Larry J. Kricka, D.Phil., FACB, FRSC, C.Sci.

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Emeritus Professor CE of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6575
B.A. (Chemistry w/honors)
York University, York, UK, 1968.
D.Phil. (Chemistry)
University of York, UK, 1971.
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Description of Research Expertise


Selected Publications

Lou JL, Panaro NJ, Wilding P, Fortina P, Kricka LJ.: Increased amplification efficiency of microchip-based PCR by dynamic surface passivation. Biotechniques 36: 248-252, 2004.

Panaro NJ, Lou XJ, Fortina P, Kricka LJ, and Wilding P.: Surface effects on PCR reactions in multichip microfluidic platforms. Biomedical Microdevices 6: 75-80, 2004.

Lou JL, Panaro NJ, Wilding P, Fortina P, Kricka LJ: Mutation detection using ligase chain reaction in passivated silicon-glass microchips and microchip capillary electrophoresis. Biotechniques 37: 392-398, 2004.

Gingeras T.R., Higuchi R., Kricka L.J., Lo D.Y.M.: Fifty years of molecular (DNA/RNA) diagnostics. Clinical Chemistry. 51: 661-667, 2005.

Kricka L.J., Fortina P. : Future perspectives on nucleic acid testing. DNA and RNA testing for human disease monitoring Lorincz A. (eds.). New York: Dekker, Page: 415-34, 2006.

Kricka LJ, Park JY, Reiprish A, Polsky TG, Nardiello MH.: The evolution of point-of-care testing. Point-of-Care. The Journal of Near-Patient Testing and Technology 14: 110-5, 2015.

Kricka LJ.: Quality assurance for multiplexed assays – how can it be achieved? Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation 76: S100-3, 2016.

Fortina P, London E, Park JY, Kricka LJ: Acute Myeloid Leukaemia: Methods and Protocols Methods in Molecular Biology. Springer, 2017.

Kricka LJ, Polsky TG, Park JY, Fortina P. : The Future of Laboratory Medicine - a 2014 Perspective. Clinica Chimica Acta 438: 284-303, Jan 2015 Notes: Epub 2014, Sept 16.

Wang P, Kricka LJ. : Current and emerging trends in point of care testing technology and strategies for clinical validation and implementation. Clinical Chemistry 64: 1439-52, 2018.

Kricka LJ, Heyner S. : Smartphones and semen analysis. Clinical Chemistry 64: 257-8, 2018.

Kricka LJ.: History of disruptions in laboratory medicine: what have we learned from predictions? Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine Page: 10.1515/cclm-2018-0518, 2018.

Park JY, Kricka LJ.: One hundred years of clinical laboratory automation:1967-2067. Clinical Biochemistry 50: 639-44, 2017.

Kricka LJ.: Photographic film, clinical chemistry and art. Clinical Chemistry 63: 1054-5, 2017.

Kricka LJ, Fortina P, Park JY.: Nanostructured luminescently-labeled nucleic acids. Luminescence 32: 132-41, 2017.

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Last updated: 11/15/2018
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