NIH Clinical Center Department of Laboratory Medicine

The Department of Laboratory Medicine serves as the clinical laboratory of the NIH Clinical Center. The Department provides laboratory support for patient care and research protocols and performs rese… [learn more]
Acting Director: Karen M Frank, MD, PhD
Phone: 301-496-4433

NIH Clinical Center Functional and Applied Biomechanics (FAB) Section

The Functional & Applied Biomechanics Section (FAB) is a multi-disciplinary group of scientists, staff, and trainees. FAB is charged with: evaluating patients with complex motor disabilities; providin… [learn more]
Director: Diane Damiano, PhD
Phone: 301-451-7544

NIH Clinical Center Metabolic Clinical Research Unit (MCRU)

The Metabolic Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) opened in 2007 as a key component of the Strategic Plan for NIH Obesity Research​. The NIDDK worked closely with the Clinical Center to design the Unit, … [learn more]
Director: Ranganath Muniyappa, MD, PhD (NIDDK)
Phone: 301-451-7702

NIH Clinical Center Clinical Image Processing Service (CIPS)

The Clinical Image Processing Service (CIPS) offers timely and accurate advanced image processing of diagnostic radiology images for clinical care, research, and training. CIPS' functions include clin… [learn more]
Director: Ronald Summers, MD
Phone: 301-402-5486

NIH Clinical Center Department of Transfusion Medicine Cell Processing Section (CPS)

The NIH Clinical Center Department of Transfusion Medicine Cell Processing Section (CPS) aims to identify and validate biomarkers and develop novel molecular methods to access cellular therapies. [learn more]
Director: David F Stroncek, MD
Phone: 301-402-3314

NIH Clinical Center Pharmacy Department Investigational Drug Management

Investigational Drug Management includes protocol support activities, investigational drug information development, and control and accountability of investigational agents. [learn more]
Director: Barry Goldspiel, PharmD
Phone: (301) 496-5869

NIH MRI Research Facility (NMRF)

The NIH MRI Research Facility (NMRF) is a shared, intramural resource for human imaging studies. The NMRF is supported by all Institutes at NIH and reports to the Shared Resources Subcommittee (SRS) o… [learn more]
Technical Director: Lalith Talagala, PhD
Phone: 301-402-3253

NIH Clinical Center Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

The PET Department at the NIH Clinical Center has three PET scanners dedicated to clinical research. In addition, the facility has three medical cyclotrons and 10 hot cells to produce a wide variety o… [learn more]
Director: Peter Herscovitch

NIH Clinical Center Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences Laboratory of Diagnostic Radiology Research (LDRR)

LDRR staff performs basic and clinical research in the imaging sciences within the areas of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance spectroscopy, molecular imaging, and image processing a… [learn more]
Director: Joseph A Frank, MD
Phone: 301-402-4314

NIH Cell Irradiator Facility

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a Gammacell 1000 Elite Sealed Source Irradiator located on the main campus in Bethesda, MD. [learn more]
Irradiator Program Manager: Wendy Rubin
Phone: 301-496-5774