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Philadelphia Local Section Events

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2019

August 4

Join the Philadelphia Local Section for a Symposium at the 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo.

The Symposium will take place on Sunday, August 4th, 2019 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Contact Pradip Datta from the Philadelphia Local Section for more information.

 

2018

October 18

Fall Educational Meeting

Presentation and Speaker:

Lack of Scientific Rigor: Examples from the Worlds of Clinical and Forensic Science
Laura M. Labay, PhD, F-ABFT, DABCC-TC
NMS Labs, 3701 Welsh Road, Horsham, PA


2017

November 3

Local Section Meeting

Mass Spectrometry: From Small Molecules to Tissue Imaging
Yusheng Zhu, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Penn State University Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Intellectual Property as a Seed for Innovation
Joshua L. Cohen, Attorney at Law
RatnerPrestia, Philadelphia, PA

Patent Protection in Biotechnology
Ling Zhong, PhD, Attorney at Law
RatnerPrestia, Philadelphia, PA


2016

July 31

Mini-Symposia: Current Topics in Laboratory Medicine co-hosted by AACC Philadelphia Local Section and Thomas Jefferson University
Sunday, July 31, 2016, 1-4 PM
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown - Rooms 414 & 415

Presentations and Speakers:

Mass Spectrometry is Changing the Way in Which Newborn Screening for Metabolic Diseases is Performed
Michael J. Bennett, Ph.D. FRCPath, D-ABCC, FACB
AACC President-Elect
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Evelyn Willing Bromley Chair of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Chief of Laboratory Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A Pathologist's View of Genomically Informed Medicine: Precisely Personal
Stephen C. Peiper, M.D.
Peter A. Herbut Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Emerging Drug Trends in Toxicology Monitoring
Anthony G. Costantino, Ph.D., F-ABFT
President and CEO, DRUGSCAN


2015

October 8

The value of the laboratory, and the professionals who work there – and how to communicate that value to others.
Waters Corporation, 5205 Militia Hill Road, Suite 100
Plymouth Meeting, PA.

David E. Koch, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
President, AACC
Director, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology, and POCT
Grady Memorial Hospital
Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

March 2

The Correct Specimen
Waters Corporation
5205 Militia Hill Road, Suite 100
Plymouth Meeting, PA

Thomas E. Burgess, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
Technical Director, Quest Diagnostics,
1777 Montreal Circle, Tucker, Georgia 30084-6802


2014

December 4

Pharmacogenomics & Pharmacometabolomics for Personalized Medicine
Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc.
321 Jones Boulevard
Limerick, PA

6:30–7:30 pm Dinner (compliments of the Philadelphia Section)
7:30–8:30 pm Education Program, Followed by Q and A

April 17

Vitamin D Assays: What Do They Really Measure?
Temple University Diamond Club at Mitten Hall
1913 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA

6:30–7:30 pm Dinner (compliments of the Philadelphia Section)
7:30–8:30 pm Education Program, Followed by Q and A


2013

December 12

Interpretation of Cardiac Troponin: Generations, Populations & Standardization
Temple University Diamond Club at Mitten Hall
1913 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA

6:30–7:30 pm Dinner (compliments of the Philadelphia Section) Cash Bar will be available
7:30–8:30 pm Education Program, Followed by Q and A.

July 15

Screening For Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Challenges And Controversies
Capital Grille
1338 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

6:00–7:15 pm Dinner (compliments of the Philadelphia Section)
7:15–8:30 pm Education Program, Followed by Q and A.