Core Facilities

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.

Biostatistics Core

Cellular Imaging Core

Extracellular Vesicle Core

Flow Cytometry (FACS) Core

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.

Human MRI Core

Neuropsychology Core

Saban Metabolic Core

Single Cell, Sequencing, and CyTOF Core

Small Animal Imaging Core  

Stem Cell Analytics Core

Core Use Policy

When utilizing Core services, the user agrees to follow all institutional lab safety and compliance policies as well as Core User policies.

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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.

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Core Pilot Program

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.

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