Diabetes Research Center (DRC)
Washington University in St. Louis

R. Reid Townsend, M.D., Ph.D.

R. Reid Townsend, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Internal Medicine

Mailing Address   Campus Box 8127
660 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Office Location   Room 721 Southwest Tower
Office Phone:   (314) 362-7709
Lab Phone:   (314) 286-2452
Fax:   (314) 362-9126
E-mail address:   rtownsend@wustl.edu

Research interest relevant to diabetes:

Islet Biology & Immunology

Dr. Townsend's primary research interest is the discovery and validation of biomakers in tissues and biological fluids using proteomics and metabolomics. His research program focuses on the development of robust sample preparation and separation methods and the application of advanced mass spectrometric technologies to clinical medicine. His laboratory has ongoing collaborative protein biomarker projects in cancer (pancreatic, breast, prostate and bladder) and Alzheimer's disease using plasma, CSF, urine and formalin-fixed tissues.

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Descriptor of Research:

Basic and translational

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Div of Endo Metab & Lipid Rsrch

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