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Children’s Discovery Institute (CDI)

The Children’s Discovery Institute is the result of a shared vision to change the way pediatric research is conducted and an intense commitment to bring about dramatic results in pediatric care.

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Core Facilities

Comprehensive listing of all core facilities on the Danforth and medical campuses.

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Genome Access Technology Center at the McDonnell Genome Institute

The Genome Technology Access Center (GTAC) provides DNA/RNA/Protein analysis resources for researchers at Washington University and beyond.

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Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS)

Accelerating clinical and translational research and advance discovery, knowledge and innovation to improve health outcomes across the lifespan and benefit the healthcare and well-being of all our diverse communities.

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Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC)

Tracing genetic and environmental disruptions of human brain and mind development to their origins at the respective levels of cell, synapse, circuit, and behavior.

The IDDRC, along with collaborator St. Louis Children’s Hospital, is a member of a network of 14 Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research Centers (IDDRC’s) funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development through an act of Congress in 1963. These centers are located in some of the nation’s top universities and children’s hospitals and are committed to advancing knowledge, prevention, and treatment of intellectual and developmental disability.

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Molecular Microbiology Imaging Facility

Department of Molecular Microbiology

Facility provides fluorescence, confocal, and transmission electron microscopy to all members of the Washington University community on a recharge basis. Our goal is to assist faculty, staff, and students with their research needs for imaging applications.

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Mouse Genetics Core (MGC)

Provide a cost-effective method for generating and maintaining genetically altered mice for the Washington University research community.

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Pediatric Clinical Research Coordinator (PCRC) Pool

The PCRC Pool can provide clinical research coordinator effort to investigators throughout the School of Medicine at an established fee that varies if it is industry or federally sponsored study.

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Pediatric Clinical Research Unit (PCRU)

Provides nursing and bionutritional support for clinical research projects conducted with children at Washington University.

The Pediatric Clinical Research Unit (PCRU) provides space and nursing and bionutritional support for clinical research projects conducted with children at Washington University in St. Louis. The unit is located on the 11th floor of St. Louis Children’s Hospital and has exam and interview room space, a procedure area, and a phlebotomy and sample processing area.

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Project ARK

AIDS/HIV Resources and Knowledge Project

Since 1995, Project ARK has been dedicated to providing support for those infected and affected by HIV, and those at-risk of acquiring HIV.