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The Department of Laboratory Medicine is internationally recognized as a center for clinical and basic science research. The Department's faculty, staff, and trainees are involved in research and development activities that include developing the latest laboratory tests, creating new vaccines, inventing and patenting cutting edge technology, and elucidating basic cellular processes in health and disease. Nearly all of the faculty have active research and development programs, and the environment for scientific training is world class. Please see the separate faculty listing for specific research interests.

Research Testing Services

The Department of Laboratory Medicine offers laboratory testing services for investigators who need laboratory testing as part of their research. For more information, call (206) 616-8979.

For information on individual tests and reference ranges, please see our Online Guide to Lab Testing.