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Exercise Physiology and Body Composition


These services are primarily offered at the Bayview Clinical Research Unit (CRU). The Exercise Physiology and Body Composition Core’s laboratory provides DEXA measurements for body fat, muscle and bone composition, metabolic stress testing, and also supports exercise-training protocols. DEXA scanning is also available on the Broadway campus through the Adult Outpatient Unit. Supported studies address issues like exercise testing and training and body composition of patients with chronic health conditions. The Core also provides coronary risk factor assessment and modification for approved users and works closely with CRU Research Nursing, Research Nutrition, and the Research Core Laboratory for sample collection … Continue reading

Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory


The Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory provides echocardiographic and carotid imaging for approved CRU protocols, as well as measurement of endothelial function and arterial stiffness.   Echocardiogram Echocardiograms are performed on a Toshiba Artida ultrasound system. All cardiac studies are stored digitally and analyzed using the Philips Excelera System. Image acquisition and analysis protocols can be customized to meet the unique needs of the investigator. Stress Echocardiography Stress echocardiography is a test that uses ultrasound imaging to evaluate heart function during exercise stress. These exams are performed using a Toshiba Artida ultrasound system by an experience sonographer. A cardiologist will be closely … Continue reading

Clinical Research Unit (CRU) Locations and Services


  Bayview Clinical Research Unit   The ICTR Bayview Clinical Research Unit (Bayview CRU) is located on the 4th Floor of 301 Mason Lord Drive on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. Services The 14,300 square-foot Bayview CRU provides full-service outpatient and inpatient facilities, with an emphasis on cardiovascular and sleep studies. Bayview also has strong laboratory core services (Core Laboratory for research assays, Cardiovascular Core, Body Composition Core). Exercise physiology facilities are also available. Nurse Managers Marcie Dawson, MS, RN-BC, NE mdawso13@jhmi.edu 410-550-1882 Linda King, BSN, RN lking26@jhmi.edu 410-550-1880 Pediatric Clinical Research Unit (PCRU)   The PCRU is located on … Continue reading

Clinical Research Unit (CRU) Locations and Services


COVID-19 Outpatient Clinical Research Units   The COVID-19 Outpatient Clinical Research Units are located on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus and at the Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center- Green Spring Station, Lutherville (adjacent to Pavillion 3). Johns Hopkins Bayview is located in Southeast Baltimore, exit 59 of Interstate 95 and exit 12 of Interstate 895. The Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center — Green Spring Station, Lutherville, is located five minutes off the Baltimore Beltway Interstate 695 at the I-83 South/Falls Road exit. Services Research participants who are under investigation or have COVID-19 requiring isolation precautions must … Continue reading