Vanderbilt University Medical Center Research Core Facilities:
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Core Contact Billing Application
Analytical Resource Center

 Youmin Zhang

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Biostatistics Collaboration Center

 Audrey Carvajal

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
BioVU 

 Celeste Paris-Jones

iLab
Cardiovascular Physiology Core (CPC)

 Lin Zhong

iLab
Cardiovascular Translational and Clinical Research Core (CLTCR)

 Kelsey Tomasek

iLab

Center for Experiential Learning & Assessment (CELA)

  PHS/STP
  SAS

 Jennifer Ray

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Clinical Sciences Core

​ Bev Woodward

iLab

Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Lab Sciences Core

 Cindy Hager iLab

Clinical Pathology Research Core
(VCPR)

 James H. Nichols iLab

Clinical Research Center (CRC)

  CRC Adult Facilities Core
  CRC Pediatric Facilities Core 

 Jennifer Adams

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
Clinical Trials Radiology Support Core

 Rebekah Smith

iLab

Clinical Trials Shared Resource (CTSR)

 

 Chad Maddox

iLab

Clinical Trails Processing Core

 CTPC.Lab@vumc.org iLab
Cooperative Human Tissue Network (CHTN)

 Kerry Wiles

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
Data Coordinating Center

 Lindsay O'Neal

iLab

Diet, Body Composition and Human Metabolism Core

 Heidi Silver

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Digital Histology Shared Resource

 Joseph Roland

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
Division of Animal Care

 DACbilling@vumc.org

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
Eicosanoid Core

 Ginger Milne

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
Energy Balance Core

 Maciej Buchowski

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Environmental Health & Safety

  Dosimetry
  Hazardous Waste
  RAM Purchasing

 Stacey Moore

iLab

Epidemiology Shared Resources
Biospecimen Core

 Regina Courtney

iLab

Epidemiology Shared Resources
Survey Research Shared Resource

 John White iLab

Flow Cytometry Shared Resource

 Kevin Weller

 iLab
Free Radicals in Medicine Core (FRIM)

 Sergey Dikalov

iLab

Health Policy 
Computer Recharge Center
(Prev. Med. Computer)

 Jim Daugherty

iLab

Health Policy
EIP Server Shared Resource

 Terri McMinn iLab

Health Services Research
Database Analysis Core

   Lesley Bristol iLab

Health Services Research
Effective Health Communication Core

  Sara Williamson  iLab

Health Services Research
Human Factors and Systems Safety Core

  Russ Beebe iLab

Health Services Research
Implementation Science Core

 Erin Accord Collaborative Core*

Health Services Research
Qualitative Research Core

  Kemberlee Bonnet iLab

CTSA Supported Cores
Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core 

Yvonne Joosten  

Hearing & Speech EEG Core

 Kerri Stanley iLab
Hormone Assay and Analytical Services Core

 Dale Edgerton

iLab

Human Metabolic Physiology Core

 John Koethe iLab
Immunogenomics, Microbial Genetics and Single Cell Technologies (IMGSCT)

 Rama Gangula
 IMGSCTCore@vumc.org

iLab

Innovative Translational Research Shared Resource (ITR)

 Kimberly Dahlman

iLab

Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS)

Center for Human Studies
Center for Small Animal Imaging
Chemistry and Radiochemistry

 

vuiis.hi.scheduling@vumc.org
Jarrod True
Todd Peterson

iLab
Integrative Data and Services Core (IDASC)

 Laura Jones 
 victrbigdata@vumc.org

iLab

Investigational Drug Service

  Main Campus
  Oncology
  One Hundred Oaks
  Green Hills

Donna Torr, IDS Program Director

 Ursula Powell  (vuhids@vumc.org)
 Amy Hood  (oncids@vumc.org)
 Kathryn Williford (ohoids@vumc.org)
 Kathryn Williford (ohoids@vumc.org)

iLab
Islet Procurement and Analysis Core

 Marcela Brissova 

iLab
Kennedy Center Core Services

 Tim Stafford

iLab

Lipid Core

 Carla Harris iLab

Metabolic Kitchen Core

 Heidi Silver VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Molecular Cell Biology Resource
MCBR Products & Services

 

 Kris Ellis

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Molecular Cell Biology Resource
Cell Culture Supplies

 Scott Wright iLab
Phenotyping and PheWAS Core

 Janey Wang

iLab
Radiation Oncology Research Irradiator Shared Resource

 Michael Freeman

iLab

Rat Metabolic Physiology Core

 Tiffany Farmer

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
Research Informatics (VICC)

 Scott Sobecki

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Sleep Research Core

  Beth Malow Collaborative Core*

S.R. Light Laboratory Surgical Facility

 Jose Diaz VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
Translational Pathology Shared Resource

 Sherry Smith

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Vanderbilt Coordinating Center

 Bree Burks iLab
VANGARD - VANderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics Analysis and Research Design

 Lana Olson

iLab

VANTAGE - Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics

Biobanking Services & Low-Throughput Genotyping

Sequencing, High-Throughput Genotyping & Expression Services

 Karen Beeri

 iLab

VICC Biochemistry Tissue Core

 Kim Johnson iLab

VUMC Pharmacy Research Drugs

 Temisia Brown iLab
Zebrafish Aquatic Facility (Z-CORE)

 Ela Knapik

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

*Collaborative Core:   In a collaborative core model, the core does not charge a fee-for-service via the iLab or VUMC C.O.R.E.S. applications. Instead, the core staff costs are recovered via direct effort charges to projects.


Vanderbilt University Research Core Facilities:

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