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NACB Distinguished Abstracts Awards, 2012

The National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry announced 32 winners of the 2012 Distinguished Abstracts Awards for the 2012 AACC Annual Meeting. A group of NACB Fellows selected these abstracts for their scientific excellence from a pool of 888 abstracts accepted for the meeting. Winning abstracts displayed the NACB blue ribbon during the Annual Meeting poster sessions in Los Angeles, CA.

A list of the 2012 winners and abstract titles may be found on the NACB website here.

Congratulations to all authors recognized by these awards, and thanks to the NACB Fellows who participated in the awards selection process.

A count summary of the NACB Distinguished Abstract Awards, inaugurated in 2004, is given in the table below:


Table: History of NACB Distinguished Abstract Awards

 

Year
Number of Abstracts
Pool
% of Pool
Country of Origin
US
CA
UK
Other
2004
16
600
2.7
9
 
2
5
2005
25
837
3.0
12
3
2
8
2006
13
629
2.1
4
1
2
6
2007
14
724
1.9
11
 
 
3
2008
26
725
3.6
15
4
1
6
2009
22
824
2.7
12
1
 
9
2010
25
820
3.0
13
3
2
7
2011
30
742
4.0
13
1
0
16
2012
32
888
3.6
17
2
0
13
TOTAL
203
6789
2.9
106
15
9
73
AVERAGE
23
754
3.0