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Mark Pool, MD

I practice general surgical pathology and serve as laboratory medical director at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Illinois. I am also an adjunct attending at Rush Medical College in Chicago. My specialty challenges and humbles me because of the sublime variation and complexity of diseases... Full Bio
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Whole genome sequencing not ready for prime time

Brief reaction from The Incidental Economist on recent JAMA article: Whole genome sequencing not ready for prime time. I agree that WGS is not...

Mutations in Lung Adenosquamous Carcinomas

Journal of Thoracic Oncology just issued a published ahead-of-print article that examined mutations of most frequent driver mutations seen in...

Future Directions in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research: NHBLI Conference Summary

Results of an NHBLI workshop from November, 2012 published in current American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (2014; Vol. 189,...

5 Challenges Facing Health Systems

Mary Mosquera, writing in Healthcare Finance News, outlines five broad challenges facing healthcare systems: Among the biggest challenges that...

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia: Update and Review

A very thorough and up-to-date review of primary ciliary dyskinesia, which is a heterogenous group of related disorders. Most of us learned about...

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