NACB - Scientific Shorts

 

NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog)
 

 The NACBlog’s name has changed to NACB Scientific Shorts!

 

Our new name better reflects the valuable, evidence-based, and engaging content intended to stimulate discussion and member feedback.

If you would like to suggest a topic and/or author, please email Alison Woodworth, Chair of the Scientific Shorts editorial board, Alison.woodworth@vanderbilt.edu. We look forward to hearing from you!

Suggested citation for NACB Scientific Shorts:
Author’s last name, first and middle initials. Title of report. NACB Scientific Shorts. Date of publication.  
Available from (specific web URL of posting)

Example:
Fraga, OR. Should Cardiac Biomarkers Play a Role in Evaluating Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy?
NACB Scientific Shorts. January 24, 2014. Available from:                   http://www.aacc.org/members/nacb/NACBBlog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=136#  

By Ann M. Gronowski, PhD, DABCC, FACB
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​Written in collaboration with Ryan Colvin, Christine Kramer, and Kelle Moley, MD Like many academic institutions, our University-Hospital system had some unmet needs when it came to obtaining biospecimens for research; in particular, biospecimens from pregnant women.  Researchers need access to h...(Read More)
By Mario Plebani
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This Week’s Scientific Short was contributed by Dr. Mario Plebani, the 2014 AACC/NACB Award winner for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry in a Selected Area of Research.   Quality in laboratory medicine should be defined as the guarantee that each and every step in the total testing ...(Read More)
By Christine Snozek
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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.   Have you ever listened to a member of management complaining...(Read More)
By Elizabeth Selvin
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​It is well known that diabetes increases the risk of clinical cardiovascular events. We also know that persons who have hyperglycemia below the threshold for a diagnosis of diabetes (often called “prediabetes”) also have an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease. Much less is known about how pre-...(Read More)
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