VUMC Pharmacy Research Drugs

Overview of Services

VUMC Pharmacy provides pharmaceuticals to VUMC and VU Labs for research. 



Michael O'Neal, Director of Pharmacy Purchasing

For general questions contact the VUMC Pharmacy at


Location and hours of operation

VUMC Pharmacy for Research   


Offsite Location        

Pick-Up Location & Hours  

Monday - Friday
9am - 2pm 

VUH B-127              

Billing Number Activation

 VUMC Investigators with VUMC center numbers:
  All VUMC billing numbers are activated in iLab via a nightly feed from Workday. Grant Worktags are auto-assigned to the PI's lab group. All other funds (Cost Centers, Gift or Program Worktags) must be claimed within the PI's Lab Group.
 VU Investigators with VU CoA or POET numbers:
  VU users will manage the VU billing numbers via the webform on the VUMC Office of Research website
 Vanderbilt Investigators with VA (Veteran Affairs) funding: 
  Contact the VUMC Office of Research at to request access to your VA funding.  All investigators with VA funding are assigned a VA billing number (999999xxxx). The VUMC Office of Research manages VA billing numbers in coordination with the VA Research Administration.