Why Should You Attend:
With this webinar, you will learn what the FDA is asking for with regard to these new regulations, and how they can be integrated into your laboratory’s regulatory validation. While compliance can be simple for a wide variety of LDTs, others will require a variety of changes. This webinar seeks to help you navigate these changes in order to roll out and maintain laboratory developed tests. Laboratories need to transition technologies all of the time. From new ways to perform assays, to outdated technology, to new equipment pushes to the various needs of end users, assays need to switch between technologies on a regular basis. One needs to be able to easily and robustly transition assays from one technology to another.
Finally, you will develop a final validation plan that will allow you to embrace the new technology fearlessly. On a regular basis, there are assays that get developed that have a clear utility in the clinic. However, what may be practical within a research context may not be practical within a clinical context.
In addition, these assays have to be able to handle clinically relevant samples, which often differ from the samples used in research studies. Unless an assay can give clinically actionable results in a clinical laboratory, whatever utility the assay may have will be useless to clinical practioners, who have different demands than research laboratories. By the time you are finished with this seminar, you will be able to learn what needs to be done to an assay to make sure it is ready for the clinic and how to validate such changes.
In addition, you will learn how to select a clinically relevant population for a given assay, validate the assay within such a population and how to select Gold Standards for comparison. Finally, you will be able to develop clinical quality monitoring standards to make sure the assay remains relevant in a clinical context.
This webinar will help you learn how to validate assays for clinical diagnostics. The webinar will include the following critical information you will need:
Who Will Benefit:
This topic applies to personnel/ companies in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. The employees who will benefit most include:
Duration: 60 Minutes
Todd Graham , is a masters-level bench scientist and medical technologist with a host of experience in both the clinical diagnostics and biotechnology fields. He has work for a number of start-up firms in the clinical diagnostics and biotechnology industries, as well as worked for larger firms within both industries. He has a broad level of expertise in assay development for quality control, pharmaceutical development and clinical diagnostics. His particular levels of expertise are molecular diagnostics, PCR, ELISA, quality control and training of bench level personnel in clinical diagnostics and biotechnology. He is also in the process of establishing a consultancy that assists academic labs in transitioning their research to industry by verifying and improving the quality of their work.