Who We Are
From the Director – David H. Wasserman, Ph.D.
The Vanderbilt MMPC was founded in 2001. Faculty and staff serve the scientific committee by
developing and optimizing phenotyping tests. Access our services by submitting a Request for Services
(Order a Test). The MMPC also offers educational services highlighted by our annual class Glucose
Clamping the Conscious Mouse. See the FAQ list or contact the Center Administrator Eann Malabanan
for answers to a range of administrative questions.
The Metabolic Regulation, Body Weight Regulation, Analytical Resources, Cardiovascular Pathophysiology Cores provide tests to
better understand mouse models of diabetes and metabolic diseases. In addition to these cores, there
exists the Animal Health and Welfare Core, which performs husbandry, health assessments, and
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