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Histopathology Core

Overview of Services

HISTOPATHOLOGY CORE

The Histopathology Core provides services in histology and routine transmission electron microscopy (TEM).

HISTOLOGY

The histology section of the core is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). It provides basic services such as tissue preparation and embedding, paraffin block or frozen tissue sectioning, and H&E staining. The core provides additional services such as direct and indirect immunohistochemical staining, selected histochemical stains, serial sectioning and RNase-free handling. Core personnel have extensive experience in tissue microarray construction. The lab is equipped with a Perkin-Elmer TMA Master automated TMA arrayer as well as two MTA-1 manual Beecher TMA arrayers. 

ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

Routine TEM procedures such as fixation, embedding, sectioning, and visualization are available. The core utilizes a Hitachi H-7650 Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) with two digital cameras. Magnification ranges from 0.7K up to 200K. The imaging software is AMtv542.

  

Leadership

Dr. Diana Thomas, MD, PhD | Medical Director, Histopathology Core | Pathology Operations Director, Biopathology Center | Diana.Thomas@NationwideChildrens.org | 614-722-3705

Jay Bowen | Histopathology Core Director | Jay.Bowen@NationwideChildrens.org | 614-722-5302

Cindy McAllister | Histopathology Core Manager | Cynthia.McAllister@NationwideChildrens.org | 614-355-3465

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location
7:30AM-5:00PM  M-F  

Nationwide Children's Hospital

700 Children's Drive

Columbus, Ohio 43205

Wex 344

Links and Resources

    1. http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/morphology-core

 

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Histopathology Laboratory

 
614-355-3474
 

 

 
Cindy McAllister
Core Manager
 
614-355-3465
 
Cynthia.McAllister@NationwideChildrens.org
 
Wexner
 
Jay Bowen
Core Director
 
614-722-5302
 
Jay.Bowen@NationwideChildrens.org
 

 
Dr. Diana Thomas, MD, PhD
Medical Director of Core
 
614-722-3705
 
Diana.Thomas@NationwideChildrens.org
 

 

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