Services for Researchers
A facility totally devoted to clinical trials
URMC Labs provides Central Lab services to assist researchers in clinical trials.
Our central lab is now located in a new, state-of-the-art facility that is exclusively devoted to clinical trials. Here, we have created a culture where researchers talk to researchers, providing the guidance and advice that will help your trials run more smoothly and efficiently.
Visit our the URMC Labs Central Laboratory website.
Histology services for basic researchers
The Department offers a full range of histology services for researchers, including special stains and immunocytochemistry. Services are available at a per-slide rate, or special arrangements may be made to charge supplies and effort directly to a research project.
Investigators who will be using human tissue from the URMC Labs need to complete a request form that is signed off by the Director of Surgical Pathology and the Director of the Research Subjects Review Board:
For information regarding unstained slides, special stains, or archived tissue blocks, contact Diana Scott, Histology Supervisor, at 275-1880, E-mail: Diana_Scott@urmc.rochester.edu
For information regarding tissue specimens or banked tissue specimens contact Laurie Baxter, Trim Room Supervisor, at 275-4966, E-mail: Laurie_Baxter@urmc.rochester.edu
For information regarding immunocytochemistry contact Loralee McMahon, Immunocytochemistry Supervisor, at 275-7210, E-mail: Loralee_McMahon@urmc.rochester.edu
For information regarding electron microscopy contact Karen Bentley, Director of the Electron Microscopy Research Core, 275-1954, E-Mail: Karen_Bentley@urmc.rochester.edu