AACC Virtual 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, September 26-30, 2021

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In a New JAMA Paper, AACC Experts Demonstrate Crucial Gap in Children’s Medical Testing
A groundbreaking study published today in JAMA demonstrates significant inconsistencies with pediatric reference intervals, which are essential to high quality pediatric medical testing. Completed by AACC’s laboratory medicine experts, this study...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 25-Apr-2022 12:00 PM EDT
» JAMA, Apr-2022 (Journal)

AACC Statement on Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening Tests
We share the FDA’s goal of alerting the public to the potential misuse of non-invasive prenatal screening (NIPS) tests. This is why we’ve been advocating for the modernization of how laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) are regulated by the Centers...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 21-Apr-2022 9:50 AM EDT

New Machine Learning-Based Test Could Improve Detection of Synthetic Cannabinoids
A novel study published today in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal shows that a machine learning-based test detects emerging synthetic cannabinoids with greater ease than standard methods. By making it simpler to identify new synthetic...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 10-Mar-2022 12:50 PM EST
» Clinical Chemistry, Mar-2022 (Journal)

AACC and Life Diagnostics Partner to Relaunch AACC Middle East
AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce a new collaboration to host AACC Middle East: A partnership between AACC and Life Diagnostics. This event...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 8-Feb-2022 2:15 PM EST

A New Test Could Improve Diagnosis of Male Infertility and Advance Fertility Treatment
Breaking research published today in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal shows that a new test can measure the amount of DNA damage in sperm with greater accuracy than current tests. This new method could significantly improve diagnosis of male...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 21-Jan-2022 9:50 AM EST
» Clinical Chemistry, Jan-2022 (Journal)

Thousands of the Medical Professionals Integral to Fighting COVID-19 Gather at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting to Share Insights on the Pandemic
At the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, September 26-30, AACC was proud to welcome thousands of laboratory medicine professionals, all of whom have been on the frontlines of COVID-19 testing. The meeting gave the laboratory...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 30-Sep-2021 11:00 AM EDT
» AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Sept-2021 (Meeting)

Breaking Research That Could Advance COVID-19 Treatment and Testing Announced at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting
A groundbreaking study shows that a new rapid test identifies COVID-19 patients who will deteriorate with greater accuracy than existing tests, thus helping patients to get life-saving treatment. Findings on this method, as well as a novel study on...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 22-Sep-2021 12:00 PM EDT
» AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Sept-2021 (Meeting)

New Research at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Captures SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Patterns in Vaccinated and Naturally Infected Individuals
Two new studies presented today at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo reveal how antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus can vary among recipients of different COVID-19 vaccines and naturally infected individuals. The...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 22-Sep-2021 12:00 PM EDT
» AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Sept-2021 (Meeting)

New Noninvasive Tests for Colon and Prostate Cancer Presented at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting
Two research teams have developed new noninvasive tests that use either blood or saliva samples to diagnose cases of colorectal cancer or prostate cancer, respectively. Presented today at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo,...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 22-Sep-2021 12:00 PM EDT
» AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Sept-2021 (Meeting)

A New Test Could Improve Access to Mental Health Support for Healthcare Professionals Who Are Burned Out From the COVID-19 Pandemic
Research presented today at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo shows that a new test could identify healthcare professionals who are experiencing high levels of work-related stress and anxiety. As COVID-19 cases surge again,...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 22-Sep-2021 12:00 PM EDT
» AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Sept-2021 (Meeting)

Machine Learning Tools for COVID-19 Patient Screening and Improved Lab Test Management to Be Discussed at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting
Scientists have created a new machine learning tool that could help healthcare workers to quickly screen and direct the flow of COVID-19 patients arriving at hospitals. Results from an evaluation of this algorithm, along with an artificial...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 22-Sep-2021 12:00 PM EDT
» AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Sept-2021 (Meeting)

Novel Research Tackling Challenges in Women’s Health Announced at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting
Scientists have created a new test to measure antibodies in girls who have received a vaccine for human papilloma virus (HPV), the leading cause of cervical cancer in women. This new test and a second study establishing accurate reference intervals...
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 22-Sep-2021 12:00 PM EDT
» AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Sept-2021 (Meeting)

