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We provide facilities to support high-quality clinical research. Our experienced and dedicated teams are capable of conducting all phases of research, including early-phase work: rapid start up, recruitment and continuity, clean data output and enhanced patient experience.

Temperature-controlled Exercise laboratory:

  • Two metabolic charts with integrated gas exchange measurements system, 12 lead electrocardiogram (ECG) and Blood Pressure (BP) monitor
  • Treadmill with a safety belt and harness
  • Semi-recumbent cycle ergometer
  • Bod-pod for body composition measurement
  • Vivid IQ Cardiovacular Ultrasound for Echocardiography
  • TaskForce® Monitor for Beat-to-beat Monitor for Hemodynamic and Autonomic Function
    12-lead ECG machine (SpaceLabs)
  • SECA bioimpedance analysis for body composition
  • Biosen C line for glucose and lactate measurement

Procedure Room / Operating Theatre:

  • An adjustable operating table
  • High-intensity operating light units and fully variable background lighting;
    Oxygen and suction
  • Pulse oximetry, ECG and non-invasive BP Monitoring;

Sample handling Laboratory:

  • Laminar flow cabinet (tissue culture hood) for handling of sterile samples and tissue culture
  • Two cool-spin benchtop centrifuges
  • 1 Refrigerator, -20oC freezer, -40oC freezer, -80oC freezer (with remote alarm system)

Other equipment:

  • DEXA scanner for bone density and body composition assessment of adults and children
  • Two mobile high-resolution Ultrasound scanners (Made and model)

We also provide research support for:

  • data management facilities
  • electronic data capture
  • high-speed broadband connection
  • off-site archive capacity