We offer complete services for immunohistochemistry and immunocytochemistry and we develop and provide customized protocols related to histology, histochemistry and immunohistochemistry.

The facility is equipped with technological instrumentation including a Leica TP1020 Automated Tissue Processor, a Leica XL Autostainer, a Fisher HistoCenter embedding station and Microm microtomes and cryostat.

Services Available

  • Tissue fixation, processing, embedding, and sectioning of paraffin- embedded and frozen specimens
  • Plastic embedding and sectioning
  • Routine histological stains (e.g., H&E, trichrome, and others);
  • Special stains (e.g., Sirius Red, PAS, reticular fiber stain, Voerhoff’s elastic stain, von Kossa, Orcein, van Gieson, and many others)
  • Immunohistochemistry, immunocytochemistry, histochemistry, etc.
  • Customized characterization of antibodies for immunohistochemistry
  • Special procedures (e.g., mammary gland whole mounts, en face preparations of arteries, etc.)
  • Custom tissue microarrays
  • Performs all histology related services for human specimens obtained through the BioBank at MMCRI

Contact Us

Director: Volkhard Lindner, MD, PhD

Manager: Grazina Armie Mangoba, HTL (ASCP)

Service Requests

Obtain the appropriate Histology request form below.  For requests outside the MMC Research Institute, please contact the Manager to arrange services.  For in-house requests at the institute, refer to the Tissue Submission Protocols and submit the internal request form and specimens as directed.

Internal Requests

External Requests

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