Advances in Clinical Chemistry, Volume 85, 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. Standardization of BNP and NT-proBNP Immunoassays in Light of the Diverse and Complex Nature of Circulating BNP-Related Peptides Alexander G. Semenov and Evgeniya E. Feygina 2. Metabolomics and Lipidomics of Ischemic Stroke Anthony Au 3. Obesity, Thrombotic Risk, and Inflammation in Cancer Benjamin Rubio-Jurado, Luz M.A. Balderas-Pena, Eduardo E. Garcia-Luna, Maria G. Zavala-Cerna, Carlos Riebeling-Navarro, Pedro A. Reyes and Arnulfo H. Nava-Zavala 4. Proteomics for Biomarker Identification and Clinical Application in Kidney Disease Lin Chen, Wei Su, Hua Chen, Dan-Qian Chen, Ming Wang, Yan Guo and Ying-Yong Zhao 5. Adiponectin and Its Isoforms in Pathophysiology Merel van Andel, Annemieke C. Heijboer and Madeleine L. Drent 6. Uncertainty in Measurement: The Propagation of Uncertainties, With Examples From the Clinical Laboratory Robert B. Frenkel and Ian Farrance