RIM: Research and Research Education

Facilities, equipment and other services

UM-CTRS investigators and their study teams should use the CTRS Services/Resources Request Form to access the following facilities and equipment:

Facilities

  • Clinical examination rooms equipped with an exam table, infusion chair, vital signs monitor, and sink
  • Phlebotomy room equipped with three infusion chairs
  • Interview rooms equipped with internet access, table and chairs
  • Small specimen processing room equipped with refrigerated centrifuges, standard microscope, refrigerator and a -20°C freezer
  • Specimen storage room equipped with a -80°C freezer
  • Pulmonary Function Laboratory

Equipment

  • Automated vital signs monitor
  • Pulse oximetry
  • 12-lead ECG
  • Intravenous infusion pumps
  • Glucometer
  • Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA)
  • iDXA Densitometer (Lunar, GE)

Other Services

  • Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA)
  • Anthropometry (circumferences and skinfolds)
  • Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA): body composition (lean and fat mass) and bone mineral density
  • Complete Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)
  • Study Coordination
  • Protocol specific assessments

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