Academic Affairs and Research Support Services

Support Services

Below, please click links to visit the webpages for each of our core services.

Biobank – Represents an ongoing institutionally-sponsored program to collect tissue, fluids, and DNA on thousands of our patients who have generously agreed to participate, with over 12,000 unique samples currently in the electronic health record. In conjunction with Research Informatics, can provide PIs with access to these highly characterized samples. Provides access to Aperio Scan and Freezerworks software.

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Biostatistical Services – Collaborates with clinical and basic science researchers to design, analyze, and present results and to develop procedures for the capture, management, and quality-control of data. Provides fee for service statistical analysis, study design, and data conversion, as well JMP and SAS licenses.

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Biological Resource Center (BRC) – Maintains high quality laboratory animals for use in research, trains research personnel in proper and humane care and use of laboratory animals, provides technical assistance to research staff, informs research staff of current technology and animal models, educates the public concerning the necessity of animal research.

Contact: Matthew Rosenbaum, DVM, MS – Biological Resource Center Director

Animal Physiology Core – Provides special procedures for animal research including flexi-vent, microCT, and surgical services.

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Center for Genes Environment and Health/Genomics Core – Provides an integrated process for all areas of application in next-generation sequencing of RNA and DNA molecules from a variety of cell types as well as data analysis.

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Research Histology – Provides histology support for researchers at NJH and the University of Colorado, including processing and embedding of samples, H&E stains, IHC, and a variety of special stains.

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CTRC Core Lab – CTRC Core Laboratory Services support IRB-approved protocols for clinical research with a wide range of protocols requiring analysis of the function and phenotype of immunologic cells. Our focus is specialized immunologic assays relevant to immunity and inflammation and not clinical diagnostic assays. The NJH lab provides a resource for storage of multiple cell tissue samples, technical consultation, assay development, training for CTRC investigators, staff, visiting physicians, and students. Available assays/procedures include but are not limited to DNA/RNA extraction from blood and other tissues, cell isolation/culture, proliferation assays, ELISA, Elispot, CD4+ and dendritic cell isolation, serum/plasma isolation, cell staining, differential cell counts, flow cytometry, and BAL processing.

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Flow Cytometry – Facility provides instrumentation, technical and professional assistance, training and consultations for performing laser-based flow cytometric analysis and sorting. In addition the Core facility provides users with access to state-of –the-art instrumentation for biological imaging. The facility is a focal point for research involving microscopy and cell imaging. A broad range of applications are supported.

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Intellectual Property/Tech Transfer – Accelerates the development of basic scientific research towards clinical application by identifying and protecting the institute’s intellectual property and facilitating business partnerships.

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Live Cell Core – Provides primary human cells to faculty to support research projects and NIH grant applications.

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Lung Consortium – A group of investigators who share human lung tissue and is structured such that the program remains financially neutral.

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Mass Spectrometry – Provides support to NJH researchers in mass spectrometric analyses of lipids and other small molecules in virtually all biological matrixes.

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Medical Library – Provides traditional collection development, expert researching, workflow solutions to increase efficiency, assesses research impact through citation analysis, assists with adoption of information technology, serves on practice guidelines teams, promotes point-of-care tools, and helps keep patients informed.

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Mouse Genetics – Offers a range of services to help investigators generate and maintain genetically modified mouse strains.

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REGEN – Seeks to conduct and enable research and NJH aimed at stem cell characterization, regeneration of the lung, and the genetic editing of stem and other primary cells.

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Research Informatics Services (including REDCap and dataSCOUT) – Created and supports a clinical data and biospecimen ecosystem consisting of the Research Database, data on samples in the Biobank, data collection through REDCap, and access to de-identified datasets through an Honest Broker system.

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Quantitative Imaging Lab – Works to establish an IT framework for efficient processing of radiologic images, provide quantitative image analysis for clinical and research purposes, and develops novel image analysis techniques to recognize and characterize normal and abnormal regions of lung and other organs.

Academic Affairs Support Services

Biobank – Represents an ongoing institutionally-sponsored program to collect tissue, fluids, and DNA on thousands of our patients who have generously agreed to participate, with over 12,000 unique samples currently in the electronic health record. In conjunction with Research Informatics, can provide PIs with access to these highly characterized samples. Provides access to Aperio Scan and Freezerworks software.

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Academic Affairs Support Services

Biostatistical Services – Collaborates with clinical and basic science researchers to design, analyze, and present results and to develop procedures for the capture, management, and quality-control of data. Provides fee for service statistical analysis, study design, and data conversion, as well JMP and SAS licenses.

Contact:

Academic Affairs Support Services

Biobank – Represents an ongoing institutionally-sponsored program to collect tissue, fluids, and DNA on thousands of our patients who have generously agreed to participate, with over 12,000 unique samples currently in the electronic health record. In conjunction with Research Informatics, can provide PIs with access to these highly characterized samples. Provides access to Aperio Scan and Freezerworks software.

Contact:

Academic Affairs Support Services

Biostatistical Services – Collaborates with clinical and basic science researchers to design, analyze, and present results and to develop procedures for the capture, management, and quality-control of data. Provides fee for service statistical analysis, study design, and data conversion, as well JMP and SAS licenses.

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