Campbell LabCore A is an administrative core which coordinates the activities within and outside the Center and promotes an interactive and collaborative research environment.

Core B is a Muscle Tissue/Cell Culture/Diagnostics Core that serves as a national tissue and cell culture resource for research. Together with the Department of Pathology, Core B provides state-of-the-art diagnostic testing for patients seen at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and nationwide. This infrastructure provides key support for Projects 1 and 2 and for clinical trials of neuromuscular disease, especially Duchenne muscular dystrophy. 

Core C the Research Training and Education Core, provides research training and carries out other education missions in the MDCRC. In particular, Core C supports year-long fellowships for medical students, postdoctoral trainees, post-baccalaureate students, and undergraduate students. This Core also educates and engages patients and patient advocates by hosting an annual conferences and tours of MDCRC laboratories.