Wednesday 19th May
Statistics in clinical practice: sorting the herrings from the ps (W8)
Dr Rick Jones, Leeds more...
Use of surplus blood samples: when is it ethical? (W9 - narrowboat)
Prof Peter Furness, Leicester more...
SIADH: the role of the laboratory in diagnosis (W10)
Dr Morad Labib, Dudley more...
Assessment of insulin sensitivity (W11)
Dr Penny Clark, Birmingham more...
Drugs of abuse screening moves on (W12 - narrowboat)
Dr Steve George, Birmingham more...
Progesterone results are uninterpretable: discuss! (W13 - narrowboat)
Dr Jonathan Middle, Birmingham more...
Investigation of sudden unexplained death in infancy (W14)
Mrs Mary Anne Preece, Birmingham more...
0900-1000 AACC/ACB Transatlantic Lecture
Dr Robert Christenson, Baltimore, USA
1030-1230 Developments in Newborn Screening
General concepts in newborn screening
Dr Jane Collins, London
Prof Rodney Pollitt, Sheffield
Prof Carol Dezateux, London
Update on screening for sickle cell disorders
Dr Allison Streetly, London
1030-1230 Monitoring of Diabetes
Joint Symposium with UK NEQAS
IFCC reference method for HbA1c
Dr Cas Weykamp, Winterswijk, The Netherlands
DCCT alignment or IFCC standardisation: a debate
Dr Sally Marshall, Newcastle upon Tyne and Dr Jonathan Middle, Birmingham
Biological variation of HbA1c
Dr Eric Kilpatrick, Hull
Quality standards in POCT for blood glucose
Dr Gary Thorpe, Birmingham
1030-1230 21st Century Pathology
Laboratory harmonisation: lessons from Calibration 2000
Dr Christa Cobbaert, Breda, The Netherlands
UK BioBank: a new nationwide biological database
Prof John Newton, London
Laboratory information in the clinical arena
Dr Jonathan Kay, Oxford
LabTests Online: hijacking the internet to serve pathology
Dr Ian Godber, Wishaw
1400-1445 Attended Poster Session
1500-1630 Bayer Award Competition
1500-1630 Drug Assays: Fit for Purpose?
UK NEQAS Symposium
Measuring immunosuppressant drugs: what happened to accuracy?
Dr David Holt, London
Clinical toxicology: what? who? and how well is it done?
Dr Ian Watson, Liverpool
Reporting errors in drugs of abuse testing: what have we learned from 20 years of EQA?
Mr Brian Smith, London
1500-1630 Whats New in Diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes: can we prevent it?
Dr Polly Bingley, Bristol
Type 2 diabetes: a childhood epidemic?
Dr Julian Shield, Bristol
Gestational diabetes: what should we do about it?
Prof David McCance, Belfast
1645-1730 Professors Prize Lecture
Sugar and Spice and all things nice
Dr Eric S Kilpatrick, Hull