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Researchers Sequence the Complete Genome of a Fetus From Amniotic Fluid for the First Time

For the first time, researchers have developed a way to sequence the entire genome of a fetus by modifying the prenatal testing method known as amniocentesis. This groundbreaking finding, published in AACC’s journal Clinical Chemistry, could...
15-Mar-2018 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Preventing a Widespread Beauty Fad From Interfering with Medical Tests

As the popularity of the beauty supplement biotin has grown, so has the incidence of this vitamin interfering with critical medical tests. A review published today in AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine gives expert recommendations...
8-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


AACC Welcomes Susan Medick as Chief Financial Officer

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that Susan Medick has been named chief financial officer (CFO) for the association, effective today.
6-Mar-2018 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wall Street Journal Reporter John Carreyrou to Speak About His Work Investigating Startups in the Medical Testing Space at 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

AACC is pleased to announce that Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou will speak about his investigations into the laboratory medicine industry at the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo.
9-Feb-2018 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Breaking Research That Could Improve Treatment of Pregnancy Complications Published in AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine

A study in AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine has for the first time established female-specific reference ranges for several biological variables that play key roles in thrombosis—or blood clotting—during pregnancy. This...
31-Jan-2018 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

AACC Releases Practice Guidelines for Using Laboratory Drug Tests to Combat Opioid Addiction, Overdoses

WASHINGTON – AACC has issued a new guideline detailing how healthcare providers can use laboratory tests to manage treatment of pain and prevent prescription drug overdoses. Especially relevant in light of the worsening opioid epidemic, the...
16-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Drug Testing Approach a Game-Changer for Benzodiazepine Abuse

A first-of-its-kind study published in the Pain Management issue of AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine shows that a new drug testing approach dramatically improves detection of illicit benzodiazepine use. This could help to curb...
2-Jan-2018 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Harmful Effects of Processed Carbs Supported by a New Study Published in AACC’s Journal Clinical Chemistry

Innovative research published in the Obesity issue of AACC’s journal, Clinical Chemistry, demonstrates that people are at greater risk for obesity if they produce higher than normal levels of insulin after eating processed carbohydrates. These...
2-Jan-2018 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Frontiers in Genomic Engineering, Oncofertility, Public Health, and the Digital Health Revolution to Be Explored at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

At the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo—the premier global conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine—visionaries in the field will illuminate the pioneering research and technology paving the way for better clinical...
30-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT

Exact Replication of Cancer Studies May Speed Development of Improved Cancer Drugs

In response to rising concern that many published scientific results may be false, the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology set out to replicate findings from the 50 most cited cancer studies from 2010–2012. A perspective in AACC’s Clinical...
15-Mar-2017 12:15 PM EDT


Adhesives Research to Present on Hydrophilic Adhesive Technologies at AACC 2016

Expert Herb Hand will be presenting on Adhesives Research's hydrophilic technologies on Tues, Aug. 2 and Wed, Aug. 3.
29-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Media Briefing and Q&A with Leading Researchers on Zika Virus and Diagnostic Testing

Leading researchers will discuss the global impact and role of diagnostic testing for the Zika virus as well as how the timing of infection affects pregnancy and newborns at a media briefing in advance of the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting &...
27-Jul-2016 8:45 AM EDT

CDC Official to Advise Labs on Testing Patients for Ebola Now That First Case of Deadly Virus Has Been Confirmed in the U.S.

Now that the Ebola virus has arrived in the U.S., the ability of clinical laboratories to quickly identify patients who need treatment and require isolation will play a critical role in preventing an outbreak. To help labs prepare for this, AACC...
2-Oct-2014 10:50 AM EDT

Early Alzheimer’s Blood Test Co-Developer to Discuss How the Test Could Be the First Step in Developing Treatments to Halt or Slow Alzheimer’s at 2014 AACC Annual Meeting

In March of this year, a team of Georgetown University scientists published research showing that, for the first time ever, a blood test has the potential to predict Alzheimer’s disease before patients start showing symptoms. AACC is pleased to...
23-May-2014 9:40 AM EDT

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