Sharing large-scale patient data to understand COVID-19 severity

HCS and ASIP member Dr. Alejandro Adam recently co-authored two preprints with collaborators at Albany Medical College, the University of Wisconsin, Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research. This research, led by Drs. Ariel Jaitovich (Albany Med) and Joshua Coon (UW-Madison), shows how multiplexed measurements, large-scale multi-omics analysis and artificial intelligence can shed light into [...]

Washington & Jefferson College to Honor ASIP Member Dr. Mark L. Tykocinski During Commencement Ceremony

Dr. Tykocinski is past president of the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) and the Association of Pathology Chairs. He has been on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Pathology, Molecular Oncology and Genetics Research, and was honored with the Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Award for Outstanding Research from ASIP. Recently, Tykocinski has received prestigious lifetime [...]

Dr. Martin Matzuk named chair of Pathology & Immunology

Dr. Martin Matzuk has been named chair of the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine. He has been serving as interim chair since March 2019. Matzuk is professor of pathology & immunology, molecular and human genetics, molecular and cellular biology, and pharmacology and chemical biology at Baylor. He also is the [...]

Grab a shovel: How the over 65K published articles on COVID can teach us to be better scientists.

On July 23rd 2020 there were a reported total 66,883 peer reviewed open access articles on the novel coronavirus COVID-19. That does not include the 19,420 preprints that have also been reported. So let's say we are at over 85K publications about COVID-19 in 2020. I don't know about you, but that sounds out of [...]

Pathologists Fighting COVID-19 – LSU Health New Orleans

A series of autopsies conducted by the team of ASIP member, Dr. Richard Vander Heide, revealed surprising cardiac changes in COVID-19 patients. He recently was an invited speaker for the ASIP COVID-19 Webinar on the topic of Autopsy Insights into the Pathogenesis of COVID-19, where he had proposed the mechanism that the cardiac manifestations in [...]