IFCC Feed2020-01-19T12:04:27Z Insoft Feed Generator /ifcc-news/ Candidates for IFCC Secretary and Treasurer positions2020-01-13T08:57:19Z /ifcc-news/2020-01-10-candidates-for-ifcc-secretary-and-treasurer-position/ IFCC Office The IFCC Nominations Committee received two nominations for the IFCC Secretary and two nominations for the IFCC Treasurer positions. They will start on January 1st, 2021 until December 31th 2023.

The four candidates have been nominated by their National Societies and they have given a written consent for their candidacy. All applications were declared valid.

The candidates for the IFCC Secretary Position are:

  • David KINNIBURGH, Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC)
  • Tahir PILLAY, South African Association of Clinical Biochemistry (SAACB)

The candidates for the Treasurer Position are:

  • Alexander HALIASSOS, Greek Society of Clinical Chemistry – Clinical Biochemistry (GSCC-CB)
  • Loralie LANGMAN, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

The full details of each candidate’s nomination including a personal statement are available the following link.

All IFCC Officers’ elections take place electronically; according to this, the electronic ballot for the election of the Secretary and Treasurer  positions is held from January 1st – to 31st, 2020. IFCC full members, in good standing, constitute the voting members. Voting process’ details will be provided next February by the IFCC office.

IFCC Secretary Candidates

David KINNIBURGH
Canada

Tahir  PILLAY
South Africa

 

IFCC Treasurer Candidates

Alexander HALIASSOS
Greece
Loralie LANGMAN
United States

       

 

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Call for Nominations2020-01-16T08:37:56Z /ifcc-news/2020-01-16-ifcc-call-for-nominations/ IFCC Office =================

  • Education and Management Division
    • Committee on Analytical Quality (C-AQ): one member position. Applications close on 22nd January 2020.
    • Committee on Evidence-based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM): one member position. Applications close on 29th January 2020.
    • Committee on Clinical Laboratory Management (C-CLM): one member position. Applications close on 5th February 2020.
    • Committee on Kidney Disease (C-KD): one member position. Applications close on 12th February 2020.
    • Committee on Point of Care Testing (C-PoCT): one corporate member position. Applications close on 19th February 2020.

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  • Scientific Division
    • Committee on Molecular Diagnostics (C-MD): one member position. Applications close on 25th January 2020.
    • Executive Committee (SD-EC): one corporate member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020. 
    • Committee on Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests (C-STFT): one member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020.
    • Committee on Nomenclature, Properties and Units (C-NPU) in collaboration with International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC): one member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020.
    • Committee on Reference Intervals and Decision Limits (C-RIDL): one member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020.

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  • Communications and Publications Division
    • Committee on Public Relations (C-PR): one member position. Applications close on 31st January 2020.

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  • Task Forces
    • Task Force for Young Scientists (TF-YS): two members positions. Applications close on 31st January 2020.
    • Task Force on Ethics (TF-E): one member position. Applications close on 15th February 2020.

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Applications for these positions should be submitted by IFCC members (National Societies or Corporate members). If you are interested, please refer to your National Representative or Corporate Representative for information on procedures for nominations. Find your representative HERE

For further information on the open Calls for Nominations, please visit the IFCC Call for Nominations page.

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Call for Nominations2020-01-09T09:54:25Z /ifcc-news/2020-01-09-ifcc-call-for-nominations/ IFCC Office =================

  • Education and Management Division 
    • Committee on Clinical Molecular Biology Curriculum (C-CMBC): two members positions. Applications close on 15th January.
    • Committee on Analytical Quality (C-AQ): one member position. Applications close on 22nd January 2020.
    • Committee on Evidence-based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM): one member position. Applications close on 29th January 2020.
    • Committee on Clinical Laboratory Management (C-CLM): one member position. Applications close on 5th February 2020.
    • Committee on Kidney Disease (C-KD): one member position. Applications close on 12th February 2020.
    • Committee on Point of Care Testing (C-PoCT): one corporate member position. Applications close on 19th February 2020.

