On the occasion of Shimadzu's 50th year of producing mass spectrometry instrument, we talk to researchers using Shimadzu MS instruments in their daily work and ask about their expectations for Shimadzu and the future of MS technology.

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Ruth Gordillo, Ph.D.

April 2020

Ruth Gordillo, Ph.D.
Director, Metabolic Phenotyping Core, Touchstone Diabetes Center
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.

The Touchstone Diabetes Center is devoted to the study of the cells and tissues that are either contributing to or are affected by diabetes and its related diseases....

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Dr. Charita S. Kwan

March 2020

Dr. Charita S. Kwan
Head of the Research and Analytical Services Laboratory, Natural Sciences Research Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman

Over the past 20 years, I have become involved in the measurement of organic micropollutants, especially POPs and EDCs. In 2000, our laboratory was chosen to represent the Philippines in the ...

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March 2020

Pierre Marquet, MD, PhD
Head of the pharmacology and toxicology department at the University Hospital of Limoges, France.

Our main research topic is personalized medicine in organ transplant recipients. More generally, we set up analytical techniques to determine drugs or toxicants in biofluids to improve patient care. ...

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February 2020

Dr. Adam Cawley
Science Manager, Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory, Racing NSW

For the detection of peptide and protein drug molecules of interest to anti-doping we are developing methods of analysis using the Nexera Mikros Micro-Flow LC-MS-MS instrument to achieve ...

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February 2020

Prof. Marcos N. Eberlin
MackMass – Mackenzie Laboratory for Mass Spectrometry –
Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo Brazil

Main field of study:
Microorganisms
Easy ambient sonic-spray ionization (EASI)

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Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD

January 2020

Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD,
Section Head of Preventive Cardiology & Rehabilitation, Cleveland Clinic, USA

My research is focused on understanding the mechanisms of heart disease. To do that, we use mass spectrometry as a primary tool to discover the chemical signatures, both in the artery ...

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Wang Guanghui, Professor

January 2020

Wang Guanghui, Professor
National Centre for Mass Spectrometry,
Institute of Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences

We mainly use GC-MS and LC-MS for qualitative analysis of complex mixtures. We not only look for compounds in a spectral database, but also can carry out structure analysis on unknown ...

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