All cardiothoracic research facilities – occupying about 6,500 square feet of space – are located in the Clinical Sciences Research Building that is attached to Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

The facilities include animal surgical suites equipped with state-of-the-art respirators and anesthesia machines, ECG machines, high-fidelity pressure monitors, flow meters, defibrillators and cardiopulmonary bypass machines.

The laboratory is well equipped for performing a wide range of investigations – from cellular and molecular biology to large animal system physiology – with full-time staff providing complete support for all ongoing research.