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

 Vladimir Babaev

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)  Jennifer Colby 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  Heather Barnes 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

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Health Policy
EIP Server Shared Resource

 Terri McMinn VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Health Services Research Cores

CTSA Supported Cores

  • Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core 

Megan Cook, HSR Manager

 

 

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
Hearing & Speech EEG Core  Kerri Stanley iLab
Hormone Assay and Analytical Services Core

 Dale Edgerton

iLab
Human Metabolic Physiology Core  John Koethe iLab
Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)

 Linda Gooch

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)

 

iLab
Integrative Data and Services Core (IDASC)

 Louise Cronje

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.

Investigational Drug Service

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
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

 Melissa Francis

VUMC C.O.R.E.S.
S.R. Light Laboratory Surgical Facility  Phillip Williams 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.

Vanderbilt University Research Core Facilities:

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