St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital Creates Shared Resource Center

Published 1-24-2020

St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital is constructing the $13.4 million Shared Resource Center in Memphis, Tenn. Accommodating 60 employees, the project will provide core laboratories and instrumentation suites to accelerate the discovery of new treatments for pediatric cancer and other diseases. Created inside an existing 300,000-sf warehouse, the 100,000-sf center will house: 

  • The Hartwell Center for Biotechnology
  • The Preclinical Pharmacokinetics Shared Resource
  • The Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics
  • The Transgenic Core Lab
  • The St. Jude Biorepository
  • The Center for Modeling Human Pediatric Diseases 
  • The High Content Screening Lab
  • Compound Management and Analytical Chemistry
  • Laboratory Services

Completion is expected in July of 2020. The remaining space in the building will be used as a staging area for prefabricated components that will be installed in an adjacent $412 million research center currently under construction.