29 October 2019 15:15 - 15:45
Session IV
Apolipoprotein profiling for addressing residual cardiovascular risk: in search of a personalized and metrologically sound answer to the latest dyslipidemia guidelines

30 October 2019 10:30 - 11:15
Plenary lecture:
The new IVD regulation 2017/746 and consequences for laboratory medicine

Professor of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
Department of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden (NL)

Christa Cobbaert is Professor of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Leiden. She is heading the Department of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine of the Leiden University Medical Center. 

Her scientific research focuses on test evaluation with great attention to standardization, harmonization and trueness verification of medical test results, for the sake of improving patient management and patient care. In the domains of clinical proteomics and precision diagnostics she works on the selection, development and standardization of better protein biomarkers using quantitative clinical chemistry proteomics, as promising alternative for immunoassay- based tests. She has several appointments on (inter)national positions because of her expertise on metrological traceability of test results. She is vice chair of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry (IFCC) Scientific Division EC and member of ISO TC 212/ working group 2. She chairs the European Federation of Laboratory Medicine (EFLM) working group on Test Evaluation, and at the national level she is heading the Dutch Calibration 2.000 initiative. She also leads the IFCC working group on standardization of serum apolipoproteins by mass spectrometry. Her scientific work is done in close collaboration with international colleagues and has resulted in ca. 180 original publications.

Congress Venue

Papillon Zeugma Convention Centre, Belek Antalya - TURKEY

October 27-31, 2019