An NIH-designated Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE)

 The Delaware Center for Musculoskeletal Research (DCMR) is pleased to announce Core Access Vouchers available to assist musculoskeletal research investigators.

The Core Center Access Voucher, supported by NIGMS-NIH COBRE, P20 GM139760, is available to assist musculoskeletal research investigators in conducting:

  • small pilot studies
  • obtaining preliminary data for grant applications
  • testing proof of concept; or
  • providing additional data for publication

Core Access Funds –up to $4K available to be spent within 6 months of voucher date. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Funds are available to access core facilities including the DCMR Multiscale Assessments Research (MAR) Core. This core provides animal surgical, biomechanical, multimodal in vivo imaging and histology services. Funds can also be used at collaborating cores including CBBI, DBI, CTR, INBRE and Keck CAMM.

Application can be found here and should be submitted to Mary Boggs at

Contact Mary Boggs or Lori May with questions.