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AMP to Recognize Andrew P. Feinberg, MD, MPH with 2017 Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics

Epigenetics pioneer to receive Association's highest honor at upcoming Annual Meeting
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AMP Announces Results of 2017 Leadership Elections

AMP has announced the results of its 2017 Leadership Elections. AMP is an organization driven by the dedication of its volunteers and looks forward to working with these newly elected leaders.

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AMP 2017 Housing and Registration Now Open!

We hope to see you at the AMP Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City!

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AMPlifications: All the News for AMP Members!

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Now Available: Abstract Extracts from AMP Global 2017

Abstracts from our inaugural AMP Global Congress on Molecular Pathology are now available:

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AMP Issues Best Practice Guidelines for Next-Generation Sequencing-based Oncology Panel Validation

AMP has published consensus recommendations that will help clinical laboratory professionals achieve high-quality sequencing results and deliver better care for cancer patients.

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ASCP, CAP, AMP, ASCO Issue Molecular Biomarkers for the Evaluation of Colorectal Cancer Guidelines

This pivotal guideline addresses a wide range of molecular markers appropriate for testing in patients with early and advanced colorectal cancer. The guideline will aid in establishing standard molecular marker testing to help guide targeted therapy decisions, and advance personalized care for colorectal cancer patients.

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AMP Expresses Concern on Immigration Executive Order's Impact to Medical Research and Patient Care

AMP joins over 50 other medical and scientific organizations in a letter to President Trump expressing concern about the executive order on immigration. The letter asks the administration to provide additional guidance and reconsider aspects of the executive order to avoid disruptions to patient care, health education, and medical research.

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EGFR and NSCLC Diagnostic Strategies: What Should You Know?

AMP has partnered with Medscape to develop this free online learning opportunity.  This event was recorded live at the AMP 2016 Annual Meeting.  A recorded version of this event can be accessed using the links below.

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AMP Issues New Joint Guidelines to Standardize Interpretation and Reporting of
Sequence Variants in Cancer

Clinical laboratory and oncology experts collaborate to publish evidence-based somatic variant classification system to improve patient care.

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AMP Applauds FDA’s Decision to Delay Final Regulatory Guidance for Laboratory Developed Procedures

Organization of molecular diagnostics professionals reaffirms commitment to preserving broad access to essential patient care.

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Read the November Issue of The ChAMPion!

The ChAMPion offers the latest updates from AMP's advocacy committees. This issue spans topics from PAMA to Zika to Recent LDP events on Capitol Hill. Click here to read more!

AMP Explores New Technological Advancements to Improve Diagnosis and Optimize Treatment Selection for Invasive Infectious Diseases

AMP has announced a new report that examines how sophisticated technology advancements are being implemented to improve diagnosis and optimize treatment selection for multiple invasive, opportunistic and often deadly infectious diseases. The manuscript titled "Emerging and Future Applications of MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory: A Report of the Association for Molecular Pathology" has been released online ahead of publication in the November 2016 issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.

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AMP Announces 2016 Award Recipients

AMP has announced the recipients of the Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership Award and the AMP Meritorious Service Award. Together with the AMP Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics, these awards will be presented at the AMP 2016 Annual Meeting.

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AMP Appreciates Opportunity to Discuss with Congressional Leaders How Laboratory Developed Procedures Benefit Patient Care

AMP recently participated in two events designed to help educate lawmakers and congressional staff about laboratory developed procedures (LDPs) and the vital role they play in precision medicine and patient care. Both the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Hearing and the Co-hosted Congressional Briefing provided bipartisan forums for AMP leaders to discuss how LDPs are currently designed, validated, regulated, and used in a variety of clinical settings.
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AMP to Recognize Eric Lander with 2016 Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics

Eric Lander, PhD, President and Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and Professor of Biology at MIT and Professor of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School, has earned this year's Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics for his countless contributions to the field. The award will be presented at the AMP 2016 Annual Meeting on November 10, 2016 in Charlotte, N.C. Following the award presentation, Dr. Lander will deliver a special lecture on his 35-year journey uncovering insights to benefit human health.
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AMP Establishes New Standard for Clinical Utility of Molecular Diagnostics for Inherited Diseases and Cancer

A new report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics recognizes the value of testing procedures and promotes paradigm corrections to drive widespread adoption of a more proactive, patient-centered approach to modern healthcare.
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AMP NEWS: AMP Announces Results of 2016 Leadership Elections

The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) today announced the results of its 2016 Leadership Elections. AMP is an organization driven by the dedication of its volunteers and looks forward to working with these newly elected leaders.

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POLICY ALERT: AMP Looks Forward to Working with FDA on Guidance for NGS-Based Tests

The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) today announced that it looks forward to working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to determine the best adaptive approach to regulating Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) tests. AMP plans on submitting formal comments to the two new draft guidance documents released on July 6th, 2016.

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NOW CLOSED: 2016 CAP/IASLC/AMP Lung Biomarkers Public Open Comment Period

Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) in partnership with the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) is pleased to announce a public open comment period for draft recommendations developed during the update and revision of the evidence-based recommendations originally published in Molecular Testing Guideline for Selection of Lung Cancer Patients for EGFR and ALK Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors: Guideline from the CAP, the IASLC, and the AMP
Open Comment Period CLOSED August 2nd. Look for updates on this project in the coming months!

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An Update from AMP Advocacy: Read the latest issue of The ChAMPion

April 18, 2016: The May 2016 issue of The ChAMPion spans topics from Zika to the recent JMD publication on the results of AMP's microcosting project. Charles E. Hill, MD, PhD, updates membership on the development of Zika LDPs and the importance role community diagnostics will play as mosquito season arrives in the U.S.
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AMPlifications - All Molecular, All the Time

Get a glimpse of AMP's recent work in education, innovation, and advocacy for molecular diagnostics.

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Introducing AMP's New Policy Newsletter - The ChAMPion

Hot off the presses is the first edition of The ChAMPion Newsletter! The ChAMPion aims to better educate members on rapidly evolving public policy issues affecting molecular pathology. Check out the link to the first issue below, where you can read about recent AMP advocacy news including AMP's response to FDA's report on oversight of LDPs; Common Rule NPRM; Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA); and two upcoming FDA workshops.
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