Clinical Biochemistry SAC
Clinical biochemistry (or chemical pathology) is the pathology specialty concerned with the analysis of body fluids such as blood and urine. Clinical biochemists diagnose, treat and monitor diseases by interpreting the level of different chemicals in samples.
Chair: Professor Neil Anderson
- Dr Shirley Bowles - Patient Safety representative
- Dr Chris Chaloner - RCPath Prenatal, Perinatal and Paediatric Pathology SAC Representative
- Ms Sarah Cleary - Academic Activities / SAC Meeting Coordinator
- Dr Bernie Croal - Association of Clinical Biochemists (ACB), President Elect
- Dr Dimitris Grammatopoulos - Genomics & Reproductive Science SAC representative
- Dr Claire Meek - Chair, ACP Chemical Pathology Committee (co-opted)
- Dr Josh Newmark - Trainee representative
- Dr Adrian Park - CSTC Chair
- Dr Lance Sandle - Vice President (Learning)
- Dr Rebecca Stead - ACB Trainee Representative
- Dr W S Wassif - Chair of the ACB National Audit Committee
- Dr Emma Walker - Education Lead
- Prof Anthony Wierzbicki - Research Committee Representative
- Prof Ian Young - ACB
Careers in clinical biochemistry
Looking to find out more about a career in clinical biochemistry? The links below will give you more information about this specialty, including interviews with pathologists in this field.
Pathologists in this area play a key role in diagnosing and monitoring patients with a wide variety of illnesses – from high cholesterol to rare genetic diseases.
Career case studies
Avril Wayte shares with us her passion for her work, running a clinical biochemistry laboratory in Bangor North Wales.
We speak to Consultant Chemical Pathologist Dr Kate Earp about why she loves her job and what it’s like to work a Metabolic Bone Department.