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Pathology Services

Animal Studies

  • Tissue processing/block creation
    • Histology
    • Unstained section
    • Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E)
  • Stained section
    • Special stains

Human Studies

  • Tissue processing/block creation:
    • Histology
    • Unstained section
    • Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E)
  • Stained section
    • Special stains
  • Tissue Procurement
    • Fresh Tissue, customized
    • (protocol-based)
    • Tissue Bank Retrieval (fresh frozen)
  • Immunohistochemistry
    • Routine Antibodies
    • Testing of Antibodies
    • (protocol-based)
    • Antibody purchase
  • Quantitative image processing and analysis (protocol-based)
  • Tissue Microarrays creation and use (protocol-based)
    • Standard
    • Customized
  • Molecular pathology: molecular diagnostic testing development and validation, SNP genotyping, gene expression, miRNA expression (protocol-based)
    • Next Generation sequencing
    • Clinical Pathology Laboratory testing (protocol-based)
    • Apheresis Collection (protocol-based)

Clinical trial studies

  • Tissue processing (protocol-based)
  • Histology (protocol-based)

Administrative requests (handling)

  • Off-site block and/or slide retrieval
  • LIS review (protocol-based)
  • CIS review (protocol-based)

Drop Off

Drop-off site is available 24/7 in the histology lab in the Borwell Building on Level 4, as long as refrigeration is not needed. If sample need to be refrigerated please contact program administrator and set up a time, during business hours, to deliver samples.

Sample Requirements

Samples for routine histology must be in cassettes and placed in a container with 10% formalin, Samples requiring alternative handling must be discussed/scheduled with the program administrator.

Data Interpretation Help if Applicable

The PTRP Core personnel are available to assist with data review. Please contact the program administrator to schedule a meeting date/time.