IA - VUMC Lipid Core

Overview of Services


The Lipid Core is now part of the VUMC Hormone & Analytical Service Core.

To submit a request for Lipid Core Services: Visit the Hormone Assay & Analytical Services Core iLab Site






For general inquiries, please contact Carla Harris at carla.m.harris@vumc.org or 615-343-2645. 

 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 


Location and hours of operation

Hours Location


7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.   

713 PRB 

Links and Resources

  1. https://www.vumc.org/hormone/lipid-core 
  2. https://labnodes.vanderbilt.edu/resource/view/id/13162/community_id/2230
  3. www.mmpc.org