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Top Newcastle Microbiologist recognised on the Pathologist Power List

Dr Alice Wort, a Specialist Registrar in Microbiology at Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary, and Clinical Research Fellow in the Institute for Cellular Medicine at Newcastle University specialises in Paediatric Pneumonia and Empyema.

The Power List for 2016 included those pathologists and laboratory professionals who were deemed to be ‘the best of the best’ and Dr Wort is one of only 4 UK based pathologists to be included.

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Upcoming Seminar- Computational cytometry: new perspectives to interpret high-dimensional immunology data

Monday 6th February

Speaker:      Dr Yvan Saeys, Data Mining & Modelling for Biomedicine, Inflammation Research Center, University of Ghent

Venue:                Baddiley Clark Seminar Room

Time:                   13.00 – 14.00

Title:                    Computational cytometry: new perspectives to interpret high-dimensional immunology data

http://www.dambi.ugent.be/members/yvan_saeys

 

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Node Industry Event-2nd March 2017

Molecular Diagnostics at Newcastle

02 March 2017

Research Beehive, Newcastle University

Duration:

10:00-17:00

Aim: The purpose of the event is to bring industry together with the research community to identify potential collaboration opportunities around molecular diagnostics and image analysis.

We will have a series of presentations from our research groups about their latest discoveries.

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Proximity Lab Opening Ceremony

The state of the art ‘Proximity Laboratory’ was officially unveiled by Newcastle Hospitals’ Chief Executive Sir Leonard Fenwick and Newcastle University Vice-Chancellor-elect Professor Chris Day who presided over the official opening in early December.

Based within the RVI’s Department of Cellular Pathology (the largest of its kind in the North East),

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Young Person’s Advisory Group-PPI Event

On Thursday 10th November the Node attended the North East Young Peron’s Advisory Group (YPAG). The YPAG is a national initiative that seeks to engage and involve young people aged between 11 and 18 years in the development of research studies about the health and wellbeing of their peers.

The Node’s main focus at the event was to gather the groups opinion on a new  commercial research study involving tissue donation.

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‘Meet the Scientist’ workshop-International Centre for Life

The Node’s deputy director Professor Phil Sloan and pathology trainee Anne Chambers took part in the Royal College of Pathologist’s supported ‘Meet the Scientist’ event on Saturday 12th November . This included the delivery of exciting activities that help educate the public on haematology, biochemistry and cellular pathology.

There was a lot of interest in their stand and they had lots of fun interacting with children and their families at the event.

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Node Industry Day-2nd March 2017

The Newcastle Molecular Pathology Node will be holding an industry day in conjunction with the NAHP industry month in February 2017. The event is aimed at engaging industry partners and discovering possible collaboration opportunities.

The event will be held at the Research Beehive in the Old Library Building on 2nd March 2017.

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NCRI Cancer Conference

The Node attended the NCRI Cancer Conference in Liverpool from the 5th to the 8th November to promote the Node’s new MSc in Molecular Pathology online programme.

The NCRI Cancer Conference showcases the latest basic, translational and clinical cancer research. It brings researchers together to share ideas and develop collaborations.

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‘Meet the Scientist’ workshops-International Centre for Life

The Node will be taking part in the Royal College of Pathologist’s supported ‘Meet the Scientist’ event. This will include the delivery of exciting activities that help educate the public on haematology, biochemistry and cellular pathology.

During this two day event volunteers will interact with the public and show the vital role of pathologists in the prevention,

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