Facilities & Services

The research enterprise at Pennington Biomedical includes faculty and post-doctoral fellows who comprise a network of laboratories supported by lab technicians, nurses, dieticians, and support personnel, and highly specialized core service facilities.  The Center's more than 500 employees perform research and support activities.

Laboratories
Research laboratories and core facilities, including genomics, proteomics, clinical chemistry, mass spectrometry, cell culture, comparative biology, transgenic, body composition, and food analysis laboratories.

Clinic & Imaging Center
Outpatient examination and interview rooms, 14 inpatient rooms, metabolic kitchen, metabolic procedure room, two whole-room indirect calorimeters, dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, ultrasound imaging, air displacement plethysmography, MRS, and underwater weighing unit.