The Histology Laboratory is equipped to process a wide range of specimens from paraffin-embedded sections to non-decalcified bone including specimens with orthopaedic implants and to perform a variety of histological and immunohistochemical analyses on bone, cartilage and tissue samples.
The Bio-imaging Facility contains a dedicated microscopy room equipped with a wide range of standard and fluorescent microscopes and an Image Analysis Studio with high power workstations equipped with state-of-the-art software for post-acquisition customized image analysis.
- PRECISION SAW
- SPECIMEN GRINDING SYSTEM
- MICRODISSECTION INSTRUMENT
- TISSUE EMBEDDING CENTRE
- SLIDE STAINING STATIONS
- STEREO MICROSCOPE
- FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPE
- IMAGE ANALYSIS WORKSTATIONS
- UPRIGHT WIDE FIELD MICROSCOPE SYSTEM
Staff at the Centre for Aging SMART at VCH would be happy to address any questions you may have and to work with you to coordinate your project. Please contact us for a swift response. Also note that we are a research centre, not a clinic. If you have questions or concerns about a medical condition, please consult with your physician.