The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases

Histopathology Service Center

Histopathology Service Center

The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine (IMM) is now providing in-house routine histology, special stain, and immunohistochemistry services in support of research projects. With the growth of research activities the laboratory houses equipment for the preparation of thin sections; both paraffin and fresh frozen-tissue.

A full range of histopathology services:

  • Routine Histology (Process, Embed, cut and stain)
  • Section cut rolled and placed in microcentrifuge tub for DNA, RNA studies
  • Multi-Tissue Embedding & Sectioning
  • Frozen tissue Embedding & Sectioning
  • Blood Smear stain
  • Immunohistochemistry and Special stain

The Center for Molecular Imaging - Tissue Histopathology Services (Printable Form):

 

 Routine Histology

 UTH
Rate

External
Rate

Process, embed, cut and stain (per paraffin block first slide)

$       7.75

$      11.63

Subsequent recut

$       2.50

$       3.75

Routine H&E stain (per slide)

$       2.50

$       3.75

Process, embed, cut and stain biopsy (per paraffin block first slide)

$     11.00

$      16.50

Re-cut unstained paraffin section (per paraffin block)

$       4.50

$       6.75

Subsequent re-cuts same case (per slide)

$       2.50

$       3.75

Cut unstained paraffin section from bone sample (first slide)

$       7.00

$      10.50

Re-embed

$       3.00

$       4.50

Subsequent re-cut (per slide)

$       3.30

$       4.95

Biopsy cassette

$       0.55

$       0.83

 Special Stain

UTH
Rate

External
Rate

Special stain preparation

$      18.00

$     27.00

Special stain on unstained section

$       6.00

$       9.00

Complex special stained (such as Masson’s trichrome) per slide)

$      12.00

$     18.00

All silver stain (per slide)

$      16.00

$     24.00

 Immunohistochemistry

UTH
Rate

External
Rate

Immunohistochemistry stain (per slide)

$     18.00

$      27.00

AB Titration optimization (per antibody)

$    180.00

$    270.00

Cut unstained from frozen sample

$       8.00

$      12.00

Subsequent unstained section (same case)

$       4.50

$       6.75

Cryostat (per hour)

$      18.00

N/A

Microtome (per hour)

$      15.00

N/A

Embedding Center

$      15.00

N/A

Technical Assistant (per hour)

$      35.00

N/A

 


External customers (non-UTHealth) should contact:

CONTACT:

ALAINNA D. TALTON

713-500-3488

For scheduling or questions regarding the Histopathology Services, please contact: 

SARAH AMRA

713-500-3386


If you see errors on this page- email: M.J. Bennett