Poster Presentations

Below is a list of studies, abstracts and presentations authored by LabCorp’s industry-leading scientific faculty. The list is organized by date, with the most recent materials appearing at the top of the page. 

DateEventTitleAuthorLink
Oct 2017
AASLD-The Liver Meeting
The Impact of Obeticholic Acid on Atherogenic Lipoproteins in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis
Arun J. Sanyal, Mark L. Van Natta, Goro Yamada, Margery Connelly, M. Shadab Siddiqui, Julia Wattacheril, Brent Neuschwander-Tetri, Naga Chalasani, Kris Kowdley, Anna Mae Diehl, Melissa Contos, Cynthia Behling, Ryan Gill
Oct 2017
AASLD-The Liver Meeting
Hepatitis C Resistance-Associated Substitutions Among People Who Inject Drugs Treated With Direct-Acting Antiviral-Containing Regimens in the PREVAIL Study
Matthew J Akiyama, Jacqueline D Reeves, Yolanda S Lie, Linda Agyemang, Alain Litwin
Oct 2017
AASLD-The Liver Meeting
Combining genetics and IR-DRF, a novel measurement of insulin resistance, in predicting histological features of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
Christopher J. Danford, Margery A. Connelly, Irina Shalaurova, James D. Otvos, Michelle Lai, Z. Gordon Jiang
Oct 2017
AASLD-The Liver Meeting
NGM282 Induces Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (LDL-C) Changes, Consistent with Potent FGFR4 Signaling, Which are Rapidly Mitigated with Statin Therapy in Patients with Biopsy-Confirmed Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
Mary E. Rinella, James F. Trotter, Guy Neff, Grisell Ortiz LaSanta, Manal F. Abdelmalek, Marcelo Kugelmas, Angelo H. Paredes, Margery A. Connelly, Lei Ling, Stephen J. Rossi , Alex M. DePaoli, Rohit Loomba, Stephen A. Harrison
Oct 2017
AASLD-The Liver Meeting
Lipoprotein sub-fractions show increased cardiovascular disease risk in pediatric non-alcoholic steatohepatitis compared to non-alcoholic fatty liver
Juna V. Konomi, Rebecca L. Cleeton, Ran Jin, Jennifer Frediani, Albert Hernandez, Hayley Braun, Maria Cordero, Shelley Caltharp, Miriam B. Vos
Oct 2017
AASLD-The Liver Meeting
Characterization of Hepatitis C Virus Recombinants Identified during Routine Drug Resistance Testing
Suqin Cai, Alicia Newton, Elizabeth D Anton, Kristi Strommen, Jacqueline D Reeves, Christos J Petropoulos, Wei Huang, Jeannette M Whitcomb
Oct 2017
AASLD-The Liver Meeting
Liver fibrosis as assessed by the FIB-4 index and metabolic markers in subjects with type 2 Diabetes (T2DM)
Claudia M. Filozof, Stephen Jones, Margery A. Connelly, Marcia Eisenberg, Barry J. Goldstein
Oct 2017
AASLD-The Liver Meeting
Cross-sectional Assessment of HCV NS5A Resistance-Associated Variants in Over 30,000 Samples Submitted for Drug Resistance Testing in the US
Dongmei Yang, Jacqueline D. Reeves, Charles M. Walworth, Suqin Cai, Christos J. Petropoulos, Wei Huang, Jeannette M. Whitcomb
Oct 2017
AASLD-The Liver Meeting
Efficient quantification of abnormal lipoproteins associated with liver disease by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Margery A. Connelly, PhD, MBA, Z. Gordon Jiang, MD, Irina Shalaurova, MD, PhD, Lee K. Landeen, PhD, Raza Malik, MD, PhD, Michelle Lai, MD, MPH, Alan T. Remaley, MD, PhD, James D. Otvos., PhD
Oct 2017
ASHG-American Society of Human Genetics
Comparing maternal malignancies and multiple aneuploidies on prenatal cell-free DNA (cfDNA)
E. Soster; B. Dyr; T. Boomer; S. Caldwell
Oct 2017
ASHG-American Society of Human Genetics
The revelation of complex chromosomal rearrangements through genome-wide cfDNA testing
T. Boomer; S. Caldwell; E. Almasri; J. Wardrop; S. Boshes; M. Hackbardt; P. Cacheris; R. McCullough
