Editorial Article: Virtual Clinical Science Summit 2021: Full meeting agenda

Watch world-leading clinical scientists and healthcare professionals online, June 22-23, to discover the latest tools and techniques advancing COVID-19 diagnostic testing, cardiovascular treatments, point-of-care and more

04 Jun 2021


Clinical Summit Speakers

The full exciting schedule has been announced for the SelectScience® Virtual Clinical Science Summit 2021, launching on June 22, 2021.

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Delivering an exciting program split over clinical diagnostics and clinical research, this free-to-attend online summit offers an interactive forum for scientists, healthcare professionals and manufacturers to continue to connect, share knowledge and provide technology solutions at this critical time. It follows the success of the recent SelectScience® Virtual Cancer and Immunology Research Summit.  

The Summit will host talks by world-leading clinical scientists, live Q&As, video interviews, virtual resource hubs, networking sessions, 1-on-1 chat facilities, and much more. We'll also be announcing the winners of the 2021 Clinical Scientists' Choice Awards®, as voted for by scientists and healthcare professionals worldwide. Vote now to have your say>>

Register now to reserve your free place and read on to learn more about:

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Rob Christenson - Virtual Clinical Summit 2021

Prof. Rob Christenson

University of Maryland

High-sensitivity cardiac troponin measurement at point of care: Roadmap for regulatory validation

Dr. Vasiliki Kalodimou - Virtual Clinical Summit 2021

Dr. Vasiliki E. Kalodimou

IASO Maternity-Pediatric and Research Hospital

Characterization of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and their use in the treatment of COVID-19

  • Prof. Adil Daud, University of California
  • Dr. Peter Kavsak, Juravinski Hospital
  • Dr. Xander M.R. van Wijk, The University of Chicago
  • Dr. Tyler Goralski, Johns Hopkins - The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
  • Felicity Dempsey, POCT Consultancy Services

Agenda

Look out for our two, color-coded tracks on this year's agenda:

  • Clinical diagnostics
  • Clinical research

Tuesday, June 22

Flow cytometric analysis of hematologic malignancies by use of the ClearLLab Lymphoid Screening Tube
Wolfgang Kern, MLL Munich Leukemia Laboratory
13:00 (BST) / 14:00 (CEST) / 08:00 (EDT) / 05:00 (PDT)
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Measuring what really matters: Safe, rapid and variant specific affinity-based virus-neutralization assays
Sebastian Fiedler, Lead Application Scientist – Life Sciences, Fluidic Analytics
13:45 (BST) / 14:45 (CEST) / 08:45 (EDT) / 05:45 (PDT)
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Regulation of the European Union with regards to the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)
Dr. Frank Narz, Associate Director Project Management, OEM by QIAGEN
14:30 (BST) / 15:30 (CEST) / 09:30 (EDT) / 06:30 (PDT)
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Speaker split session:
  ELITech
  15:15 (BST) / 16:15 (CEST) / 10:15 (EDT) / 07:15 (PDT)
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  Enabling precision medicine through pharmacogenomics
  Xander M.R. van Wijk, The University of Chicago
  15:15 (BST) / 16:15 (CEST) / 10:15 (EDT) / 07:15 (PDT)
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Speaker split session:
  The importance of TEAM: The power of POCT when we are aligned
  Felicity Dempsey, POCT Consultancy Services, Dublin
  16:00 (BST) / 17:00 (CEST) / 11:00 (EDT) / 08:00 (PDT)
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  Sample preparation options for the clinical research laboratory
  Agilent Technologies
  16:00 (BST) / 17:00 (CEST) / 11:00 (EDT) / 08:00 (PDT)
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Detection of COVID variants using multiplex RT-PCR
Dr. Vikas Palhan, Senior R&D Scientist, Molecular Diagnostics Solutions, MilliporeSigma
16:45 (BST) / 17:45 (CEST) / 11:45 (EDT) / 08:45 (PDT)
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The influence of NGS on the COVID-19 pandemic
Michelle Fraser, General Manager Next Generation Sequencing at PerkinElmer
17:30 (BST) / 18:30 (CEST) / 12:30 (EDT) / 09:30 (PDT)
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Beyond throughput – How automation can improve productivity in every laboratory
Dr. Tim Schommartz, Global Marketing Manager, Automation and PCR, Eppendorf AG
18:15 (BST) / 19:15 (CEST) / 13:15 (EDT) / 10:15 (PDT)
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Speaker split session:
  High sensitivity cardiac troponin measurement at point-of-care: Roadmap for regulatory validation
  KEYNOTE: Prof. Rob Christianson, University of Maryland

