On-site basic, clinical and general core services offer the latest resources for cutting-edge research support at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Biopathology Center Processing and Banking Core
The Processing and Banking Core provides biospecimen processing and banking services, utilizing the best technologies for current and future research.
Biobehavioral Outcomes Core
The Biobehavioral Outcomes Core will assist investigators who want to incorporate behavioral assessments in their research.
Clinical Research Services
Clinical Research Services (CRS) is designed to be a portal through which clinical investigators access streamlined coordination of services necessary to initiate clinical research projects, regardless of funding source.
DNA Sequencing Core
The DNA Sequencing Core uses ABI dye terminator sequencing technologies for routine sequencing of plasmid and PCR templates.
Flow Cytometry Core
The Flow Cytometry Core lab offers several platforms on which to do flow analysis and/or cell sorting.
CRISPR / Gene Editing Core
The team of experts available through the CRISPR/Gene Editing Core at Nationwide Children’s, in collaboration with The Ohio State University, provides investigators at both institutions with CRISPR/Gene Editing services with reasonable turnaround times and at affordable prices.
The Histopathology Core provides exceptional services to internal investigators, including laboratory procedures in histology, electron microscopy and Atomic Force microscopy.
Cell Line Core
The Cell Line Core processes human subject samples and provides the researcher with cell lines or DNA, appropriate for downstream applications in a variety of human and molecular genetic studies.
The Microscopy Core provides training, consultation and advanced support for optical microscopy and image analysis to investigators throughout Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Viral Vector Core/Clinical Manufacturing Facility
The Viral Vector Core and Clinical Manufacturing Facility are located at Andelyn Biosciences, an affiliate company of Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Center for Clinical and Translational Science (OSU)
The Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (OSU CCTS) is a collaboration dedicated to turning the scientific discoveries of today into life-changing disease prevention strategies and the health diagnostics and treatments of tomorrow.