Doctors usually enjoy the spotlight when it comes to healthcare matters, but another contingent quietly and diligently works behind the scenes to treat patients too – chemists. The community is invited to a free University of Findlay lecture that will illustrate how chemists are working to improve a specific method, conducted at the molecular level, to advance the practice of disease pathology.
Stephen Bach, Ph.D., a professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio, will speak on Thursday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Street Building, Room 102. Bach will discuss how he and others are working on technologies related to mass spectrometry. When used for medical purposes, this technique separates certain compounds from tissue to generate a more diverse sampling for analysis. The results could have implications for treatments of diseases ranging from Alzheimers to cancer.
Bach’s lecture is being hosted by UF’s American Chemical Society student chapter and the Northwest Central Ohio ACS local section. For more information, contact Nathan Tice, Ph.D., UF assistant chemistry professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 419-434-5890.