Welcome to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Metabolic Core

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Metabolic Core exists to provide the BWH, Harvard Medical School and area scientific community with access to cutting-edge resources for the measurement and analysis of metabolism in mice.

Bomb Calorimeter

The BWH Metabolic Core is supported by the Harvard Digestive Diseases Center (HDDC), an NIH-funded Center that serves a broad community of scientists conducting basic and translational research relevant to the gastrointestinal tract. Within the HDDC, the BWH Metabolic Core forms the Metabolic Unit within HDDC Core D: Gnotobiotic Mice, Microbiology and Metagenomics.