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Prototypes of Real-Life Star Trek Tricorders to Be Presented at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Since 2012, research teams in the Qualcomm Tricorder Xprize competition have vied to create a mobile diagnostic device modeled after the fictional medical tricorder from Star Trek. For the first time, competition finalist Chung-Kang Peng, PhD, will...
23-Feb-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Breaking Research Published in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry Journal Could Help to Combat Rise in Drivers Impaired by Edible Marijuana Consumption

Though marijuana edibles are becoming increasingly common, scant information exists on how to test drivers for impairment following their consumption. For the first time, research published today in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal evaluates the...
10-Feb-2017 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

AACC Partners with NEJM Group to Launch AACC Learning Lab

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce the launch of AACC Learning Lab. Developed through a collaboration with NEJM Group—the publisher of the...
8-Feb-2017 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Novel Tests Published in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry Journal Could Improve Treatment for Heart Failure Patients

For the first time, researchers have developed tests that could improve treatment for heart failure patients by diagnosing the condition with greater accuracy, as well as by detecting the onset of congestive heart failure earlier. The findings were...
5-Jan-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Breaking Research Published in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry Journal Could Reduce Recurrence of Heart Attacks, Death in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

Research published today in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal shows that a test can identify patients with a history of cardiovascular disease who are at high risk of another heart attack or death and would benefit from treatment with the drug...
5-Jan-2017 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

January Issue of AACC’s Clinical Chemistry Journal Highlights the Breakthrough Medical Tests That Will Advance Cardiovascular Care

Laboratory medicine experts are using a growing understanding of the molecular signatures of heart disease to develop more precise tests for the early diagnosis, monitoring, and targeted treatment of this condition. A special issue of Clinical...
5-Jan-2017 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Breaking Research in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry Journal Could Improve Diagnosis, Treatment of Pediatric Developmental Disorders

A study appearing online today in Clinical Chemistry, the premier journal in the field and a publication of AACC, has for the first time established precise newborn reference intervals for several steroid hormones and amino acids that play key roles...
26-Oct-2016 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Briefing: Improving Patient Care Through Harmonized Test Results

Join AACC and leading experts in laboratory medicine and healthcare for a discussion of how harmonizing—or ensuring uniformity—among clinical test results can help patients get the care they need, and the policies needed to support harmonization...
30-Sep-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Adhesives Research to Present on Hydrophilic Adhesive Technologies at AACC 2016

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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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