Advisory Panels

Our Advisory Panels support the IBMS with discipline-specific scientific expertise and guidance

The IBMS Advisory Panels are experts in their specialist area who advise the IBMS on science and policy.


Role of IBMS Advisory Panels 


Our Advisory Panels advise the IBMS on topics including;

  • emerging science and technology
  • quality
  • training
  • registration
  • safety 

Our Advisory Panels also advise on the content of IBMS conferences and events.  


The Advisory Panels work with the IBMS Education Team to

  • develop IBMS professional qualifications
  • create study guides and reading lists
  • set examination papers
  • identify suitable CPD activities 

Our Advisory Panels support IBMS Council, Committees and staff with specialist knowledge in their areas of interest.

The Advisory Panels organise the scientific lecture programme for IBMS Congress and inform the content of IBMS journals and publications.  


Our Advisory Panels identify representatives and nominees to represent the IBMS and act as IBMS representatives on local and national committees. 


Scientific advice and expertise

The IBMS Advisory Panels provide advice and guidance in the following specialist areas:

  • Cellular Pathology
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Cytopathology
  • Haematology
  • Immunology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Transfusion
  • Virology

If you would like to join an IBMS Advisory Panel please read the Advisory Panel Terms of Reference and contact