Northeast Local Section Events

To add or update listings, please contact Membership Manager Sue Kim.
Please RSVP for events at least one week prior to the program as indicated in the meeting announcements below.

2017 Meetings

May 18

Second Annual Northeast AACC Meeting
Forefront Center
404 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA
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2016 MEETINGS

May 26 & 27

Annual Northeast AACC Meeting
University of Massachusetts Lowell Inn & Conference Center
50 Warren St, Lowell, MA 01852
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October 22

2015 MEETINGS

November 19

Homicidal and Suicidal Poisonings: Lessons in Forensic Toxicology
Barbarajean Magnani, PhD, MD
Waltham Campus of Boston Children’s Hospital
Deveber Conference Room
9 Hope Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453
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October 22

Mining Patient Data to Improve Laboratory Quality
Gary L. Horowitz M.D
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September 17

Analysis of Lysosomal Enzymes in Dried Blood Spots
Olaf A. Bodamer M.D, PhD, FAAP, FACMG
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September 10

Hands-On Development and Validation of LC/MS/MS Assays for Clinical Research Lecture & Hands-On Workshop
SCIEX Demo Laboratory
500 Old Connecticut Path
Framingham, MA 01701
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May 7

Hb A1c testing: Analytical choices, reporting units, and clinical ramifications
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, Massachusetts
1-781-890-0100
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April 16

The Annual AACC Northeast Local Section Poster Session
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, Massachusetts
1-781-890-0100
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March 19

Supporting Genomics in the Practice of Medicine
Forefront Center for Meetings and Conferences
404 Wyman Street
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
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February 12

Laboratory Assessment of Ovarian Reserve: Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH)
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, Massachusettsn
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2014 MEETINGS

November 20

Communication of Scientific Information: the Clinical Chemistry Experience
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, Massachusettsn
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October 16

HIV Testing 2014
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, Massachusetts
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September 18

Enhanced microRNA activity is a novel oncogenic function of eIF4F
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, Massachusetts
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May 15

Interpretation of Cardiac Troponin: Generations, Populations & Standardization
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, Massachusetts
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April 17

Development of Novel Technologies to Detect, Treat and Prevent Infections
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, Massachusetts
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March 13

Climate Change and Infectious Diseases: Knowns and Unknowns
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, Massachusetts
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February 13

Cardiac troponins and high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, Massachusetts
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2013 MEETINGS

November 7

Annual AACC Northeast Section Poster Session
Children's Hospital Boston:
4th floor Atrium of the Karp Family Research Building,
1 Blackfan Circle, Boston MA 02115.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Poster setting
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Presentation & Judging
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October 24

Ultrafast Analysis of Drugs in Blood & Urine Using RapidFire/MS
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, Massachusetts
1-781-890-0100
Dr. Vaughn P. Miller, Ph.D.
Applications Manager, RapidFire
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Biological Systems Division, Life Sciences Group Wakefield, MA
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Dinner, Interaction and Networking
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Presentation
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September 26

When Accuracy Alone Is Not Sufficient: New Roles For Clinical Chemists
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, Massachusetts
1-781-890-0100
Gary L. Horowitz, MD
Director of Clinical Chemistry
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Dinner, Interaction and Networking
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Presentation
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May 16

From Lab-On-A-Chip to Lab-In-The Body: Miniaturization and Automation of Diagnostic Systems
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, Massachusetts
1-781-890-0100
Axel Scherer
Bernard A. Neches Professor of Electrical Engineering,
Applied Physics, and Physics
California Institute of Technology
6:00pm - 6:30pm Cocktails
6:30pm - 7:30pm Dinner
7:30pm - 8:30pm Presentation
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April 25

Pap Smears and HPV Testing
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, Massachusetts
1-781-890-0100
Vijayalakshmi Padmanabhan
Associate Professor of Pathology
Department of Pathology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
6:00pm - 6:30pm Cocktails
6:30pm - 7:30pm Dinner
7:30pm - 8:30pm Presentation
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March 21

Update on Analytical Issues in the Analysis of Vitamin D
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, Massachusetts
1-781-890-0100
Mark D. Kellogg, PhD
Associate Director of Chemistry
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Boston Children's Hospital
6:00pm - 6:30pm Cocktails
6:30pm - 7:30pm Dinner
7:30pm - 8:30pm Presentation
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February 21

Applications of MALDI-TOF MS in Clinical Microbiology
Hilton Garden Inn
420 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, Massachusetts
1-781-890-0100
Anna Lau, PhD 
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology
Washington University School of Medicine
6:00pm - 6:30pm Cocktails
6:30pm - 7:30pm Dinner
7:30pm - 8:30pm Presentation
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