Please click on the following link to request services for the Comparative Pathology & Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource:
The Comparative Pathology and Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource (CPMPSR) provides expert, affordable, experimental pathology support to The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center members who utilize animal models to study human disease.
The CPMPSR comparative pathologists are experts in normal anatomy, physiology and histology as well as background age- and strain-/breed-related lesions, infectious pathogens and husbandry practices for various animal model species. Lesion recognition and interpretation within individual investigations provides a critical component to research that incorporates animal models.
Services include comprehensive macroscopic and microscopic examinations of various laboratory animal species with an emphasis on the phenotype characterization of newly produced lines of genetically engineered mice as well as pre-clinical efficacy and toxicity studies. Additional services include hematology, clinical chemistry, radiography, Aperio whole slide scanning, routine frozen and paraffin slide preparation, tissue microarray preparation, and special histochemical and immunohistochemical staining. The CPMPSR also serves as a referral service to experienced scientists within the OSU research community, providing expertise in animal model development, experimental design, optimal sample collection and data interpretation.
Director: Krista M.D. La Perle, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP
For additional information about the CPMPSR, please call 614-247-8122 or email the CPMPSR at: CPMPSR@cvm.osu.edu
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