Exploring the moral minefield of hyperkalaemia or why you should attend the AACB’s conference
Disease, diabetes and endocrinology are the central focuses at the AACB’s 2015 conference, which has the major clinical theme of ‘Partnerships in testing’.
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To demonstrate the AACB partnership with the three associations, two primary prominent clinicians from Sydney will be Clinical Co-chairs at the ASM: Associate Professor Steve Twigg or the first time the Australasian
PhD, FRACP, who is an endocrinologist and
Association of Clinical Biochemists’ conference will
the medical head of Endocrinology Research
have a diabetes feature day and an endocrine feature
Laboratories at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
day where leading experts from Australian Diabetes
and the University of Sydney, past president of
Society (ADS), Australian Diabetes Educators
Australian Diabetes Society (2008–2010) and
Association (ADEA) and the Endocrine Society
Associate Professor Rory Clifton Bligh PhD,
of Australia (ESA) will be giving presentations.
FRACP, who is also an endocrinologist and
Day 3 has a part clinical theme of ‘Bone health’.
conjoint associate professor in Medicine at
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