At UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Shared Resources play a key role in supporting cancer research by providing investigators with access to cutting-edge technology and technical expertise, and by containing costs.
Analysis of genomics data from RNA Seq, whole genome and whole exome Seq, ChIP Seq and emerging platforms. Collaboration with Department of Biomedical Informatics faculty, the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) and University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Research Computing (CRC) to develop infrastructure for genomics Big Data
Genomic and transcriptomic platforms to identify diagnostic biomarkers, elucidate underlying mechanisms of tumorigenesis, and delineate novel targets for prospective pharmacological reagents
Accessible, economical, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art pharmacology research services that support preclinical and clinical research programs at Hillman and medical institutions nationwide
Processing, cryopreservation, and assistance with the infusion of hematopoietic progenitor cell products and therapeutic T-cell products and translational development of novel stem cell products
Therapeutic cell product generation, serial monitoring of immunologic functions in patients with cancer who are treated with biologic therapies, and banking of blood and tissues for patients on clinical protocols
Expertise and state-of-the-art instrumentation for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT), and optical/ultrasound small animal imaging
Design, implement, and analyze cancer-focused population-based surveys, health surveillance activities, and epidemiological studies with the primary goal of identifying risk and preventative factors, tracking health disparities, exploring clinical needs, and evaluating interventions
Required CCSG Acknowledgement
The NCI requires that publications acknowledge UPMC Hillman Cancer Center CCSG support, and they are tracking compliance. If a Hillman CCSG-supported Shared Resource provided data used in your publication, please include the following statement in the acknowledgment section of your publication(s):
"This project used the Hillman [insert name(s) of shared resource(s)] that [is/are] supported in part by award P30CA047904."
Shared Resource Directors: Please make sure to include this statement on all of your order forms, contracts, etc. as a reminder to your users to acknowledge the Hillman CCSG support.
* CCSG-supported shared resource
† Developing resource