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Thursday, July 5, 2012

July 5, 2012 (Washington, DC) - The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) will be holding its 2013 Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in Houston, Texas, July 28- August 1, 2013. The complete program will be available online in April 2013 at http://www.aacc.org.

In the meantime, AACC is pleased to announce that our 2013 Annual Meeting Organizing Committee has selected five Plenary Sessions that will form a unique highlight of each day’s proceedings. They are...

The 2013 AACC Wallace H. Coulter Lectureship Award Plenary Session
Sunday, July 28, 2013

Deconvoluting the Metabolic Syndrome at a Molecular Level
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, Senior Investigator and Head of the Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism at the Joslin Diabetes Center, the Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Vice Chairman of the Joslin Board

Monday, July 29, 2013
Challenging the Dogma: A New View of the Genomic Programming of Human Development
John Mattick, PhD, Executive Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Conjoint Professor at the St Vincent's Clinical School, and Visiting Professorial Fellow in the University of New South Wales School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Science

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
The Vitamin D Debate: Is Enthusiasm Outpacing the Evidence?
Bruce W. Hollis, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Director of Pediatric Nutritional Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina


JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH, Chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine and Co-Director of the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Patient-Based Therapeutics Discovery
Stuart L. Schreiber, PhD, Director of Chemical Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Founding Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, and Morris Loeb Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Dining in with Trillions of Fascinating Friends
Jeffrey Gordon MD, the Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor at Washington University School of Medicine

For more information about the AACC’s Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo, contact David Sainato or visit the AACC website. Registration for the Annual Meeting is expected to open in April 2013, and will be complimentary for credentialed journalists when available.

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