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Comparative Pathology Core

Pathology expertise by veterinary pathologists to assess the effects of environmental factors in a diverse range of animal models.

The Comparative Pathology Core (CPC) provides CHHE member scientists dedicated access to cost-free pathology support, expertise and consultation for diverse vertebrate animal models.

Services & Support

  • Pathologic phenotypic assessment and interpretation of experimentally-induced tissue changers in diverse vertebrate models.
  • Training and information sessions on tissue assessment; consultation on use of animal models and genetically modified animals
  • Integration of tissues assessment with molecular analysis vis CHHE’s Systems Technologies Core and CVM Histology Laboratory
  • Collaboration on grant applications and publications; letters of support of grant applications

When needed CPC pathologists consult external pathologists, Dr. Stephanie Montgomery, UNC-CH and Dr. Jeffery Everitt, Duke University. 

Watch this short video from Dr. Atkins for information about pathology resources available at UNC-CH.

Contact the CPC for all your pathology questions and/or to schedule a consultation.