Clinical and Translational
Research Center

Vascular Lab

Vascular Lab

  • Contact Meryl Cohen, MD, CTRC Cardiovascular Core Director, at x42402, email cohenm [at] when planning on using the Core prior to eCTRC submission.
  • Contact Krall, Administrative Director - x51790, for cost of core services.
  • All studies require IRB and CTRC approval before CTRC services can be provided.
  • The CTRC Cardiovascular Core at CHOP provides services for subjects less than 21 years of age.
  • Investigators are asked to make arrangements for subjects over 21 years with an Adult practitioner at UPenn.
  • Research subjects must be registered and scheduled in eTRACK; go to the Clinical Trial Financial Management intranet site for eTRACK instructions. To log into eTRACK use your Active Directory User name and password.

How to Access the Vascular Lab

Services and Tests:

Vascular Lab: ABI: Ankle brachial index
Vascular Lab: PWV: Pulse Wave Analysis
Vascular Lab: PWV: Pulse Wave Velocity
Vascular Lab: BART: Brachial reactivity
Vascular Lab: IMT: Carotid intimal thickness
Vascular Lab: Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
Vascular Lab: Interpretation (IMTs/BARTs)


Craig Tinker, Vascular Tech, x69545/15629
Fang Liu, Vascular Tech, x69544/15624
Audrey Jones, Scheduler, x43540
Celena Green, Scheduler, 43354
Meryl Cohen, MD, CTRC Cardio Core Director, x43354
John Krall, CTRC Administrative Director, x51790