Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Statistics and Quality Control, Method Development and Validation; Director of the Laboratory for Analytical Chemistry ID-MS Reference Laboratory, UniversitBiography
Prof. Dr. Linda Thienpont has spent most of her career developing and validating reference measurement procedures, using isotope dilution-gas chromatography and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry, for the analysis of many components in serum/plasma. These have included clinical chemistry analytes, steroid hormones, thyroid hormones, peptides and vitamin metabolites. By establishing metrological traceability and assessing trueness/accuracy hierarchically lower (routine) methods in laboratory medicine, she has worked with the eminent standardization and certification authorities, in addition to Chairing the IFCC Committee on the Standardization of Thyroid Hormones. She has worked in research projects with different IVD manufacturers world-wide and been involved in proficiency testing/External Quality Assessment Organizations, Accreditation Bodies and Governmental Offices. She has been involved in many educational campaigns and has published more than 168 scientific papers.