The mission of the Histology Core is to provide basic and clinical investigators in the Albany Med and greater Capital Region community with excellent and timely histological service at competitive prices. The Core provides a range of histological services, including tissue fixation and processing, paraffin and cryosectioning, histological stains, and immunohistochemistry on paraffin and frozen sections.
Prior to obtaining your tissue samples please refer to our Services page for guidance and consult with the Histology Core staff to establish protocols for trimming, fixation, and embedding. A brief consult with our staff will allow us to provide you with the best possible service.
Typical workflow for samples brought into the Histology Core: