In July 2023, we changed our name from AACC (short for the American Association for Clinical Chemistry) to the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM). The following page was written prior to this rebranding and contains mentions of the association’s old name. It may contain other out-of-date information as well.


Laborastories are stories from the laboratory. Every day, laboratory experts make critical decisions about cancer treatment, manage chronic conditions like diabetes, and screen for high cholesterol levels, heart disease and other disorders. Without advanced, high-quality lab medicine, patients might receive the wrong diagnosis, inappropriate treatment, or no treatment at all if the disease isn’t accurately detected and diagnosed. Trusted testing is essential to the high quality of care and quality of life for all patients.

Is It Poor Health—Or Poison?
Peck Palmer
A Lab Expert Ends a Patient's Medical Odyssey
When a Patient Can’t Tell the Truth, Test Results Can


A Lab Expert’s Insight. A Patient’s Second Shot at Life
A Genetic Test Catches a Toxic Treatment
It Takes Teamwork


Dr. Stephen Master
A Lab Prevents a Lifetime of Misdiagnoses
Joe El-Khoury
A Small Innovation Fixes a Big Problem for Babies
Dr. Robert Nerenz
A Lab's Advice Spurs a Physician to Action


Dr. David Grenache
Looking Beyond What the Doctor Ordered
Dr. Tiffany Roberts
Lab Expertise Helps Patients Breathe Easier
Dr. Mark Cervinski
Collaboration Proves Key to a Quick Diagnosis


Brenda Suh-Lailam, PhD, DABCC, FADLM
You Are What You Eat
Dr. James Nichols
Giving a Voice to the Youngest Patients
Mary Kay Higgins
When Early Detection Saves a Life


Alan Wu
A Cancer Medication Tune-Up
Dr. Robert Nerenz
A Critical Result or a Red Herring?
Dr. Brooke Katzman
Biotin: Friend and Foe


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