Archive for December, 2011

Dec 19 2011

Webinar on Newborn Screening and Cystic Fibrosis

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The Association for Public Health Laboratories and the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute present a webinar entitled “New Guidelines for Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Laboratory Tests” on Thursday, January 26th from 1:00-2:00pm EST.

Presenters Marie C. Earley, PhD and John D. Thompson, PhD, MPH, MPA will discuss guidelines specific to the biochemical and molecular laboratory tests using the dried blood spot matrix, including quality control and quality assurance; important considerations when establishing a mutation panel; and the strengths and limitations of the various approaches for primary and second-tier testing.

To register, go to: www.aphl.org/clsi. The registration fee is $195.

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Dec 19 2011

National Coordinating Center Newsletter – December 2011

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The National Coordinating Center (NCC) has just published the December issue of their newsletter, the NCC Collaborator. This issue features successes of the different regional collaboratives during the current funding cycle. To view the newsletter, go to: http://www.acmg.net/current.pdf.

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