Core Facilities: Maximizing the Return on Investment

Science Translational Medicine  10 Aug 2011:
Vol. 3, Issue 95, pp. 95cm21
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3002421

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To conduct high-quality state-of-the-art research, clinical and translational scientists need access to specialized core facilities and appropriately trained staff. In this time of economic constraints and increasing research costs, organized and efficient core facilities are essential for researchers who seek to investigate complex translational research questions. Here, we describe efforts at the U.S. National Institutes of Health and academic medical centers to enhance the utility of cores.


  • Citation: G. K. Farber, L. Weiss, Core Facilities: Maximizing the Return on Investment. Sci. Transl. Med. 3, 95cm21 (2011).

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