Diagnostics Forum 2013, February 13, 2013

with AIMday® Diagnostics & Biomarkers, February 14, 2013

About 200 researchers from academia and industry joined the discussions at Diagnostics Forum 2013. The day offered many networking opportunities, the energy was high and discussions were lively.

Diagnostic Forum is a meeting stimulating cross-disciplinary discussions, aiming to inspire new collaborations..

The conference started around the needs for new diagnostics from societal and health economic aspects as well as the clinical needs. It was followed by a session on new technologies, including biomarkers, detection systems, and read formats. In addition to keynote presentations and selected oral presentations from researchers in the field, around 30 posters were presented.

The conference ended with a concluding discussion around the needs for diagnostics and possible ways forward. All sessions were elegantly led by our moderators Carl-Johan Sundberg, Professor Karolinska Institutet; Cecilia Annerén, Senior Scientist, GE Healthcare and Jan-Olov Johansson, Science Writer. 


Download the full program here >>>  

The complete Abstract Book for Diagnostics Forum 2013 is available for download here >>> 


Here you can download presentations from the conference

Session 1: Societal needs and health economic aspects                                

1. Terry P. Young, Key Note Speaker >>>

2. Mark Campbell, Key Note Speaker >>>

3. Bo Franzén >>>

4. Farah van Genderen >>>

Session 2: Clinical needs       

5. Birgit Reitmeier

6. Henrik Grönberg, Key Note Speaker >>>

7. Hanna Ritzén >>>

8. Dmitry Grishenkov >>>

9. David Zakim >>>

Session 3: New technologies, including biomarkers, detection systems, read formats

10. Ulf Landegren, Key Note Speaker >>>

11. Mary F Lopez, Key Note Speaker >>>

12. Elin Lundin >>>

13. Andrea Armstrong >>>

14. Filip Mundt >>>


The organizing committee for Diagnostics Forum 2013:

Ann-Sofie Andersson, Product manager, Mercodia AB

Assoc. Prof. Karin Artursson, The National Veterinary Institute, SVA

Dr. Andy Browning, Uppsala University Innovation

Dr. Hanna Jansson, Karolinska Institutet

Prof. Ulf Landegren, Uppsala University

Assoc. Prof. Per Matsson, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Assoc. Prof. Carl Johan Sundberg, Karolinska Institutet

Dr. Maria Sörby, SciLifeLab, Uppsala


If you have any questions relating to Diagnostics Forum 2013, please contact:

Dr Anna Ridderstad Wollberg, project manager, Uppsala BIO, Phone: +46 (0)70 303 83 04,


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