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Focus meeting and NGAL workshop in the UK

The Focus meeting 2013 in York is one of the most important clinical science events in the United Kingdom (UK). Arranged by the association of clinical chemistry in the UK, the meeting attracts participants from all major UK healthcare laboratories and many university departments.

This year's scientific program covered several topics related to Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and to match this interest a dedicated NGAL and AKI workshop was arranged by Alpha Laboratories, BioPorto's distributor in the United Kingdom.

The workshop covered two key NGAL areas:

"NGAL in Clinical Decision Making"

- presented by Dr. Andreas Peter, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, Pathobiochemistry and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tuebingen, Germany

"NGAL beyond AKI"

- presented by Dr. Roy Sherwood, United Kingdom

The workshop was held as part of the scientific program on Wednesday April 17th,2013