NACB - Scientific Shorts
NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog)
By James S. Hernandez, M.D., M.S.
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​This post is part of an ongoing NACB Scientific Shorts series on professional development.  The series addresses issues relevant to early, mid-career, and experienced clinical laboratorians, with a focus on the people side of the job.  We’re kicking off the series with a discussion of mentorship i...(Read More)
By Dr. Wendy Alderton, Chief Scientific Officer, Abcodia Ltd, UK
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Over recent decades good progress has been made in survival for many types of cancer, including breast, colorectal, testicular, and prostate cancers. But some types of malignancies, including pancreatic cancer, have remained resistant to efforts to improve outcomes. Pancreatic cancer has a 5 year r...(Read More)
By Dustin Bunch
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Matrix effects are regarded as the Achilles’ heel of clinical liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS). Our laboratory has been developing clinical LC-MS/MS assays since 2006. To aid with assay validation, a protocol was established that included a serious investigation of matrix e...(Read More)