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

Fluorescence Activation Cell Sorting (FACS) Core

Genomics Core*

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Core*

Human MRI Core

Neuropsychology Core

Saban Metabolic Core

Single Cell, Sequencing, and CyTOF Core Laboratory (fomerly MiNGS)

Small Animal Imaging Core  

Stem Cell Analytics Core

*The Genomics Core resides within the Division of Pathology and the Good Manufacturing Core (GMP) resides within the Division of Hematology-Oncology.

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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