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AACC’s Journal, Clinical Chemistry, Continues to Have Significant Impact on Medical Testing, Healthcare

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that the impact factor of its journal, Clinical Chemistry, has increased to 7.9 in the 2014 Thomson...
29-Jun-2015 12:45 PM EDT

Call for Editor-in-Chief Applications for AACC’s New Journal, The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is seeking applications for editor-in-chief of a new journal: The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine: An AACC Publication....
18-Jun-2015 10:55 AM EDT

AACC to Launch New Journal, The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine, to Drive Innovation in Medical Testing

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a new journal: The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine: An AACC Publication. Set...
18-Jun-2015 10:45 AM EDT

AACC Urges Development of and Coverage for Innovative Personalized Medicine Lab Tests to Improve Patient Care

Today AACC released a position statement endorsing efforts within the healthcare community to improve patient outcomes by personalizing medical care. The statement emphasizes the central role that innovative laboratory tests play in precision...
17-Jun-2015 12:45 PM EDT

Research Shows That Any Dose of Alcohol Combined With Cannabis Significantly Increases Levels of THC in the Blood

Cannabis plus alcohol is one of the most frequently detected drug combinations in car accidents, yet the interaction of these two compounds is still poorly understood. A study appearing online today in Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, shows...
27-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

AACC Wins 2015 Hermes Awards for Outstanding Work in Health Communications

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that it has received three 2015 Hermes Creative Awards. These awards recognize the association for the...
20-May-2015 10:30 AM EDT

New Malaria Test Could Lead to Global Eradication of the Disease

One of the biggest difficulties faced by worldwide programs aimed at eliminating malaria is that the tests they use are not sensitive enough to detect all people who have the disease and need treatment. A study appearing online today in Clinical...
11-May-2015 9:30 AM EDT

AACC Welcomes Lauren Kramer as Vice President of Education and Meetings

AACC is pleased to announce that Lauren Kramer was named vice president of education and meetings, effective May 4. Prior to joining AACC, Kramer served as director of meetings at the International Council of Ophthalmology, an organization that...
7-May-2015 9:45 AM EDT

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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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