Children’s Hospital Los Angeles supports several shared research facilities, known as cores, on its campus, which house specialized scientific equipment and offer expert services. Core facilities are open to all investigators at CHLA at predetermined fees. A listing of CHLA’s core facilities is found below.
Genomics Core - The Genomics Core resides within the Division of Pathology.
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Core - The Good Manufacturing Core (GMP) resides within the Division of Hematology-Oncology.
When utilizing Core services, the user agrees to follow all institutional lab safety and compliance policies as well as Core User policies.
CoreConnect, a facility billing system by Priority Software, is a web-based core management system that supports the centralization of services and equipment scheduling, billing and usage tracking of our nine centralized core facilities. Use of the new system is required for all core users, core leaders and core staff.
At CHLA, we are proud to host a Core Pilot Program that exists to supply funding support for investigators to acquire preliminary data to provide a competitive edge for securing extramural grant funding. This program is one of a number of institutional investments to grow the research portfolio of the CHLA research enterprise.