Research Core Services

The Lerner Research Institute's Core Services seek to facilitate and advance research throughout Cleveland Clinic by providing technologies that support basic, translational, and clinical research.

Research Cores

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Translational Research Core


Clinical Research Coach

Help with IRB questions including webkit
Experienced in not only writing consents but in contacts for contacting subjects
How to approach your research subjects

Laboratory Testing

Automated clinical chemistry assays
Drugs of Abuse/Toxicology
Specific Proteins
Special Chemistry
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
ELISA based testing

Phlebotomy services

Phlebotomy services are available free of charge. Blood draws of up to 100 cc can be performed by trained personnel. We will draw according to your protocol and consents. Sample Processing and Storage We can assist with your sample processing and short term storage needs. Spinning and aliquoting of serum, plasma, whole blood, buffy coat, urine and other sample types.

Preclinical Research Facilities

AFIC/ GCIC Operating Theater Two Theaters are Available

Rodent Survival Surgery Procedure Room

Two bays with surgical microscopes and machines to administer volatile anesthetics (isoflurane).Vivid 7 echocardiography machine.