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The MEDLAB Congress provided delegates with a holistic conference programme covering six sub specialties within laboratory medicine.

Laboratory Management, Molecular Diagnosis, Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology, Haematology and Histopathology were discussed within separate one-day programmes.

All tracks covered the newest developments and technologies within their specialty. An expert faculty introduced topics from a genomic and molecular level as well as Point Of Care Testing.

The MEDLAB Congress was divided into six individual tracks
  • Laboratory Management 
  • Molecular Diagnosis
  • Microbiology
  • Histopathology
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Haematology
Benefits of attending
  • Analyse the histology Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) in laboratory management
  • Recognise the genetics of familial breast cancer
  • Evaluate the molecular aspects of metabolic diseases in the UAE
  • Review the lessons learned after the pandemic influenza
  • Examine the latest marker in a cardiac profile
  • Recommend how to improve blood transfusion practice in the Middle East
  • Explore updates in sickle cell anemia
Who attended
  • Heads of Laboratory
  • Pathologists
  • Haematologists
  • Histologists/Histopathologists
  • Microbiologists
  • Molecular Biologists
  • Immunologists
  • Biomedical Technicians
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Heads of Diagnostics
  • Heads of Microbiology
  • Biologists
  • Virologists
  • General Managers
  • Chemists
  • Infectologists
  • Parasitologists
  • Human Geneticists
  • Immune Geneticists
  • Toxicologists
  • Pharmacologists
  • Geneticists
  • Blood Bank Managers
  • Phlebotomists
  • Tropical Medicine Specialists
  • Nurses

Dr Mansour Al-Zarouni, BSc (USA), MSc & PhD (UK), Consultant Medical & Molecular Microbiologist, Director, SRL Diagnostics, DHCC, Dubai, UAE

Activity director: Dr Kandice Kottke-Marchant, Chair, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Grantor Acknowledgment
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education acknowledges educational grants for partial support of this activity from:

Accreditation statement

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Leading Congress Supporter
SEHA - Abu Dhabi Health Services
Supporting Bodies
Organised by
Member of
UAE Ministry of Health
Dubai Health Authority
Health Authority - Abu Dhabi