Kingston General Hospital
Clinical laboratory services are primarily located at the Kingston General Hospital. The Department works very closely with hospital leadership to ensure that timely, quality diagnostic testing is provided to the patients of Kingston General Hospital, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is extensive consultative support in all disciplines of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine available on site.
Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH)
The Department provides full laboratory support for the HDH. Recently, a Mass Spectrometry was established at HDH to provide cutting edge diagnostic testing.
The Department provides laboratory testing and infection control.
Queen’s Cancer Research Institute (QCRI)
Many of the Department’s cancer researchers are located in the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute. Very strong connections exist between the Departments clinicians and the cancers researchers located in the QCRI. Dr Roger Deeley, Professor of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, is the Institute Director.
NCIC Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG)
The Department houses and administers the tissue bank associated with clinical trials originating from NCIC CTG. Departmental members are closely linked and assist with correlative studies associated with trials. The Dr. Lois Shepherd, a Hematopathologist in the Department, is the Physician Coordinator of the tissue bank.
Ontario Cancer Biomarker Network (OCBN)/Indoc Research
The Ontario Cancer Biomarker Network (OCBN) has a strong and close relationship with Queen's University. Drs Feilotter and Squire are directly involved in the original infrastructure grant application to OICR, and have been Principal Investigators on collaborative grants with the OCBN, as well as being directly involved in numerous OCBN projects and activities, including the Steering Committee.