About
2022 AACC Middle East

A partnership of AACC and Life Dx.
To be held in Dubai, UAE, November 5-6, 2022.

Planning Committee

AACC Representing Faculty

Chair: Mark A. Cervinski, PhD, DABCC
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Geisel School of Medicine

Patricia (Patti) M. Jones, PhD, DABCC, FACB
Children’s Medical Center/UT Southwestern Medical Center

Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FACB
Yale School of Medicine

Middle East Representing Faculty

Co-Chair: Rania Bedair, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer, Life Dx.

Hisham Shams, MD, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, Life Dx.

Laila Abdel Wareth, MBBCh, FCAP, FRCPC, EMHCA
Deputy Executive Director at the National Reference Laboratory and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

Program at a Glance

AACC Middle East is a two-day conference held in partnership with Life Dx. to bring the latest in laboratory medicine to the Middle East region. The conference covers a range of timely topics from infectious disease to big data to prenatal emerging technology as well as core laboratory areas in sample transport, lab management, and quality assurance. Each session is presented by experts in AACC’s scientific leadership to bring the latest in laboratory medicine and build new networks among attendees. Hear from experts, visit the expo, and grow your network.

Topics/Sessions

DELIVERING THE LATEST SCIENTIFIC ADVANCES IN ALL DISCIPLINES PERTINENT TO THE FIELD OF LABORATORY MEDICINE.

PLENARY DAY 1

Overcoming the Challenges of Emerging Infectious Diseases: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Experience

SESSION 1: Everyday Testing Challenges in Laboratory Medicine

SESSION 2: Laboratory Management and Quality Assurance

SESSION 3: Advances and Biomarkers in Neurological Disease and Biomarkers

PLENARY DAY 2

Providing Value Beyond Values: The Role of the Clinical Biochemist as a Consultant and a Coach

SESSION 4: Big Data and Machine Learning in Clinical Laboratories

SESSION 5: Emerging Biomarkers and Technologies: The Future of Lab Medicine

SESSION 6: Women and Children’s Health