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Programme: Thursday

Day One

0845-0900 Opening Ceremony


0900-0945

Transatlantic Lecture
Metabolic and Molecular Bases for Congenital Hyperinsulinism
Prof Mike Bennett
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

0945-1015

Break & Industry Sponsored Symposia

  Industry Sponsored Workshop
(Chaired by Alpha Laboratories)
   
    0945-1015 FIT in the symptomatic: Putting Theory into Practice
Speakers TBC
   

 

Parallel Sessions

 

Service Organisation Impact on Access
(Chairs: Adrian Miller & Deepak Chandrajay)

 

Game Changers
(Chairs: 
Mick Henderson & Carys Lippiatt)

 


1015-1045

Laboratory Medicine for Transgender Patients
Dr Stephen Gibbons
Leeds Teaching Hospitals
 
1015-1045

Metabolomic Profiling
Dr Richard Unwin
University of Manchester
   


1045-1115

Pre-analytical Factor Harmonisation
Dr Michael Cornes
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton
 
1045-1115

100,000 Genome Project
Dominic McMullan
Birmingham Women's Hospital
   


1115-1145

Impact of Modern Technology on Microbiology Services to an Acute Hospital
Dr James Anson
Liverpool Clinical Laboratories
 
1115-1145

Genotype Phenotype Conundra
Prof Simon Heales
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
 
1115-1215

Alexion UK Hosted Session
Does Low ALP Matter?

Prof Bill Fraser
Norwich Medical School
Paul Newland
Alder Hey Children's Hospital
1145-1215 Organising Point of Care Testing in the Community
Dr Maurice O'Kane
Altnagelvin Area Hospital
1145-1215
Data Mining
Prof Daniel Lasserson
University of Oxford
   

1215-1415

Exhibition, Posters & Lunch


Industry Sponsored Workshop
(Chaired by Immundiagnostik AG)

  Industry Sponsored Workshop
(Agilent Technologies)
1300-1345 UK Studies for IBD - Clinical Performance and Beyond
Dr Mandy Perry
Royal Devon Exeter Foundation Trust
Dr Tariq Ahmad
University of Exeter
1300-1345 to be confirmed

 

Parallel Sessions

 

Delivering Patient Oriented Services
(Chairs: Nuthar Jassam & Alison Jones)

 

ACB Medal Award
(Chair: Gwyn McCreanor - ACB President)

   
 
1415-1445

What Does a Patient Want from a Pathology Service?
Dr Patricia Wilkie
National Association for Patient Participation
 
1415-1615

to be confirmed

 

   

1445-1515

Pharmaceuticals On The Street and How The Laboratory Can Help
Dr Loretta Ford
City Hospital, Birmingham
   
   

1515-1545

Direct to the Public Testing... Key Issues and Potential Benefits for Patient Care
Prof Jonathan Berg
City Hospital, Birmingham
 
   

 

   

1545-1615

Diabetic Monitoring: Developing Patient-centred Laboratory Services
Dr Christopher Duff
Royal Stoke University Hospital
 
           
   
1630-1700
Foundation Lecture
Dr William Bartlett
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee



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Updated 23 February 2017

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