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Richard R. Drake PhD

Endowed Chair, Proteomics

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  • Professor
  • College of Medicine
  • Cell and Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Academic Focus
  • Imaging mass spectrometry of N-glycans in tissues
  • Discovery of glycomic biomarkers of cancer (prostate, breast, kidney, liver, pancreas)
  • Development of new analysis technologies for complex carbohydrates
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- B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Centre College, 1986

- Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Kentucky,1990

- Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with Alan Elbein, 1990-1992

- Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1992-2001

- Associate/Full Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2001-2011

- Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology, Medical University of South Carolina, 2011-present