Scientific Program

Scientific Program at a Glance

Day 1 Wed, Nov. 15Day 2 Thu, Nov. 16Day3 Fri, Nov. 17Day 4 Sat, Nov. 18

Detailed Scientific Program

Day 1 Wed, Nov. 15Day 2 Thu, Nov. 16Day3 Fri, Nov. 17

Day 4 Sat, Nov. 18Oral and Poster Presentations

Keynote Lecture

Preemptive Medicine for Age-associated Diseases with Special Reference to Clinical and Laboratory Medicine

Hiroo Imura

Thursday, November 16, 15:20-16:00

Hiroo Imura
Kyoto University, Japan

WASPaLM/JSLM Joint Lecture

The Recent Progress of Multi Omics Approach (FANTOM omics) and its Medical Application

Yoshihide Hayashizaki

Friday, November 17, 13:00-13:45

Yoshihide Hayashizaki
Program Director, Preventive Medicine and Diagnosis Innovation Program, RIKEN, Japan

Working with Deadly Viruses: Battling Ebola and Influenza

Yoshihiro Kawaoka

Friday, November 17, 13:45-14:30

Yoshihiro Kawaoka
Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Division of Virology, Japan

Educational Lectures

Prediction of Diabetes, Dementia, and Cardiovascular Disease in the Framingham Offspring Study

Ernst J. Schaefer

Thursday, November 16, 16:30-17:30

Ernst J. Schaefer
Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Tufts University, USA

Theranostics in Cytopathology to Address the Need for Personalized Medicine in Healthcare

E. Blair Holladay

Thursday, November 16, 10:00-11:00

E. Blair Holladay
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), USA

Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Lp(a) and Remnant Cholesterol

Borge G. Nordestgaard

Friday, November 17, 14:40-15:40

Børge G. Nordestgaard
Herlev Hospital, Denmark

The Role of GPIHBP1, an Endothelial Cell Transporter for Lipoprotein Lipase, in Health and Disease

Stephen G. Young

Friday, November 17, 15:40-16:40

Stephen G. Young
University of California Los Angels, USA

Educational Program

The Best of AACC-1
FDA/CLIA Requirements for Validation of Laboratory Developed Tests in the USA

Wednesday, November 15, 12:00-13:30

The Best of AACC-2
The Value of Point-of-Care Testing in the Hospital Setting: Cardiac Example

Thursday, November 16, 17:30-19:00


1. Gordon Signy Symposium (World Pathology Foundation)

Wednesday, November 15, 10:45-11:45

2. Genomic Medicine: Learning How to Walk Before We Run

Wednesday, November 15, 13:30-15:00

3. Informatics and Laboratory Results (APFCB/WASPaLM Joint Symposium)

Wednesday, November 15, 15:00-16:30

4. Circulating Nucleic Acids (IFCC/WASPaLM Joint Symposium)

Wednesday, November 15, 16:30-18:00

5. Endocrinology and Metabolism

Wednesday, November 15, 18:00-19:00

6. Global Pathology (WHO/WASPaLM Joint Symposium)

Thursday, November 16, 17:30-19:00

7. Cardiovascular Surgical Pathology

Thursday, November 16, 8:30-10:00

8. Updates in Neuroendocrine Tumors

Thursday, November 16, 13:00-14:30

9. Risk Management

Thursday, November 16, 16:30-17:30

10. Laboratory Examination of Aspirated Fluid (JAMT/WASPaLM Joint Symposium)

Thursday, November 16, 17:30-19:00

11. Molecular and Precision Medicine

Friday, November 17, 17:00-18:30

12. Laboratory Medicine in the Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Friday, November 17, 8:30-10:00

13. Adding Value to Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Practice

Friday, November 17, 10:00-11:30

14. Role of the Laboratory in the Follow Up of Hematologic and Metabolic Aspect of Sports Medicine (Italian Constituent Society SIPMeL)

Friday, November 17, 15:00-16:30

15. Liquid Biopsy and Micro RNA

Friday, November 17, 16:30-18:00

16. Create a Value: Laboratory Diagnosis and Consultation on Patient Practice (ASCPaLM/WASPaLM Joint Symposium)

Saturday, November 18, 8:30-10:00

17. Clinical Mass Spectrometry Meeting Anatomical and Chemical Pathology

Saturday, November 18, 10:00-11:30