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    Trailblazer in Laboratory Medicine Headlines Barbara Castleberry Lecture

    May 13, 2013
    For more than 40 years, Patricia Ellinger, MSEd, MASCP, MLS(ASCP)CMSSBCM, has forged new pathways in the education and certification of medical laboratory professionals and elevated the stature of the profession. Ms. Ellinger, a nationally recognized medical laboratory leader, will deliver the Barbara Castleberry Lecture for Laboratory Professionals at ASCP 2013 Chicago, from 3 to 3:50 p.m. Sept. 20, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Read more
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    Clinical Informatics Revolutionizes Lab Medicine

    May 13, 2013
    When Michael Feldman, MD, PhD, FASCP, was training in surgical pathology, he was amazed at the amount of data that diagnostic tests generated, yet how little of that data was used. That sparked his career-long quest to learn how to apply medical data to improve patient-centered care. Read more
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    ePolicy News May 2013

    May 01, 2013
    Supreme Court Considers Validity of Gene Patents
    The United States Supreme Court heard arguments last month in Association for Molecular Biology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., et al, the landmark lawsuit challenging whether isolated human genes are patentable. The case questions Myriad Genetics’ right to patent BRCA1 and BRCA2, two genes that correlate to increased rates of breast and ovarian cancer. Read more

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