LabRoots Presents an Educational Webinar Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab

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LabRoots will host the webinar April 27, providing attendees a chance to delve into the challenges regarding implementation of mass spectrometry into routine testing.

William Clarke, PhD, MBA, DABCC Associate Professor of Pathology, Clinical Toxicology, Director, Point-of-Care Testing, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Mass spectrometry is becoming more widely for clinical testing and evaluation of patients in various settings. The utilization of this technology is driven by its potential to perform challenging analyses in complex matrices and sample types. While mass spectrometry is a powerful tool, there are also some challenges that must be addressed for it to be routinely used for medical testing.

In this webinar, participants will garner a better understanding of how mass spectrometry is currently used in clinical laboratories. Attendees will be able to examine the increasing use of mass spectrometry for clinical testing, discuss challenges for implementation of the technology, and present some cases where it may have significant impact in medical care.

LabRoots has arranged Dr. William Clarke--clinical chemist at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine--to be the speaker for this event, which is made possible by an open educational grant from Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Clarke received bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Nebraska, Kearney, before earning his doctorate in analytical chemistry from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and an M.B.A. from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University. In his current role, he is an associate professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on the development of analytical methods for drug analysis, clinical mass spectrometry, and devices for point-of-care testing.

LabRoots will host the webinar April 27, 2017, beginning at 10:00 a.m. PDT, 1:00 p.m. EDT. To read more on this event, discover the continuing education credits offered, or to register for free, click here.

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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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