Anna Lopez spent a night in December 2018 nervously making the four-hour drive from Miami back home to Safety Harbor, Florida. Her fiancé, Todd, had been admitted to the hospital earlier that day, after his severe cold progressed to the point where he could barely walk.
This year’s AACC meeting included 300 educational opportunities in the form of lectures, plenary sessions, scientific sessions, and roundtable sessions. Lab automation, sepsis, HIV, infectious disease biomarkers, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data science took center stage at the educational sessions.
Frederick Novy served an extensive career pioneering the development of microbiology as an academic discipline and field of research, and he assisted in setting the framework for modern medical science.