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AACC 2017: In-Booth Presentations, Sessions, and Live Blog

At the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) annual scientific meeting, we will be hosting special lectures in our booth #1429, delivered by Mayo Clinic physicians and scientists. Join us for the live presentations:  

Laboratory Testing Options to Evaluate Patients with Chronic Diarrhea

Leslie Donato, Ph.D.

Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Noon Dr. Donato is a Consultant in the Cardiovascular Laboratory in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic. She holds the academic rank of Instructor in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Sciences.

 

Overcoming Challenges with Body Fluid Testing

Darci Block, Ph.D.

Tuesday, Aug. 1, at 2 p.m. Dr. Block is a Consultant in the Clinical Core Laboratory Services Laboratory in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic. She holds the academic rank of Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Sciences.  

The Prostate Health Index (phi) in Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment

Alicia Algeciras-Schimnich, Ph.D.

Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 1:30 p.m. Dr. Algeciras-Schimnich is Chair of the Division of Clinical Biochemistry and a Consultant in the Clinical Immunoassay Laboratory at Mayo. She holds the academic rank of Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Sciences.    

In addition to our in-booth lectures, our colleagues from the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology will be presenting throughout this year's conference. Below is a full list of presentations and sessions with at least one Mayo Clinic faculty member for your reference:

Sunday, July 30

1:30–4 p.m. 192009 Practical Integration of Clinical, Electrophoretic, and Molecular Features of Hemoglobin Disorders James Hoyer, M.D., and Jennifer Oliveira, M.D.  

Monday, July 31

7:30–8:30 a.m.: Brown Bag 42113 Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH): an Emerging Biomarker for the Assessment of Reproductive Function Alicia Algeciras-Schimnich, Ph.D. 10:30 a.m.–Noon: Morning Symposia 32106 Is Bigger Always Better? Pros and Cons of Targeted vs Comprehensive Genetic Testing Linnea Baudhuin, Ph.D., and Carol Saunders, Ph.D. 12:30–1:30 p.m.: Brown Bag Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH): an Emerging Biomarker for the Assessment of Reproductive Function Alicia Algeciras-Schimnich, Ph.D. 12:30–2 p.m.: Mid-Day Short Course 72412 The Complement System: Overview and Laboratory Testing Ashley Frazer-Abel, Ph.D., and Maria Alice Willrich, Ph.D.  

Tuesday, Aug. 1

7:30–8:30 a.m. and 12:30–1:30 p.m.: Brown Bags 43128 Controversies and Solutions to Establishing and Maintaining a Compliant Body Fluid Testing Program Darci Block, Ph.D. 2:30–5 p.m.: Afternoon Symposia 33213 Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System: Immune-Mediated and Infectious Melissa Snyder, Ph.D.; Amy Leber, Ph.D.; and Bruce Lanser, M.D. 4–5 p.m.: Afternoon Symposia 33214 Laboratory Medicine Family Feud: AACC Leadership vs SYCL Paul Jannetto, Ph.D.; Dennis Dietzen, Ph.D.; Nichole Korpi-Steiner, Ph.D.; Deborah French, Ph.D.; Steven Cotten, Ph.D.; Jeff Meeusen, Ph.D.; T. Scott Isbell, Ph.D.; Anthony Killeen, M.D., Ph.D.; Patricia Jones, Ph.D.; Linnea Baudhuin, Ph.D.; and Michael Bennett, Ph.D.  

Wednesday, Aug. 2

10:30 a.m.–Noon: Morning Short Course 74102 Clinical and Laboratory Aspects of Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics Maria Alice Willrich, Ph.D., and Melissa Snyder, Ph.D.  

#2017AACC Live Blog

Our Mayo Clinic colleagues are in San Diego for this year's American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting and Clinical Expo. Follow this blog for live updates from #AACC as we attend the conference, mingle with colleagues at booth #1429, and have a little fun.
Andy Tofilon

Andy Tofilon

Andy Tofilon is a Marketing Segment Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories.