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The Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research facilities include a Tissue Culture Core that makes custom media for investigators.
The center houses a Fluorescence Cytometry Core.
The Experimental Therapeutics Histology Core is located in the Wells Center for Pediatric Research.
Areas of Focus
Wells Center researchers are working to understand the initiation, pathogenesis and progression of allergic diseases in the hopes of identifying better ways to treat or prevent allergic symptoms.
The Pediatric Diabetes Research team is committed to understanding the biology and molecular mechanisms that lead to the development of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children.
The Cardiac Development Biology Group studies the origins, etiology and treatment of heart failure in the young.
Hematologic malignancies and stem cell biology research focuses on comparing molecular and cellular regulation of stem and progenitor cell populations in hematopoietic, endothelial and mesenchymal lineages.
Pediatrics Infectious Diseases and Global Health research focuses on malaria, a leading causes of death and disability in children worldwide.
Pediatric Molecular Oncology and Experimental Therapeutics research focuses on translating the basic science related to genes and protein mechanisms into new therapeutic modalities as well as developing better models for tumor studies and a greater understanding of tumor biology.
Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation
The Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation is a generous partner in advancing cancer research at the Wells Center and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, providing vital resources to researchers seeking to impact treatments, therapies and cures.