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Animals and Telemetry

About us

The role of the Animal and Telemetry Core is to provide surgical services such as the reduced uterine perfusion pressure (RUPP) model of preeclampsia, implantation of telemetry transmitters for measurement of conscious 24 hr/d blood pressure, heart rate, activity, body temperature; implantation of arterial/venous catheters, and osmotic mini-pumps.

Personnel

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Heather A. Drummond, PhD, Core Director
Professor
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Kacey Davenport, MS
Research Technician  
Emily Hildebrandt, MS
Research Technician  

Location

  • Laboratory Animal Facilities (telemetry services) 
  • Guyton Research Laboratories Complex

Equipment

  • Ponemah Telemetry Systems (Data Sciences, Ponemah system, 60 receivers and 2 computers) 
  • Three surgical stations with necessary equipment, heated surgical tables, and infusion pumps

Core services

Surgical services, implantation of:

  1. osmotic mini pumps and drug delivery pellets
  2. arterial venous catheters, and
  3. radiotelemeters for continuous measurement of blood pressure, heart rate, body temperature and activity