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Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology Launched at Ohio State with $102,265,000 Investment

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) today announced formation of the Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology (PIIO), a comprehensive bench-to-bedside research initiative focused on harnessing the body’s immune system to fight cancer at all levels—from prevention to treatment and survivorship.

Channels: Cancer,

Released:
26-Jul-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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Research on Personalized Medicine, Global Health, and Portable Tests Draws More Than 20,000 Attendees to the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

AACC welcomed thousands of medical professionals and healthcare leaders at the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo from July 29–August 2. The meeting showcased advancements in clinical testing technology and research that improve the ability of healthcare providers to diagnose patients quickly and accurately and ensure that patients get effective medical treatment.

Channels: Public Health, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro, Medical Meetings,

Released:
2-Aug-2018 12:30 PM EDT
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IMV Congratulates Sysmex America, Inc. for their Outstanding Service

70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

IMV, part of the Science and Medicine Group, the leading market research and business intelligence provider to the laboratory diagnostic industry, announced the category winners of the 2018 IMV ServiceTrak™ awards in clinical analyzers. Sysmex America, Inc. was recognized for: Hematology: •Best System Performance •Best Customer Satisfaction •Best Service

Channels: Entrepreneurship, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro, Addiction,

Released:
1-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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New Study That Could Improve Diagnosis, Treatment for Transgender Patients Presented at the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

Novel findings unveiled at the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo show that gender-affirming hormone therapy markedly impacts the results of common laboratory tests for transgender patients. This study underscores the need for transgender-specific reference intervals to ensure this underserved population receives accurate diagnoses and effective treatments.

Channels: Chemistry, LGBTQ Issues, Medical Meetings,

Released:
26-Jul-2018 8:55 AM EDT
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AACC Launches Point-of-Care Professional Certification

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

AACC announced today the launch of a new credential for point-of-care testing professionals. This new certification – the first of its kind in the United States -- is designed for healthcare experts who perform diagnostic tests outside the central laboratory.

Channels: Local - DC, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
26-Jul-2018 8:55 AM EDT
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New Automation in Microbiology at ARUP Laboratories

70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

For decades, microbiologists have done their work by hand even as robotics and automation began to improve other laboratory processes. Until recently, the delicate techniques necessary to introduce mechanisms to microorganism study and analysis have been challenging for these divisions to automate. Now that's changing.

Channels: Cell Biology, Technology, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro, Addiction,

Released:
31-Jul-2018 6:05 PM EDT
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ARUP’s Next Generation UM Dashboard Shows How Hospitals Can Improve Lab Costs

70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

ARUP recently rolled out a next generation UM dashboard for clients—hospitals and healthcare organizations—that will allow them to further mine this data and make it actionable.

Channels: Healthcare, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro, Addiction,

Released:
31-Jul-2018 6:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Achieves Distinguished No. 1 Ranking for Service Performance for 3rd Year in a Row

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Achieves Distinguished No. 1 Ranking for Service Performance for 3rd Year in a Row

70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics announced that, for the third year in a row, the Ortho Care™ service and support program was the highest-ranked original equipment manufacturer for overall service performance in the diagnostics industry.

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Released:
31-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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