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15 August
Michigan Legacy Tissue Program to Expand Patient Contribution and Clinical Research
 
Under the Direction of Dr. Rohit Mehra, of Pathology, and Dr. Ajjai Alva, of Medical Oncology, the Rapid Autopsy Program has been expanded and renamed the Michigan Legacy Tissue Program (MLTP). Originally started by Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan and Dr. Kenneth Pienta in 1996, the Rapid Autopsy Program was formed to retrieve metastatic prostate tumors for molecular study. This program continues to thrive with current input and collaboration from Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen and colleagues in Autopsy and Forensic Services. 

Molecular study of metastatic cancers is difficult because most patients with widely disseminated disease never undergo tumor resection. Performing a rapid autopsy within three hours [...]
11 August
Visiting Professor Lectures on New Book
 
Ian Burney, Professor of History at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at Manchester University will visit on Thursday August 17 to give a lecture on his newest book, Murder and the Making of English CSI.

The book tells the story of how one of the most iconic features of our present-day forensic landscape — crime scene investigation — came into being. Drawing on material ranging [...]

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19 October - 21 October
New Frontiers in Pathology Conference
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This symposium is intended to address the educational requirements for practicing pathologists, residents and fellows. Diagnostic problems in Anatomic Pathology will be identified and evaluated using current tools.

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10 November - 10 November
16th Annual Pathology Research Symposium
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This Molecular and Celluar Pathology graduate student event showcases research within the department by faculty, postdoctural fellows and Ph.D. students. Platform talks and poster are given and the day is highlighted with an invited keynote presentation.

 

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