Core Facilities and Services

Below is a listing of all facilities and services available to researchers at MD Anderson. Some of the cores may be available to external users; please contact the core directly to obtain availability and turnaround times.

Some of our core facilities are partially funded by the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG), the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) or the Bone Disease Program of Texas (BDPTx). In prioritizing use of CCSG facilities, precedence will be given to MD Anderson peer-reviewed investigators. Please cite the appropriate funding source when using these facilities.

Research Core Facilities at MD Anderson

Biospecimen Extraction Facility
Bone Histomorphometry Core Laboratory (BDPTx)
Cancer Genomics Core Laboratory Services
Center for Biomolecular Structure and Function
Characterized Cell Line Core Facility (CCSG)
e-Health Technology (CCSG)
Flow Cytometry and Cellular Imaging Facility (CCSG)
Functional Proteomics Reverse Phase Protein Array Facility (CCSG)
Genetically Engineered Mouse Facility (CCSG)
High Resolution Electron Microscopy Facility (CCSG)
Immunology Optical Microscopy Laboratory (CCSG)
Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research
Molecular Cytogenetics Facility
Monoclonal Antibody Core Facility (CCSG)
Mouse Genetic Services
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility (CCSG)
Patient-Reported Outcomes, Survey and Population Research (PROSPR) (CCSG)
Pharmaceutical Science Facility
Proteomics and Metabolomics Facility (CPRIT)
Sequencing and Microarray Facility (CCSG)
Sequencing and ncRNA Program
Science Park
shRNA and ORFeome Core (CCSG)
siRNA Core Facility (CPRIT)
Small Animal Imaging Facility (CCSG)

Clinical Core Facilities at MD Anderson

Hematopathology Services
Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Multidisciplinary Gynecologic Cancer Translational Research Tissue Bank
Pathology Second Opinion and Consultation Service
Radiation Dosimetry Services
SPORE Tissue Resource and Pathology Cores

Core Facilities and Services - External

Additional core resources are available to MD Anderson researchers through the UT Institution Core Sharing Network and Baylor College of Medicine Memorandum of Understanding. Please contact the individual cores below to discuss prices and availability.

UT Health Science Center - Houston
UT Health Science Center - San Antonio
UT Medical Branch - Galveston
UT Southwestern Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine