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UTHSC’s Bernd Meibohm Receives $315,651 Instrumentation Grant for Small Molecule Drug Development


Bernd Meibohm, PhD, FCP, associate dean for Research and Graduate Programs, and professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $315,651 from the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

This grant will allow for the purchase of a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer as shared instrumentation for 12 NIH-supported research projects in the University of Tennessee Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine that are focused on drug discovery and development.

Targeted indications include the treatments of a variety of cancer types, tuberculosis, radiation injury, and other conditions. The instrument will be used to measure concentrations of medications in biological samples.