Agilent Technologies Discusses New Approach to Thyroid Hormone Analysis in Upcoming Webinar

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This webinar, which LabRoots will host April 5, will focus on the use of Inductively-Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry as an alternative technology for measuring thyroid hormones.

Frederick Strathmann MS, PhD, DABCC Vice President of Quality Assurance, NMS Labs

Existing methods using LC-MS/MS suffer from matrix interference and require expensive and laborious sample preparation methods in order to reduce the impact on instrumentation. ICP-MS is a robust and specific analytical method that is often underappreciated outside of the area of elemental analysis.

This presentation will discuss the pros and cons of using LC-ICP-MS for the analysis of thyroid hormones. Participants will engage in a discussion over the basics of LC-ICP-MS including similarities and differences to other mass spectrometers, as well as compare and contrast workflows for thyroid hormones by LC-ICP-MS and LC-MS/MS. These participants will be able to better determine the applicability of LC-ICP-MS for the routine analysis of thyroid hormones.

Dr. Frederick Strathmann, vice president of quality assurance at NMS Labs, will be the speaker for this presentation.

Strathmann received a doctorate of pathology and laboratory medicine from the University of Rochester in New York, after which he conducted an academic postdoctoral fellowship in the Biomedical Genetics Department at the University of Rochester, and completed a ComACC accredited Clinical Chemistry fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle. He currently serves as the vice president of quality assurance at NMS Labs. Prior to his current position, he was a medical director of toxicology and director of high complexity platforms - mass spectrometry at ARUP Laboratories and a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

LabRoots will host this event April 5, 2017, commencing at 10:00 a.m. PT, 1:00 p.m. ET. To read more about this event, learn about the P.A.C.E. CE and Florida CE credits offered, or to register for free, click here.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

ABOUT AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets, is the premier analytical laboratory partner for a better world. Agilent works with customers in more than 100 countries, providing instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire analytical laboratory workflow. The company generated revenues of $4.20 billion in fiscal 2016 and employs about 12,500 people worldwide. Information about Agilent is available at http://www.agilent.com.

ABOUT LABROOTS
LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website and producer of educational virtual events and webinars. Contributing to the advancement of science through content sharing capabilities, LabRoots is a powerful advocate in amplifying global networks and communities. Founded in 2008, LabRoots emphasizes digital innovation in scientific collaboration and learning, and is a primary source for current scientific news, webinars, virtual conferences, and more. LabRoots has grown into the world’s largest series of virtual events within the Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics community.

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