Advances in Clinical Chemistry, Volume 78, the latest installment in this internationally acclaimed series, contains chapters authored by world-renowned clinical laboratory scientists, physicians, and research scientists. The serial discusses the latest and most up-to-date technologies related to the field of clinical chemistry, and is the benchmark for novel analytical approaches in the clinical laboratory.
Dr Gregory S Makowski is a board certified clinical chemist and fellow of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry. Following receipt of his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Connecticut Storrs, he pursued post-doctoral studies at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington that culminated in his joint appointments in the School of Medicine and the Department of Laboratory Medicine at John Dempsey Hospital. He has numerous clinical and basic science publications and serves on various scientific and editorial boards. He is actively engaged in the training of Pathology residents and fellows in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Hartford Hospital. He currently serves as Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for Clinical Laboratory Partners in Newington CT, USA.
1. Advances in Cardiac Biomarkers of Acute Coronary Syndrome Amy K. Saenger and Nichole Korpi-Steiner 2. Vitamin D Testing - Where are we and What is on the Horizon? Nicolas Heureux 3. Urine Exosomes: An Emerging Trove of Biomarkers Jonathan M. Street, Erik H. Koritzinsky, Deonna M. Glispie, Robert A. Star and Peter S. T. Yuen 4. Identification of Genomic Somatic Variants in Cancer - from Discovery to Actionability Gloria L. Fawcett and A. Karina Eterovic 5. Challenges in Laboratory Detection of Unusual Substance Abuse: Issues with Magic Mushroom, Peyote Cactus, Khat, and Solvent Abuse Amitava Dasgupta 6. Hydrogen Sulfide as a "Double-Faced" Compound: One with Pro- and Anti-Oxidant Effects Beata Olas