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Clinical Chemistry Impact Factor Rises to 8.6, 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 8.636 in the 2017 Thomson Reuters...
28-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breaking Research That Could Reduce the Development of Type 2 Diabetes in Women After Pregnancy Published in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry Journal

A novel study in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal shows that women with a history of gestational diabetes are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes if they eat a diet high in branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) and can’t metabolize BCAAs...
26-Jun-2018 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AACC Honors Representative Kevin Yoder for His Commitment to Improving Patient Care Through Uniform Clinical Test Results

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that Representative Kevin Yoder (R-Kansas) is the recipient of AACC’s Outstanding Legislator Award for...
8-May-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACC Announces 2018 Award Winners; Celebrates Achievements in Laboratory Medicine

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 AACC and AACC Academy Awards. These annual awards recognize laboratory medicine...
30-Apr-2018 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACC-Led Effort Culminates in an Additional $2 Million for CDC

AACC is pleased to see an additional $2 million for lab test harmonization in the FY 2018 omnibus spending package. The association has worked to advance harmonization – or uniform test results -- for more than a decade, most recently leading...
23-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Breakthrough Test Detects Heroin and Cocaine From a Fingerprint

.A fingerprint test published today in AACC’s Clinical Chemistry journal can tell whether someone has taken heroin or cocaine, and accurately distinguishes between drug users versus individuals who were exposed to drug residue in the environment....
22-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Sequence the Complete Genome of a Fetus From Amniotic Fluid for the First Time

For the first time, researchers have developed a way to sequence the entire genome of a fetus by modifying the prenatal testing method known as amniocentesis. This groundbreaking finding, published in AACC’s journal Clinical Chemistry, could...
15-Mar-2018 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Preventing a Widespread Beauty Fad From Interfering with Medical Tests

As the popularity of the beauty supplement biotin has grown, so has the incidence of this vitamin interfering with critical medical tests. A review published today in AACC’s The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine gives expert recommendations...
8-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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New Frontiers in Genomic Engineering, Oncofertility, Public Health, and the Digital Health Revolution to Be Explored at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

At the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo—the premier global conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine—visionaries in the field will illuminate the pioneering research and technology paving the way for better clinical...
30-Jul-2017 2:00 PM 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

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Adhesives Research to Present on Hydrophilic Adhesive Technologies at AACC 2016

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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