DORI Clinical Services Core

The objective of the DORI Clinical Services Core is to provide expert, convenient, and affordable obesity- and diabetes- related clinical services to investigators at the USC Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute (DORI) and external diabetes and obesity researchers. The Core will offer a series of scans and analyses including DEXA, BodPod, MRI, Oral Glucose Tolerance Testing (OGTT), and Fasting Blood Draws. In addition, the Core is home to a fully equipped metabolic kitchen and gym that can be rented for studies, meetings, exercise analyses, etc. All scans and analyses are run by experienced technicians in a reliable, quality-controlled environment.

DORI Assay Core Management

Center Manager – Christina Ayala, MPH
Phone: 323-442-2500
Email: trujillc@usc.edu

Faculty Director – Michael Goran, PhD
Phone: 323-442-3027
Email: goran@usc.edu