Laboratory Services

Six CTSI core laboratories offer services for investigators:

Biobehavioral Core

Broad expertise in the application of human-validated assessment measures of behavioral concomitants of disease or therapeutic interventions.

Biomedical Mass Spectrometry Core

Assays for the quantification of small molecules in complex media (plasma, serum, urine, tissues, cell cultures, etc.) using mass spectrometry for both human and animal studies.

CTSI Biorepository

Collection, processing, storage and distribution services on remnant and prospective tissue samples.

Genotyping Core

Consultation and guidance in designing and performing genetics and pharmacogenetics studies, and targeted determination of genotypes on genomic DNA from biological samples.

Human Imaging Core

Infrastructure and support to facilitate research and educational activities using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology, with particular emphasis on translational MRI research in humans.

Metabolomics Core

Targeted and global analysis of small molecules in biological materials.