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Editorial Article: Taking place May 16: Virtual Clinical Lab Summit 2023

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16 May 2023

The full exciting presentation schedule has been announced for the SelectScience® Virtual Clinical Lab Summit 2023, taking place on May 16.

Featuring presentations from some of the brightest minds in the clinical field, including experts from Stanford and Yale Universities, among many other leading institutions. This free-to-attend online event offers an interactive forum for clinical scientists, researchers, healthcare professionals, physicians and technology providers to connect and showcase the latest research, including cutting-edge technology solutions for clinical lab research and development.

The Summit will also host talks by world-leading scientists, live Q&A sessions, video interviews, interactive resource booths, and unique networking opportunities for attendees. Attendees will also be able to view academic and industry posters submitted by our global scientific community, with the freedom to leave comments, ask questions, and prompt collaboration through 1-on-1 chat facilities.

Keynote speaker

Prof. Wendy Thanassi
Primary Care and Population Health; Director, Workforce Health and Wellness, Stanford Medical Center and Hospital

Leapfrog technologies for tuberculosis: An upside of the
COVID-19 pandemic?


Tuesday, May 16

Times in bold are shown as British Summer Time (BST)

12:30 (CEST) 
 06:30 (EDT)
 03:30 (PDT)

Opening address & Poster session

 13:15 (CEST) 
 07:15 (EDT)
 04:15 (PDT)

Standardization of HbA1c for better diabetes care
Prof. Randie Little, Research Professor in the Pathology and Anatomical Sciences department, University of Missouri School of Medicine
 14:00 (CEST) 
 08:00 (EDT)
 05:00 (PDT)

Characterization of Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) and their use in the
treatment of COVID-19

Dr. Vasiliki E. Kalodimou, Director of Regenerative Medicine Department at IASO Maternity-Pediatric and Research Hospital
 14:45 (CEST) 
 08:45 (EDT)
 05:45 (PDT)

Can we use smarter interference thresholds to reduce sample rejection rates?
Dr. Xander van Wijk, Senior Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs at Beckman Coulter
 15:30 (CEST) 
 09:30 (EDT)
 06:30 (PDT)

A critical update on the new ISO 15189:2022 edition
Prof. Dr. Folker Spitzenberger, Centre for Regulatory Affairs in Biomedical Sciences - CRABS,
Technische Hochschule Lübeck University of Applied Sciences
 16:15 (CEST) 
 10:15 (EDT)
 07:15 (PDT) 

Automation in clinical mass spectrometry: What does the future hold
Dr. Victoria Zhang, Associate Professor, University of Rochester Medical Centre
 17:00 (CEST) 
 11:00 (EDT)
 08:00 (PDT)

Leapfrog technologies for tuberculosis: An upside of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Keynote: Prof. Wendy Thanassi, Professor, Primary Care and Population Health;
Director, Workforce Health and Wellness, Stanford Medical Center and Hospital

 17:45 (CEST) 
 11:45 (EDT)
 08:45 (PDT)

A future without effective antibiotics
Aaron Rohrer, bioMérieux Manager, Value-Based Healthcare
 18:30 (CEST) 
 12:30 (EDT)
 09:30 (PDT)

Simplified, saliva-based PCR testing for greater public health impact
Dr. Anne Wyllie, Research Scientist at the Yale School of Public Health,
and Principal Investigator of the SalivaDirect Initiative
 19:15 (CEST) 
 13:15 (EDT)
 10:15 (PDT)

Single-cell analytics innovation lab at MSKCC: An overview
Dr. Ronan Chaligné, Head of the Single-cell Analytics Innovation Laboratory (SAIL),
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
 19:00 (CEST) 
 14:00 (EDT)
 11:00 (PDT)

MDRO diagnostics: The challenges of today and tomorrow
Prof. Karsten Becker, Director and Chair, Friedrich Loeffler-Institute of Medical Microbiology of the University Medicine, Greifswald & Prof. Axel Hamprecht, Director, Institute for Medical Microbiology and Virology, University Oldenburg

 20:45 (CEST) 
 14:45 (EDT)
 11:45 (PDT)

Poster session

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