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AACC Honors 2023 Award Winners for Advancing Laboratory Medicine and Patient Care

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 AACC and AACC Academy Awards. Through this annual awards program, AACC strives...
24-May-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACC Releases Guidance on Procalcitonin Testing to Improve Care for Patients with Bacterial Infections

AACC has issued expert guidance on clinical testing for procalcitonin, a blood marker that helps detect serious bacterial infections and sepsis. By giving clinicians and laboratory professionals much-needed clarity on how to best use procalcitonin...
4-May-2023 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AACC Welcomes MaryAnne Elma as Chief Science and Policy Officer

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that MaryAnne Elma has assumed the position of chief science and policy officer for the association,...
25-Apr-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breaking Research That Could Improve Cardiac Care for Children Published in AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine

A first-of-its-kind study has established pediatric reference intervals for two common tests for cardiovascular disease. Published in AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine, these findings are crucial to advancing diagnosis and...
11-Apr-2023 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Novel Test Could Make Sure Newborns With a Serious Genetic Disease Get Essential Treatment

Scientists have developed a test that could greatly improve quality of life for infants with homocystinuria (HCU)—a congenital disease that, if not treated early, causes serious complications. Research demonstrating the efficacy of this test was...
15-Mar-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AACC Urges HHS to Facilitate Clinical Data Sharing, Which Is Essential to Driving Healthcare Forward

A little known but major challenge facing modern medicine is a lack of interoperability—i.e., the ability to effectively share clinical data, and especially clinical test results, between different healthcare organizations. In an effort to solve...
10-Mar-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New AACC Guidance Aims to Serve as a Roadmap for Healthcare Professionals Navigating Cervical Cancer Testing Options

With the goal of improving cervical cancer care, AACC has published a new guidance document with expert recommendations on detecting this cancer. The guidance aims to update healthcare and laboratory medicine professionals on the latest advancements...
6-Mar-2023 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research That’s Using Data Science to Revolutionize Patient Care Highlighted in the January Issue of AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine

In this special Data Science Issue, AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine highlights the groundbreaking work that laboratory medicine experts are doing to advance patient care through data analytics and to make this game-changing...
4-Jan-2023 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The Importance of Laboratory Developed Tests in Diagnosing COVID-19

Laboratory developed tests play a vital role in getting patients accurate diagnoses and effective care, and at no time has their importance been clearer than during the current pandemic. In this briefing, AACC’s leading experts in laboratory...
13-Oct-2020 10:45 AM EDT

New Frontiers in Genomic Engineering, Oncofertility, Public Health, and the Digital Health Revolution to Be Explored at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

At the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo—the premier global conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine—visionaries in the field will illuminate the pioneering research and technology paving the way for better clinical...
30-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT

Exact Replication of Cancer Studies May Speed Development of Improved Cancer Drugs

In response to rising concern that many published scientific results may be false, the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology set out to replicate findings from the 50 most cited cancer studies from 2010–2012. A perspective in AACC’s Clinical...
15-Mar-2017 12:15 PM EDT

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Adhesives Research to Present on Hydrophilic Adhesive Technologies at AACC 2016

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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