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Welcome to the Department
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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Spotlight

Dr. Alexander H. (Sandy) Boag appointed as Head, Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University

Posted 2016 July 04


Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen's University, has appointed Dr. Alexander H. (Sandy) Boag as Head, Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences. This appointment is for a five year period beginning June 15, 2016.

A graduate of Queen's in Chemical Engineering, Dr. Boag did a Masters of Applied Science at University of Toronto. He then attended medical school at Queen's, and a residency in Anatomic Pathology, also at Queen's. Dr. Boag then joined the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine as a faculty member in 1993. He served as Service Chief for Anatomical Pathology from 2001 to 2013. Dr. Boag is an active member Cancer Care Ontario, currently serving as pathology lead for the southeast region. He has served as Clinical Director of the Cytology lab at Kingston General Hospital since 2008.

An active and respected member of his Department, Dr. Boag has held numerous committee roles, displaying a penchant for change and improvement. He currently sits on the Departmental Practice Plan Steering Committee, and holds the position of Vicechair of the SEAMO Finance Committee, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine.

Dr. Boag has been active at all levels of education and training, having served on the residency training committee in pathology, and being a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Anatomical Pathology Examination Board. A pulmonary and urologic pathologist, Dr. Boag's scholarly work has focused on prostate and lung cancer. As an active member of several research teams, Dr. Boag has been involved in multiple funded research initiatives and scholarly publications.

We are very much looking forward to working with Dr. Boag in his new role as Head of the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine.

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Spinoza lecture at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam

Posted 2016 July 04


Dr. Lillicrap will be visiting the University of Amsterdam's Academic Medical Center between July 5-8, 2016 as a Spinoza Chair, and will deliver a Spinoza Lecture on "Advances in hemophilia care: a paradigm for the application of molecular science".

During his visit to Amsterdam, he will also lead a Masterclass with doctoral and post-doctoral trainees on the molecular biology of FVIII and von Willebrand factor, and will act as an external PhD examiner.

Spinoza Lecture Poster

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EVENTS

events

Monday July 25
8:30-9:30 Autopsy Conference NOT scheduled this week
1:00-2:00 Hematopathology Review Richardson Lab Rm. 102

Tuesday July 26
Dept web server down for maintenance 07:00-08:00
9:00-10:00 Neuropathology Conference Autopsy Conference Rm
1:45-2:45 GI & Liver Conference NOT scheduled this week

Wednesday July 27
9:00-9:55 Micro Round (Rescheduled from July 13) Multihead Microscope Rm Dr. D. Hurlbut
10:00-10:55 Micro Round Multihead Microscope Rm Dr. T. Childs
11:00-11:55 Resident Slide Review for the Royal College Exam Multihead Microscope Rm Dr. N. Parvinnejad

Thursday July 28
12:30-1:30 Grand Rounds NOT scheduled for remainder of the summer

Friday July 29
9:00-9:30 Gross Rounds - Dr. P. Manley Gross Room
1:30-2:30 Hematopathology Morphology Round Autopsy Conference Room


Monday 2016 August 01
Stat Holiday - Queen's/KGH Closed

Tuesday August 2
9:00-10:00 Neuropathology Conference Autopsy Conference Rm
1:45-2:45 GI & Liver Conference CANCELLED

Wednesday August 3
9:00-9:55 Resident Slide Review for the Royal College Exam Multihead Microscope Rm. Dr. K. Ren
10:00-10:55 Micro Round Multihead Microscope Rm Dr. P. Farmer

Thursday August 4
12:30-1:30 Grand Rounds Cancelled for the summer

Friday August 5
9:00-9:30 Gross Rounds - Dr. M. Manduch Gross Room
1:30-2:30 Hematopathology Morphology Round Autopsy Conference Room


Courses offered in 2016 September: CANC497 * CANC499 * PATH425 * PATH499 * PATH823

Courses offered in 2017 January: CANC440 * PATH310 * PATH430/826


Job Opportunities

  • ACADEMIC ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGISTS (2 positions) Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada The Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine in the Queen’s University Faculty of Health Sciences is recruiting two (2) academic Anatomical Pathologists, one each with primary subspecialty training and diagnostic expertise in dermatopathology and gastrointestinal pathology, respectively. (more)
  • Tier I Canada Research Chair in Bioinformatics Faculty of Health Sciences and Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Review of applications will commence on March 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. (more)


    QLMP

    Welcome to the 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


    NIBDGL

    Welcome to The Canadian National Inherited Bleeding Disorder Genotyping Laboratory Providing molecular diagnostic services to the Canadian inherited bleeding disorder community.
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