Hypoxia Lab
Tom Hornbein 1963

Tom Hornbein 1963

Pace Barcroft Lab at 3180 m

Pace Barcroft Lab at 3180 m

 Hypoxia Lab

Leading the world in hypoxia research since 1958


Located in San Francisco, 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