molecular pathology


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molecular pathology

[mə′lek·yə·lər pə′thäl·ə·jē]
(pathology)
The study of the bases and mechanisms of disease on a molecular or chemical level.
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Jennings L, Van Deerlin VM, Gulley ML; for the College of American Pathologists Molecular Pathology Resource Committee.
In other words, not every chapter describes a protocol you may want to implement in your laboratory, but there are enough, both diagnostic and research in nature, that make Molecular Pathology Protocols a book that every clinical molecular biology laboratory should have readily available.
In addition, the market research company projects that the performance of complete molecular pathology analysis of all breast tumours may become a common practice over the next few years.
Pathologists of the 21st century must not only render histologic diagnoses but also be knowledgeable about molecular pathology and its clinical implications for patient care.
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Kaplan: Molecular pathology fellowships have become popular over the past three to five years.
The sixth edition of this textbook, which follows the original by 30 years, emphasizes how the field of histological research has advanced recently, specifically in terms of molecular pathology, genetic testing, laser capture, in situ hybridization and the emergence of immunohistochemistry.
The last part of the book recognizes the increasing importance of molecular pathology and genetics.
The book is divided into four parts that deal with basic molecular pathology, molecular technologies, applications to molecular pathology, and finally, issues for the clinical molecular pathology laboratory.
With this new molecular pathology technology developed in GE's Biosciences laboratories, researchers can now look at a visual map of the tissue sample, seeing a cancer cell's comprehensive biomarker signaling pathway, and the interplay of signaling networks inside the tumor.
The award will also invest in the next generation of scientists with a Clinical Fellowship programme in molecular pathology.
Writing for hematologists and other specialists, research pathologists primarily from US institutions, report on current knowledge of genomic medicine as applied to the molecular pathology of leukemias and lymphomas.

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