Tuesday 18th May
Dr Allan Deacon, Bedford more...
NB Priority will be given to Trainee members for this workshop
Agenda for Change: a laboratory perspective (W2 - narrowboat)
Mr Geoff Lester, Reading more...
Thiopurine methyltransferase assessment and azathioprine treatment (W3 - narrowboat)
Dr Loretta Ford & Dr Jonathan Berg, Birmingham more...
Catecholamine oddities explained (W4 - narrowboat)
Dr Bill Bartlett, Birmingham more...
Glycated haemoglobin analysis in patients with haemoglobin variants (W5)
Ms Janet Smith & Dr Susan Manley, Birmingham more...
First trimester and integrated testing in Downs screening (W6)
Ms Susan Standing, Oxford more...
Difficult thyroid cases (W7)
Dr Chris Florkowski, Christchurch, New Zealand more...
0900-0915 Opening Ceremony
0915-1000 Roche Award Lecture
Molecular profiling of tumours
Prof Jeremy Squire, Toronto, Canada
1030-1230 Liver Disease
Autoimmune liver disease
Dr Ian McFarlane, London
Prof Chris Day, Newcastle upon Tyne
Markers of liver fibrosis
Prof John Iredale, Southampton
Imaging techniques in liver disease
Prof Simon Olliff, Birmingham
1030-1230 Tumour Markers
Joint Symposium with UK NEQAS
PSA screening: informed choice or misinformed chaos?
Mr David Kirk, Glasgow
CA125: how are we using it?
Mr Barnaby Rufford, London
HER2/neu and beyond: breast cancer treatment responsiveness markers
Prof Nigel Bundred, Manchester
HCG standardisation: from bench to bedside
Dr Cathie Sturgeon, Edinburgh
1030-1230 New Technologies
In collaboration with the University of the West of England
Mass spectrometry, protein profiling and identification
Dr Roz Banks, Leeds
Prof Jeremy Tavare, Bristol
Dr Richard Luxton, Bristol
Prof Ron Wevers, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
1400-1445 Attended Poster Session
1500-1630 Biochemistry of Pregnancy
New developments in first trimester screening
Dr Kevin Spencer, Romford
The role of bile acid measurement in pregnancy
Dr Ian Walker, Slough
Clinical biochemistry of pre-eclampsia
Dr Catherine Williamson, London
1500-1630 Traceability of Hormone Measurements
UK NEQAS Symposium
Traceability of steroid hormones: the future is bright, the future is ID-MS
Dr Dietmar Stöckl, Horebeke, Belgium
Traceability of free thyroid hormone measurements: the whole truth and nothing but the truth?
Prof Linda Thienpont, Gent, Belgium
Traceability of protein hormone measurements
Dr Ulf-Håkan Stenman, Helsinki, Finland
1500-1630 Nutrition and Intestinal Failure
In collaboration with the Intercollegiate Group on Nutrition
Intestinal failure: a clinical overview
Dr Jeremy Nightingale, Leicester
Pitfalls in assessing micronutient status
Dr Naveed Sattar, Glasgow
Artificial lipids and immune function
Dr Steve Wootton, Southampton
1645-1730 RCPath Flynn Lecture
Environmental modification of genotype effects: insights into atherosclerosis pathology
Prof Steve Humphries, London