Hypoxia Lab
Tom Hornbein, 1963

Tom Hornbein, 1963

Pace Barcroft Lab at 3180m (10433 ft) above sea level.

Pace Barcroft Lab at 3180m (10433 ft) above sea level.

 Hypoxia Lab

Leading the world in hypoxia research since 1958


Located in San Francisco, the Hypoxia Lab focuses on research in:

  • Human adaption to high altitude

  • Control of breathing studies

  • Pulse oximeter testing and development

  • Tissue oximetry and clinical outcomes

  • Clinical trials for high altitude medicine

Founder John W. Severinghaus

Founder John W. Severinghaus

A view of White Mountain from the UCSF White Mountain research center

A view of White Mountain from the UCSF White Mountain research center