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An in-depth analysis of four classes of antidepressants quantification from human serum using LC–MS/MS

Depression is a growing global crisis, with females at a higher rate of diagnosis than males. While the percentage of patients on prescribed antidepressants have tripled over the last two decades, we are still at a crossroad where the discrepancy lies between finding a drug to suit a patient and monitoring the abundance of it in the body to prevent unwanted side effects. Liquid Chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS/MS) has garnered the attention of clinicians as a technique to....

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Simultaneous detection of salivary cortisol and cortisone using an automated high-throughput sample preparation method for LC-MS/MS

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry has emerged triumphant over the years as a reliable and high throughput clinical instrument to assess different metabolic irregularities. One of the latest applications of LC-MS/MS has been in the field of quantification of glucocorticoids, such as cortisol and cortisone from saliva, that can be an indicator of abnormalities such as Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH), Cushing's Syndrome, and Addison's disease. We have d....

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Brown Graduate Student Council
Brown Graduate Student Council

The Graduate Student Council (GSC) of Brown University is the student government organization for Brown’s graduate student community of approximately 2,600 members.

Our primary aims are....

South Asian Scholars in STEM
South Asian Scholars in STEM

South Asian Scholars in STEM (SASS) is the first of its kind professional development organization working to provide networking support to anyone identifying as South Asian and in the STEM fi....

Society of Women Engineers
Society of Women Engineers

The Society of Women Engineers is the world's largest advocate and catalyst for change for women in engineering and technology. This society was founded nationally in 19....

Global Brown Center for International Students
Global Brown Center for International Students

The Global Brown Center for International Students (GBC), formerly known as International Student Experience (ISE) Center, was established in May 2017 within the Division of Campus Life in ord....

Females in Mass Spectrometry
Females in Mass Spectrometry

Females in Mass Spectrometry (FeMS) is a community-led initiative to create a network of support for women in the field of mass spectrometry.

Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, America
Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, America

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) is the largest global nonprofit advancing ovarian cancer research while supporting women and their families.

Relay for Life Penn State
Relay for Life Penn State

Relay For Life at Penn State has raised over $1 million for the American Cancer Society. In 2022, they've raised $33,446.76 through year-long fundraising and in-person events, including the 12-....