A highly useful resource that brings together a range of specialty knowledge that would not normally be found in one text. (Nathaniel Milton, Roehampton University
Challenges students on a scientific note and should inspire the more confident to really think about what is going on in the diagnostic laboratory and the technical pros and cons associated with various techniques. (Glenn Hussey, Keele University
I think the idea of a book covering professional practice is invaluable to both the undergraduate student wishing to follow a career as a Biomedical Scientist and a postgraduate recruit to the profession who is about to start the training portfolio. (Gillian Campling, Durham University
About the Author
Hedley Glencross is the Professional Practice Liaison Officer at the Institute of Biomedical Science. Hedley gained 28 years practice in the NHS before taking on his present role with the Institute. He was a previous Institute Council member (1995-2005), part-time lecturer to BSc, MSc and FIBMS courses (1990-2005), IBMS Specialist Advisor for cytology (2001-2005), and examiner for the Institute and NHS Cervical Screening Programme (1996-2005).
Dr Nessar Ahmed is Senior Lecturer in Clinical Biochemistry at the Manchester Metropolitan University where his research examines the role of protein glycation in diabetes. His teaching includes clinical biochemistry, endocrinology, and analytical science.
Dr Qiuyu Wang is a lecturer in nutritional physiology at Manchester Metropolitan University. She teaches many aspects of physiology and molecular and cellular biology. She has major research interests in cancer biology and the activities of stem cells.