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AACC
Middle East

A partnership between AACC and Al Borg Medical Laboratories

✓ Mobile Health
✓ Molecular Diagnostics
✓ Point-of-care

✓ Mass Spectrometry
✓ Next-Generation Sequencing
✓ Automation

Delivering the latest scientific advances in all disciplines pertinent to the field of laboratory medicine. Leaders in laboratory science and management from countries throughout the region including Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Cyprus, and the entire African continent will be invited to participate. Attendees will include laboratory directors and managers, government officials, and representatives of the diagnostics industry.

Topics

01. Quality and Lab Management Quality and Lab Management › Jumping the Pediatric Reference Interval Hurdles.
› Biological Variation: Improved Interpretation of Lab Results and Reduced False Rejections for QC.
› Overdiagnosis and Over monitoring – Can We Do Better?
› Rule-Based Strategies for Improving Laboratory Utilization Management.
› Minimum Retesting Intervals (MRI): Importance, Determination, Advantages, Challenges of Enforcement.
02. Cardiovasular System Cardiovasular System › Real Global News: It’s Time to Embrace High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Assays With Cost Benefit Strategies For Early Rule-Out and Rule-In of My.
› Clinical Cardiovascular Genomics Bootcamp.
› Lipoprotein-related Precision Medicine – Implications in Risk Stratification and Emerging Therapies of Coronary Heart Disease and Aortic Valve D.
› Standardization of Traditional and New Cardiovascular Disease Biomarkers – Addressing Cholesterol and Beyond.
03. Autoimmunity and Transplantation Medicine Autoimmunity & Transplantation Medicine › Developing Standards in Antinuclear Antibody Indirect Immunofluorescence (ANA IFA) Interpretation and Reporting.
› Emerging Trends in Autoimmune and Paraneoplastic Encephalopathy Testing.
› The Role of Clinical Laboratory in Transplantation.
04. Molecular Genetics Molecular
Genetics
› Pharmacogenomics in Laboratory Medicine: Moving to an Era of Precision Medicine.
› Emerging Clinical Applications of Circulating DNA Analysis.
› Quality Control and Quality Assurance in the Era of Next Generation Sequencing.
› Noninvasive Prenatal Testing by Cell Free Fetal DNA: Translating Innovation into Clinical Practice.
05. Clinical Chemistry's Hot Topics Clinical Chemistry's Hot Topics › The Quantified Self and Wellness Monitoring: Actionable Data or Harmful Information?
› Cervical Cancer Screening as an Example of a Global Health Strategy in Resource‐limited Countries.
› What Does the Physician Need from the Laboratory?
› A Dirty Assay: Challenges of PTH Estimation and Progress in PTH Harmonization.
› Update on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Current National and International Diagnostic Criteria.
3-4 NOVEMBER / MAIN STAGE FEATURED

Location

VENUE

Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

Dubai, UAE

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“Very good experience at AACC ME 2018 conference; highly informative and cutting edge, innovative sessions, speakers were extremely good and content also new. Overall, happy and glad to attend this event, thanks to the organizers and exhibitors.”

Mohamed Zunaid ( Medical Technologist, Aster Hospital )