Peng Gao is a Research Associate in the Proteomics Center of Excellence. He earned his degrees in drug discovery and medical sciences field with B.S. (Pharmaceutical Analysis), M.S. (Pharmaceutics) and Ph.D. (Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina). After finishing post-doctoral training at Mass Spectrometry Core Facility of MUSC, he joined PCE and served as the lab manager. Peng’s research interest focuses on the application of LCMS and MS-Imaging on metabolomics and proteomics of clinically derived tissues, fluids and exosomes to explore biological mechanisms, diagnostic and therapeutic targets for diseases.