Specialized Histopathology Services Core

Directors: Jon Aster, Anat Stemmer-Rachamimov
BWH Location: 75 Francis Street, Thorn 604, 604B, Boston
MGH Location: Building 149 13th Street, Rm 6122, Charlestown

Core Summary:

The Specialized Histopathology (SHP) Core provides consultative and interpretive pathology 
services including high quality, timely, state-of-the-art analysis of tissues obtained from a 
variety of experimental systems, including rodents, fish, and monkeys. This Core also provides
professional expertise to assist in experimental design and the development and interpretation 
of tests and their results.

Personnel/Contact Information:

Longwood Site

Core Director: Jon Aster, M.D., Ph.D. 
Phone: (617) 278-7483
Fax: (617) 264-5169
Email: jaster@rics.bwh.harvard.edu

MGH Site

Core Co-Director: Anat Stemmer-Rachamimov, M.D.
Phone: (617) 726-5510
Fax: (617) 726-5079
Email: astemmerrachamimov@partners.org

Other Staff:

Longwood Site Lab Manager: Teri Bowman
Phone: (617)-525-9394
Email: tbowman@partners.org

MGH Site Lab Manager: Maria Gianatasio
Phone: (617) 726-5510
Email: mgianatasio@mgh.harvard.ed

DF/HCC Pathology Cores Administrative Manager: Lauri Wyner
Phone: (617) 432-4947
Fax: (617) 432-6474
Email: lauri_wyner@hms.harvard.edu


Location of Cores:

The Longwood/BWH facility is located at 75 Frances Street, Thorn, 604, 603b, Boston.
The MGH facility is located at Building 149, 13th Street, Room 6122, Charlestown.


►Tissue trimming, cassetting, processing, and embedding
►Cutting and staining of paraffin-embedded and cryostat sections
►Immunohistochemistry, for both routine and novel markers
►In situ hybridization, using chromogenic methods (Longwood Only)
►Immunofluorescent Staining and access to fluorescence microscope (Training and Unassisted Use)
►All services CAP/CLIA certified (Longwood Only)

Current prices are available on line:

Click on the links provided below to access the Current Core price list:

Specialized Histopathology Services - Longwood

Specialized Histopathology Services - MGH

Getting Started:

To create a new customer account and to request services for an existing account please go to Harvard Medical Area Core Management System

Departmental Web Link:



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