Conference Validation of biomarkers

Friday, 06 October 2017 09:00
De Doelen - ICC Rotterdam
+31 10 217 1735
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Translating biomarker candidates from discovery to the clinic remains a challenge. This conference examines how integrated technologies can bridge the innovation gap.

Keynote speakers

  • Prof. Matthias Mann (Max Planck Institute Martinsried/Munich)
  • Prof. Arfan Ikram (Erasmus MC)
  • Prof. Guy Brusselle (Ghent University)
  • Prof. Gyorgy Marko-Varga (University of Lund)

Scientific topics

  • Biomarker research and development
  • Biomarker validation process and techniques
  • Diseases including Alzheimer's disease, COPD and Diabetes Type II
  • Biobanking and data stewardship
  • Technologies (mass spectrometry, multiplex immunoassays, new approaches to quantify proteins in body fluids)

Who should attend?

  • Clinicians
  • Clinical chemists
  • Biologists (molecular biology, biochemistry, epidemiology)
  • Scientists with an interest in biomarker technology
  • Industrial scientists (start-up, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, biotechnological)

Important dates and deadlines

  • 21. August 2017 - Abstract submission deadline
  • 1. September 2017 - Early fee registration deadline
  • 30. September 2017 - Regular fee registration deadline
  • 1. to 6. October 2017 - Last-minute registration

Conference committee

  • Dr. Theo Luider, conference chairman (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam)
  • Prof. Rainer Bischoff (University of Groningen)
  • Prof. Ron Wevers (Radboud UMC, Nijmegen)
  • Prof. Alain van Gool (Radboud UMC, Nijmegen)

The official language of the conference is English