The VUMC Lipid Core provides the following services:
- Plasma Lipid Profile: Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL Cholesterol, Free Fatty Acids
- Gas chromatographic Tissue/Cell/Plasma Lipid Analyses: Phospholipids, Diglycerides, Free Fatty Acids, Triglycerides, Cholesterol Esters (includes fatty acid profile), Total Cholesterol, Unesterified Cholesterol (quantitation only)
- Plasma Fast Protein Lipoprotein Separation (FPLC): includes total cholesterol and triglycerides
Director: Larry Swift, Ph.D.
Administrative Officer: April Cribbs
For general inquiries, please contact Carla Harris at (615) 343-2645
To place a request for lipid analysis: https://vumc.corefacilities.org/sc/3868/vumc-lipid-core/
See here for more information.
The Lipid and Hormone cores are independent. Samples must be shipped separately.