Scientific Program

  • In November
  • Wednesday, September 23
  • Thursday, September 24
  • Friday, September 25
  • Oral Presentation

Wednesday, September 23

[Ch.Ⅰ-1, Ⅱ-1 (PL 01)]

Date & Time Sept. 23 (Wed), 10:10-11:10 Channel Channel Ⅰ, Ⅱ Language Eng
Speaker(s)
  1. Fusobacterium nucleatum and colorectal cancer
    Kyungwon Lee, Yonsei University College of Medicine; SCL Academy, Korea

[Ch.Ⅰ-2 (EW1A)]
Roche Diagnostics Korea: Novel concept of companion diagnostic for personalized IVF treatment

Sharing the concept of companion diagnostic and the determination of the individual daily dose of Ferring new drug with Roche Elecsys® AMH Plus.

Date & Time Sept. 23 (Wed.), 11:10-11:50 Channel Channel Ⅰ Language Eng
Speaker(s)
  1. Novel concept of companion diagnostic for personalized IVF treatment
    Chang-Woo Choo, Seoul Maria Fertility Hospital, Korea

[Ch.Ⅱ-2 (EW2B)]
Abbott Korea: Global viral surveillance program

Through the Global Surveillance Program, blood samples are being actively collected from 41 countries on six continents, including Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines. The database over 60,000 samples, resulting in over 5,000 different viral sequences is the resource for designing the HIV and hepatitis diagnostic tests. The global surveillance program has been established for development of “best-in-class” assays and will contribute to improve the quality and reliability of testing with continued collaboration with research and clinical foundations.

Date & Time Sept. 23 (Wed.), 11:10-11:50 Channel Channel Ⅱ Language Eng
Speaker(s)
  1. Global viral surveillance program
    Haiyoung Jung, Abbott Diagnostics, Korea

[Ch.Ⅰ-3, Ⅱ-3 (KS 01)]

Date & Time Sept. 23 (Wed), 13:00-13:40 Channel Channel Ⅰ, Ⅱ Language Eng
Speaker(s)
  1. Genomics, metabolomics and the diagnosis of rare diseases
    Ching-Wan Lam, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

[Ch.Ⅰ-4 (EW2C)]
Siemens Healthineers Ltd.: Laboratory medicine & clinical practice guides: Utilizing high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays to assist in improved early diagnostics and risk assessment of myocardial injury

This workshop will address laboratory practice recommendations, along IFCC C-CB and AACC Academy guidelines, for the implementation of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin (hs-cTn) assays into clinical practice. Differentiation of myocardial injury and myocardial infarction, along the Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction guidelines, will be discussed, and the performance of hs-cTn assays in early rule-out and rule-in algorithms will be examined.

Date & Time Sept. 23 (Wed.), 13:40-14:20 Channel Channel Ⅰ Language Eng
Speaker(s)
  1. Laboratory medicine & clinical practice guides: Utilizing high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays to assist in improved early diagnostics and risk assessment of myocardial injury
    Pearline Teo, Asia Pacific, Siemens Healthineers, Singapore

[Ch.Ⅱ-4 (EW1B)]
Abbott Laboratories: Clostridioides difficile Infection (CDI): The Challenge, the tests, and the guidelines

This workshop will focus on different testing methodologies to detect C. difficile Infection and explain how they have been adopted in guidelines and clinical practice

Date & Time Sept. 23 (Wed.), 13:40-14:20 Channel Channel Ⅱ Language Eng
Speaker(s)
  1. Diagnostic algorithm for rapid and cost-effective detection of C. difficile infection: Comparison of the C. DIFF QUIK CHEK COMPLETE and VIDAS GDH & toxin assay
    Dong Hee Whang, Seoul Paik Hospital, Inje University, Korea
  2. Clostridioides difficile Infection (CDI): The challenge, the tests, and the guidelines
    David M. Lyerly, TechLab, Inc., USA

[Ch.Ⅰ-5 (SY5C)]
External Quality Assurance System

Date & Time Sept. 23 (Wed), 14:20-17:00 Channel Channel Ⅰ Language Eng
Speaker(s)
  1. Risk assessment for external quality assurance choices in clinical laboratories
    Yi-Ching Lin, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
  2. External quality assurance system in clinical chemistry: Present status in India
    Praveen Sharma, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India
  3. Current status of Korean association of external quality assessment service and proficiency testing
    Kyunghoon Lee, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
  4. Current status of external quality assurance system in Japan
    Katsuo Kubono, Niigata University of Health and Welfare, Japan
  5. Implementation of national external quality assurance scheme (EQAS) to achieve harmonization of laboratory result: Indonesia’s experience
    Agus Susanto Kosasih, Indonesian External Quality Assurance Service, Indonesia
  6. Result of 12 years implementing EQA for medical laboratories in Vietnam
    Truong Quan Thuy, Center for Standardization and Quality Control in Medical Laboratory, Vietnam
  7. External quality assurance system in Mongolia
    Oyundelger Munkhtuvshin Ertsuud, Mongolian Association of the Laboratory Medicine, Mongolia
  8. External quality assurance system in medical laboratories: Myanmar experience
    Wah Wah Aung, Advanced Molecular Research Centre, Myanmar

[Ch.Ⅱ-5 (SY2C) ] *지도 전문의 교육 세션
Education course for laboratory medicine specialist

This session is an essential education program to qualify as a laboratory medicine specialist. And the program covers the whole of the laboratory management, evaluation of resident training and laboratory information necessary for instruction of residents.

Date & Time Sept. 23 (Wed), 14:20-18:20 Channel Channel Ⅱ Language Kor
Speaker(s)
  1. Qualification and role of resident training staff
    Yongjung Park, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
  2. Participation in multidisciplinary care by the laboratory physician
    Saeam Shin, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
  3. The role of clinical pathologist in the laboratory management
    Sung-Eun Cho, LabGenomics Clinical Laboratories, Korea
  4. Maintenance and function checks for laboratory equipment
    Eun-Jung Cho, Hallym University College of Medicine, Korea
  5. Performance evaluation protocols of laboratory measurement procedures for laboratory medicine specialist
    Tae-Dong Jeong, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine, Korea
  6. Statistical internal quality control
    Sang-Guk Lee, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
  7. Specialty examination: A guide to creating a question
    Yun Ji Hong, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea

[Ch.Ⅰ-6 (EW4C)]
QIAGEN Korea: Update on immune-based monitoring in solid organ transplants

One of the most common complications associated with clinical management of transplant patients is cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. The workshop will provide an update on Immune-based monitoring as a means to provide a more personalized approach in managing the risk of post-transplant CMV infections.

Date & Time Sept. 23 (Wed), 17:00-17:40 Channel Channel Ⅰ Language Eng
Speaker(s)
  1. Update on immune-based monitoring in solid organ transplants
    Jeff Boyle, QIAGEN’s Immune Monitoring Franchise Institution, USA