During a special ceremony held at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego, USA, the winners of this year's coveted Clinical Scientists' Choice Awards were recognised by SelectScience. Scientists around the world were once again invited to participate in the awards by nominating, voting and reviewing online. Read on to find out just how much it meant to each of the deserving winners.
The Best New Clinical Laboratory Product of 2016
The Best New Clinical Laboratory Product of 2016 was awarded to Agilent Technologies for its IQFISH Panel for Lung Cancer. The panel enables routine pathology laboratories to easily integrate fast, high-quality FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridisation) into their IHC workflow. Click here to see a delighted Charmian Cher, Director of Global Marketing Programs at Agilent, receive the accolade.
Video of the Year
In the Video of the Year category, this year’s winning Clinical Video of the Year highlighted the ADVIA Centaur® XPT Immunoassay System from Siemens Healthineers and its role in improving laboratory efficiency. The video describes the latest updates including reduced maintenance, upgraded software and a new user interface designed to aid those in the lab. Watch Peter Koerte, Siemens Healthineers' President Point of Care Diagnostics, accept the coveted Scientists' Choice Award.
Article of the Year
The Clinical Article of the Year was awarded to Giuliana Cangemi, Head of Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry at the Central Laboratory of Analysis, Giannina Gaslini Children’s Hospital in Genoa, Italy. The article looks at the many challenges involved in pediatric research and ways of overcoming them with modern technology. Click here to see Suparna Mundodi, from Thermo Fisher's clinical marketing team, talk about working with Giuliana.
Email of the Year
Waters Corporation scooped this year’s award for its clinical mass spec email, which was sent in March. The email showcased industry-leading experts using Waters’ mass spectrometry equipment. Watch Michelle Finneran, of Waters, receive the accolade.
Reviewers’ Choice Awards – Clinical Laboratory Product of the Year
The Reviewers’ Choice Award for Clinical Product of the Year was picked up by Alere for its i Strep A, a molecular diagnostics kit which can process results in under eight minutes. Reviewer comments described the product as “user friendly and had quality results”, and that the “small footprint helps operators to use it almost anywhere.” Click here to see KC McGrath, Senior Marketing Manager at Alere, comment on the SelectScience reviews program.
Visit the Scientists' Choice Awards website for more information.