Focus. Association for Clinical Biochemistry. National Meeting, Glasgow 2010

Tuesday 11th May 2010

0845 - 0915 Opening Ceremony -
Mrs Jacqui Lunday, Chief Health Professions Officer, The Scottish Government

0915 - 1000 Roche Award Lecture
Adding Value to Clinical Biochemistry
Dr Graham Beastall, Glasgow

1000 - 1100 Break & Hot Topics Posters  

1010 - 1055 Industry Sponsored Workshops:
Waters - Alsh Room

Advancements in Clinical Mass Spectrometry

Chairman - Dr Bob Peaston, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

1st Speaker - Euan Ross, HVMS Account Manager, Waters

A Simplified laboratory workflow using the Xevo TQ MS mass spectrometer and related software tools

2nd Speaker - Robert Lee, Clinical Applications Scientist, Waters

Development of a quantitative analytical method for the determination of 11-nor-9-carboxy Δ9-THC in human urine using the XevoTQ MS

Immunodiagnostic Systems (IDS) Ltd - Carron Room

Truth, uncertainty and standardisation of hormone assays

Chairman - Mr Gilbert E.A. Wieringa BSc MSc DipCB FRCPath, Consultant Clinical Scientist, Royal Bolton Hospital

1st Speaker  - Dr Martin A. Myers BSc PhD CSci DipCB FRCPath EurClinChem, Consultant Clinical Scientist, Royal Preston Hospital

1100 - 1300 Parallel Sessions  
Laboratory Medicine in 2010 - a UK wide perspective Screen Tests into Population Programmes
The Scottish perspective - Dr Bernie Croal, Aberdeen Extended newborn screening: A blessing or a problem? - Dr Jim Bonham, Sheffield
The Irish perspective - Dr Michael Ryan, Antrim How should labs interpret sweat test results to serve a newborn screened population? - Dr Jean Kirk, Edinburgh
How pathology is being modernised in Wales - Dr Keith Griffiths, Bangor Non-invasive prenatal genotyping for Down syndrome - closer to reality? - Professor Neil Avent, Plymouth
Transforming pathology services in England - Dr Ian Barnes, Leeds Translating the NICE Guidelines for Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: any progress? Professor Steve Humphries, London
1300 - 1415 Lunch and Exhibition
1315 - 1400 Attend Poster Session and Hot Topic Posters

1415 - 1500 ACB Foundation Award Lecture
Tumour markers - light at the end of the tunnel - Dr Cathie Sturgeon, Edinburgh

1500 - 1530 Break  
1530 - 1730 Parallel Sessions  
Lost in Translation Clinical Cases
BNP in heart failure: roles, possible roles and barriers - Professor Richard Hobbs, Birmingham Chair: Dr Danielle Freedman, Luton
Heart Wars episode IV - a new hope - Dr Paul Collinson, London  
Steps towards interoperability - Professor Gifford Batstone, Fleet
New Tests into Practice, The Industry Perspective - Mr Andy Bufton, Maidenhead  

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