Comprehensive Metabolic Core


The development of transgenic animal models across a broad number of laboratories at Northwestern University has increased the interest in studies of metabolism and cardiovascular physiology at multiple levels. Novel gene pathways important in diabetes and obesity have been identified by investigators at Northwestern, and a wide number of applications ranging from biomedical engineering to transplantation, regenerative medicine, inflammation, developmental biology, pharmacology, and neurobehavioral disorders suggest an increasing interest in technologies for phenotyping mouse metabolic systems. The mission of our core is to advance research across Northwestern in diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease by establishing validated high-throughput hormone analyses and to create a consolidated reference center for efficient testing for the community.

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All manuscripts and grants presenting work supported by this core should include the following acknowledgement:

"This work was supported by the Comprehensive Metabolic Core at Northwestern University."

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Weimin Song  
Lab Manager
(312) 503-5313

Joseph Bass, MD, PhD

Harris Perlman, PhD

Wenyu Huang, MD, PhD


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Bass Lab, Lurie 7-220
303 E Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60611

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