2023-08-28: Webinar: Clinical Applications of Procalcitonin (PCT) and Challenges in Measurement Standardization
- Overview of sepsis and the clinical applications of PCT
- Understand the technology used for PCT measurements and the heterogeneity of PCT assays
- Realize the needs and importance in standardization of PCT assays (Key focus)
Matthias Grimmler, Ph.D, Professor of University of Applied Science Fresenius; Head of New Products / Technology & Head of Customer Business Care, DiaServe Laboratories; Head of Scientific & Medical Affairs, DiaSys Diagnostic Systems; member of International Federation of Clinical Chemistry (IFCC) Working Groups on the Standardization of Procalcitonin (WG-PCT); member of IFCC Working Groups on the Standardization of Apo-Lipoproteins (WG-APO MS); member of the IFCC Task Force on COVID-19; member of the Association of the German Diagnostics Industry.
Thomas Masetto, Head of R&D Immunoturbidimetry, DiaSys Diagnostic Systems; member of the Italian Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology (Società Italiana di Biochimica Clinica e Biologia Molecolare Clinica – SIBioC); member of the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM); member of American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC); member of International Federation of Clinical Chemistry (IFCC) Working Groups on the Standardization of Procalcitonin (WG-PCT)
Vladimir Filatov, Ph.D; Group leader of Research & Development, HyTest. Dr. Filatov has worked in HyTest for 25 years and have led various development projects, e.g. PCT, IL-6, troponins and D-dimer. His work has been published in various well-recognized international journals, e.g. Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Biochemistry.