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2018 Industry Events

2018 Industry Events

Roche Diagnostics USA will be at the following events in 2018.

Core Laboratory

Date
Event Name
Location

Molecular

Date
Event Name
Location
March 24-27, 2018 Society of Gynecologic Oncology ( SGO) New Orleans, LA
April 18–21, 2018 American Socieety for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology ( ASCCP) Las Vegas, NV
April 27–29, 2018 American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists ( ACOG) Austin, TX
May 6–9, 2018 Clinical Virology Symposium ( CVS) West Palm Beach, FL
May 20–24, 2018 American College of Nurse-Midwives ( ACNM) Savannah, GA
June 2–5, 2018 Association of Public Health Laboratories ( APHL) Pasadena, CA
June 2–6, 2018 American Transplant Congress ( ATC) Seattle, WA
June 7–11, 2018 American Society for Microbiology ( ASM) Atlanta, GA
June 13–15, 2018 Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology ( APIC) Minneapolis, MN
July 29–August 2, 2018 American Association for Clinical Chemistry ( AACC) Chicago, IL
October 3–5, 2018 American Society for Clinical Pathology ( ASCP) Baltimore, MD
October 3–7, 2018 ID Week ( ID Week) San Francisco, CA
October 13–16, 2018 American Association of Blood Banks ( AABB) Boston, MA
October 21–24, 2018 College of American Pathologists ( CAP) Chicago, IL
November 1–3, 2018 Association for Molecular Pathology ( AMP) San Antonio, TX
November 10–13, 2018 American Society of Cytopathology ( ASC) Washington, DC
November 14–17, 2018 National Society of Genetic Counselors ( NSGC) Atlanta, GA
TBD Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health ( NPWH) TBD

Point of Care

Date
Event Name
Location
March 8-10, 2018 Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America ( THSNA) San Diego, CA
March 13-15, 2018 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assembly ( PEM) Orlando, FL
April 23-24, 2018 Anticoagulation Boot Camp ( AC Forum Bootcamp) Austin, TX
May 6-9, 2018 Clinical Virology Symposium ( CVS) West Palm Beach, FL
June 7-11, 2018 American Society for Microbiology ( ASM) Atlanta, GA
June 13–15, 2018 Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology ( APIC) Minneapolis, MN
July 29–August 2, 2018 American Association for Clinical Chemistry ( AACC) Chicago, IL
October 3–7, 2018 ID Week ( ID Week) San Francisco, CA
October 31-November 3, 2018 Association for Molecular Pathology ( AMP) San Antonio, TX
November 2-6, 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics ( AAP) Orlando, FL

Tissue

Date
Event Name
Location
News & Announcements

News & Announcements

General News

Date
Title
Sept. 25, 2018 Working Mother Names Roche Diagnostics as one of the 2018 “100 Best Companies”
August 30, 2018 Roche Diagnostics and University of Indianapolis Partner with Ascend Indiana to Create The Roche Academy
August 9, 2018 Roche Diagnostics Earns 2019 Military Friendly Employer Designation
April 10, 2018 Roche Diagnostics Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE
March 6, 2018 NAFE names Roche Diagnostics one of the 2018 Top 70 Companies for Executive Women
December 7, 2017 Roche Diagnostics Named a Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media
December 7, 2017 Roche Diagnostics honored as one of the best places to work in 2018, a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award winner
October 3, 2017 Roche launches NAVIFY Tumor Board solution to provide decision support to oncology care teams
September 26, 2017 Roche Diagnostics Named to 2017 Working Mother “100 Best Companies” for Leadership in Family Benefits and Paid Leave
September 13, 2017 Roche Diagnostics and Rory Staunton Foundation partnership announced at the fourth National Forum on Sepsis
July 31, 2017 Roche to showcase power of connected lab at AACC 2017 Clinical Lab Expo
March 29, 2017 Time Inc.’s People and Great Place to Work® Name Roche Diagnostics One of 2017’s “50 Companies That Care”
March 9, 2017 Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name Roche Diagnostics One of the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For
October 25, 2016 Mayor, Roche chairman lead Indianapolis site dedication

