9.1.1 ANALYTICAL CORE SHARED SERVICE The overall mission of the Analytical Core Shared Service (ACSS) is to provide Cancer Center investigators with centralized resources and expertise in performing analytical chemistry assays and pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data analysis and interpretation. Specifically, the Analytical Core Shared Service has the following aims: ?To provide support in developing and implementing chromatography-based bioanalytical assays for quantification of cancer therapeutic and preventive agents, nutrients, carcinogens, and endogenous biochemicals in biological specimens; ?To provide support in quantitative analysis of cancer therapeutic and preventive agents, nutrients, carcinogens, and endogenous biochemicals in clinical and preclinical specimens; ?To provide support in developing proper sample handling and storage conditions for specimens collected for bioanalytical assays; ?To provide support in designing pharmacokinetic sample collection schedules and pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data analysis and interpretation. These services allow for the assessment of drug/nutrient/carcinogen exposure and disposition. Services provided by ACSS also support measurement of endogenous chemicals as surrogate cancer-risk biomarkers and pharmacodynamic endpoints. These lines of research have been essential to many projects currently being carried out at the Arizona Cancer Center, especially in programs with an emphasis in drug development and cancer prevention research.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30CA023074-35
Application #
8540928
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-07-01
Budget End
2014-06-30
Support Year
35
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$123,344
Indirect Cost
$42,288
Name
University of Arizona
Department
Type
DUNS #
806345617
City
Tucson
State
AZ
Country
United States
Zip Code
85721
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