Photo: Tissue sections on object slides


Topic of the Month February 2015

Pathology - looking for medical clues

It is the detective genre of medicine: pathology. Doctors and researchers in this area are looking for microscopic and molecular clues to answer questions in diagnostics and therapy. Findings from a patient’s tissue sample are a road map for further treatment. And resected tumor tissue might reveal biomarkers that are useful in personalized medicine. Read more about the detective’s work that is pathology and its methods in our Topic of the Month.