The Analytical Pharmacology Core facility (APCF) encourages and facilitiates collaborative research between basic scientists and clinicians by providing a wide range of analytical services that benefit both groups. The APCF conducts pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies for both chemotherapy clinical trials and peer-reviewed preclinical studies.
The primary services of the APCF are:
- Assay development and analysis (LS/MS/MS, GC/MS, HPLC, and AAS) of chemotherapeutic agents and related compounds.
- Study design and expert analysis of pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic, and metabolic data.
The facility’s services are available to both City of Hope and external researchers.