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Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (formerly AACC) survey of clinical labs finds that FDA’s proposed laboratory developed tests rule would hinder pediatric care

Today, the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM, formerly AACC) released the results of a survey the organization conducted to determine how the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) proposed laboratory developed tests rule...
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Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (formerly AACC) Submits Testimony to Congress Opposing FDA’s Proposed LDTs Rule

“Today, we at the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM, formerly AACC) provided testimony to Congress regarding the impact of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) proposed rule to impose FDA oversight on laboratory...
21-Mar-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Tuberculosis Test Could Improve TB Care Globally by Increasing Access to Testing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

A new tuberculosis (TB) test disclosed in the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine’s (formerly AACC’s) Clinical Chemistry journal would allow testing for TB treatment monitoring to occur outside of a biosafety level 3 (BSL-3)...
14-Mar-2024 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (formerly AACC) Response to CMS Statement on FDA LDTs Proposed Rule

“We at the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM, formerly AACC) were surprised to see a statement from Drs. Jeff Shuren and Dora Hughes from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in support of the U.S. Food & Drug...
19-Jan-2024 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Lapatinib Increases Overall Survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients With HER2-Positive Circulating Tumor Cells

A new study shows that lapatinib, a drug used for the treatment of metastatic HER2-positive cancer, is associated with improved overall survival in patients with initially HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer and HER2-positive circulating tumor...
4-Jan-2024 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Advances in Liquid Biopsy That Are Poised to Improve Cancer Care Highlighted in Special Issue of ADLM’s Clinical Chemistry Journal

The Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine’s (formerly AACC’s) Clinical Chemistry journal released a special issue today titled “Cancer: Biology and Diagnostics,” which presents a wide range of discoveries with the potential to...
4-Jan-2024 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Molecular Diagnostics Research That Could Transform Healthcare Featured in the January Issue of ADLM’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine

Molecular diagnostics is a powerful branch of laboratory medicine that examines the fundamental genetic and biochemical components of life to provide invaluable insights into health and disease.
3-Jan-2024 12:00 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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