ASTS Awards Qizhi Tang, Ph.D. Faculty Research Grant for Biomarker Discovery and Functional Genomics
The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) has awarded Qizhi Tang, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Division of Transplant Surgery at UCSF, and Director of the Transplantation Research Laboratory and Tang Laboratory, was awarded a Faculty Research Grant for Biomarker Discovery and Functional Genomics, The details were published online by Transplant Genomics Inc. (TGI) which is the sponsor if the grant:
The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) announced that Qizhi Tang, PhD, of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has been awarded a Faculty Research Grant for Biomarker Discovery and Functional Genomics, sponsored by Transplant Genomics Inc. (TGI). The grant was provided to support translational or clinical research projects designed to test the utility of genomic biomarkers developed by TGI in monitoring and managing transplant recipients.
“Our mission is to save and improve lives with transplantation and advance the art and science of transplant surgery,” commented ASTS Incoming President Charles M. Miller, MD, of Cleveland Clinic. “We are delighted that Dr. Tang’s work will be facilitated by the ASTS grants program, and we are pleased to be partnering with Transplant Genomics to advance research in the field of transplantation.”
“This is a significant opportunity for both our organizations to support translational research with the aim of moving advances in science to the clinic,” said TGI President & CEO Dr. Stan Rose. “It embodies our commitment to working closely with the transplant community as we proceed with commercializing our genomic biomarker tests.”