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David Gorin, Robert Sprung

This week the Canary Foundation and American Cancer Society Early Detection Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for 2008 gave five recipients $138,000 each over three years to support research into early cancer detection.
Among the recipients are David Gorin at Harvard University, who is developing a new assay for the comparative analysis of protease activities in diseased and healthy tissues by “simultaneously investigating the activity of proteases on thousands of substrate peptides,” the Canary Foundation said in a statement.
Robert Sprung at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center also was named a fellow. He is developing, standardizing, and applying a method for the proteomic analysis of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded colon adema tissue.

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