BioConference Live Announces Full Speaker Line Up at Virtual Clinical Diagnostics & Research Conference

BioConference Live Clinical Diagnostics & Research will broadcast live May 28-30, 2014.

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BioConference Live Clinical Diagnostics and Research 2014

Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014

BioConference Live Clinical Diagnostics virtual conference will bring together experts from all around the world to present their newest findings and allow participants to benefit from interacting with a global community. Speakers at the conference include Roche Diagnostics, Siemens Healthcare, Boston University, Harvard Medical School, Thermo Fisher, AACC, University of Michigan and more.

The online conference offers clinicians, researchers, medical experts and professional’s continuing education credits and continuing medical education credits by attending the conference. This service is free for attendees and helps them to further their careers and education without having to travel.

A full list of distinguished speakers is below:

  •     Barbara Van Der Pol, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Keynote: The STD Laboratory Guidelines: What’s New and How does it impact you

  •     Paul D Miller, MD
Distinguished Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Medical Director Colorado Center for Bone Research
Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover in the Management of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

  •     Julia Engstrom-Melnyk, PhD
Scientific Affairs Manager, Medical and Scientific Affairs, Roche Diagnostics
The new role for HPV DNA testing: cobas HPV Test as a first-line cervical cancer screen

  •     Hans Loyda, PhD
Director, Scientific Affairs Cardiac, Roche Diagnostics Corporation
Universal Definition of MI

  •     Trevor L Hawkins, PhD
Scientific Affairs Manager, Innovation and Business Development, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
Keynote Panel Discussion: Companion Diagnostics: Changing the Face of Healthcare, Doctors Hawkins, Joseph, and Frank

  •     Patrick Joseph, MD
Medical Director, Siemens Clinical Laboratory (SCL), Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
Keynote Panel Discussion: Companion Diagnostics: Changing the Face of Healthcare, Doctors Hawkins, Joseph, and Frank

  •     Richard Frank, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Strategy and Policy, Siemens Healthcare
Keynote Panel Discussion: Companion Diagnostics: Changing the Face of Healthcare, Doctors Hawkins, Joseph, and Frank

  •     James Freeman, BS
Director, Assay Development, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
Technical Challenges and Standardization of Vitamin D

  •     Monet Sayegh, MD
Senior Medical/Clinical Consultant, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
The Role of Lactate in the Risk Assessment of Morbidity and Mortality

  •     Eric Vasbinder, BS
Chemistry Automation Supervisor Chemical Pathology Laboratory, University of Michigan Health System
Ensuring Quality Using IT Algorithms

  •     Jeffrey N Weitzel, MD
Director, Clinical Cancer Genetics, Professor, Director, Cancer Screening & Prevention City of Hope
Keynote: Establishing an economic BRCA1 and BRCA2 (BRCA) gene analyses research workflow using custom AmpliSeq™ panel design and the Ion PGM ™ System

  •     Kelli Bramlett
Senior Manager, R&D Thermo Fisher Scientific
Multiplexed Fusion Gene Detection using Next Generation Sequencing

  •     Jeoffrey Schageman
Staff Scientist, Thermo Fisher Corp.
Multiplexed Fusion Gene Detection using Next Generation Sequencing

  •     Fernando P Chaves, MD
Director of Global Scientific Affairs, Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Going Beyond Cell Counting and Solving Common Problems Faced by Laboratories

  •     Richard O'Hara, PhD
Senior Director of Scientific Affairs, Binding Site
Heavy/Light Chain Combination Assays: What Laboratories should know about M-Protein detection

  •     Steven Wong, PhD, DABCC(TC), FACB
President, AACC 2014, Professor of Pathology, Director, Clinical Chemistry, Co-Director, Clinical and Translational Mass Spectrometry Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacometabolomics for Personalized Medicine

  •     Michael Holick, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics, Director of the General Clinical Research Center, Director of the Vitamin D, Skin and Bone Research Laboratory, Director, Biologic Effects of Light Research Center, Boston University Medical Center
Panel Discussion: An Update on Vitamin D: Bioavailability, Health Benefits and Requirements During Pregnancy and Lactation

  •     Ravi I Thadhani, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Nephrology Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Panel Discussion: An Update on Vitamin D: Bioavailability, Health Benefits and Requirements During Pregnancy and Lactation

  •     Carol Wagner, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Director, Clinical & Translational Research Center, Medical University South Carolina
Panel Discussion: An Update on Vitamin D: Bioavailability, Health Benefits and Requirements During Pregnancy and Lactation

  •     Cynthia Foss Bowman, MD
Medical Director, Enzo Clinical Laboratories
Panel Discussion: Vaginitis/vaginosis: Diagnosis and workup using conventional and molecular tests. Dr's Bowman and Wang

