Comparative Pathology Lab

The Comparative Pathology Lab is a fully-functional laboratory that emphasizes the diagnostic and experimental pathology of both rodent and nonhuman primate models of cancer. The lab provides pathology support to investigators for:

  • Veterinary pathology consultation: Tissue selection and processing, antibody profiles, and data interpretation 
  • Diagnostic and experimental necropsies: Collection of fresh prospective tissue, gross and histologic exam of all tissues, tissue and slide archives
  • General histology: Routine H&E and specialized stains
  • IHC services: Customized antibody panels
  • ISH services: RNAscope hybridization
  • Courier service to Clarkson Campus

In addition to routine histology and specialized cytochemical stains, the laboratory has a large bank of approximately 50 validated immunohistochemical markers relevant to cancer.