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of Pathology and Molecular Medicine

Welcome to the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine of Queen’s University.  Our Department is uniquely placed at the interface between basic biomedical science and clinical medicine.  Our dedicated faculty deliver a broad array of highly integrated programs in fundamental and translational research, diagnostic laboratory services and education. In doing so, our Department has a distinctive role in the School of Medicine in that it serves as both a basic science department, with its attendant academic responsibilities, and a clinical department responsible for the delivery of complex laboratory services in the teaching hospitals.

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New OICR Transformative Pathology Fellow Dr. Michael Rauh inspired to make a difference in myeloid cancers

Posted 2015 April 02


On August 4, 1980, a 22-year-old Terry Fox ran through Sudbury, Ontario as onlookers cheered him on from the sidewalks. Dr. Michael Rauh, one of OICR's newest investigators, was fortunate enough to be there. Little did he know at the time that this inspiring moment would lead him to a career in the sciences, or that one day he would even end up working in labs built with funds originating from Terry's Marathon of Hope.

Rauh has now been working as a clinician-scientist at Queen's University for three years and became an OICR Transformative Pathology Fellow in the spring of 2014. He focuses his research on myeloid cancers, specifically myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a type of blood cancer he believes is currently lagging behind in attention from the research community. While he always had scientific aspirations, Rauh knows why he became a cancer researcher.


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EVENTS 2015 events

Monday April 20
8:30-9:30 Autopsy Conference - NOT scheduled this week
1:00-2:00 Hematopathology Review - Richardson Lab Rm. 102

Tuesday April 21
8:30-9:30 Neuropathology Conference - Autopsy Conference Rm.
1:45-2:45 GI & Liver Conference - Multihead Microscope Rm.
4:00-5:00 Path 830/930 Research Seminar - Graeme Mullins - MSc Candidate - " Fer kinase promotes HER2-positive breast cancer progression and metastasis"

Wednesday April 22
8:00-9:00 Medical Mortality Round - Richardson Lab Amphitheatre
10:15-11:15 Micro Rounds - Dr. P. Farmer - Multihead Microscope Rm.
11:30-12:30 AP Seminar: GI - Pediatric Pathology of the GI tract - Richardson Lab Rm 102 - Dr. D. Hurlbut

Thursday April 23
12:30-1:30 Grand Round - Richardson Lab Amphitheatre - Interesting cardiac causes of death at autopsy - Dr. P. Farmer

Friday April 24
9:00-9:30 Gross rounds - Dr. S. Varma - Gross Room
1:30-2:30 Hematopathology Morphology Round - Autopsy Conference Rm.

Courses offered in 2015 September: CANC497 * CANC499 * PATH425 * PATH499

Courses offered in 2016 January: CANC440 * PATH310 * PATH430/826 * PATH823

Welcome to Queen's Laboratory for Molecular Pathology
The QLMP is part of the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. The QLMP provides rapid and economic advanced pathology services to researchers, students, clinicians, and private sector groups. The QLMP promotes productive interactions between scientists, clinicians, pathologists, and others by supporting research projects of common interest.
The QLMP offers a wide array of services including:
  • Histology
  • TMA design and construction
  • Whole slide scanning
  • TMA scanning
  • Customized immunohistochemistry and immunofluoroscence
  • Image analysis tools
  • Secure web database access and storage
  • Plastination
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Page Last Updated: 2015 April 16