AACC Announces 2017 Corporate Supporter Award Winners; Thanks Organizations for Their Invaluable Support

08:13 EDT 1 Aug 2017 | PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AACC is pleased to announce the recipients of the AACC 2017 Top Corporate Supporter Awards. This year, AACC recognizes 46 different companies and organizations that generously support the association through sponsorships, advertising, and exhibiting. These significant contributions make it possible for AACC to improve patient care by fostering research, innovation, and professional excellence in the field of laboratory medicine.

The AACC 2017 Corporate Supporter Award recipients have provided significant support for AACC programs. They include:

Roche DiagnosticsSiemens HealthineersAbbott DiagnosticsBeckman Coulter, Inc.Sysmex America, Inc.CepheidOrtho Clinical DiagnosticsRandox LaboratoriesBio-Rad LaboratoriesThermo Fisher ScientificBDWaters CorporationInstrumentation Laboratory (IL)HORIBA MedicalHologic, Inc.Sekisui Diagnostics LLCbioMerieux, Inc.MilliporeSigmaDiagnostica Stago, Inc.SHENZEN MINDRAY BIO-MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CO., Ltd.Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc.Nova Biomedical CorporationBoston Children's HospitalBioFire Diagnostics, LLCAgilent Technologies, Inc.SARSTEDTSNIBE Co. Ltd., (Shenzhen New Industries Biomedical Engineering Co. Ltd.)RadiometerIDS Co, LTDGrifolsSunquest Information Systems, Inc.Diazyme LaboratoriesLuminex CorporationSebia, Inc.ARUP LaboratoriesAdvanced Instruments, Inc.Kamiya Biomedical CompanyThe Binding Site, Inc.Tosoh BioscienceTecanERBA DiagnosticsOrchard Software Corp.AusBio Laboratories Co. Ltd.ARKRAY, Inc.Hamilton CompanyEuroimmun US

AACC will present the following three specialty awards as well:

Lab Tests Online Supporter of the YearRoche Diagnostics

AACC Digital Advertiser of the YearWaters Corporation

AACC Print Advertiser of the YearMilliporeSigma

For the first time this year, AACC is also pleased to announce the new AACC Patron Benefactor award. Patron Benefactors have made significant contributions to AACC programs that support future thought leaders and young professionals in the in vitro diagnostics industry.

AACC Patron BenefactorsAbbott Diagnostics
Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Boston Children's Hospital
Siemens Healthineers
Sysmex America, Inc.

"Congratulations to this year's award winners, and thank you to all of AACC's corporate supporters for their commitment to driving progress in the field of laboratory medicine and improving patient care," said AACC CEO Janet B. Kreizman. "We are very grateful to these organizations for their assistance, and are delighted to have this opportunity to highlight their dedication."

AACC's 46 corporate supporters were recognized during the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo at an invitation-only Corporate Recognition Reception on Monday, July 31 in San Diego. At the reception, AACC President Dr. Michael Bennett and AACC CEO Janet B. Kreizman honored the association's top supporters. Today, members of the AACC Board of Directors will personally visit all 46 organizations at their booths to deliver the awards.

About the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab ExpoThe AACC Annual Scientific Meeting offers 5 days packed with opportunities to learn about exciting science from July 30–August 3. Plenary sessions feature the latest research on CRISPR biology, preserving fertility for cancer patients, new applications for DNA sequencing, the challenges of antibiotic resistance, and effective care for substance abuse disorders.

At the AACC Clinical Lab Expo, more than 750 exhibitors will fill the show floor of the San Diego Convention Center, with displays of the latest diagnostic technology, including but not limited to mobile health, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, point-of-care, and automation.

About AACC
Dedicated to achieving better health through laboratory medicine, AACC brings together more than 50,000 clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists, and business leaders from around the world focused on clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of progressing laboratory science. Since 1948, AACC has worked to advance the common interests of the field, providing programs that advance scientific collaboration, knowledge, expertise, and innovation. For more information, visit

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