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AACC/MSSS: Mass Spectrometry and Separation Sciences for Laboratory Medicine 6th Annual Conference

October 5-6, 2016 * Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North * Chicago, IL

Organizing Committee: Steven W. Cotten, PhD (Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center); R. Brent Dixon, PhD (Physician’s Choice Laboratory Services); Steven C. Harris, MD, MPH (University of Illinois at Chicago); Ming Jin, PhD (University of Illinois at Chicago); Saeed A. Jortani, PhD (University of Louisville); Steven H. Wong, PhD (program chair, Wake Forest University School of Medicine); Y. Victoria Zhang, PhD (University of Rochester Medical Center); Yusheng Zhu, PhD (Medical University of South Carolina)

Developed in cooperation with AACC’s Mass Spectrometry and Separation Sciences Division, the AACC Chicago Local Section, and the Chicago Pathology Society.

Funding for this program has been provided by: Agilent Technologies, Inc.; Cerilliant a MilliporeSigma Corporation; Chromsystems; Hamilton Company; Indigo BioAutomation; SCIEX Diagnostics; Thermo Fisher Scientific; UTAK Laboratories; and Waters Corporation.

Conference Program 
Roster
Speaker Biographies & Disclosures
Supporter Information
Continuing Education   

DAY 1

Wednesday, October 5

SESSION I – STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR MASS SPECTROMETRY

OPENING PLENARY

Translational Mass Spec for Proteomics and Peptides
Amanda G. Paulovich, MD, PhD

(Slides unavailable as of 9/23/2016)

ROUNDTABLE

Critical Update on Development and Implementation of Mass Spectrometry Based Assays in the Clinical Laboratory
Moderator: Saeed A. Jortani, PhD
Panelists: Patricia Jones, PhD; Henry Rodriguez, PhD, Julia Lathrop, PhD; Amanda Paulovich, MD, PhD; Charles Root, PhD

SESSION II – MANAGING ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL MASS SPECTROMETRY

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Mass Spectrometry for Detection of Inborn Errors of Metabolism in Children
Patricia M. Jones, PhD
2016 AACC President

(Slides) (Handout)

MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry and Its Applications in Laboratory Medicine
Yusheng Zhu, PhD

(Slides) (Handout)

Present and Future Reimbursement for Mass Spec Testing
Charles B. Root, PhD

(Slides) (Handout)

Path Forward from the Recent FDA Workshop - Using MS for Proteomic and Peptide Analysis (Title Pending)
Doug Jeffery, PhD

(Slides) (Handout)

SESSION III - TRANSLATIONAL AND HIGH RESOLUTION MASS SPEC FOR PATHOLOGY AND BEYOND

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Clinical Tissue Imaging by Mass Spec: The Future is Now
John D. Pfeifer, MD, PhD

(Slides) (Handout)

Break through Innovation Bottlenecks: Education Programs for Next Generation Mass Spectrometry
Y. Victoria Zhang, PhD

Forensic Analysis of Latent Fingermarks by Silver-Assisted LDI Imaging MS on Non-Conductive Surfaces
Nidia Lauzon

(Slides) (Handout)

Development of a High Sensitivity MicroLC-MS/MS for Estradiol Clinical Testing in Human Serum Without Derivatization
Edward Leung, PhD

(Slides) (Handout)

Vendor Perspective
Edward Goucher, PhD

(Slides)

DAY 2

Thursday, October 6

SESSION V - EMERGING AND TRANSLATIONAL MS APPLICATIONS

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Oral Fluid and Other Alternate Samples for Workplace Drug Testing
Ron Flegel

(Slides) (Handout)

Renal Metabolomics for Precision Medicine
Steven H. Wong, PhD

(Slides) (Handout)

Umbilical Cord Tissue Analysis via LC/MS
Steven W. Cotten, PhD

(Slides) (Handout)

"Columnless” Direct Sample Analysis by Mass Spec - A Critical Assessment
R. Brent Dixon, PhD

(Slides) (Handout)

SESSION VI - NEXT GENERATION CLINICAL MASS SPECTROMETRY: ENABLING PRECISION MEDICINE

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Brain Cancer Diagnosis
Valentina Pirro, PhD

(Slides) (Handout)

Update on Mass Spectrometry for Microbial Speciation and Drug Resistance in the Clinical Microbiology Lab
Angella Charnot-Katsikas, MD

(Slides) (Handout)

Proteogenomics and Precision Medicine (Areas of Accuracy & Performance for AACC’s Consideration)
Henry Rodriguez, PhD

Slides Unavailable

PANEL DISCUSSION

20/20 View of Next Generation Clinical Mass Spectrometry in 2020 and Beyond
Moderators: Steven H. Wong, PhD and Y. Victoria Zhang, PhD
Panelists: John Pfeifer, MD, PhD; Valentina Pirro, PhD; Henry Rodriguez, PhD; Angella Charnot-Katsikas, MD

(Slides unavailable as of 9/23/2016)

End of conference