Clinical chemistry


To further develop a thorough understanding of biomarkers as clinical and diagnostic tools for surrogate endpoints in clinical research with the goal of providing context for interpreting studies that rely heavily on such biological measures – Clinical Chemistry Conference will provide laboratory professionals with latest solutions to their problems while improving quality, turnaround time and technology usage.

Chair: Assoc. Prof. Busadee Pratumvinit, Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand

Scientific Adviser: Dr Leslie Lam, Director (Chemical Pathology) & Senior Consultant, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore


Key topics:

  • Clinical use of anion gap
  • Creatinine standardization
  • Utility of the 1-hour vs 3-hour high-sensitivity cardiac troponin algorithm
  • Role of BNP vs NT-proBNP testing in the age of new drug therapies
  • Implementation of mass spectrometry
  • Evidence-based delta check practice

Benefits of attending:

  • Identify latest updates in assays
  • IAppraise use of biomarkers in clinical laboratory
  • IReview diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers
  • IDiscuss and evaluate neuroimaging biomarkers

Key speakers:

A/Prof Ronda Greaves, RMIT University, Australia

A/Prof Chien-Chang Lee, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan

Dr Tze Ping Loh, National University Hospital, Singapore

A/Prof Anchalee Chittamma, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand