Aging Biomarker and Service Core


  • Inflammatory cytokines/chemokines
  • Alzheimer-related markers (Amyloid beta, phospho-tau)
  • Metabolic biomarkers (insulin, leptin, adiponectin, etc)
  • Human and mouse IGF-I & IGFBPs (1, 2 3), GH, etc.,
  • Mitochondrial derived peptides (MDPs): humanin, SHLP2, MOTS- C, etc
  • New assay development


Meso Scale Discovery system (MSD)

  • ~10 analytes small
  • small sample volume (10-25 µL)
  • high sensitivity
  • broad dynamic range

SpectraMax M3 multi-mode microplate reader:

  • absorbance, fluorescence, luminescence
  • Application: ELISA, cell viability, fluorescent protein detection

Junxiang Wan, PhD
Core Director
Phone: 213-740-1398

Core address:
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, 3715 McClintock Ave, GER B1B