Clinical Translation Medicine

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Center for Translational Medicine

The Center for Translational Medicine provides the infrastructure, expertise and resources necessary to translate innovative drugs and biological reagents into Phase 1 clinical trials and facilitate the development of new therapies for patient treatment. 

For more information on CTM, go to or contact

For more information on services and fees please contact our program manager and operational lead, Beverly Norris.

Clinical Pharmacology

The Clinical Pharmacology shared resource at the Masonic Cancer Center provides pharmacology services and expertise for funded cancer-related projects of Masonic Cancer Center members. Investigators are encouraged to contact the Clinical Pharmacology shared resource early in the planning stages of the project to assess feasibility and determine study design. 

For more information on services and fees, go to or contact Jim Fisher at

Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory

The Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ARDL) is a Central Biochemistry Laboratory that is fully accredited by CLIA, CAP, and the New York State Department of Health. 

For more information about ARDL and its unique assets, please go to or contact Bharat Thyagarajan at

Cytokine Reference Laboratory

The Cytokine Reference Laboratory is a CLIA-88 licensed facility specializing in the analysis of cytokines, chemokines, growth factors and other soluble mediators from a variety of biological sources from humans and animal species.

For a full list of equipment and services please go to To request a quote please go to or contact Mike Ehrhardt.

Translational Therapy Laboratory (TTL)

The TTL is the central laboratory that provides MCC investigators with sample processing, immune monitoring, biorepository management; and receives and processes patient blood samples from clinical trials. 

To use TTL services, IRB-approved protocol and a Chart String must be confirmed prior to accepting samples in the lab. 

For consultation services or for more information on services and rates go to or contact Rose Wangen at

This is a cancer center supported resource with a subsidized rate for MCC members.

This comprehensive list of translational resources is provided by CRTI. Please direct all questions about content on this page to CRTI.

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