The function of the Histology Core is to provide services in paraffin histology for cells and tissues including:
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.
Service includes protocols, and advice on tissue processing, embedding orientation, and routine or special staining.
Includes: Hematoxylin & Eosin, Masson's Trichrome, Periodic Acid-Schiff, Sirius Red Stain, Oil Red O, Alcian Blue, and Toluidine Blue.