VUMC Lipid Core

Overview of Services



Lipid Services:


Plasma Lipid Profile:  Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL Cholesterol, Free Fatty Acids


Gas chromatographic Tissue/Cell/Plasma Lipid Analyses:  Phospholipids, Diglycerides, Free Fatty Acids, Triglycerides, Cholesterol Esters (includes fatty acid profile), 

                                                                                            Total Cholesterol, Unesterified Cholesterol (quantitation only)


Plasma Fast Protein Lipoprotein Separation (FPLC):  includes total cholesterol and triglycerides 




Director: Larry Swift, Ph.D.

Administrative Officer: April Cribbs


For general inquiries, please contact Carla Harris at (615) 343-2645 .

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location


8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   

CC-3327 Medical Center North 

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