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A full and varied scientific programme included events on the meeting's theme of Nutrition and Clinical Biochemistry. Focus 2001 was fully accredited for CPD schemes of the Royal College of Pathologists and Institute of Biomedical Science.

D A I L Y   L I S T I N G S
  Monday 30th April
  Tuesday 1st May
  Wednesday 2nd May
  Thursday 3rd May
  Friday 4th May

S Y M P O S I A
Sessions include:
  Nutritional Aspects of Bone Metabolism
  New Tools in Clinical Biochemistry
  Testing Outside the Laboratory
  Immunology Symposium
  Mass Spectrometry in Clinical Biochemistry.
  Metabolic & Endocrine Effects of Illness
  Endocrinology
  Haematology Symposium
  Nutrition and Chronic Diseases
  Molecular Genetics Symposium
  Purines and Pyrimidines in Clinical Biochemistry
  Drugs and Toxicology
  Drugs, Nutrition and Sport

P L E N A R Y   L E C T U R E S
Lectures by eminent speakers including:
  Dr R W Hart, USA (AACC Transatlantic Lecture)
  Professor T M Cox, Cambridge (Flynn Lecture)
  Professor Y-M D Lo, Hong Kong (Roche Diagnostics Award Lecture)
  To be announced (Professors' Prize Lecture)
  Professor D-J Dijk, Guildford (Kohn Memorial Lecture)
  Dr H Kuiper, The Netherlands (Konelab Award Lecture)
  To be announced (ACB Foundation Award Lecture)

P O S T E R S
Daily poster sessions are arranged by topic and will be publisted in a proceedings volume. Posters will be attended by their authors from 13.30-14.45 and selected poster abstracts will be chosen for Oral Presentation on Wednesday; presentations from members under 35 are eligible for the prestigious Bayer Award.

W O R K S H O P S
Thirty specialist discussion sessions will take place on
  Tuesday morning and afternoon
  Wednesday morning and afternoon
  Thursday morning and afternoon
 
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R E V I E W S
More formal specialist sessions run in parallel on
  Tuesday morning
  Wednesday morning
  Thursday morning

T R A I N I N G   D A Y
Before the full meeting gets underway, a number of training and professional advancement sessions will be held on Monday 30th April:
  Training Day
  Update Sessions
  Management Sessions

Scientific Programme Organising Committee
Chairman: Professor R Swaminathan
Secretary: Dr Y Foo
Professor G Fearns
Dr M Wheeler

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