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Wednesday, 14 September 2022

12:30 – 13:30    Registration (in front of Auditorium)
13:30 – 13:45    Welcome & Congress Opening (Auditorium)
                           Dr. Pierre Alain Binz, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) and
                           Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Korte, Zentrum für Labormedizin St.Gallen

13:45 – 15:15    Session I (Auditorium)
                          Chair: Prof. Dr. Nicolas Vuilleumier, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève – HUG
                           - Likelihood Ratio (LR)
                              Prof. Dr. Xavier Bossuyt, Klinische und Diagnostische Immunologie Leuven BE

                           - Reference Change Values – What are they, why are they important, how can we implement them?

                           - Plenary Discussion

15:15 – 15:45    Coffee Break (Exhibition Area)

15:45 – 16:30    Special Session SULM (Auditorium)
                          - Pipette – quo vadis ?
                             Dr. phil. II Philipp Walter, Solothurner Spitäler AG, Kantonsspital Olten and 
                             Prof. Dr. med. Michael Nagler, Inselspital, Universitätsinstitut für Klinische Chemie Bern

                          - Presentation Richterich Medal

16:30 – 17:30     Oral presentations of four selected abstracts
                           Chair: Dr. Daniel Müller, Institut für Klinische Chemie, Universitätsspital Zürich


17:30 – 18:30    Welcome Apéro (Exhibition Area)


Thursday, 15 September 2022

08:00 – 09:00    Registration (in front of Auditorium)
09:00 – 09:45    Keynote I (Auditorium)
                             Chair: Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Korte, Zentrum für Labormedizin St.Gallen

                            - Point of Care Testing coming of age – What it Means for the Future of the Core Lab
                              Alison Woodworth, PhD, University of Kentucky Medicine Center

09:45 – 10:30    Coffee Break (Exhibition Area)

10:30 – 12:30    Session III : Current topics in Cardiac Markers (Auditorium)
                           Chair: PD Dr. med. Angelika Hammerer, Kantonsspital Aarau AG, Institut für Labormedizin

                           - Troponin T vs I – up for discussion again?
                              Dr. med. Luca Koechlin, Herzchirurgie Universitätsspital Basel, Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel

                           - High sensitive Troponin POC – as reliable as from the central lab? (online)
                              Dr. Pedro Lopez Ayala, MD Msc PhDc, Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel (CRIB)

                           - Interferences in Troponin assays
                              Prof. Dr. med. Arnold von Eckardstein, Institut für Klinische Chemie, Universitätsspital Zürich

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch Break (Exhibition Area)

13:30 – 14:00    Guided Poster Exhibition 
                           Dr. Véronique Viette, ADMED Laboratoires Neuchâtel
                           Dr. med. Binja Feusi Häne, Luzerner Kantonsspital

14:00 – 15:30    Session IV : Progress in diagnostic methods (Auditorium)
                           Chair: Prof. Dr. sc. nat. Martin Hersberger, Universitäts-Kinderspital Zürich,
                           Labor Klinische Chemie und Biochemie

                           - Liquid Biopsy: Status quo and applications outside oncology
                              Prof. Dr. phil. nat. Ursula Amstutz, Inselspital Bern

                           - Smart use of LC/MS
                              Dr. Pierre-Alain Binz, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV)

                           - Nucleic Acid platforms

15:30 – 16:00    Coffee Break (Exhibition Area)

16:00 – 17:30    SSCC General Assembly & Award Presentations (Auditorium)

19:00                 Gala Dinner (Restaurant nett’s)


Friday, 16 September 2022

08:00 – 09:00   Registration (in front of Auditorium)

09:00 – 11:00    Session V : The laboratory supporting pharmacological therapies (Auditorium)
                           Chair: Prof. Dr. sc. nat. Katharina Rentsch, Universitätsspital Basel, Klinische Chemie

                           - LC/MS, Metabolomics and Drugs

                           - Pharmacogenetics and Clinical Decision Support
                              Prof. Dr. Dr. Ingolf Cascorbi, Institut für Experimentelle und Klinische Pharmakologie, UKSH, Kiel DE

                           - Pharmacogenetic Testing vs TDM in Switzerland: where we are
                              Prof. Dr. Carlo Largiadèr, Universitätsinstitut für Klinische Chemie, Inselspital Bern

11:00 – 11:30    Coffee Break (Exhibition Area)

11:30 – 12:15    Keynote II (Auditorium)
                          - How Big Data and Artificial Intelligence impact patients

12:15 – 12:30    Awards, announcement of next meeting & Farewell (Auditorium)
                          Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Korte, Zentrum für Labormedizin St.Gallen

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