Physiology Phenotyping Core (PPC)

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The Physiological Phenotyping Core (PPC), formerly as the Small Animal Physiology Core (SAPC), provides comprehensive fee-for-service specialized with in vivo models and measurements of cardiorespiratory and other systems in rodents. Major in-house services include survival or non-survival microsurgeries, high-frequency ultrasound imaging, cardiovascular catheterization, long-term telemetry recordings, and ultrasound-guided microinjection. It also provide equipment rent and consultation.


Mordecai P. Blaustein, M.D., Chairman of the Steering Committee

Professor of Physiology

(410) 706-3345
BRB, Room 5-007A


Ling Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Core Director

Associate Professor of Physiology & Medicine

BRB, Room 5-037


Location and hours of operation

Hours      Location

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

     655 West Baltimore Street
     BRB, Room 5-044, 5-045
     Baltimore, MD 21201


Links and Resources


Name Role Phone Email Location
Ling Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
MSTF, Room 816C
Shannon Salyer
Administrative Analyst
410 706 7244
BRB, Room 5-011
Denise Walker-Addy
Department of Physiology Administrator
BRB 5th Floor