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C-MD Membership

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Name Position Country Term Time in Office
P. Ahmad-Nejad Chair DE 1st 2019 01 - 2020 12
K. Baluchova Member SK 1st 2019 02 - 2021 12
T. Framroze Ashavaid Member IN 2nd 2019 01 - 2020 12
M. Linder Member US 1st 2019 01 - 2020 12
G. Russomando Member PY Extra term 2019 01 - 2019 12
W. Steimer Member DE 1st 2018 01 - 2020 12
H. Parkes Consultant UK    
D. Payne Consultant US    
M. Relling  Consultant US    
C. Zhang Observer CN    


Terms of Reference

  • To foster dynamic exchanges between IFCC and molecular diagnostic laboratories and industry
  • To produce guidelines on clinical validation of tests, conduct and reporting of molecular diagnostic tests
  • To create a network of locus-specific IFCC Molecular Diagnostics Centres

Current Projects

  • Establish an International Network of IFCC Reference Centres in Molecular Diagnostics
  • Standardise formats for reporting of molecular diagnostic results
  • Facilitate integration of pharmacogenetic testing into routine diagnostics at the appropriate quality standards


List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Full Members' Societies  


Full and Affiliate Member Societies
Fernando Pérez Confederación Unificada Bioquímica de la Republica Argentina (CUBRA)
Daniel  Burke Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB)
François Rousseau Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC)
Katell Peoc'h Société Française de Biologie Clinique (SFBC)
Daniel Teupser Deutsche Gesellschaft für Klinische Chemie und Laboratoriumsmedizin e.V. (DGKL)
István Balogh Hungarian Society of Laboratory Medicine (MLDT)
Demak L Tobig Indonesian Association for Clinical Chemistry (HKKI)
Nurit Rosenberg Israel Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
Valeria D'Argenio Italian Society of Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology (SIBioC)
Kaname Nakatani Japan Society of Clinical Chemistry (JSCC)
Youssef Bamou Société Marocaine de Chimie Clinique (SMCC)
Jorge R. Padilla Gutiérrez Mexican Association of Clinical Laboratory Sciences (MACLS)
Mabel Charles Davies Association of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
Stein Bergan Norwegian Society of Medical Biochemistry (NSMB)
Sajjad Sial Iqbal Pakistan Society of Chemical Pathologists
Jesus Molano Mateos Sociedad Española de Bioquímica Clínica y Patología Molecular (SEQC)
Mine Güzel Turkish Biochemical Society (TBS)
Particia Esperón Asociación Bioquímica Uruguaya (ABU)
Hoang Van Son Vietnamese Association of Clinical Biochemists (VACB)
Yusheng Zhu American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)


 List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Corporate Members 


Corporate Member
Gavin Cloherty  ABBOTT Diagnostics
Barbara Baggiani A. MENARINI Diagnostics
Madeleine Heckmann SIEMENS


Committee Chairs' contact:

Prof. Dr. med. Parviz Ahmad-Nejad
Witten Herdecke University
Chair for Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine
Director - Institute for Med. Laboratory Diagnostics
Helios Universitätsklinikum Wuppertal
Reference Laboratory for Infectious Diseases of the Reference Institute for Bioanalytics (RfB)
Heusnerstr. 40
42283 Wuppertal
Tel.: +49 202 896 2525
Fax: +49 202 896 2726


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