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Research Laboratory Facilities & Services

Our research laboratory provides bench-work support for investigator-led studies and sponsored trials. It also offers consultative services for the design of research studies. It is currently involved in a broad spectrum of research in various disciplines such as microbiology, gastroenterology, cardiology and endocrinology.

Our research capabilities includes:

  1. Genotyping and phenotyping, microbiological testing, PCR, cytokine profiling, sputum processing and specialised laboratory assays.
  2. Development and validation of LC-MS/MS methods specific to sample matrix and analytes of interest.
  3. Targeted quantification of metabolites (e.g. amino acids, drugs, etc.) and protein markers.

Equipment available includes:

  • Genetic analyser
  • PCR thermocyclers
  • Gel electrophoresis and imager
  • Elisa plate reader
  • Triple Quadrupole Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry
  • Microscopes
  • Biosafety cabinets for sample processing
  • Incubators
  • Refrigerated centrifuges
  • Refrigerators and freezers for sample storage