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Alumna Clint Alfaro Wins 2016 Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Best Paper Award
Posted on March 1, 2017
Clint Alfaro, BS Biochemistry 2014 UNCG, received the 2016 Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Best Paper Award from Springer International Publishing AG. The paper presented Alfaro’s work in the graduate program at Purdue using mass spectrometry to guide surgeons in tumor resection. “This research is a key contribution to the literature as it clearly demonstrates how innovations in mass spectrometry ionization sources can have significant impact in medicine,” said David C. Muddiman, editor of ABC. “In the study, Alfaro and his colleagues demonstrate the use of touch-spray mass spectrometry for the direct analysis of kidney tissue from patients with renal cell carcinoma.