Oct 2017
AABB
Red Cell Antibody Frequencies and Distribution Among Prenatal Woman from a Large Reference Laboratory
Jason W Hunn, Mark E Brecher, Laura McClannan
Oct 2017
CAP-College of American Pathologists
Quantitative measurements reveal elevated levels of HER2-HER3 heterodimers in brain metastases compared to matched primary breast cancers
Renata Duchnowska, Weidong Huang, Gerald Wallweber, Jeff Sperinde, Tomasz Trojanowski, Tomasz Mandat, Anna Kowalczyk , Bogumiła Czartoryska Arłukowicz, Barbara Radecka, Bozena Jarosz, Wojciech Biernat, Jacek Jassem
Sept 2017
IBMS-Institute of Biomedical Science
Age and sex-specific ferritin reference intervals for iron status assessment
Agata Sobczyńska-Malefora, Nadia Munim, Dominic J Harrington, Alexander Katayev
Sept 2017
NSGC-National Society of Genetic Counselors
Evolving Trend in Patient Decision-Making on Non-invasive versus Invasive Testing following a Prenatal Diagnosis of Ultrasound Anomaly
Jillian Carroll, Alan Donnenfeld, Jim Yan, Denise Cutillo
Sept 2017
NSGC-National Society of Genetic Counselors
Maternal serum screen positive results – what do patients elect next?
Kristi Fissell, Jim Yan, Kristin Borsack, Jillian Carroll
Sept 2017
SOFT-TIAFT (Society for Forensic Toxicology)
Anodyne by Design; Detecting Designer Opioids in Pain Management
Anna M Miller, Gregory C Janis, Melissa M Goggin
Sept 2017
NSGC-National Society of Genetic Counselors
Esoteric aneuploides and genome-wide cell-free DNA
Erica Soster; Jason Chibuk; Theresa Boomer; Brittany Dyr; Adity Khanna
Sept 2017
NSGC-National Society of Genetic Counselors
Full gene sequencing as a follow up to carrier screening: Utilization and outcomes
Shannon Dorsey, Jennifer Teicher, Natalia Leach, Lynne Rosenblum, Zhaoqing Zhou, Ruth Heim, and Hui Zhu
Sept 2017
NSGC-National Society of Genetic Counselors
Prenatal diagnosis of a 21q microduplication after positive NIPT result for trisomy 21: A case report
Lauren Petrarca
Sept 2017
NSGC-National Society of Genetic Counselors
The Impact of a Quality Improvement Program on Genetic Counseling
Denise Cutillo, Amy Cronister, Kristi Fissell, Denise Ramsey
Sept 2017
NSGC-National Society of Genetic Counselors
Genome wide cfDNA:  Emerging Data trends in 28K clinical samples
Theresa Boomer; Samantha Caldwell; Eyad Almasri; Jenna Wardrop; Sidra Boshes; Michelle Hackbardt; Philip Cacheris; Ron McCullough
Sept 2017
NSGC-National Society of Genetic Counselors
The complex side of NIPT gender discrepancies revealed … Karyotype party tricks
Jenna Wardrop; Samantha Caldwell; Theresa Boomer; Philip Chacheris; Eyad Almasri; Ron McCullough
Sept 2017
NSGC-National Society of Genetic Counselors
The many faces of monosomy X: Unexpected outcomes of monosomy X NIPT results
Samantha Caldwell; Jenna Wardrop; Theresa Boomer; Philip Cacheris; Eyad Almasri; Ron McCullough
July 2017
IAS-Conference on HIV Science
Prevalence of Darunavir Resistance in the United States (2010-2015)
Kimberley Brown, Lisa Stewart, Jeannette M. Whitcomb, Dongmei Yang, Richard E. Nettles, Erkki Lathouwers
July 2017
ISPD-International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis
Positive NIPT: An indicator for complex genetic findings
Lynne S. Rosenblum, Natalia Leach, Hongli Zhan, Stuart Schwartz
July 2017
ISPD-International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis
Beyond the basics: A case series from genome-wide non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)
Erica Soster, Morgan Verrill, Erin O’Toole, Theresa Boomer, Jason Chibuk, Adity Khanna
July 2017
