SA Pathology research scientist Professor Sharad Kumar has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science. The Academy represents the nation’s leading scientists, and each year honours a small number by election to Fellowship.
In September there was a nationwide outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Phage Type 3, MLVA Type 03 13 10 11 523, associated with the consumption of almonds. The Australian Salmonella Reference Centre as well as IMVS Pathology’s Food and Environmental Laboratory,
The State’s first pathology collection centre designed specifically for young patients was officially opened at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital by Minister for Health and Ageing John Hill on 26 September, 2012.
The chances of finding alternative treatments and a possible cure for some cancers have been given a boost with the opening of the $5 million Australian Cancer Research Foundation Cancer Genomics Facility in Adelaide on October 4, 2012.
On August 8, IMVS Pathology supported the Whyalla Eastern Eyre and Far North Health Service’s “Pit Stop” preventative men’s health program at the Whyalla-Cleve Agricultural Field Day.