Grant ID RP190682
Awarded On August 21, 2019
Title A Targeted Proteomics and Metabolomics Mass Spectrometry Core Facility at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Core Facility Support Awards
Institution/Organization The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Principal Investigator/Program Director William K Russell
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $3,550,923
Lay Summary

The goal of this proposal is to provide state-of-the-art mass spectrometry technologies, expertise, and support for Texas cancer investigators. Mass Spectrometry allows investigators to examine molecular level changes in protein and metabolic pathways. The main goals of using mass spectrometry in translational research include detecting disease in the early stages, predicting disease prognosis and identifying targets for new therapeutics. The proposed core will accelerate the molecular level understanding of diseases in order to discover new biomarkers and therapeutic targets using absolute quantification methods. Unlike typical relative quantitative methods, in which relative changes betwee...

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