Pittsburgh Liver Research Center
Our mission is
to enable and promote multidisciplinary research
in all aspects of liver health and disease
for improved clinical outcomes.
Fostering team science
and promoting collaborations across disciplines
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Tumorigenesis
Regenerative Medicine
Chronic Liver Injury
Special Interest Groups

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

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PLRC Seminar Series - Dr. Ekihiro Seki
12:00pm to 1:00pm

S123 BST

Core Spotlight – Biospecimen Repository and Processing Core

 

The Biospecimen Repository and Processing Core (BRPC) offers analytical services in the following areas:

  • Archival frozen and FFPE human hepatobiliary tissues with clinicopathologic metadata, and other associated biospecimens
  • Clinical grade immunohistochemisty and special stains in a CLIA-certified and CAP-approved laboratory
  • Multiplex immunochemical staining and chromogenic/fluorescence in situ hybridization services
  • Automated immunofluorescence tissue section staining capabilities
  • Tissue microarray (TMA) services for non-neoplastic and neoplastic hepatobiliary disease
  • Brightfield digital slide scanning
  • Pathologic interpretation by two staff hepatobiliary pathologists
  • Serum and frozen human non-neoplastic and neoplastic tissue collection
  • Fresh human hepatocyte isolation
  • Support services for prospective biospecimen collection, clinical trials and clinical validation studies

For more information on the BRPC Core, please click here