In Observance of U.S. holiday, Memorial Day, Agilent Cross Lab/ iLab Operations Software will be closed during U.S. hours on Monday May 28th, 2018. EU and APAC support coverage will remain open during this time. We will resume U.S. support hours on Tuesday May 29th, 2018. For urgent matters, please add "Urgent" to the ticket subject and we will prioritize those requests first.

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: Jessie Pirtle

Lab Manager:  Carla Harris


For general inquiries, please contact Carla Harris at or 615-343-2645.  Please note new email address.


Location and hours of operation

Hours Location


8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   

CC-3327 Medical Center North 

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