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2014 Annual Meeting

Once again, it is time for the AACC Annual Meeting. Here are some sessions of interest for members of the Pediatric and Fetal Maternal Division.

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Sunday July 27

Opening Plenary: Wallace H. Coulter lecture by Eric J. Topol, MD

“Creative Destruction of Medicine-The Digital Revolution Creates Better Health Care”

Monday July 28

Plenary: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, “Understanding Big Data and its Impact on Your Laboratory”

 Roundtables:

Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH): Ovarian Reserve and Beyond

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)-A women’s Health Issue from Adolescence to Menopause and Beyond
Drug Testing in the Neonate

The CDC Hormone Standardization (HoSt) Program- Improving the Clinical Measurements of Testosterone and Estradiol

Symposia:

Diagnosis and Treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

The Skinny on Fats: Current Recommendations and Controversies in Lipid Testing

Short courses/Interactive Workshops:

Banking on the Numbers: Laboratory Assessment of Ovarian Reserve

Special Events:

Pediatric Maternal Fetal /Clinical Translational Medicine/ Laboratory Information Systems and Medical Informatics Divisions Joint Mixer and Abstract/Poster Awards

Tuesday July 29

Plenary: Piero Rinaldo, MD, PhD, and Kaitlyn bloom, PhD, “Newborn Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism in the 21st Century”

Morning Meet the Expert: Newborn Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism in the 21st Century

 Roundtables:

Measurement of Total Testosterone by Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

The Role of the Laboratory in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Symposia:

A Celebration of 50 Years of Newborn Screening for Metabolic Disorders

 Short courses/Interactive Workshops:

Critical Values: Improving the Design, Practice, and Communication of Critical Laboratory Results

Special Events:

Pediatric Reference Range Committee Meeting

Wednesday July 30

Plenary: Jeffrey M. Friedman, MD, PhD, “Leptin and the Biological Basis of Obesity”

 Roundtables:

Blood Draws in Pediatrics: Physiological Effects and Recommendations

hCG Point-of-Care False Negatives: Is Your Device Affected?

Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenetic Testing in a Pediatric Setting

Symposia:

Laboratory Testing During Pregnancy: Three Frequently Discussed Topics

Biomarkers for Chronic Kidney Disease- Limitations and Best practices

Thursday July 31

Plenary: Sharon Lewin, MD, PhD “Tackling HIV Latency: Moving Toward a Cure for HIV”

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