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Tracers in Metabolic Research
Isotope Tracers in Metabolic Research: 3-Part Webinar Series
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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Tests for insulin resistance and glucose metabolism, heart and kidney function
as well as energy balance and feeding studies.
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Center: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Director: David Wasserman, Ph.D.
Metabolic Regulation Core
The Metabolic Regulation Core conducts these major tests: vein/artery cannulations, glucose and insulin clamps in conscious unstressed mice, glucose tolerance test, tissue specific glucose/fatty acid uptake, gluconeogenesis/glycogenolysis, metabolic flux analysis, optical imaging of gene expression/cellular events, isolation of pancreatic islets /insulin secretion.
The Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Complications Core conducts these major tests: morphology and histology, echocardiography, electrocardiography, blood pressure, vascular morphology, renal function, metabolic panel in state-of-the-art facilities.
Analytical Resources Core
The Analytical Resources Core performs these major tests: plasma hormones, amino acids, lipids and lipoproteins, pathology and immunohistochemistry.
Body Weight Regulation Core
The Body Weight Regulation Core conducts these major tests: mouse models of bariatric surgery, indirect calorimetry, exercise, mitochondrial function, body composition, food consumption, telemetry, body temperature.
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