October 14, 2021
14:00-15:00 ET
Clinical Utility and Technical Advantages of CSF - Free Light Chains in Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis
  Sponsored by  thebindingsite200x67
Courjal 150x150



Dr. Frank Courjal
Director of Scientific Affairs Canada
The Binding Site Inc.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this session participants will be able to:
  1. Understand the importance of blood-brain and blood-CSF barriers
  2. Learn how Multiple Sclerosis is diagnosed
  3. State limitations of traditional methods for detection of intrathecal immunoglobulin synthesis
  4. Explain the advantages of using Freelite-CSF assay in Multiple Sclerosis and Clinically Isolated Syndrome
October 28, 2021  
11:30-12:30 ET
Overview of the installation and evaluation of a fully automated LC-MS/MS clinical analyzer and 25-OH-Vitamin D assay in a clinical laboratory in Canada - potential benefits 
  Sponsored by  thermofisher170x45 
 P O Hétu 150x158


Dr. Pierre-Olivier Hétu, Ph.D, CSPQ, FCACB
Clinical Biochemist
Centre hospitalier de l'université de Montréal (CHUM)

Overview: Part 1: Laboratory historical perspectives on 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D testing and the requirements of traditional clinical LC-MS/MS
Part 2: Experience of implementation, validation and operation in a routine lab of the Cascadion SM Clinical Analyzer and 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Assay
 Learning Objectives: At the end of this session participants will be able to:
  1. Identify the analytical advantages of LC-MS/MS vitamin D testing in comparison to immunoassay methods
  2. Understand the challenges of implementing and managing traditional LC-MS/MS technologies and methods
  3. Recognize the range of opportunities associated with the incorporation of fully automated LC-MS/MS clinical analyzers
 Contact CSCC to request a link to the webinar