Novel Insights on COVID-19 Vaccines and Virus Evolution, Artificial Intelligence in the Clinic, Miniaturization of Diagnostic Platforms, and Much More to Be Explored at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo
At the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, laboratory medicine experts will present the cutting-edge research and technology that is revolutionizing clinical testing and patient care.
– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | 22-Sep-2021 12:00 PM EDT
» AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Sept-2021 (Meeting)

AACC Exhibitors

Histo-Click Specimen Containers
For histology and cytology applications, including storage and transport of tissues and samples
– 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program | 30-Sep-2021 3:35 PM EDT

SCIENION and Pictor Limited Partner to Commercialize High-Throughput SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Testing System to Support Ongoing Fight Against Pandemic
Today SCIENION, a BICO company, announced it has entered into a strategic collaboration with diagnostic biotechnology company Pictor Limited to commercialize a high throughput SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing system. In the collaboration, the two...
– 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program | 28-Sep-2021 11:50 AM EDT

Expanding diagnostics business: SCHOTT signs agreement to acquire Applied Microarrays Inc.
SCHOTT MINIFAB, a subsidiary of SCHOTT that develops and manufactures microfluidic devices for point-of-care and life sciences consumables, has had a long-standing close customer relationship with Applied Microarrays Inc. (AMI). Together, they...
– 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program | 28-Sep-2021 11:15 AM EDT

20/20 GeneSystems Launches First Accelerator Facility for Innovative Clinical Lab Tests
20/20 GeneSystems, Inc., (“20/20”), announced the launch of its Clinical Lab Innovation Axcellerator (CLIAx), believed to be the first shared CLIA laboratory facility geared to helping diagnostic test innovators worldwide substantially reduce...
– 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program | 28-Sep-2021 9:40 AM EDT

New antibody detection platform offers accelerated multiplex detection of antibodies against pathogens or autoantibodies against biomarkers
Veravas has announced the development of its VeraPrep™ Antibody Detection Kit, a new development platform that provides scientists with a state-of-the-art research tool to detect and measure immunoglobulins against new and emerging pathogens.
– 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program | 28-Sep-2021 9:00 AM EDT

Hamilton and Rhinostics Reinvent Rapid Swab-Based Sample Workflows from Collection to Processing
Rhinostics and Hamilton are combining their respective strengths to improve the speed and quality of nasal sample workflows. As a result of automating swab decapping and assay plate layout, laboratories can drop labor costs by 90% while increasing...
– 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program | 28-Sep-2021 8:00 AM EDT

TE Connectivity acquires three life science development and manufacturing firms; expands reach into IVD, point of care and microfluidics segments
TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectors and sensors, has acquired three companies focused on microfluidic cartridge and blister reagent package development, usability testing, clinical research and manufacturing. The companies are Toolbox...
– 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program | 26-Sep-2021 12:00 AM EDT

Clip Health (formerly Luminostics) Announces Company Rebranding, Immediate Product Pipeline
Clip Health has rebranded from Luminostics ahead of exciting product launches this fall.
– 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program | 25-Sep-2021 9:00 AM EDT

MESSE DÜSSELDORF TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL “MEDICAlliance” PORTFOLIO AT AACC 2021
MEDICA 2021 trade fair in Dusseldorf, Germany
– 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program | 24-Sep-2021 4:05 PM EDT

Protecting Clinical Output from Water Risks
When lives are at stake, there is no margin for error.
– 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program | 23-Sep-2021 4:20 PM EDT

About the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

The AACC Annual Scientific Meeting offers 5 days packed with opportunities to learn about exciting science from September 26-30. Plenary sessions explore COVID-19 vaccines and virus evolution, research lessons learned from the pandemic, artificial intelligence in the clinic, miniaturization of diagnostic platforms, and improvements to treatments for cystic fibrosis.

At the AACC Clinical Lab Expo, more than 400 exhibitors will fill the show floor of the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta with displays of the latest diagnostic technology, including but not limited to COVID-19 testing, artificial intelligence, mobile health, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, point-of-care, and automation.

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