but also to maintain UK biosecurity. Here, Lisa Martin provides an overview based on a recent HORIBA webinar on the subject.

IBMS Congress 2022: from cellular pathology to immunology

Summaries of lectures on the IBMS Science Congress scientific lecture programme are requested from individual speakers. In this first of two reviews, Pathology in Practice selects highlights from alphabetically cellular pathology to immunology.

Biomedical Science Congress: exhibition and opportunity

Later this month, the ICC in Birmingham will host one of the largest gatherings of biomedical and life science companies. This selection of exhibitor previews offers a taste of what visitors may find to interest them on individual stands in the exhibition.

IBMS Congress 2022: communicating science, celebrating achievement

The biennial IBMS Congress series will return to the ICC in Birmingham in just a few weeks. The focus once again will be on the very best that biomedical science and commercial colleagues have to offer.

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