october, 2018

22oct9:00 am- 2:00 pmRoderick Ross Research Day


Event Details

As in previous years, our Department of Laboratory Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital, is once again honored to hold  its annual Roderick Ross Research Day.  This year, our special day will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Guest speaker, 11:00 am -12:00 pm

Dr. Peter Kavsak, PhD, FCACB, FAACC,  FCCS

Clinical Biochemist – Clinical Pathology

Juravinski Hospital Cancer Centre


Pathology and Molecular Medicine

McMaster University


“High –sensitivity cardiac troponin testing and High-expectation for patient care”


Other speakers, 09:00 – 11:00 am


–      Dr. Cristiana Stefan,   PhD, DABCC, FACB

Laboratory Director, CAMH

“A laboratory perspective on substance harm reduction”


–      Dr. Paul Walker, MD, PhD

President and CEO Spectral Medical

“Measuring endotoxin as a guide to clinical intervention”


–      Dr. Daniel Beriault, MSc, PhD, FCACB

Division Head, Clinical Biochemist, Diagnostic Lab Biochemistry–St. Michael’s Hospital

“The clinical utility of procalcitonin in sepsis patients”


(Monday) 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Li Ka Shing Room # 240/241



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