Physiological assay at UCSF

Definition
An organismal assay designed to capture information pertaining to the the organic processes and phenomena of an organism or any of its parts or of a particular bodily process.
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→ Physiological assay
Subcategories
Electroencephalography, Magnetic resonance imaging, Pulmonary function tests
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Mission Bay

Gladstone Neurobehavioral Core

Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, Mission Bay
Contact: General Inquiries michael.gill@gladstone.ucsf.edu

  • Behavioral testing, some physiological measures
Moffitt

CTSI CRS Body Composition/Exercise Physiology/Metabolism Core

CTSI, Moffitt
Contact: John Shepherd 415-891-7437 john.shepherd@ucsf.edu

  • 3D Optical Whole Body Scan
  • Anthropometry
  • Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis
  • EKG monitoring
  • Muscle function testing by Biodex
  • Real-time glucose monitoring for glucose clamp studies
  • Resting energy expenditure by indirect calorimetry
Mt. Zion

1.5T MRI at Mt. Zion

Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Mt. Zion
Contact: Lisa Wilmes 415-514-7207 lisa.wilmes@ucsf.edu

  • %FAT specimen measurement
  • Whole body composition
Parnassus

DERC Mouse Metabolism Core

Diabetes Center, Parnassus
Contact: Chris Paillart 415-514-1187 christophe.paillart@ucsf.edu

  • DEXA Piximus to measure bone (density) and tissue (fat mass & lean mass) composition
Parnassus

Neurobehavioral Core for Rehabilitation Research (NCRR)

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Research, Parnassus
Contact: Sandra Canchola 415-476-5045 CancholaS@ptrehab.ucsf.edu

  • Buried Food Test - a simple task designed to check for the ability to smell volatile odors.
Parnassus

XMR Suite

Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Parnassus
Contact: Leslie Lind Alastair.Martin@ucsf.edu, Leslie.Lind@ucsf.edu

  • Interventional MRI