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Tuesday 1st May

Tues 08.15 - 09.15 (Platinum Rooms 1 & 2)
• Quality control master class, Dr E Kearney, London (R1)
• National poisons service, Dr G Volans, London (R2)

Tues 08.15 - 09.15 (Workshop Rooms, Exhibition Hall)
Morning Workshops
• New markers of bone metabolism, Dr P A Kyd, London (W1)
• Enzyme studies in the diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism, Dr A H Fensom, London (W2)
• Markers of DNA damage, Professor J Lunec, Leicester (W3)
• Renal stones, Dr M Lapsley, London (W4)
• Laboratory statistics, Dr G S Challand, Reading (W5)

Tues 09.30 - 10.30 (Platinum Room 3/4)
Opening Ceremony
AACC Transatlantic Lecture
• Dietary modulation of genetic expression, Dr R W Hart, USA

Tues 11.00 - 12.30 (Platinum Room 3/4) (in parallel)
Nutritional Aspects of Bone Metabolism
• Calcium and vitamin D, Dr A Prentice, Cambridge
• Trace elements and potassium, Dr S New, Guildford
• Sodium, phosphate and protein, Professor R Eastell, Sheffield

Tues 11.00 - 12.30 (Platinum Room 1) (in parallel)
New Tools in Clinical Biochemistry (Platinum Room 1)
• Oligonuclotide aptamers that rival peptide counterparts in diagnostics, Dr S D Jayasena, USA
• Optical biosensors, Dr R Narayanaswamy, Manchester
• Non-invasive technology, Professor M A Arnold, USA

Tues 12.30 - 13.30 (Workshop Rooms, Exhibition Hall)
Afternoon Workshops
• Porphyrias, Dr A G Deacon, London (W6)
• Heterophylic antibodies, Dr C M Sturgeon, Edinburgh (W7)
• Trace elements, Dr A P Taylor, Guildford (W8)
• Diagnosis of diabetes mellitus, Dr E J Lamb, Canterbury (W9)
• Health technology assessment, Professor C P Price, London (W10)
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Tues 13.30 - 14.15 (Exhbition Hall)
Attended Poster Session

Tues 14.15 - 15.00 (Platinum Room 3/4)
Flynn Lecture
• Therapeutic Opportunities for Lysosomal Disease, Professor T Cox, Cambridge

Tues 15.15 - 16.45 (Platinum Room 3/4) (in parallel)
Testing Outside the Laboratory
• Point of care testing in hospitals, Dr D B Freedman, Luton
• Testing in primary care, Professor R Jones, London
• Testing at home, Dr D R Collins, Hemel Hempstead

Tues 15.15 - 16.45 (Platinum Room 1) (in parallel)
Immunology Seminar
• HLA derived peptides and autoimmune diseases, Professor H Baum, London
• Micro-organisms, mimicry and auto-immunity, Professor D Vergani
• T cells that respond to self: new issues on the regulation of tolerance, Professor A Hayday

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