State Governments Are Jumping on the Biotech and Genetic Testing Bandwagon

Clinical laboratory managers and pathologists can expect more personalized medicine products and services as biotech industry flourishes Its gold rush time in biotech. Because of the promise of biotechnology to improve patient outcomes—and deliver lots of good-paying, clean jobs, even states are competing to attract the top scientists and companies who conduct research into genetics, molecular diagnostics, and healthcare informatics. This is an auspicious trend for the medical laboratory...

Famed Pathologist Dr. Rudolph Virchow’s Collection of Medical Specimens May Soon Be Closed to the Public

Historically significant collection of pathology and anatomic specimens may fall victim to budget cuts and space constraints Pathologists across the globe will be interested to learn that the pathological-anatomical collection of the famous Doctor Rudolph Virchow, housed for almost 100 years in Berlin, may soon be closed to public viewing. Administrators at Berlin’s Charité Hospital are threatening to shut down what is often recognized as the world’s first pathology museum. Virchow’s...
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