ISPD-International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis
Comparison of pan-ethnic and ethnic-based carrier screening panels for individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish descent
Lynne S. Rosenblum, Jennifer Teicher, Zhaoqing Zhou, Natalia Leach, Hui Zhu, Ruth A. Heim
July 2017
ISPD-International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis
Genome Wide Non-Invasive Prentatal Testing - 2,000 Samples Outcome Experience
J. Wardrop, T. Boomer, E. Almasri, P. Cacheris, R. McCullough
July 2017
ISPD-International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis
Genome-wide cfDNA testing: Clincial laboratory experience screening for sex chromosome abnormalitites
Jill Rafalko, Samantha Caldwell, Theresa Boomer, Jason Chibuk
July 2017
ISTH-International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Development of a Coagulation Factor Testing Autoverification Method in a Clinical Reference Lab
Riley PW, Gallea B, Valcour A
July 2017
ISTH-International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Validation of a FVIII Nijmegen Bethesda Assay for the Detection of Inhibitors to Porcine FVIII
Mary M. Robinson, Stefan Tiefenbacher, Dorothy M. Adcock, Magdalena Schlager, Herbert Gritsch
July 2017
ISTH-International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Validation of the factor IX one-stage aPTT clot assay calibrated with pooled normal plasma for the measurement of N9-GP in patient plasma
S Tiefenbacher, M Robinson, MH Sørensen, M Ezban
June 2017
ASM-American Society of Microbiology
Performance of New MALDI-TOF Database for Identi cation of Mycobacterium and Nocardia
B. A. Body, M. A. Beard, K. E. Hanson, J. Rychert, E. S. Slechta, L. Barton, C. Cantrell, N. E. Babady, T. McMillen, Y. W. Tang, B. A. Brown-Elliot, E. Iakhiaeva , R. Vasireddy, S. Vasireddy, T. Smith, R. J. Wallace, Jr, S. Butler
June 2017
ASM-American Society of Microbiology
Improved Recovery of Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus Species from Group A Streptococcus Cultures Using WASP® Instrumentation in Streak Only Mode
R. C. Parke-Stainback, B. A. Body, D. S. Westmoreland
June 2017
ASMS-American Society for Mass Spectrometry
There Are No Absolutes, Particularly in Protein Quantification
Patricia L. Holland, Christopher M. Shuford, James J. Walters, Kevin Ray, Uma Sreenivasan, Sarah Aijaz, Russell P. Grant
June 2017
ASMS-American Society for Mass Spectrometry
Don’t Know Activity from ADAM(TS13)? The First LC-MS/MS Assay for Measuring Activity of von Willebrand Factor Cleaving Protease
Meghan N. Bradley, Christopher M. Shuford, Russell P. Grant
June 2017
ADA-American Diabetes Association
Lifestyle Intervention Improves GlycA a Novel Biomarker of Inflammatory CVD among Obese, Prediabetic, Adolescent Latinos
ML Olson, AM Rentería-Mexía, MA Connelly, S Vega-López, EG Soltero, YP Konopken, AN Williams, FG Castro, CS Keller, GQ Shaibi
May 2017
CVS-Clinical Virology Symposium
Purification and Conservation of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Antibody in Oral Fluid Using NanoTrap® Particle Technology
Michael Levandoski, Jr. and Charles P. Cartwright
May 2017
HCY Onecarb-Conference on Homocysteine and One-Carbon Metabolism
The incidence of anaemia in 12-19 yr old female patients in South London, UK
Agata Sobczyńska-Malefora, Alexander Katayev, Nadia Munim, Martin A Crook, Dominic J Harrington
May 2017
HCY Onecarb-Conference on Homocysteine and One-Carbon Metabolism
Establishing reference intervals for serum ferritin and vitamin B12 using a modified Hoffmann’s approach
