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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)


Succesful grant application

Posted 2016 April 15th

Congratulations to Dr. SenGupta! On behalf of Dr. John Fisher and Dr. Roger Deeley, I am pleased to inform you that your application to fund a project on "Evaluating ezrin expression in tumour infiltrating cytotoxic T cells as a potential prognostic marker in breast cancer" from the Breast Cancer Action Kingston funds in the Faculty of Health Sciences/Kingston General Hospital Internal Grant Competition was successful.

This award is provided for one year beginning June 1, 2016 and ending May 31, 2017.


Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship Award

Posted 2016 April 5th

Dr. Xiaolong Yang's MD/PhD student Helena van Rensburg won the Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship Award from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR).

This award supports Canadian graduate students who demonstrate outstanding achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.


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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)



    Tuesday May 24
    9:00-10:00 Neuropathology Conference Autopsy Conference Rm
    1:45-2:45 GI & Liver Conference CANCELLED

    Presented by
    Dr. Richard Hegele
    Vice-Dean, Research and Innovation, Faculty of Medicine, Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto; Chief, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children; Toronto, ON

    “Bringing Innovation to Biomedical Research: A Personal Journey”

    Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
    Time: 4:00 pm.
    Place: Richardson Amphitheatre, Richardson Laboratory

    Wednesday May 25
    8:00-8:55 "Clinical significance of tyrosine kinase Richardson Lab Rm. 102 domain mutation detection" Visiting Elective Student: Mahtab Ghassemi From Spartan Health Sciences University
    9:00-9:55 Laboratory Safety Richardson Lab Rm. 102 Dr. C. Jariwala
    10:00-10:55 Micro Round Multihead Microscope Rm Dr. D. Berman
    11:00-11:55 AP Seminar: Derm – Approach to Blistering Disorders Richardson Lab Rm. 102 Dr. S. Bradshaw

    Thursday May 26
    12:30-1:30 Grand Rounds CANCELLED
    4:00-5:00 Renal Biopsy Round Multihead Microscope Rm.

    Friday May 27
    9:00-9:30 Gross Rounds – Dr. I. Barsoum Gross Room
    1:30-2:30 Hematopathology Morphology Round Autopsy Conference Room

    Queen's Cancer Research Institute seminars - QCRI Room 100/101, Thursdays at 4:00pm

    Thursday, 26 May - a Frontiers of Cancer Research presentation! Dr. Harriet Richardson (Epidemiologist & Professor, Dept. of Public Health Sciences, Queen's) Title: TBD

    Thursday, 02 June - a Collaborative Graduate Program in Cancer Research presentation! Catherine Crawford-Brown & Katrina Cristall (MSc candidates, Pathology & Molecular Medicine) Supervisor: Dr. Chris Mueller (CBG) Title: TBD

    Thursday, 09 June - a Frontiers of Cancer Research presentation! Dr. Colin Collins (Senior Research Scientist & Director, Laboratory for Advance Genome Analysis, Vancouver Prostate Centre, Professor, Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia) Host: Dr. David M. Berman Title: TBD

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

    Courses offered in 2016 September: CANC497 * CANC499 * PATH425 * PATH499 * PATH822

    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

    Welcome to The Canadian National Inherited Bleeding Disorder Genotyping Laboratory Providing molecular diagnostic services to the Canadian inherited bleeding disorder community.
  • Page Last Updated: 2016 January 28