Archive for September, 2009

Pathologist’s frustrations with health care reform debate on YouTube

| September 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ed Uthman is a practicing pathologist who recently posted this video on

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Google rolls out Wave to 100,000 early users

| September 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

Google Inc.'s highly anticipated communication and collaboration tool – Google Wave – is one big step closer to its first customer shipment. The company is inviting about 100,000 users and developers to preview the new technology, Lars Rasmussen, an engineering manager, and Stephanie Hannon, a group product manager at Google, said in a blog post […]

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Bee venom used to target cancer

| September 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Wall Street Journal (9/29, D2, Loftus) reports that researchers have found a way to treat cancerous tumors using an ingredient of bee venom called melittin.  Past research has shown that melittin attacks healthy cells in the process of shrinking or slowing the growth of tumors.  But, researchers at Washington University discovered that by attaching […]

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Pulmonary pathology images on Flickr

| September 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Dr. Yale Rosen, a pathologist in Long Island, New York has posted a nice collection of pulmonary pathology images with gross and histologic examples as well as normal lung histology.  The images are of excellent quality and most contain a short description.  Check out Pulmonary Pathology on Flickr and many thanks to Dr. Rosen for the excellent […]

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CAP Foundation Grant and Awards Application Due October 1

| September 22, 2009 | 2 Comments

I encourage all residents interested in obtaining additional training in molecular diagnostics, molecular pathology, informatics or renal pathology or interested in attending a meeting or working with industry on a research project to apply for one of the grant and awards listed below.  Click on the image to be re-directed to the application site.  The […]

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Case of the Week up at PathXchange

| September 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

This week PathXchange (Px) is showcasing the "Fibroepithelioma of pinkus in a 9-year-old boy" by Dr. Deba Sarma as the "Px Case of the Week".    Abstract: Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus (FEP) is a rare indolent variety of basal cell carcinoma that is typically polypoid and located on the trunk of adult males aged 40–60 years. Basal cell […]

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Definiens offering Tissue Studio Webinar – October 1 @ 11:00 AM EDT

| September 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

Definiens is proud to introduce Tissue Studio™ REGISTER HERE The Most Advanced Digital Pathology Image Analysis Solution for Biomarker Translational Research Definiens has long been recognized as having the most powerful image analysis solution in the world, with software applications spanning cellular assays, histopathology, medical imaging and even earth remote sensing. Now, Definiens is proud […]

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Dark Daily Story on Pathology 2.0 and Digital Pathology Blog

| September 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

Many thanks to the folks over at Dark Daily and coverage of Pathology 2.0 to include the digital pathology blog. The Dark Report is known for their innovative reporting including a Best Investigative Reporting Award from SIPA. Best known for The Dark Report, they also host the annual Executive War College on Laboratory and Pathology Management. This two-day […]

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Scientific American article on UCSB’s Allosphere

| September 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

Simply awesome – note to self – see if I can get a tour of this facility. Scientists often become immersed in their data, and sometimes even lost. The AlloSphere, a unique virtual reality environment at the University of California, Santa Barbara, makes this easier by turning large data sets into immersive experiences of sight […]

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Apollo PACS, Inc. Selected by Henry Ford Health System for Its Digital Pathology Solution

| September 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Apollo PACS continues to make inroads with a number of new customers using their PathPACS® product for digital image management with their existing LIS.  Their latest addition is Henry Ford Health System, a department known for its LEAN processing initiatives led by their chair, Dr. Richard Zarbo and its strength in pathology informatics led by Dr. Mark Tuthill, […]

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Pathology Visions 2009 – Part 1

| September 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

Attending Pathology Visions this week in San Diego.  The meeting started with several texts and e-mails telling me "Urlacher out for the season".  As much as any loss to Green Bay stings, Urlacher's loss may be significant.  This meeting continues to grow and the content and speakers have been excellent.  Keynote by Dr. Reuter from […]

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9/11 – Never Forget

| September 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

http://911digitalarchive.org/

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Pigeons wins data race

| September 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

Too good not to pass along – Pigeon Beats Telkom South Africa in Data Race  

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Welcome to Ventana Medical Systems – Newest Blog Sponsor

| September 9, 2009 | 1 Comment

  I am pleased to welcome Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. as the newest educational sponsor to the blog.  Many thanks to Ventana for their generous support to help provide an ongoing blog environment for the digital pathology and laboratory community. Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. is committed to digital pathology image analysis and is a recognized […]

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