Medical Student Research Fellowship for Summer 2010
Mentor: Richard Auchus
Department: Internal Medicine
Room number: Y5.210A
a) Mail Code: 8857
Phone number: 86751
Project title: Characterization of the Human Urinary Steroidome for Antidoping Applications
Human subjects IRB approved project number (where applicable): 032010-073
Animal subjects IRB approved project number (where applicable):
Project Type (patient-based research, animal-based research, or basic research; this characterization is only to permit a general classification for grouping similar types of projects)
Brief Description of Project:
1) Establish PCR-based assay for UGT2B17 Genotyping.
2) Collect urine samples from men with normal gonadul function, men on testosterone replacement, women with normal menses, and women with androgen excess disorders. Urine will be analyzed by GC/MS to characterize total 19-carbon steroid profiles.
Previous Research Activities or Publications with Medical Students: numerous