  •     Guiqing Wang, MD, PhD
Chief of Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College
Panel Discussion: Vaginitis/vaginosis: Diagnosis and workup using conventional and molecular tests. Dr's Bowman and Wang

  •     Benjamin Abraham, MD
Anesthesiology/Chronic Pain Management, Cleveland Clinic
Chronic Pain Management and Laboratory Testing

  •     Caroline M Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Director, Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, Boston Medical Center
Why are we unable to lose weight and keep it off? All about the connection between the gut and the brain

  •     David Ayoub, MD
Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist, Clinical Radiologist, SC
Early infantile rickets: A new look at an old disease and mimic of child abuse

  •     Ivan Brukner, PhD
Head of Molecular Microbiology Unit- Molecular Biology, Jewish General Hospital - McGill University
Are we able to amplify single bacterial/viral/fungal genome equivalent?

  •     Robert Flatman, FAACB, MBA, B App Sc
Assistant Manager Biochemistry, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, Australia
Challenges for the Pathology Profession in the Age of the Electronic Health Record How Informatics and Standardisation Initiatives can Help

  •     David Gillis, PhD
Immunologist and Immunopathologist, Queensland Government Health
Newer Techniques in Testing for Specific IgE to Allergens. Do they translate into clinical practice?

  •     Charles D Hawker, PhD, MBA, FACB
Scientific Director, Automation & Special Projects, ARUP Laboratories, Professor (Adjunct) of Pathology, University of Utah
How Automation is Required in Order for a Laboratory to Achieve Six-Sigma Quality in Non-Analytic Metrics

  •     Peter M Kazon, JD
Attorney, Alston & Bird, LLP
Legal and Regulatory Developments Affecting Molecular Testing

  •     Elizabeth Kenimer Leibach, EdD, MS, MLS(ASCP), SBB
Principal Officer, Healthcare Management and Education Services (HMES), Education Editor for Clinical Laboratory Science and Expert Consultant for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Adding Value in Healthcare Delivery: Uses for Clinical Laboratory Informatics in Decision Support

  •     Anthony Marotta, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, Augurex Life Sciences Corp
How does the soluble mechanistic biomarker 14-3-3 eta assist in the management of Rheumatoid Arthritis?

  •     Howard Morris, PhD, FAACB, FFSc(RCPA)
Professor of Endocrine Bone Research Laboratory, Univ of South Australia
Vitamin D Testing in the Clinical Laboratory: The Status in 2014

  •     Vijay Nambi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
High Sensitivity Troponin as an Emerging Marker in Prediction of Cardiovascular Disease

  •     Steve Pelech, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, President & Chief Scientific Officer, Kinexus Bioinformatics Corporation
Navigating the Complexities of the Human Oncoproteome with the SigNET KnowledgeBank

  •     Amadeo J Pesce, PhD, DABCC
Laboratory Director, Millennium Laboratories, Inc.
Monitoring drugs and medications in pain and addiction patients

  •     David R Sullivan, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA
Clinical Associate Professor, Dept of Biochemistry, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Opportunities to simplify clinical lipid assessment

  •     Julie R Taylor, PhD, MS
Project Lead for the Clinical Laboratory Integration into Health Care Collaboration (CLIHC), Division of Laboratory Programs, Standards, and Services Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services Office of Public Health Scientific Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
How to Improve Healthcare with More Effective Clinical Laboratory Test Utilization

  •     Rosy Tirimacco BSc
Network Operations & Research Manager, iCCnet, Country Health SA Local Health Network Inc
PoCT Integrated into Clinical Care Contributing to Improved Cardiac Outcomes in Rural Areas

  •     Alice Weissfeld, PhD, D (ABMM), F(AAM)
President, CEO and Laboratory Director, Microbiology Specialists Incorporated
Lowering Blood Culture Contamination Rates Using an Evidence-Based Medicine Approach

  •     Belinda Yen-Lieberman, PhD
Director of Clinical Virology, Serology, and Cellular Immunology, Cleveland Clinic
Is Cervical Cancer a preventable Disease in women? The role of HPV as a screening test.

  •     Mathias Streitz, MS, Certified Biologist
Head of the Flow-Cytometry Facility, Institute of Medical Immunology, Charite - Universittsmedizin Berlin
Overview on ONE Study experience on standardization across multiple centers

For a full agenda, click here.

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Founded in 2009, BioConference Live’s vision was to connect the scientific world leveraging a unique virtual platform, discovering meaningful collaborations across geographic boundaries and fields of expertise. BioConference Live has grown into the world's largest producer of virtual events within the Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics community. LabRoots is the owner and producer of BioConference Live, and is the leading scientific social networking website.


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