People of Pathology Podcast

Interviews with interesting people in pathology, laboratory medicine, and forensic medicine. We talk about how they got into the field, and some of the things they have accomplished throughout their careers.

Episodes

Episode 112: Dr Daniel Kurtycz, Dr Julie Lemmon, Dr Santo Nicosia – The History of Pathology Society

Today my guests are Pathologists Dr Daniel Kurtycz, Dr Julie Lemmon, and Dr Santo Nicosia from the History of Pathology Society 

What we discuss with Dr Kurtycz, Dr Lemmon, and Dr Nicosia:

  • How they became interested in pathology
  • How they became interested in medical history and pathology history
  • How the History of Pathology Society was started
  • Some of the history of USCAP and the Companion meeting with the History of Pathology Society
  • Pathology specimen collections and why it is important to preserve them
  • How the COVID pandemic will be important in the history of pathology

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

Dress A Med scrubs

 

History of Pathology Society

History of Pathology Society on Twitter

Dr Daniel Kurtycz on Twitter

Dr Julie Lemmon on Twitter

Dr Santo Nicosia on Twitter

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed Through Biography

The Seats and Causes of Diseases Investigated by Anatomy

Guiding the Surgeon’s Hand

The evolution of anatomical illustration and wax modelling in Italy from the 16th to early 19th centuries

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

 

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Episode 111: Dr Ori Zelichov – Image Analysis, Spatial Biology, and Nucleai

Today my guest is Dr Ori Zelichov, VP of Clinical Development at Nucleai

What we discuss with Dr Zelichov:

  • His transition from military service to medical school
  • His early work in cancer biomarkers, and some of the companies with which he was involved 
  • How he came to Nucleai and his role there
  • How Nucleai combines spatial data with clinical data
  • Spatial biology, and how it is used in image analysis
  • Other possible applications of the Nucleai platform beyond oncology
  • Building a spatial biology atlas and how it could be used

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

Dress A Med scrubs

 

Dr Zelichov on Twitter

Nucleai website

Nucleai blog

Nucleai on Twitter

Nucleai Secured $6.5M Series-A Initial Closing Led by Debiopharm To Advance AI-Powered Precision Oncology Platform

Top Ten Spatial Biology Companies

Dr Ori Zelichov on Digital Pathology Today

 

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Episode 110: Dr Uchechukwu Brian Eziagu – Medical Education and Pathology in Nigeria

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Uchechukwu Brian Eziagu

What we discuss with Dr Eziagu:

  • How he decided to become a doctor and how he chose pathology
  • Why he went on to earn a masters degree in anatomy
  • His experience in pathology residency
  • Some of the subspecialties that he finds interesting
  • His research work with placentas in the setting of HIV
  • How he got started in teaching
  • The pathology staffing situation in Nigeria
  • His thoughts on emerging technologies in pathology

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

Dress A Med scrubs

 

University of Uyo Teaching Hospital

Pregnant women perception of placenta donation for biomedical research- experience at a Nigerian Tertiary Health Care Institution

Dr Uchechukwu Brian Eziagu – Google Scholar

 

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Episode 109: Jim Perkins – Medical Illustration

Today my guest is Medical Illustrator Jim Perkins

What we discuss with Jim:

  • His education in biology and geology, and his interest in paleontology
  • How he discovered the medical illustrator field
  • His early work as a medical illustrator, including medicolegal illustration
  • How he got into teaching medical illustration, and some stories of students he has influenced
  • His 27 year association with the Robbins textbooks, and how that began
  • The process of creating illustrations, and how that has evolved
  • Some of the other illustration he has done, including continuing the work of Dr Frank Netter
  • His thoughts on the future of the field

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

Dress A Med scrubs

 

Rochester Institute of Technology Medical Illustration Program

Your Inner Fish

Association of Medical Illustrators

Pathology For The Health Professions

Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology

Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease

Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations

 

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Episode 108: Dr Jeffrey Ross – HER2, Companion Diagnostics, and Foundation Medicine

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Jeffrey Ross

What we discuss with Dr Ross:

  • How he got started in medicine and pathology, and his thoughts on exposing medical students to pathology
  • His experience during residency of handling a specimen for an estrogen receptor trial
  • How he decided to focus on the HER2/neu gene, and some of his work in that area
  • HER2 testing by IHC and by FISH, and which he thought was better
  • Liquid biopsy, and how it may be used in the future
  • The origin of Foundation Medicine
  • Some of the work that Foundation Medicine does
  • The impact that Foundation Medicine has had on patients, and a few of their stories

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

Dress A Med scrubs

A New Era for Pathologists’ Assistants – Voicebrook Blog

 

Foundation Medicine

Faculty Profile SUNY Upstate – Dr Jeffrey Ross

A Brief History of Breast Cancer

Comprehensive Genomic Profiling of Carcinoma of Unknown Primary SiteNew Routes to Targeted Therapies

 

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Episode 107: Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green – Infection Prevention and Control and the GirlyMicro Blog

Today my guest is Consultant Clinical Scientist Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green

What we discuss with Dr Cloutman-Green:

  • How her family members influenced her choice of a career in science, and how she studied zoology
  • How she switched to microbiology and infection prevention and control
  • Why working in a pediatric hospital is important to her
  • How and why she started the Girly Microbiologist blog
  • Why she decided to write on turning 42 on the blog, and some of the lessons she has learned
  • What she has learned from working during the pandemic
  • Why it is important to her to nominate others for awards, and to advocate for science

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

Dress A Med scrubs

 

Dr Cloutman-Green on Twitter

Dr Cloutman-Green on Instagram

Girly Microbiologist Blog

The Nosocomial Project

The Pathology Grand Tour Podcast – Episode 1 Microbiology

 

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