News & Media


  • Histotechnology Day – Celebrating Important Diagnostic Work
    March 10, 2017

    March 10 celebrates the science of Histotechnology and the important work that goes on in laboratories to identify tissue abnormalities through the histology process. To learn more visit the National Society for Histotechnology.

  • TI Lab Contributes to Record Year for Kidney Donations in Manitoba
    March 9, 2017

    DSM’s Transplant Immunology Lab was extra busy last year – contributing to the record 57 kidney transplants that gave the gift of life to Manitobans through Manitoba’s Renal Transplant Program. The TI Lab already plays a very important role in the transplant of kidneys from both living and deceased donors, but work has expanded as a result of the province’s latest donation option – donation after cardio-circulatory death (DCD), introduced in January 2016. MORE >

  • Call for 2017 DSM Summer Studentship Awards Program
    January 31, 2017

    Diagnostic Services Manitoba (DSM) Summer Studentship Awards program is seeking well-motivated students with strong academic records and/or previous research experience to participate in translational research, with preference given to laboratory medicine and diagnostic imaging research. The program is an excellent opportunity for students to work closely with diagnostic professionals and further their knowledge and skills in health related fields, and for supervisors to share their expertise and experience with the student. MORE >

  • Countdown on for “Ramping Up” Manitoba’s Newest MRI
    January 27, 2017

    Six months may seem like it’s still a long wait until DSM’s new MRI in Selkirk Regional Health Centre is operational, especially for residents and physicians excitedly awaiting its arrival, but for Senior MRI Technologist Trina Gulay, it’s a tight timeline with a significant list of critical tasks. MORE >

  • Unique FISH Lab: Crossing Disciplines, Creating Opportunity
    December 14, 2016

    What do you get when you cross Genetics with Pathology and Hematology? FISH, of course.

    DSM’s new FISH (fluorescent in situ hybridization) Lab is a first for DSM in that it has brought three disciplines together to create a multidisciplinary service that will improve testing capabilities and access for all three disciplines. MORE >