Advancing excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide

Cell free DNA and related circulating biomarkers (WG-cfDNA)


NamePositionCountryTermTime in Office
R. van SchaikChairNL2nd2021 01 - 2023 12
M. del ReMemberIT
S. GalbiatiMemberIT
E. LianidouMemberGR
D. LoMemberHK
M. OellerichMemberDE

Terms of Reference

  • To identify and provide guidance on preanalytical and analytical aspects for obtaining good and reproducible results for cfDNA and related circulating biomarkers for clinical use, and to guide the correct clinical implementation of these biomarkers.

Current projects

  • a) Defining pre-analytical aspects / drafting guideline
  • b) Defining minimal analytical performance
  • c) Setting up proficiency testing for cfDNA
  • e) Organizing international workshops
  • f) Defining grant proposals to address unmet needs under a) and b)

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

NameFull and Affiliate Member Societies
Oytun PortakalTurkish Biochemical Society (TBS)

Working Group Chair's contact

Prof. dr. Ron HN van Schaik, PhD/FACB/EuSpLM
Professor of Pharmacogenetic
Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam
Room Na-415 - Wytemaweg 80
3015CN Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 10 70 33119

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