AACC Announces 2015 Corporate Supporter Award Winners; Thanks Organizations for Their Invaluable Support

Article ID: 637457

Released: 22-Jul-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Source Newsroom: American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

Newswise — ATLANTA – AACC is pleased to announce the recipients of the AACC 2015 Corporate Supporter Awards. Each year, AACC recognizes the companies and organizations that generously support the association through sponsorships, advertising, and exhibiting. These significant contributions make it possible for AACC to improve patient care by fostering research, innovation, and professional excellence in the field of laboratory medicine.

The AACC 2015 Corporate Supporter Award recipients have provided support for AACC ranging from $50,000 to $450,000 or more. They include:

Roche Diagnostics Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.Abbott Diagnostics Beckman CoulterSysmex Bio-Rad LaboratoriesThermo Fisher Scientific CepheidBD Ortho Clinical DiagnosticsRandox Laboratories, Ltd. Diagnostica Stago, Inc.Waters Corporation Kamiya Biomedical CompanyShenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics bioMérieux, Inc.Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) Sunquest Information SystemsElitech Group Company SARSTEDTCerilliant Diazyme LaboratoriesHORIBA Medical Nova Biomedical CorporationGrifols Radiometer AmericaAB SCIEX TecanSeegene, Inc. Tosoh BioscienceSekisui Diagnostics LLC Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc.Luminex Sebia, Inc.Orchard Software ARKRAY, Inc.Liposcience Denka Seiken Co., Ltd.SNIBE Co. Ltd. (Shenzhen New Industries Biomedical Engineering Co. Ltd.)

AACC is also pleased to announce three new specialty awards this year:

AACC Print Advertiser of the YearKamiya Biomedical Company

AACC Digital Advertiser of the Year Randox Laboratories, Ltd.

Lab Tests Online Supporter of the YearRoche Diagnostics

“Congratulations to this year’s award winners, and thank you to all of AACC’s corporate supporters for their commitment to helping AACC provide better health through laboratory medicine,” said AACC CEO Janet B. Kreizman. “We are extremely grateful for these organizations’ assistance and are happy to have this opportunity to show our appreciation.”

AACC’s 37 corporate supporters were recognized during the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo at an invitation-only Corporate Recognition Reception on Monday, July 27 in Atlanta. At the reception, AACC President Dr. David D. Koch and AACC CEO Janet B. Kreizman recognized the association’s top 10 supporters. Today, members of the AACC Board of Directors will visit all 37 recognized organizations at their booths to deliver the awards.

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About the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab ExpoAACC's annual meeting offers 5 days packed with opportunities to learn about exciting science from July 26–30. Plenary sessions feature expert presentations on using tumor DNA in the blood to diagnose and monitor cancer, reducing the risk of heart disease, transparency in healthcare delivery, the latest advances that could lead to a cure for HIV, and new tests and treatment for infection.

At the AACC Clinical Lab Expo, more than 700 exhibitors will fill the show floor of Atlanta’s convention center, Georgia World Congress Center, with displays of the latest diagnostic technology, including but not limited to mobile health, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, point-of-care, and automation.

About AACCDedicated to achieving better health through laboratory medicine, AACC brings together more than 50,000 clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists, and business leaders from around the world focused on clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of progressing laboratory science. Since 1948, AACC has worked to advance the common interests of the field, providing programs that advance scientific collaboration, knowledge, expertise, and innovation. For more information, visit www.aacc.org.

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