  19:00 (BST) / 20:00 (CEST) / 14:00 (EDT) / 11:00 (PDT)
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  PD-1 mechanism of action: What do we know?
  Prof. Adil Daud, MD, University of California
  19:00 (BST) / 20:00 (CEST) / 14:00 (EDT) / 11:00 (PDT)
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Wednesday, June 23

Speaker split session:
  Characterization of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and their use in the treatment of COVID-19 
  KEYNOTE: Dr. Vasiliki E. Kalodimou, IASO Maternity-Pediatric and Research Hospital
  13:00 (BST) / 14:00 (CEST) / 08:00 (EDT) / 05:00 (PDT)
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  High quality high-sensitivity cardiac troponin requires excellent laboratory quality assurance practice
  Dr. Peter Kavsak, Juravinski Hospital
  13:00 (BST) / 14:00 (CEST) / 08:00 (EDT) / 05:00 (PDT)
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Managing water risks in a clinical laboratory & effective water purification system configurations
Fahad Mahmood, ELGA Labwater
13:45 (BST) / 14:45 (CEST) / 08:45 (EDT) / 05:45 (PDT)
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LC-MS/MS clinical workflow solutions for ease of use
Waters
14:30 (BST) / 15:30 (CEST) / 09:30 (EDT) / 06:30 (PDT)
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Advances in ion selective electrode technology for clinical analysis
Dr. Stefan Köstler, Erba Mannheim
15:15 (BST) / 16:15 (CEST) / 10:15 (EDT) / 07:15 (PDT)
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Scientists' Choice Awards: Join us to celebrate the best new clinical technologies of the year
SelectScience
16:00 (BST) / 17:00 (CEST) / 11:00 (EDT) / 08:00 (PDT)
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Sepsis: The journey through a pandemic
Dr. Ron Daniels, Executive Director and Founder of UK Sepsis Trust
16:45 (BST) / 17:45 (CEST) / 11:45 (EDT) / 08:45 (PDT)
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LGC, Biosearch Technologies
17:30 (BST) / 18:30 (CEST) / 12:30 (EDT) / 09:30 (PDT)
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Speaker split session:
  Discover why more experts choose QIAGEN solutions for infectious disease and molecular diagnostics
  Dr. Josep Pareja, Director of Medical Affairs, Sajid Javed, Global Product Manager, and Sandra Gendreau-Schumann, Senior Global Product Manager, QIAGEN  
  18:15 (BST) / 19:15 (CEST) / 13:15 (EDT) / 10:15 (PDT)
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  Characterization of emerging chemical and biological threats using micro-physiological systems
  Dr. Tyler Goralski, Johns Hopkins - The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
  18:15 (BST) / 19:15 (CEST) / 13:15 (EDT) / 10:15 (PDT)
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Speaker split session:
  Pluripotent stem cell-derived lung organoids to study human lung development and disease
  Dr. Sandra Leibel, USCD and Rady Children’s Hospital
  19:00 (BST) / 20:00 (CEST) / 14:00 (EDT) / 11:00 (PDT)
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  Cardiac markers of ischemia and infarction
  Prof. William E. Winter, University of Florida Health
  19:00 (BST) / 20:00 (CEST) / 14:00 (EDT) / 11:00 (PDT)
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