Sponsored: Time is of the essence in the management of sepsis

Every year, 49 million people acquire sepsis. Time is of the essence for appropriate therapy as the key driver of clinical outcomes.

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My lab: antibodymediated autoimmune neurology

A guided tour of the Oxford Autoimmune Neurology Diagnostic Laboratory.

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Myths of employing a deaf person

Alexandra Broderick, a Biomedical Scientist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, on misconceptions.

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UK standards for microbiology investigations

Chris Ward, IBMS Head of Examinations, and Ruhi Siddiqui, Head of the Standards Unit at the UK Health Security Agency, with the latest updates.

Combating misinformation

The proliferation of online information has made it easier than ever to learn, but also to encounter sources of questionable quality. It’s important to be extra vigilant with online sources as misleading information can have serious consequences for the integrity of our profession and the wellbeing of those seeking career advice.

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A history of alcohol consumption

Stephen Mortlock casts an eye back over the history of alcohol, from drunken monkeys to eating dried bull penis as a hangover cure.

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Influence and shape policy

IBMS Chief executive David Wells on how the Institute and its members can influence government policy.

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My lab: haematology department

Haematology Operational Manager Stacy Burrows gives a guided tour of her lab at the Mersey and West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

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A new female president

We celebrate the IBMS presidency being passed from woman to woman for the first time.

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IBMS Support Hubs

IBMS Executive Head of Education Sue Jones discusses the role of the IBMS Support Hub webinars and outlines plans for 2024.

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IBMS research grants

We look at the work of Dr Mosavar Farahani who received an IBMS Research Grant in 2023 to help fund her work on disease progression and skeletal complications in multiple myeloma.