Histopathology Facility Equipment

  • Cryomicrotome (Leica Cryostate 1950) — Frozen sections for HE, IHC or IF

  • Photomicroscope (Nikon microscope with NIS element software) — Digital photography for presentations and publications

  • Digital slide scanner (Leica Aperio CS2 scanner) — For whole slide scanning, telepathology, image capture and image analysis

  • Laser Capture Microdissection (Leica LMD 6500) — For capturing the pure populations of cells, such as normal, tumor or stroma cells from complex heterogeneous tissue samples.

  • Roche Ventana Discover autostainer — Fully automated stainer provides investigators a consistent, reproducible and high-throughput service that can be adapted for multiple protocols and detections strategies.

    This facility supports Fox Chase Cancer Center's Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) from the National Cancer Institute.