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Histology Core (BIDMC)

Director: Hagen, Susan J., Ph.D.

Location: Charles A. Dana Research Building, 8th Floor, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Core Summary:

The function of the Histology Core is to provide services in paraffin histology for cells and tissues including:

*routine staining

Work is done on a fee-for-service basis with a graded fee structure.

Supplemental funding is provided by BIDMC and the Harvard Digestive Disease Center (HDDC). Priority use and reduced fees are given to investigators with these affiliations.

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Personnel/Contact Information:

Director: Hagen, Susan J., Ph.D.
Phone: (617) 667-5308

Member: White, Suzanne L.
Role: Core Supervisor, Histotechnologist
Phone: (617) 667-4117

Member: Liu, Lena
Role: Histologist
Phone: (617) 667-1828

Member: General Inquiries

Facilities and Equipment:

Location of Core: Charles A. Dana Research Building, 8th Floor, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Major Equipment:

  • Leica automatic tissue processor
  • Leica Autostainer
  • Leica embedding station
  • Leica paraffin microtomes
  • Histology consultation service

    Service includes protocols, and advice on tissue processing, embedding orientation, and routine or special staining.

  • Histology preparation service

  • Histology sample preparation service

  • Paraffin embedding service

  • Paraffin processing service

  • Paraffin sectioning service

  • Paraffin staining service

    Includes: Hematoxylin & Eosin, Masson's Trichrome, Periodic Acid-Schiff, Sirius Red Stain, Oil Red O, Alcian Blue, and Toluidine Blue.

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Last updated: 2013-04-30T09:55:25.691-05:00