Cores and Research Support


Animal Imaging Core Laboratory

Director
Yijen Wu

Contact
Email
412-692-9902

Animal Imaging Core Laboratory
John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center
4th Floor
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224


Cell Imaging Core Laboratory

Director
Krishna Prasadan
412- 692-9223

Cell Imaging Core Laboratory
5th Floor
John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224


Flow Cytometry Core

Director
Abbe de Vallejo, PhD

Cytometrists
Joshua Michel 
Alex Styche 

6th Floor
412-692-3025
8th Floor
412-692-6968

Flow Cytometry Core
8th Floor & 6th Floor
John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Gnotobiotic Animal Core Laboratory

Director
Timothy W. Hand

Contact
Email
412-692-9908

Gnotobiotic Animal Core Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh
6023 & 6026 Biomedical Science Tower 3
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
3501 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15261


Health Sciences Sequencing Core

Director
Amanda Poholek, PhD

CHP Technical Director
William Horne

GRC Technical Director 
Debby Hollingshead

Health Sciences Sequencing Core
8th Floor
John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224


Histology Core

Director
Sunder Sims-Lucas, PhD

Manager
Dan Bushnell

Histologist
Michele Mulkeen

Histology Core
Room 3536
John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Metabolic Core

Director 
Clint Van’t Land, PhD

Staff
Kaitlyn Bloom, PhD
412-692-9133

Metabolic Core
Room 5157
John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research Center (PCTRC)

Medical Director
Silva Arslanian, MD

Contact
Silva.arslanian@chp.edu
412-692-6935

Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research Center
Administrative Office Building, 3rd Floor
Rabbit Suite 3400
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224