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Healthcare Providers Could Prevent Opioid-Related Deaths by Testing for Certain Genes

A review published today in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal has identified 10 genes that show promise in predicting how patients will respond to opioid pain medications. Using these genetic markers, healthcare providers could potentially tailor...
22-Jun-2017 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clinical Chemistry Impact Factor Rises to 8, the Highest in the History of the Journal

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that the impact factor of its journal, Clinical Chemistry, has risen to 8.008 in the 2016 Thomson Reuters...
15-Jun-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First-of-Its-Kind Test for HDL Cholesterol Function Could Transform the Way Healthcare Providers Predict Your Risk for Heart Disease

A groundbreaking study published today in AACC’s Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine shows that a new test could improve diagnosis and treatment of heart disease by measuring how effectively a patient’s high-density lipoprotein cholesterol...
5-Jun-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AACC Lays Out Path to Better Healthcare through Collaboration

In response to ongoing Medicare reimbursement changes that aim to enhance patient care while reducing healthcare costs, AACC released a position statement today emphasizing that clinical laboratory tests must be used effectively for this new payment...
30-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Children with Impaired Kidney Function at Risk of Receiving Incorrect Diagnoses and Treatments

Breaking research published today in AACC’s Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine reveals that a number of diagnostic tests are less accurate when performed in pediatric patients with impaired kidney function. These findings show that healthcare...
14-Apr-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diagnosis of and Care for Heart Attacks Could Be Advanced by New Study Published in AACC’s Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine

A study published today in AACC’s Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine describes the creation of a first-of-its-kind patient sample bank that could improve consistency among blood tests used to diagnose heart attacks and advance care for cardiac...
3-Apr-2017 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACC Honors 2017 Award Winners for Advancing Laboratory Medicine and Patient Care

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 AACC and AACC Academy Awards. Through this annual awards program, AACC and its...
1-Mar-2017 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Prototypes of Real-Life Star Trek Tricorders to Be Presented at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Since 2012, research teams in the Qualcomm Tricorder Xprize competition have vied to create a mobile diagnostic device modeled after the fictional medical tricorder from Star Trek. For the first time, competition finalist Chung-Kang Peng, PhD, will...
23-Feb-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Winning Star Trek Tricorder Device to Be Presented to Experts at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

On July 31, the winner of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition will present DxtER—a real-life tricorder—at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego. This special session will be the first time that the device...
11-May-2017 11:50 AM EDT

Exact Replication of Cancer Studies May Speed Development of Improved Cancer Drugs

In response to rising concern that many published scientific results may be false, the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology set out to replicate findings from the 50 most cited cancer studies from 2010–2012. A perspective in AACC’s Clinical...
15-Mar-2017 12:15 PM EDT

Adhesives Research to Present on Hydrophilic Adhesive Technologies at AACC 2016

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Expert Herb Hand will be presenting on Adhesives Research's hydrophilic technologies on Tues, Aug. 2 and Wed, Aug. 3.
29-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Media Briefing and Q&A with Leading Researchers on Zika Virus and Diagnostic Testing

Leading researchers will discuss the global impact and role of diagnostic testing for the Zika virus as well as how the timing of infection affects pregnancy and newborns at a media briefing in advance of the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting &...
27-Jul-2016 8:45 AM EDT

CDC Official to Advise Labs on Testing Patients for Ebola Now That First Case of Deadly Virus Has Been Confirmed in the U.S.

Now that the Ebola virus has arrived in the U.S., the ability of clinical laboratories to quickly identify patients who need treatment and require isolation will play a critical role in preventing an outbreak. To help labs prepare for this, AACC...
2-Oct-2014 10:50 AM EDT

Early Alzheimer’s Blood Test Co-Developer to Discuss How the Test Could Be the First Step in Developing Treatments to Halt or Slow Alzheimer’s at 2014 AACC Annual Meeting

In March of this year, a team of Georgetown University scientists published research showing that, for the first time ever, a blood test has the potential to predict Alzheimer’s disease before patients start showing symptoms. AACC is pleased to...
23-May-2014 9:40 AM EDT

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