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Standardisation of Troponin I (WG-TNI)

Membership

NamePositionCountryTermTime in Office
R. ChristensonChairUS1st2017 07 - 2019 12
D. ArmbrusterMemberUS
J. BarthMemberUK
A. KatrukhaMemberFI
J. NobleMemberUK
M. PanteghiniMemberIT
A. SaengerMemberUS
H. SchimmelMemberBE
L. WangMemberUS

Terms of Reference

  • Development of a candidate secondary reference measurement procedure and candidate secondary reference material for cardiac troponin I (cTnI)
  • Testing for cTnI standardization and clinical validation by comparison with validated commercial assays in a round robin study

Current Projects

  • Preparation of a secondary reference material for cTnI consisting of three cTnIpositive serum pools (Phase 2)
  • Validation of cTnI standardization through a round robin after a value transfer using the secondary reference material as common calibrator (Phase 3)

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

NameFull and Affiliate Member Societies
Guillaume LefevreSociété Française de Biologie Clinique (SFBC)
Alexander HaliassosGreek Society of Clinical Chemistry - Clinical Biochemistry (GSCC-CB)
Junichi IshiiJapan Society of Clinical Chemistry (JSCC)
Joseph AhanekuAssociation of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
Lakminda ThilakarathnaAssociation for Clinical Biochemistry, Sri Lanka
Gozde CeylanTurkish Biochemical Society (TBS)

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Corporate Members

NameCorporate Members
Gillian MurtaghABBOTT Diagnostics
Paul WynveenBECKMAN COULTER
Geert JannesFUJIREBIO Europe
Ralph ThomaeMITSUBISHI CHEMICAL EUROPE
Maria PatruORTHO CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS
Birgitte KaaeRADIOMETER
Michael TownsendRANDOX Laboratories Ltd.
Kareen BlechschmidtROCHE Diagnostics GmbH
Robert PayneSIEMENS

Working Group Chair's contact

Robert H. Christenson, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
Professor of Pathology
Professor of Medical and Research Technology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Director, Core Laboratories
Medical Director, Point of Care Services
University of Maryland Medical Center
22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
USA
Phone: 410-328-8672
Fax: 410-328-5880
Email: rchristenson@umm.edu

 

 
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