HNDC Cores

NeuroBehavior Laboratory Core

The NeuroBehavior Laboratory Core (now known as Mouse Behavior Core) is a fee-for-service providing a 3,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art mouse behavior research facility. It is jointly supported by Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital. This is a full service facility, providing training and guidance to investigators on best research practices, developing new tests, equipment and procedures.

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Research Instrumentation Core

The Research Instrumentation Core provides engineering expertise to neuroscience researchers developing instruments and techniques to accomplish complex or novel experiments that are not readily available or easy to fabricate. The focus of the facility is the design and fabrication of electronic, optical, and mechanical devices. The Instrumentation Core engineers work closely with researchers throughout the design and fabrication process to ensure that the resulting tools are appropriate for the research goals. The facility's services include training, consulting, design and fabrication...

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Enhanced Neuroimaging Core

The Enhanced Neuroimaging Core is a fee-for-service core that provides access to advanced confocal, multi-photon and wide field microscopy services throughout the NeuroDiscovery community. The core is in the process of merging with Neurobiology Imaging Facility. For further information and contacts please click here.



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Clinical Trials Innovation Core

The Clinical Trials Innovation Core develops, tests and implements new methodological and technological innovations to enhance clinical trial designs in neurodegenerative diseases. The Core designs algorithms to identify the best subjects, measures, time intervals and statistical approaches to detect the slightest yet important changes in subjects during a clinical trial.


  • Provide investigators with state-of-the-art instrumentation for...
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Bioinformatics Core

The Bioinformatics Core provides solutions for storage, analysis and dissemination of massive neurobiological datasets, with an emphasis on DNA sequencing data. Permanent, highly specialized personnel work closely with investigators to extract the maximum value from these emerging datasets.

Program capabilities

  • Provide expertise, guidance, techniques and services to fully explore rich data...
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