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Theranos Whistleblowers and artificial intelligence and genome sequencing experts have attracted approximately 17,000 participants to the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Conference.

PR Newswire

Chicago, July 28, 2022

Chicago, July 28, 2022 / PRNewswire /-AACC welcomed thousands of healthcare professionals and leaders to the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & ClinicalLab Expo. July 24-28.. The conference highlighted breakthrough diagnostic advances in solving difficult patient health problems and identified how important laboratory medical professionals are to patient safety and care.

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Current Wednesday, July 27, Approximately 17,000 laboratory medical experts have enrolled in the conference. This clearly shows that attendance at the conference has returned to pre-pandemic levels. Today, the final day of the conference, more participants are expected.

The main highlight of the conference program was in-depth discussions with Theranos whistleblowers. Erica Chan When Tyler Shultz About their efforts to uncover Theranos scams and protect patients. The session provided vibrant lessons on the standards of ethics and accountability working within the profession.

Participants also had the opportunity to see five plenary talks presented by life science pioneers.

In the opening keynote, Ph.D. Lucilla Ono Machado We discussed performance measurements that could help clinicians choose the precision medical artificial intelligence model they use on a daily basis.

Monday’s plenary speaker, Dr. George Church (AACC’s 2022 Wallace H. Coulter Lectureship Award) focuses on the combination of machine learning and multiplexing and how this is the key to unleashing the treasure chest of genomic technology. I did.

In Tuesday’s plenary, Dr. Alysson Muotri explored brain organoids that have been used to model the neurotrophic effects of SARS-CoV-2 and provide insights into organogenesis and neurotoxicology.

Doctor on Wednesday. Thomas Lee Described three component models for building trust between patients and healthcare professionals.

In today’s closing keynote speech, Ph.D. Revere Siabinato Evelyn Presented the development and application of direct mass analysis techniques used in clinical microbiology, clinical pathology, and operating rooms.

As part of AACC’s Disruptive Technology Awards contest, biotechnology innovators have announced new technologies that may help more patients receive accurate diagnoses. Nanopath has won with a solid-state biosensing platform that provides clinically practical genetic information in less than 15 minutes and can significantly improve routine women’s health screening at the Point of Care.

The 2022 AACC Clinical Lab Expo also featured 781 exhibitors, covering 246,700 square feet. This dynamic exhibit featured cutting-edge tests in all clinical laboratory medicine fields, including COVID-19 testing, artificial intelligence, mobile health, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, point of care, and automation.

“We look forward to seeing the full resurgence of the laboratory medicine and in vitro diagnostics community at the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Conference,” said AACC CEO. Mark J. Golden.. “Clinical laboratory medicine experts have more than two years of difficult experience in providing the tests essential to the management of the COVID-19 pandemic, and this conference is important for sharing lessons learned from this experience. It was an opportunity. It was also given to the participants. It is an opportunity to go beyond the pandemic and prepare the field for the future. This year’s AACC Annual Scientific Conference has shown exciting progress and what will be next year’s conference. I’m looking forward to bringing you. “

2023 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & ClinicalLab Expo Anaheim, California from July 23-272023.

2022 About AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & ClinicalLab Expo
The AACC Annual Scientific Meeting offers five days full of opportunities to learn about exciting science. July 24-28.. The plenary session will discuss artificial intelligence-based clinical predictive models, advances in multiplex technology, organ formation in the human brain, building trust between the general public and medical professionals, and direct mass spectrometry techniques.

At the AACC Clinical Lab Expo, more than 750 exhibitors will fill the show floor of the McCormick Place Convention Center. Chicago The latest diagnostic technologies such as COVID-19 testing, artificial intelligence, mobile health, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, point of care, and automation are on display.

About AACC
AACC is dedicated to achieving better health through laboratory medicine, with more than 70,000 laboratory tests worldwide focusing on clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass analysis, translational medicine, laboratory management and more. It brings together experts, doctors, research scientists, and business leaders. The field of progress in laboratory science. Since 1948, AACC has worked to promote common interests in this area, offering programs that promote scientific collaboration, knowledge, expertise and innovation. For more information, please visit: www.aacc.org..

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