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Pathology Core

Core Leader: Yuji Ikeno, M.D., Ph.D.
Core Co-Leader: Gene Hubbard, D.V.M., M.S.

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Age-related pathology increases exponentially with advancing age and is largely responsible for age-related morbidity as well as mortality. Pathological information provides investigators with insight into the potential biological/molecular mechanisms of the intervention under study.

Core Services Offered:

Tissue Microarrays

End-of-Life and Cross-Sectional Pathological Analysis

Immunohistochemistry, In Situ Hybridization, and Morphometric Analysis of Tissue

  • Tissue distribution
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Quantitative analysis of size of object (e.g. tumor, glomerulus, islets (pancreas))

Archival Pathology Data and Samples

  • Gross and microscopic pathology data
  • Paraffin embedded blocks for future studies
  • Histology slides and images for archive

Histology Service (paraffin blocks and frozen blocks)

  • Gross and microscopic pathology data
  • Paraffin embedded blocks for future studies
  • Histology slides and images for archive

 Consultation and Education