TGen names Head of new Center for Proteomics

May 27, 2009

By hammersmith

[Source: TGen] – The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) has hired a key player in Arizona’s efforts to become a world-premier center for personalized medicine.

Dr. Konstantinos “Kostas” Petritis is the first Head of TGen’s new Center for Proteomics. The new center will play a significant role in the Partnership for Personalized Medicine (PPM), and in the PPM’s development of specifically targeted treatments for individual patients afflicted with cancer and other debilitating conditions.

The PPM is an alliance founded in 2007 between TGen, Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute and Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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