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  • Congresses and Conferences Committee
    • Executive Committee (C-CC-EC): one member position. Applications close on 10th January 2020.

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  • Scientific Division
    • Committee on Molecular Diagnostics (C-MD): one member position. Applications close on 25th January 2020.
    • Executive Committee (SD-EC): one corporate member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020. 
    • Committee on Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests (C-STFT): one member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020.
    • Committee on Nomenclature, Properties and Units (C-NPU) in collaboration with International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC): one member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020.
    • Committee on Reference Intervals and Decision Limits (C-RIDL): one member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020.

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  • Communications and Publications Division
    • Committee on Public Relations (C-PR): one member position. Applications close on 31st January 2020.

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  • Task Forces
    • Tasf Force for Young Scientists (TF-YS): two members positions. Applications close on 31st January 2020.

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Applications for these positions should be submitted by IFCC members (National Societies or Corporate members). If you are interested, please refer to your National Representative or Corporate Representative for information on procedures for nominations. Find your representative HERE

For further information on the open Calls for Nominations, please visit the IFCC Call for Nominations page.

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IFCC eNews No 12 Dec 20192020-01-09T15:12:05Z /ifcc-news/archive-2019/2019-12-06-ifcc-enews-no-12-dec-2019/ IFCC Office
IFCC eNews: December 2019
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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • EDITORIAL
    • Message from the eNews editor
  • IFCC: THE PEOPLE
    • IFCC open positions
  • IFCC: THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS
    • The Experience of a Young Scientist Speaker at APFCB
  • CONTRIBUTE TO THE IFCC eNews
    • Cleveland Clinic's best practice receives recognition of distinction for innovations in laboratory stewardship
    • World renowned research leads to live-saving measurably better healthcare for patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery
    • Cross-industry collaboration to improve detection and treatment of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia
  • NEWS FROM REGIONAL FEDERATIONS AND MEMBER SOCIETIES
    • News from the Japan Society of Clinical Chemistry (JSCC)
    • News from the Confederación Unificada Bioquímica de la Republica Argentina (CUBRA)
    • News from the Asociación Bioquímica Uruguaya (ABU)
    • News from the Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine (SEQCML)
    • The stem cell euphoria – how far can we ride the wave?
  • IFCC'S CALENDAR OF CONGRESSES, CONFERENCES & EVENTS
    • Calendar of IFCC Congresses/Conferences and Regional Federations' Congresses
    • Calendar of events with IFCC auspices
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Evidence Based Laboratory Medicine Survey2020-01-09T15:12:05Z /ifcc-news/archive-2019/2019-12-03-c-eblm-survey/ IFCC Office Committee on Evidence Based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM) survey

The IFCC Committee on Evidence Based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM) cordially invites you to participate in a survey about the application of Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM). Our objective is to determine how the principles of EBM are applied in Laboratory Medicine daily practice and the variability among institutions and professional fields, and to detect possible areas of improvement.

The questionnaire should take ten to fifteen minutes of your time and your participation is greatly appreciated. The answers will be kept strictly confidential and only used for training or research purposes: the privacy of individual respondents will be respected. 
Please click on the following link to begin the survey:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GW7QVCX
Deadline to complete the survey is : 8 January 2020
 
Thank you for your cooperation!
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Call for Nominations2020-01-09T15:12:05Z /ifcc-news/archive-2019/2019-12-02-ifcc-call-for-nominations/ IFCC Office =================

  • Education and Management Division Executive Committee
    • Executive Committee (EMD-EC) : one member position. Applications close on 15th December 2019.
    • Committee on Clinical Applications of Cardiac Biomarkers (C-CB): one member position. Applications close on 31st December 2019. 
    • Committee on Distance Learning (C-DL): two members positions. Applications close on  8th January 2020.
    • Committee on Clinical Molecular Biology Curriculum (C-CMBC): two members positions. Applications close on 15th January.
    • Committee on Analytical Quality (C-AQ): one member position. Applications close on 22nd January 2020.
    • Committee on Evidence-based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM): one member position. Applications close on 29th January 2020.
    • Committee on Clinical Laboratory Management (C-CLM): one member position. Applications close on 5th February 2020.

