Dr. Peter Kavsak

Juravinski Hospital

Successfully Implementing a High-Sensitivity Troponin Assay with Your Clinical Colleagues

In this video, Dr. Pete Kavsak, clinical scientist at Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton, discusses the transition from contemporary cardiac troponin assays to high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays in a clinical lab, and explains the importance of understanding the associated requirements and benefits of making the transition.

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Dr. Peter Kavsak
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Dr. Peter Kavsak

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Clinical Chemist, Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton More

Dr. Peter Kavsak

Juravinski Hospital

Peter Kavsak , PhD, FCACB, FACB, FCCS, is an associate professor of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McCaster University, based at the Juravinski Hospital Cancer Center. He recieved a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from McGill University in 1997, and PhD in Molecular and Medical Genetics from the University of Toronto in 2002. In 2016, he gained a fellowship in the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. Kavsak's main research focus is in the clinical application of new diagnostic tests and in novel biomarkers for diagnostics, such as cancer and cardiac biomarkers.