Autopsies Show Varied Forms of Heart Damage in COVID-19 Patients
Autopsies Show Varied Forms of Heart Damage in COVID-19 Patients
The multifarious nature of the damage means treatments for cardiac issues during infection will require tailored approaches.
Autopsies Show Varied Forms of Heart Damage in COVID-19 Patients
Autopsies Show Varied Forms of Heart Damage in COVID-19 Patients

The multifarious nature of the damage means treatments for cardiac issues during infection will require tailored approaches.

The multifarious nature of the damage means treatments for cardiac issues during infection will require tailored approaches.

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Autopsies Indicate Blood Clots Are Lethal in COVID-19
Autopsies Indicate Blood Clots Are Lethal in COVID-19
Ashley Yeager | Jul 10, 2020
A pathologist describes his observations from examining the bodies of those who succumbed to the coronavirus.
University of Washington Pathology Professor Dies of COVID-19
University of Washington Pathology Professor Dies of COVID-19
Jef Akst | Mar 19, 2020
Stephen Schwartz, known for his work on the vascular system, is the first person associated with the university to succumb to infection with SARS-CoV-2.
Tau Pathology Present Decades After a Single Brain Injury
Tau Pathology Present Decades After a Single Brain Injury
Ruth Williams | Sep 9, 2019
Patients who suffer a traumatic brain injury may exhibit abnormally abundant tau protein many years later, a new in vivo imaging technique reveals.
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
Amber Dance | May 1, 2019
Machine learning can analyze photographs of cancer, tumor pathology slides, and genomes. Now, scientists are poised to integrate that information into cancer uber-models.
Conservation Biologist and Placenta Expert Kurt Benirschke Dies
Conservation Biologist and Placenta Expert Kurt Benirschke Dies
Shawna Williams | Sep 14, 2018
He established the San Diego Zoo’s cryopreserved Frozen Zoo.
Stanley Falkow, Father of Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Dies
Stanley Falkow, Father of Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Dies
Catherine Offord | May 9, 2018
The microbiologist was known for his work on bacterial antibiotic resistance and infectious disease.
Is the Interstitium Really a New Organ?
Is the Interstitium Really a New Organ?
Abby Olena | Mar 28, 2018
A study confirms that the spaces between cells are fluid-filled, rather than tightly packed with connective tissue, but pathologists say the findings’ implications remain to be seen.
Opinion: Aging, Just Another Disease
Opinion: Aging, Just Another Disease
Mutaz Musa | Nov 1, 2016
No longer considered an inevitability, growing older should be and is being treated like a chronic condition. 
Worm Subverts Plant Attack
Worm Subverts Plant Attack
Ed Yong | Apr 3, 2014
A parasitic nematode relies on a plant’s defense mechanism to invade and grow.
Jumping Hosts
Jumping Hosts
Jef Akst | Jan 30, 2014
A single amino acid change helps a plant pathogen related to the causative agent of the Irish potato famine infect a new host.
Human-Pathogen Coevolution
Human-Pathogen Coevolution
Jef Akst | Jan 13, 2014
Helicobacter pylori strains that share ancestry with their human hosts are less likely to cause severe disease.
Ye Old Parasites
Ye Old Parasites
Chris Palmer | Nov 1, 2013
Evidence of early-13th-century intestinal worms found in a medieval castle latrine yields clues about the lives and deaths of crusaders.
Genomics-Informed Pathology
Genomics-Informed Pathology
Dennis P. Wall and Peter J. Tonellato | Jan 1, 2013
Twenty-first century lab reports will include test results read by a new breed of pathologist.