On Thursday June 27th, 2019 at 5:00 AM (U.S. EST) Agilent Site Reliability Engineers will be working with our Network Service Provider to upgrade the API server for the North American instance. The entire process is expected to be 1 hour, and iLab customers using the API for any features may experience a decrease in performance during this time. More information can be found on the iLab Status Site. For any questions, please contact iLab Support at or by clicking on the 'Help' link at the top of your account page.

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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