The specific objectives of the Core are:

  1. To teach and
  2. To provide consultation in designing, performing and interpreting in vivo and in vitro studies to investigate glucose and lipids metabolism, insulin sensitivity, energy balance and the actions of insulin, leptin and other hormones that regulate energy balance
  3. To perform the listed studies on mouse (or rats models) created by or obtained by members of the Center.

The Core also provide consultations and assistance on writing animal protocols for all services offered.

  • In Vivo Studies
  • In Vitro Studies
  • Biochemical assays
  • Dissections and surgeries (teaching and consultations only)

Fees will be posted and effective on February 2019

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If you would like the Core to perform these assays for you, please contact Oldie Peroni, PhD:


Additional Core Information

Boston Area Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center (BADERC)

BADERC Metabolic Physiology Core (HMS)