Agata Sobczyńska-Malefora, Martin A Crook, Dominic J Harrington, Alexander Katayev
May 2017
ACOG-Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting
Clinical Relevance of screening for rare autosomal aneuploidies: a case of maternal uniparental disomy
J. Rafalko, J. Helgeson, R. Sullenberger, C. Macedonia, T. Boomer, Sue Beruti
May 2017
ISLH-International Society for Laboratory Hematology
Identifying Needs of Laboratory Professionals Regarding Factor VIII/IX Activity Assays
Dorothy M. Adcock, Daniel Basoff, Mazi Rasulnia, Natalia Holot, David Cooper
May 2017
ACOG-Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting
Over a half million noninvasive prenatal tests: a clinical laboratory experience
Adity Khanna, Eyad Almasri, Theresa Boomer, Jenna Wardrop, Ron McCullough, Phillip Cacheris, Daniel Grosu
Apr 2017
EASL-European Assoc for the Study of the Liver
Cross-sectional assessment of >20,000 clinical samples submitted for HCV NS3/4A protease inhibitor drug resistance testing in the US
Charles M. Walworth, Joseph M. Volpe, Jacqueline D. Reeves, Sharon K. Martens, Milka A. Rodriguez, Christos J Petropoulos
Apr 2017
HTRS Scientific Symposium
Identifying the Educational Needs of Hematologists Regarding Factor Activity Assays
D. Basoff, M. Rasulnia, D. Ungar, N. Holot, D. Adcock
Apr 2017
AACR-American Assoc for Cancer Research
Using Liquid Biopsies and NGS as Tools to Analyze Mutation Burden and Copy Number Variation in the Blood of a Patient with Triple Negative Breast Cancer to Better Inform Therapeutic Targets
Kellie Howard, Kimberly Kruse, Brianna Greenwood, Elliott Swanson, Mathias Ehrich, Christopher Ellison, Taylor Jensen, Sharon Austin, Arturo Ramirez, Debbie Boles, John Pruitt, Elisabeth Mahen, Jackie Sitwell, Eric Kaldijan, Michael Dorshner, Sibel Blau,
Apr 2017
AACR-American Assoc for Cancer Research
Stratification of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients Using NGS Sequencing, Neo-Epitope Detection and Immune Infiltrate Analysis
Fang Yin Lo, Nitin Mandloi, Timothy Yeatman, Kiran V Paul, Ashwini Patii, Steven Anderson, Ravi Gupta and Anup Madan
Apr 2017
AACR-American Assoc for Cancer Research
A Cross Comparison of Technologies for the Detection of Immune System Related Gene Expression Signatures in Clinical FFPE Samples of Metatastic Prostate Cancer Patients
Kimberly Kruse, Fang Yin Lo, Ryan Fleming, Douglas Chung, Vickie Satele, Lindsey Maassel, Tuuli Saloranta, Inah Golex, Saman Tahir, Sally Dow, Evan Anderson, Spencer Chee, Raghavee Venkatramanan, Steven Anderson, Peter S. Nelson, Colm Morissey, Anup Madan
Apr 2017
AACR-American Assoc for Cancer Research
Clinical Performance and Utilization of 3 PD-L1 Immunohistochemical Assays
S. Anderson, B. Horten, B. McCune, R. Paler
Apr 2017
AACR-American Assoc for Cancer Research
Low coverage genome-wide sequencing of cell-free DNA enables detection, therapeutic monitoring and characterization of copy number alterations in paitents with solid tumores
Christopher K. Ellison, Aaron M. Goodman, Sabine Riethdorf, Amin R. Mazloom, Lisa Tran, Prachi Nakashe, Erin McCarthy, Tobias Gorges, Alexander Stein, Julia Quidde, Daniel S. Grosu, Mathias Ehrich, Taylor J. Jensen, Klaus Pantel, Razelle K
Mar 2017
ACMG-American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
Atypical Allele dosage Patterns and Mechanisms in the Diagnosis of Whole and Segmental UPD
Peter Papenhausen, J. Tepperberg, A. Penton, I. Gadi, R. Burnside, J. Schleede, K. Rudd, S. Schwartz
Mar 2017
ACMG-American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
The Wolf-Hirschhorn Critical Region...Not So Critical?
