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COBRE for Skeletal Health and Repair - Molecular Biology Core

Rhode Island Hospital

1 Hoppin St.

Coro West, Suite 402A

Providence, RI 02903

United States of America

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Primary Contact:

Qian Chen, Ph.D.

Last Updated: 03/02/2012

Facility Details

The COBRE for Skeletal Health and Repair in the Rhode Island Hospital enables clinicians and basic scientists, engineers and biologists to work side-by-side on multidisciplinary research, helping us to better understand cartilage and joint health mechanisms and develop strategies for the prevention and treatment of skeletal joint diseases.

Specific Aims:
-Provide sophisticated, state-of-the-art instrumentation in microscopic imaging and molecular analysis to different projects in the COBRE.
-Provide technical support and expert consultation in tissue, cell, and molecular, analysis to multidisciplinary users including biologists, clinicians and engineers.
-Provide training of cutting edge techniques in molecular and morphological analysis to investigators for achieving specific research objectives.
-Facilitate collaborations among different laboratories and disciplines through utilizing common equipment and analyzing techniques.

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Services are offerred outside of Rhode Island Hospital