WASHINGTON – AACC is pleased to announce the recipients of the AACC 2016 Corporate Supporter Awards. This year, AACC recognizes 47 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 2016 Corporate Supporter Award recipients have provided support for AACC ranging from $50,000 to $450,000 or more. They include:

Abbott Diagnostics
Roche Diagnostics
Siemens Healthineers
Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Sysmex America, Inc.
Bio-Rad Laboratories
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Randox Laboratories
Instrumentation Laboratory (IL)
Diagnostica Stago, Inc.
Waters Corporation
HORIBA Medical
Sebia, Inc.
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc.
Diazyme Laboratories
Streck, Inc.
Sekisui Diagnostics LLC
Hologic, Inc.
bioMérieux, Inc.
Nova Biomedical Corporation
Sunquest Information Systems, Inc.
Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics
ELITech Group
Luminex Corporation
Focus Diagnostics, Inc.
ARUP Laboratories
SNIBE Co. Ltd., (Shenzhen New Industries Biomedical Engineering Co. Ltd.)
Kamiya Biomedical Company
Orchard Software Corp.
Tosoh Bioscience
MAKER Biotechnology
Hamilton Company
The Binding Site, Inc.

For the second year, AACC will also present the following three specialty awards.

Lab Tests Online Supporter of the Year
Roche Diagnostics

AACC Print Advertiser of the Year
Roche Diagnostics

AACC Digital Advertiser of the Year

"Congratulations to this year’s award winners, and thank you to all of our corporate supporters for helping AACC to empower lab medicine professionals and to advance the practice of clinical testing," said AACC CEO Janet B. Kreizman. "We are incredibly grateful to each and every organization for their aid, and are pleased to have this opportunity to acknowledge their dedication."

AACC’s 47 corporate supporters were recognized during the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo at an invitation-only Corporate Recognition Reception on Monday, August 1 in Philadelphia. At the reception, AACC President Dr. Patricia Jones and AACC CEO Janet B. Kreizman presented awards to the association’s top 13 supporters. Today, members of the AACC Board of Directors will personally visit all 47 recognized organizations at their booths to hand deliver the awards.

About the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

The AACC Annual Scientific Meeting offers 5 days packed with opportunities to learn about exciting science from July 31–August 4. Plenary sessions feature the latest research on the use of and testing for cannabis, combating premature death due to preventable causes such as tobacco and alcohol, the development of an "intelligent" surgical knife, programmable bio-nano-chips, and the epigenetic causes of disease.

At the AACC Clinical Lab Expo, more than 750 exhibitors will fill the show floor of Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania 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 www.myadlm.org.