Discussing “Laboratory miniaturization hand in hand with Microfabrication and Nanotechnology – systems integration at the microscale “with Dr. Vania Silverio of INESC-MN, Portugal.

Discussing “Laboratory miniaturization hand in hand with Microfabrication and Nanotechnology – systems integration at the microscale “with Dr. Vania Silverio of INESC-MN, Portugal.

Dr. Vania Silverio is a Microfluidics architect with strong background in microengineering. She combines know-how in simulation, design and fabrication of micron-sized fluidic paths with the integration of sensing and actuation elements towards the miniaturization of laboratories. Dr. Silverio is the Leader of the Microfluidics group at INESC Microsystems and Nanotechnologies (INESC MN) providing modular microfluidic solutions. She is Invited Assistant Professor at the Physics Department of Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), ULisboa where, among others, she is the responsible for the curricular course on Microfluidics, unique in Portugal. She supervises…

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Nicola Hodges from Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation, speaks about “Application of Point-Of-Care in disease outbreak”

Nicola Hodges from Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation, speaks about “Application of Point-Of-Care in disease outbreak”

Nicola is the POCT coordinator at the Royal United Hospitals Bath Foundation Trust and have been for just over 2 years now. She has been a senior biomedical scientist in biochemistry in the manual section again for around 2 years before this and a specialist BMS since 2003. Her most recent education was the certificate in expert practice in POCT awarded by the IBMS in 2021. She has always had a great passion for POCT, and she enjoys her job despite the many challenges. She believes that POCT is the…

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Discussing ‘Reducing Errors at Point-Of-Care’ with Uchenna Okeahiala of Airedale and Bradford Hospitals Integrated Pathology Solutions, UK .

Discussing ‘Reducing Errors at Point-Of-Care’ with Uchenna Okeahiala of Airedale and Bradford Hospitals Integrated Pathology Solutions, UK .

Graduated from University of Nigeria with a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences in 1989, Uchenna started her career as a Biomedical Scientist in Nigeria She relocated to the United Kingdom in 1991 where she obtained her Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from University of Cardiff with a Distinction in 1996 and went on to score a certificate in management from the Open University (1999). Later in 2006, she obtained a certificate in Extended Practice in Quality Management with Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS). Since then has worked in various NHS…

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Jyoti Chandok from Concordia University, Canada speaks about ‘Factors leading to the increase in demand POCT tech and challenges in upholding Quality Standards.’

Jyoti Chandok from Concordia University, Canada speaks about ‘Factors leading to the increase in demand POCT tech and challenges in upholding Quality Standards.’

Jyoti Chandok is a seasoned professional who has been working in the healthcare sector for over 19 years. She has fulfilled several roles specializing in patient care including phlebotomy, blood analysis for hematology, immunology, genetics, and specialized method development for HIV drug-level testing using mass spectrometry. Currently, Jyoti is an Assistant Chief Medical Technologist of Point-of-Care at the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She holds a B.Sc. in Cell and Molecular Biology from Concordia University and is an active member of both the Ordre professionnel des…

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