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  • Congresses and Congresses Committee
    • Executive Committee (C-CC-EC): one member position. Applications close on 10th January 2020.

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Applications for these positions should be submitted by IFCC members (National Societies or Corporate members). If you are interested, please refer to your National Representative or Corporate Representative for information on procedures for nominations. Find your representative HERE

For further information on the open Calls for Nominations, please visit the IFCC Call for Nominations page.

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eJIFCC Vol 30 n° 42020-01-09T15:12:05Z /ifcc-news/archive-2019/2019-11-25-ejifcc-vol-30-n-4/ IFCC Office

eJIFCC Volume 30 no 4 - 2019

In this issue: Clinical flow cytometry in 2019
 
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1 Clinical flow cytometry in 2019
Guest editor: Katherina Psarra
2 Flow cytometric diagnosis of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria: pearls and pitfalls – a critical review article
Bruno Brando, Arianna Gatti, Frank Preijers
3 Flow cytometric analysis of monocytes polarization and reprogramming from inflammatory to immunosuppressive phase during sepsis
Marilena Greco, Aurora Mazzei, Claudio Palumbo, Tiziano Verri, Giambattista Lobreglio
4 Evaluation of sample quality as preanalytical error in flow cytometry analysis in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Eszter Szánthó, Bettina Kárai, Gergely Ivády, Sándor Baráth, Marianna Száraz-Széles, János Kappelmayer, Zsuzsanna Hevessy
5 Immune cellular evaluation following newborn screening for severe T and B cell lymphopenia
Johannes Wolf, Karolin Dahlenburg, Stephan Borte
6 Flow cytometry in the diagnosis and follow up of human primary immunodeficiencies
Ulrich Salzer, Ulrich Sack, Ilka Fuchs
7 Past, present and future of flow cytometry in breast cancer – a systematic review
Maria Andreou, Evrysthenis Vartholomatos, Haralampos Harissis, Georgios S. Markopoulos, George A. Alexiou
8 Summer school in flow cytometry for immunology: report from a successful ESCCA experience
Katherina Psarra, Genny del Zotto, Alexandra Fleva, Areti Strati, Marianna Tzanoudaki, Silvia Della Bella

 

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2020 IFCC Distinguished Awards2020-01-09T15:12:05Z /ifcc-news/archive-2019/2019-11-14-ifcc-awards/ IFCC Office  

These triennial awards are the highest honours that IFCC can bestow to colleagues worldwide in recognition of their outstanding achievements, to publicize their exceptional research and other contributions that have improved medical and healthcare, and to stimulate and encourage other scientists to accelerate their efforts in advancing clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine.

Read the call for nomination by Prof. Maurizio Ferrari, Chair of the Awards Committee.

 

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Call for Nominations2020-01-09T15:12:05Z /ifcc-news/archive-2019/2019-11-12-ifcc-call-for-nominations/ IFCC Office
  • Communications and Publications Division
    • Committee on Internet and eLearning (C-IeL): web editor position Applications close 30th November 2019.
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    • Education and Management Division Executive Committee
      • Executive Committee (EMD-EC) : one member position. Applications close on 15th December 2019.
      • Committee on Clinical Applications of Cardiac - Biomarkers (C-CB): one member position. Applications close on 31st December 2019. 
      • Committee on Distance Learning (C-DL): two members positions. Applications close on  8th January 2020.
      • Committee on Clinical Molecular Biology Curriculum (C-CMBC): two members positions. Applications close on 15th January.
    • Congresses and Congresses Committee
      • Executive Committee (C-CC-EC): one member position. Applications close on 10th January 2020.

    Applications for these positions should be submitted by IFCC members (National Societies or Corporate members). If you are interested, please refer to your National Representative or Corporate Representative for information on procedures for nominations. Find your representative HERE

    For further information on the open Calls for Nominations, please visit the IFCC Call for Nominations page.

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