The Research Histology Core provides high quality histology services and instruction to all University of Virginia investigators in a cost-effective, value-added manner.

The Research Histology Core prepares paraffin embedded and frozen tissue sections for routine histology, special stains and immunohistological studies performed by the investigator or in conjunction with the Biorepository and Tissue Research Facility. For a detailed list, see the available services

For more information, contact Sheri VanHoose, Laboratory Manager,,    434.924.9205

The Research Histology Core is currently in MR4 building room 1123 but moving to room 1035 August 31st. See directions

Publications incorporating core services should credit Research Histology Core which is supported by The University of Virginia School of Medicine.

This Core is supported through the University of Virginia Cancer Center National Cancer Institute P30 Center Grant.


A resource statement for grant applications is available.