Pulmonary Translational Research Core

The Pulmonary Translational Research Core (PTRC) was established to foster excellence in research from the lab bench to patient bedside to clinical practice and to advance patient care and health outcomes in the field of pulmonary medicine. The PTRC is formed to provide the resources, services, operations, and training to support and promote the planning and implementation of translational and clinical research in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM) at the University of Pittsburgh.

CONTACT:   Nydia Chien, MSN, RN, CCRC |  | 412-647-2791  |  Website

Translational Research Core Lab

The Translational Research Core Lab is responsible for sample processing/banking and peripheral biomarker analysis.

CONTACT:   Yingze Zhang, PhD  |  |  412-624-7225  |  TRCL Website

Montefiore Clinical Translational Research Core (MUH-CTRC)

The MUH-CTRC provides state-of-the-art infrastructure, inpatient and outpatient facilities, specialized equipment, and experienced staff to support researchers performing clinical and translational research at the University of Pittsburgh.

CONTACT:   Jill Huwe | | 412-648-6530  |  Website

Animal Phenotyping Facility

The Animal Phenotyping Facility offers the service of phenotype characterization of mice both in the public domain and unique non-commercial strains.

CONTACT:  Iain Scott, PhD | | 412-648-9379 |  Website

Division of PACCM
Academic Offices

NW 628 UPMC Montefiore
3459 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Patient Care and Referral

Comprehensive Lung Center (CLC)
Falk Medical Building, 4th Floor
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213