About Helen Pitman

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Helen Pitman has created 10 blog entries.

New CM-Path Vacancies – Chair and Deputy Chair

Closing date: Monday 17th June 2019 11.59PM BST Interview date: Wednesday 10th July 2019 Remuneration: Chair position is offered at 4 sessions per month and the Deputy Chair position is offered at 2 sessions per month subject to continued funding availability Duration: Two-year term plus one-year dependent on annual reviews and subject to further funding being [...]

By | April 30th, 2019|Whats new|0 Comments

Registration open for CM-Path Biobanking Workshop – ‘Do we really need another biobank?’

Tuesday 14th May All day The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Rd, London NW1 1ST More about this event Biobanks can provide essential support for research but can be difficult to set up and expensive to run. In this workshop you will hear from experts in the field about the barriers to success and how [...]

By | January 2nd, 2019|Whats new|0 Comments

CM-Path at the NCRI Conference – Translational Research

CM-Path at the NCRI Conference Find out about what CM-Path members heard and the activities they took part in over the NCRI conference 2018 in Glasgow. Report from the NCRI Conference Best of Translational Science; Pancreatic research Author: Hayley Morris, CM-Path Workstream 1 member During this session, chaired by Dr. David Chang, University of [...]

By | December 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

CM-Path at the NCRI Conference – Digital Pathology

CM-Path at the NCRI Conference Find out about what CM-Path members heard and the activities they took part in over the NCRI conference 2018 in Glasgow. Report from the NCRI Conference Digital Pathology session Author: Hayley Morris, CM-Path Workstream 1 member This session, chaired by Dr. Karin Oien, University of Glasgow, presented a selection [...]

By | December 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

CM-Path at the NCRI Conference – Biobanking

CM-Path at the NCRI Conference Find out about what CM-Path members heard and the activities they took part in over the NCRI conference 2018 in Glasgow. Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank Igloo Presentation Author: Valerie Speirs, CM-Path WS3 member Together with Eleanor Garratt- Smith, I had the pleasure of giving a short ‘Igloo’ presentation [...]

By | December 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Registration open for A Practical Guide to Pathology Research Workshop

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 All day Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0LZ More about this event The CM-Path biomarker workshop series aims at discussing the current and future challenges of innovative biomarker developments, and agreeing on the barriers for delivery of clinical diagnostics assays. The third workshop is organized by the CM-Path [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|Whats new|0 Comments

CM-Path publishes Tissue Access Paper in JCPath

CM-Path Publishes Tissue Access Paper to JCPath Through my own experiences as a trainee academic pathologist, I have become aware of the rich tissue resources stored within NHS diagnostic archives and the importance of these to modern medical research. Unfortunately, I have also experienced frustrating difficulties in accessing such samples for my own research [...]

By | October 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Read the CM-Path consensus statement on ‘What is the role of pathologists in the implementation of liquid biopsy technologies?’

CM-Path Discovery workstream held 'The Liquid Biopsy' Symposium on March 8th 2018. Following the day members of CM-Path worked in collaboration with CRUK and PHG Foundation to develop a consensus statement. » Download our Consensus Statement on What is the role of pathologists in the implementation of liquid biopsy technologies? (PDF)   The Consensus Statement was [...]

By | July 5th, 2018|Uncategorized, Whats new|0 Comments

CT-PAG Call for Proposals is now open!

The first call for proposals for the Clinical Trials Pathology Advisory Group (CT-PAG) is now open. Download the CT-PAG Application Form and email this to the CM-Path Programme manager, Helen Pitman Deadline for applications is Saturday 30th June 2018 For more information on CT-PAG please click here

By | April 30th, 2018|Whats new|0 Comments

CM-Path Publishes Report – Awareness amongst Pathologists of NCRI CSGs

CM-Path Clinical Trials Worktream undertook a survey of over 140 pathologists aiming to gauge awareness of the NCRI CSGs. The results were published in the January 2018 bulletin of the Royal College of Pathologists. Click on the link below to read the full report: » Awareness among pathologists of National Cancer Research Institute Clinical [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|Whats new|0 Comments