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UTMB Pepper Center Offers Research Support

Jul 21, 2021, 12:35 PM by Sealy Center on Aging
UTMB logo and text PEPPER CENTER Core Research Support Services

UTMB researchers have the opportunity to request core support services from our Pepper Center by visiting our website at

Services include support for researchers whose research is in line with the Center’s mission: To improve physical function and independence in older adults.

The Metabolism & Biology Core, led by Blake Rasmussen, PhD, offers a host of services like a Biorepository, Mass Spectrometry, Cell Signaling and culture, Metabolic Phenotyping, Transgenic Mouse Models, Study Design, and more.

The Biostatistics and Data Management Core, led by Yong-Fang Kuo, PhD offers Study Design, Data Management, and Statistical Analyses.

The Clinical Research Core offers Study Design, led by Elena Volpi, MD, PhD offers Regulatory Support, Subject Recruitment/Retention, and Standardized Testing including a host of services. Learn more about Core Research Support Services at