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VUMC Cardiovascular Physiology Core (CPC)

Overview of Services

The objective of the VUMC Cardiovascular Physiology Core (CPC) is to provide investigators at Vanderbilt and outside institutions a cost-effective means to accurately assess cardiovascular phenotypes in mouse models of diabetes and metabolic disease. The CPC uses validated approaches and state-of-the-art instrumentation that allow for sensitive screening of phenotypic variations. The CPC offers several surgical techniques to induce myocardial injury (infarction, aortic banding, and ischemia/reperfusion injury).


Director: Jason Becker, M.D.

Core Manager: Lin Zhong, M.D., Ph.D.

For general questions or assistance, please email


Location and hours of operation

Hours Location


9:00 am - 5:00 pm                    

PRB 357

Links and Resources

  1. Mouse Survival Policy:  Some mice are more sensitive to anesthesia and the stress of procedures.  Billing will be adjusted for any non-surviving mice.


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