Cores at Children's Research Institute
Grants Development is committed to supporting investigators and staff in their efforts to identify, apply for and obtain external funding to support research, educational activities or programs. We assist in finding additional resources for ideas that support and enhance the mission of Children's Research Institute.
Children's Research Institute Histology Core is a multi-user facility available to all faculty and external users. The core provides service, training and consultation for research projects requiring histology workup. The core operates on a fee-for-service basis.
Children's Research Institute Imaging Core is a multiuser facility available to all faculty and external users. The core provides access to state-of-the-art confocal and widefield microscope systems, laser capture microdissecting training and consultation for research projects requiring microscopy-based imaging analysis. The core operates on a fee-for-service basis.
Nucleic Acid Extraction Core
The Nucleic Acid Extraction Core provides investigators with fee-based services for extraction of nucleic acid from various tissue types utilizing both manual and automated extraction systems. It is open to all investigators at Children's Research Institute, the Medical College of Wisconsin and associated institutions.
- Pediatric Translational Research Unit
The Pediatric TRU provides nursing care for research subjects and their families. The staff provides critical care monitoring, assessments, data collection, specimen collection, handling and storage, phlebotomy, infusions and IV starts and can assist physicians with procedures. Care, from infancy through adulthood, is individualized to meet a variety of research needs.
- Quantitative Health Sciences
Our mission is to provide scientifically valid, efficient and dependable research support for study design, data management and analysis of laboratory, animal and clinical studies.
- Other campus resources and cores.