Division of Pathology

Research

Research Themes in the Division of Pathology

Breast Pathology

Breast Cancer - both translational and clinical research studies underway in the Division of Pathology.

Comparative Pathology

Compartaive Pathology
The integrative study of human and animal disease biology.

Gastrointestinal Pathology

Colorectal cancer research represents the major gastrointestinal pathological research theme.

Gynaecological Pathology

The Division of Pathology has broad research interests in gynaecological pathology.

Immunopathology

The Howie lab based in the MRC centre for Inflammation Research at the Queen's medical research Institute looks at interactions between immune cells and epithelial cells in the context of chronic inflammatory diseases.

Liver and Renal Pathology

Liver Pathology
Research in recent years has included clinicopathological aspects of allograft rejection

Lung Pathology

Research focuses on the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, factors that influence the inflammatory microenvironment in lung cancer and the integration of molecular pathology into routine clinical practice.

Soft Tissue, Bone and Joint Pathology

The major research areas of interest are in the proteo/immuno/genetics of bone and soft tissue sarcomas and their translation into the clinic; chondrocyte cell biology in relation to osteoarthritis; the development of novel magnetic stem cell approaches for musculoskeletal tissue engineering and sarcoma therapy.

The Scottish HPV Archive

The Scottish HPV Archive is a biorepository of cervical smear samples available to academic researchers and commercial bodies to improve the way we detect and manage HPV associated disease.