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Satya Narla, PhD.
Satya Narla, PhD.

Rank: Senior Clinical Chemistry Fellow

Campus Address:
171 Ashley Ave.
Dept of Pathology and Lab Medicine
Charleston, SC 29425

Phone: 843-792-4618


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Clinical and Bio-Analytical Chemistry , Cleveland State University, OH
Certificate course as Clinical Research Associate, Lotus Clinical Research Academy, INDIA
Bachelor of Pharmacy, Osmania University, INDIA


Method development and validation by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) for the measurement of clinically relevant small molecules in biological fluids

Point-of-care testing

Factors affecting test results


  1. Zengliu Su, Satya Nandana Narla and Yusheng Zhu, 25-Hydroxyvitamin D: analysis and clinical application, Clinica Chimica Acta, 2014, 433, 200–205.
  2. Satya Nandana Narla, Poornima Pinnamaneni, Huan Nie, Yu Li and Xue-long Sun, BSA-boronic acid conjugate as lectin mimetics, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 2014, 442, 562-567.
  3. Satya Nandana Narla and Xue-long Sun, Immobilized Sialyloligo-Macroligand and its Protein Binging Specificity, Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13, 1675-1682.
  4. Satya Nandana Narla and Xue-long Sun, Glyco-Macroligand Microarray with Controlled Orientation and Glycan Density, Lab on a Chip, 2012, 12, 1656-1663.
  5. Satya Nandana Narla, Huan Nie, Yu Li and Xue-Long Sun, Recent Advances in the Synthesis and Biomedical Applications of Chain-End Functionalized Glycopolymers, Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry, 2012, 31, 67-92.
  6. Satya Nandana Narla and Xue-long Sun, Oriented Glyco-Macroligand Formation Based on Site-Specific Immobilization of O-Cyanate Chain-End Functionalized Glycopolymer, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 2011, 9, 845-850.
Book Chapters
  1. Satya Nandana Narla and Yusheng Zhu, Chapter 39: Pain Management Testing, Applications of LC-MS in clinical labs: Practical Guidelines, Shanghai Scientific & Technical Publishers, October 2014.
  2. Satya Nandana Narla, Xue-Long Sun, Immobilized sialyloligo-macroligand and its protein binding specificity, Macro-Glycoligands – Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, Invited Manuscript
Publications in preparation
  1. Satya Nandana Narla, Juanita A. Epps and Yusheng Zhu, Evaluation of POCT glucose test performance by Patient Care Technicians (PCT) and Registered Nurses (RN), 2014 in preparation.
  2. Satya Nandana Narla and Yusheng Zhu, Impacts of sample volume and stopper on the stability of ethanol in lithium heparin plasma, 2014, in preparation.


clinical chemistry, mass spectrometry, point of care

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