Advancing excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide

Emerging Technologies in Pediatric Laboratory Medicine (C-ETPLM)

Improving diagnosis and management of patients from birth to adolescence


NamePositionCountryTermTime in Office
T. LangChairUK1st2018 07 - 2020 12
T.P. LohMemberSG1st2018 07 - 2020 12
C. M. MakMemberCN1st2019 01 - 2021 12
I. PapassitiriouMemberGR1st2018 07 - 2020 12
M. TurzynieckaMemberZA1st2018 07 - 2020 12
J. ZierkMemberDE1st2019 01 - 2021 12
K. KohseConsultantDE
S. GeaghanConsultantUS
R. GreavesETD EC LiaisonAU

The purpose of this Task Force is to develop procedures and processes to improve the diagnosis and management of patients from birth to adolescence

Terms of reference

  1. To identify, prioritise and coordinate projects to support the emerging science in pediatric laboratory medicine across the total testing process.
  2. To review the current concepts in Pediatric Laboratory Medicine and advance laboratory practice through the development and dissemination of position papers and guidelines.
  3. To develop existing links and establish new links with clinical and scientific societies working in other specialist organizations including neonatology, pediatrics, inherited metabolic diseases and other rare diseases.
  4. To lead education activities, including the tri-annual congress of Pediatric Laboratory Medicine.
  5. To coordinate a worldwide network of scientists working in laboratories specialized in Emerging Pediatric Laboratory Medicine (C-EPLM).
  6. To work to support emerging economies in Pediatric Laboratory Medicine.

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Clinical Societies

Michaela HartmannGerman Society of Endocrinology
Stefan WudyEuropean Society of Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE)

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

NameFull and Affiliate Member Societies
Martha LyonCanadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC)
Agnès MaillouxSociété Française de Biologie Clinique (SFBC)
Elena DuminIsrael Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
Atsushi WatanabeJapan Society of Clinical Chemistry (JSCC)
Audrone EidukaiteLithuanian Society of Laboratory Medicine
Josephine OnakoyaAssociation of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
Yolanda de RijkeNederlandse Vereniging voor Klinische Chemie en Laboratoriumgeneeskunde (NVKC)
Anne-Lise Bjørke-MonsenNorwegian Society of Medical Biochemistry
Ranya Abu SairPalestinian Medical Technology Association (PMTA)
Josep Miquel BauçáSociedad Española de Medicina de Laboratorio (SEQCML)
Eresha JasingheAssociation for Clinical Biochemistry, Sri Lanka
Umit Dilber MutluTurkish Biochemical Society (TBS)
Joely StraseskiAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)
Tran Thi Chi MaiVietnamese Association of Clinical Biochemists (VACB)

List of Addresses


Dr. Tim LANG
Clinical Biochemistry Department
University Hospital of North Durham
North Road
Durham, DH1 5TW - UK


Dr. Tze Ping LOH
Department of Laboratory Medicine
National University Hospital
5 Lower Kent Ridge Road
119074 Singapore - SG

Dr Chloe Miu MAK
Department of Pathology
Hong Kong Childrens’ Hospital
Hong Kong - HK

Department of Clinical Biochemistry
"Aghia Sophia" Children's Hospital
11527 Athens - GR

Department of Chemical Pathology
University of Kwazulu-Natal
Mazisi Kunene Road, 
Glenwood - Durban - ZA

Dr Jakob ZIERK
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
University Hospital Erlangen
Loschgestraße 15
91054 Erlangen
Germany - DE


Prof. Klaus P. KOHSE
Institute for Laboratory Diagnostics and Microbiology, Klinikum Oldenburg
10, Dr.-Eden-Street
D-26133 Oldenburg, Germany - DE

Stanford University School of Medicine
Department of Pathology
300 Pasteur Drive
Palo Alto CA 94304 - USA

ETD EC Liaison:

A/Prof. Ronda GREAVES
Biochemical Genetics
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052 AU 

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