"We're in the field where we don't have the choice to not go to work. We have to be there, and we have to do what's best for our patient population and our society as a whole. Right now, we have the most important job. Clinicians can't really treat these patients, or keep them in hospital, or send them home without us doing our job. And that's why we're all still showing up."
Across Michigan, the United States, and the globe, medical laboratory scientists – many trained by the Michigan State University Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program (BLD) – are working around the clock to test for and inform the public about the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Rachel Morris and Ms. Michelle Russell of MSU BLD Win Catalyst Innovation Grant: Purchase DNA Analyzing Software for Teaching Clinical Genomic Analysis.
Jyoti Prasad, a Junior from the Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, is honored with the 2019 Spartan Volunteer Service Award.