Core Laboratory

Date
Title
July 13, 2018 Roche PCT assay cleared for expanded use – Important tool in antibiotic resistance crisis
December 1, 2017 Roche Supports FDA Communication about Potential for Biotin Interference with Lab Tests
June 23, 2017 Roche receives FDA approval for fourth-generation HIV combination antigenantibody assay-allowing detection of infection with high sensitivity and specificity
January 19, 2017 Breakthrough development for Americans with suspected heart attack — Next generation Troponin T test from Roche cleared by FDA
January 5, 2017 Roche gains FDA Clearance for 18-Minute Anti-Müllerian Hormone Test to Assess Ovarian Reserve
January 4, 2017 Roche launches cobas® c 513 analyzer and HbA1c Gen. 3 assay to meet increasing demand for testing of people with diabetes
August 5, 2016 Roche receives 510(k) clearance from FDA for Treponema pallidum assay to aid clinicians in the diagnosis of syphilis infection
June 21, 2016 Roche receives FDA clearance for its Procalcitonin (PCT) assay to help clinicians effectively assess sepsis risk and manage sepsis patients
March 23, 2016 Roche submits filing to FDA for cobas® Procalcitonin (PCT) assay to help clinicians assess response of septic patients to treatment
March 2, 2016 Roche submits filing to FDA for HbA1c testing solution to help meet increasing demand for HbA1c testing of people with diabetes

Diagnostic Information Solutions

Date
Title
September 18, 2018 Roche’s NAVIFY decision support portfolio unlocks relevant content from clinical trial and medical publication databases
June 19, 2018 University of Missouri School of Medicine, Roche collaborate on first US implementation of tumor board software that improves treatment decision process for cancer patients

Molecular

Date
Title
August 23, 2018 Roche receives FDA approval for cobas EGFR Mutation Test v2 as companion diagnostic with IRESSA (gefitinib) in first-line treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
August 21, 2018 New cervical cancer screening guidelines recommend HPV testing alone
February 13, 2018 Roche Diagnostics recognizes Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories as Roche Molecular Center of Excellence
February 13, 2018 Roche receives FDA clearance for Factor II and Factor V test on the cobas® 4800 system
October 6, 2017 FDA approves Roche cobas Zika as first commercially-available donor screening test for Zika virus
June 28, 2017 Roche expands Harmony® Prenatal Test to include 22q11.2 deletion testing
June 5, 2017 Roche receives FDA approval for CMV viral load testing on cobas® 6800/8800 Systems
April 19, 2017 Roche Diagnostics recognizes Sentara Consolidated Laboratories as Roche Molecular Center of Excellence
March 17, 2017 New MagNA Pure 24 System by Roche offers labs improved flexibility and automation
March 13, 2017 Roche Diagnostics recognizes Poplar Healthcare as Roche Molecular Center of Excellence
October 24, 2016 LabCorp is first US laboratory to offer molecular testing with new fully automated cobas 8800 system from Roche
October 21, 2016 Roche receives FDA approval for fully automated blood screening assay on the cobas® 6800/8800 Systems
July 7, 2016 Roche Receives FDA Approval for Use of SurePath Preservative Fluid with cobas® HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Screening
June 1, 2016 FDA Grants First Liquid Biopsy Approval to the Roche cobas® EGFR Mutation Test v2
March 21, 2016 FDA approves expanded use of Roche hepatitis C virus RNA test as aid in diagnosis
January 28, 2016 Updated cervical cancer screening guidelines from leading ob-gyn society support expanded use of cobas HPV Test for primary screening

Point of Care

Date
Title
April 30, 2018 Roche introduces first self-testing device for Warfarin monitoring with built in Bluetooth® technology
August 1, 2016 Roche receives FDA clearance & CLIA waiver for the cobas® Flu A/B & RSV assay
July 15, 2016 CoaguChek® PT/INR devices for use at the point of care and for patient self-testing remain a safe and effective option for patients on anticoagulation therapy

Tissue

Date
Title
March 26, 2018 Roche launches VENTANA DP 200 slide scanner for digital pathology
November 14, 2017 Roche receives FDA clearance for the VENTANA MMR IHC Panel for patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer