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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.

> continued (Welcome letter from Dr. Lois Shepherd)


Working to beat breast cancer

Posted 2015 July 29


Four Queen's researchers receive funding from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) is providing over $1 million in funding to four Queen's University researchers who are investigating different aspects of breast cancer including testing, metastasis and the immune system.

Peter Greer (Pathology and Molecular Medicine) has received $450,000 over three years. Dr. Greer's research explores interactions between cancer cells and the immune system. He is working to coax the immune system back into action and stimulate cancer immunity against invading cancer cells using oncolytic viruses.


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EVENTS 2015 events

Monday August 3 - CIVIC HOLIDAY - Queen's University is closed

Tuesday August 4
8:30-9:30 Neuropathology Conference - NOT scheduled this week
1:45-2:45 GI & Liver Conference - NOT scheduled for the summer

Wednesday August 5
9:00-10:00 Resident Led Session: Chapter 3 - Richardson Lab Rm. 102 - Inflammation and Repair Part I - Dr. K. Ren
10:15-11:15 Micro Rounds (Peds) - Multihead Microscope Rm. - Dr. S. Boag
11:30-12:30 Resident Led Session: Chapter 3 - Richardson Lab Rm. 102 - Inflammation and Repair Part II - Dr. N. Parvinnejad

Thursday August 6
12:30-1:30 Grand Rounds - NOT scheduled for the summer

Friday August 7
9:00-9:30 Gross rounds - Gross Rm. - Dr. A. Xu
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