Justin Schleede, M. Ciarlariello, E. Ashkinadze, T. Rosen, V. Jaswaney, P. Papenhausen
Mar 2017
ACMG-American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
Cell Free DNA Detection of Microdeletions: Microarray and FISH Follow-up with Unexpected and Complex Findings
Stuart Schwartz, R. Pasion, I. Gadi, A. Penton, K. Phillips, J. Schleede, R. Burnside, J. Tepperberg, P.
Mar 2017
ACMG-American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
Comparative assessment of prenatal and postnatal molecular testing for Noonan syndrome and related conditions
Natalia Leach, D. Wilson Mathews; L. Rosenblum; Z. Zhou; H. Zhu; R. Heim
Mar 2017
ACMG-American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
Mosaicism Ratio in cfDNA testing: A potential tool to identify discordant results
Jenna Wardrop, R. McCullough, T. Boomer, P. Cacheris
Mar 2017
ACMG-American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
Sample Specific Fetal Fraction Threshold for Non-Invasive Prenatal testing
Amin Mazloom, E. Almasri; T. Burcham; J. Geis; Y. Sun; J. Tynan; M. Whidden; M. Ehrich
Mar 2017
ACMG-American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
Uncovering the Complexities of the Placenta: A case of Trophoblast Mosaicism
Jason Chibuk, T. Boomer, S. Caldwell, J. Helgeson, H. Kamen, J. Rafalko
Mar 2017
ACMG-American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
Lessons from the Placental Trophoblast: NIPT Detection of Pallister-Killian Mosaic Syndrome
Samantha Caldwell, T. Boomer, P. Cacheris, R. McCullough, J. Wardrop
Mar 2017
ACMG-American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
Placenta Whispers II… Tales of CPM and clinical impact
Jenna Wardrop, T. Boomer, E. Almasri; P. Cacheris, R. McCullough
Mar 2017
ACC-American College of Cardiology
Both the Novel NMR Biomarker of Inflammation, GlycA, and HS-CRP Are Independent and Additive Predictors of Future Cardiovascular Events Among Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography: Results From the Intermountain Heart Collaborative Study
Joseph B. Muhlestein, Heidi T. May, Oxana Galenko, Kirk U. Knowlton, James D. Otvos, Margery A. Connelly, Donald L. Lappé, Jeffrey L. Anderson
Mar 2017
AAAAI-American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Sensitization Profiles to Peanut Allergen Components Across the United States of America
A. Valcour, J. Jones, J. Lidholm, M. Borres, R.G. Hamilton
Mar 2017
CROI-Conference on Retroviruses & Opportunistic Infections
Characterization of More Than 10,000 Zika Virus Test Results in the US
JM Volpe, D Luo, A Fisher, M Nye, B Body, M Eisenberg
Mar 2017
CROI-Conference on Retroviruses & Opportunistic Infections
CATALOGING THE IMPACT OF Y93 SUBSTITUTIONS ON HCV NS5A INHIBITOR SUSCEPTIBILITY
Alicia Newton, Charity Ting, Arne Frantzell, Jennifer Cook, Christos Petropoulos, Wei Huang
Feb 2017
SMFM-Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (The Pregnancy Meeting)
Expanding noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT): MaterniT21 PLUS performance in the average risk vs. high risk population
Samantha Caldwell, Jenna Wardrop, Theresa Boomer, Sidra Boshes, Eyad Almasri, Ron McCullough
Feb 2017
SMFM-Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (The Pregnancy Meeting)
Optimized detection of 22q11.2 deletions using whole genome sequencing
John A. Tynan, Yijin Wu, Tong Liu, Yang Zhong, Mark Whidden, Roy Lefkowitz, Amin Mazloom, Mathias Ehrich
Jan 2017
MSACL-Mass spectrometry in the Clinical Lab-US
A Problem of Too Many Pills and the Arcane World of Dihydrocodeine
Anna M. Miller, Gregory C. Janis
Jan 2017
MSACL-Mass spectrometry in the Clinical Lab-US
Systematic Troubleshooting of Assay Weakness during Method Development
Russell P. Grant, Yvonne Wright, Christopher Shuford, Matthew Crawford, Patricia Holland