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Dr. Robert Christenson Named Editor-in-Chief of 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 pleased to announce that Robert Christenson, PhD, DABCC, FACB, will assume the position of editor-in-chief for AACC’s new...
27-Jan-2016 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cutting-Edge Lab Technology Used to Create Labs-on-a-Plate, Intelligent Surgical Knives

Advances in a powerful lab technology known as mass spectrometry are beginning to revolutionize all areas of medical testing. The Mass Spectrometry issue of Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, showcases the breadth of this technology’s impact...
4-Jan-2016 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

January Issue of AACC’s Clinical Chemistry Journal Sheds Light on How Mass Spectrometry Is Transforming Clinical Testing and Leading to Global Improvements in Patient Health

Medical testing has been undergoing a quiet but extensive metamorphosis as labs adopt the versatile technology mass spectrometry, which enables more precise diagnosis. A special issue of Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, titled “Clinical...
4-Jan-2016 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Breaking Research in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry Journal Could Help to Hold Back the Tide of Designer Drugs

The Mass Spectrometry issue of Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, features pioneering research that could enable screening for two synthetic cannabinoids that are on the rise. This study could also help to reduce the popularity of designer...
4-Jan-2016 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Testing Breakthroughs in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry Journal Could Give Hope to Families of Children With Two Rare Genetic Diseases

For the first time, researchers have developed tests that could improve the diagnosis of two rare childhood diseases known as congenital disorders of glycosylation (CDGs) and metachromatic leukodystrophy, and that could even lead to new treatments...
4-Jan-2016 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

AACC Welcomes Bradley Pine as Vice President of Education and Meetings

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that Bradley Pine has been named vice president of education and meetings, effective today.
30-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

AACC Urges Congress to Ensure Patient Access to Medical Tests; Calls for Modifications to Draft Legislation for Laboratory Developed Tests

Today, AACC sent a letter to the House Energy & Commerce leadership in response to draft legislation proposing additional federal oversight of laboratory developed tests. In its statement, AACC recommended modifying the current regulatory structure...
17-Nov-2015 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

AACC Welcomes Stephen Poston as Chief Information Officer

AACC is pleased to announce that Stephen Poston has assumed the newly-created position of chief information officer (CIO) for the association, effective today. Prior to joining AACC, Poston served as director of information technology and office...
19-Oct-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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