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About the Core


The Neuropathology Core provides the capability to perform structural studies of the brain. It provides users anatomical expertise in preparing and analyzing developing and adult brains for deviations from typical structure in species ranging from rodents through to primates, including human. It also now offers the same high quality service for studies of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.


Services Available

  • Tissue cutting
  • Immunolabeling
  • Basic Imaging
  • Golgi-Cox staining
  • Routine Histology (such as H&E, Nissl staining)
  • Training for perfusion/dissection
  • Training for brain dissection
  • Training for intricate dissection (embryo, etc.)
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)



We ask that all users acknowledge the use of all Neuropathology Core as follows:

“The project described was supported in part by the Neuropathology Core at Baylor College of Medicine, which is supported by IDDRC grant number U54HD083092 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the officials view of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development or the National Institutes of Health."