The Pathology Research Core facilitates the COCVD projects by providing equipment and technical expertise to embed
and section tissue specimens and perform chemical and immuno-histological staining of tissue sections to be examined, photographed and analyzed chromogenically by light microscopy.

Current facilities include a Shandon Citadel 12-step programmable tissue processor, Lecia EG1160 Paraffin embedding center Shandon Finesse 325 Microtome, MicroProbe Staining System, Nikon 55i Cool LED Upright Microscope with DS-Ri1 12MP Color Camera system, and NIS-Elements Quantitative Analysis Software Package.

Wendy Katz, Ph.D., oversees the Pathology Research Core. Dr. Katz has developed protocols for standard tissue stains and created forms for utilization of this core.

COCVD investigators can request these services by submitting a Pathology Core Request For Services Form.

Wendy Katz
, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate, Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
Room 577, Charles T. Wethington Building
900 S. Limestone Street
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536-0200
Phone: 859-218-1419