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AACC Division Poster Winners

Congratulations of the winners of the Pediatric and Maternal Fetal Division 2013 poster session awards. There was a tie for both awards. Please check out their posters at the annual meeting!

Best posters:

Mohammed Attaelman Ph.D., Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, Valencia, CA

Development and Validation of an Improved Chemiluminescent Assay for Inhibin B

Victoria Bevilacqua M.S. Hospital for Sick Kids, Toronto, Ontario,Canada

Biological Variation and Quality Specifications for 38 Biochemical Markers in a Pediatric Population

Student and Young Faculty Awards:

Jeffrey W. Meeusen Ph.D. , Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Amniotic fluid glucose provides superior sensitivity in identifying subclinical intra-amniotic infection compared with gram stain and bacterial culture

Sarah Delaney (Ph.D. Candidate), Hospital for Sick Kids ,Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Novel Insights and Reference Intervals of Cardiac Troponin I in a Healthy Neonatal and Pediatric Population

Award for Outstanding Contributions to Pediatric and Maternal-Fetal Clinical Chemistry

Peggy R. Borum Peggy Borum, Ph.D. University of Florida, Gainesville Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Director, Metabolic Assessment Laboratory

Dr. Borum describes her teaching program as focussed on the biochemical foundations of the metabolic status found in different physiological states, and how an understanding of the biochemistry naturally leads to interventions to maintain health or to treat disease. Congratulations Dr. Borum!