Core Facilities

The Aquatic Zebrafish Core provides services using the small vertebrate zebrafish as a model for human disease and to study gene function.

The Bioanalytical Core provides quantitative bioanalytical services used for drug discovery and development.

The Biorepository Resource Center assists investigators, divisions, and centers in the collection, tracking, storage, processing, and distribution of biobanked specimens across CHOP Research Institute.

If you need to ensure your study includes valid, statistically sound data and results, then the Biostatistics and Data Management Core (BDMC) at Children’s Hospital is here to help!

With access to the “big data” the Center for Applied Genomics’ biobank produces each year, CAG’s Biorepository uncovers genetic markers that guide clinical decisions toward precision therapies and improved outcomes in pediatric care.

The Center for Applied Genomics Genotyping Laboratory works with an experienced team of researchers analyzing the immense amount of data generated from CAG’s high-throughput facility.

The Center for Applied Genomics Sequencing Laboratory is fully equipped with cutting-edge technologies in the genomics field and offers the expertise of experienced staff members who are integrated with CAG’s biorepository and bioinformatics teams to keep all stages of a collaborator’s studies connected.

Looking for help with sequencing and analytics to advance your project? The CHOP Microbiome Center is the sequencing and analytical resource of the PennCHOP Microbiome Program, providing end-to-end solutions for microbiome research.

The Raymond G. Perelman Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics has established state-of-the-art Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) clinical vector manufacturing suites for adeno-associated virus (AAV) and lentiviral (LV) vectors.

The high fidelity, fixed base driving simulator and the mobile driving simulator at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention have rich audio and visual environments for conducting qualitative and quantitative research.

Advance the quality and scope of your research with easy access to state-of-the-art flow cytometers and professional services at the Flow Cytometry Core Laboratory.

The Healthcare Analytics Unit Core serves as a resource for investigators who want to use administrative or other existing data to answer research questions with the expertise of the Core’s faculty members who have advanced training in clinical epidemiology and public health.

The Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Core provides services for the development of novel, human cell-based experimental models for elucidating the pathophysiology of genetic disorders.

The mission of the Metabolomic Core at CHOP is to provide analytical services to advance understanding of metabolism in health and disease states.

If you’re in need of advanced state-of-the-art pathology services to propel your research, you’ll want to meet with our experts at the Pathology Core Laboratory.

The Proteomics Core Facility provides a variety of protein and proteomics services for investigators at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, and outside institutions.

The Research Staffing Core provides clinical research personnel to support all types of clinical research studies and excels at matching top quality clinical research staff with clinical investigators and teams.

The Research Viral Vector Core provides premium recombinant adeno-associated viral vectors and lentiviral vectors for use in basic research and preclinical studies.

A fee-for-service facility available to all CHOP faculty and staff for safe and compliant shipments of biologic specimens, dry ice, and related dangerous goods.

When you’re in need of radiological imaging for your research, look no further than the Small Animal Imaging Facility at Children’s Hospital.

The Transgenic Core at Children’s Hospital Research Institute can build you complex mouse or rat models, genetically manipulating the mouse or rat genome to meet your specific research needs.

The Translational Core Laboratory (TCL) provides laboratory testing and specimen processing services to support clinical research and animal studies.

Core Facilities Administration