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Pathology Core Facility

Pathology Core Facility

Description:

The Lurie Cancer Center's Pathology Core Facility (PCF) is a centralized, comprehensive, core laboratory that provides histology, immunohistochemistry, molecular analysis and extraction, and microscopic evaluation services for human tissue-based studies. It is a College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited and CLIA certified laboratory with the capability to serve integral marker studies that require biomarker-based treatment arm assignment. The PCF encompasses approximately 7,000 ft2 of mixed use laboratory and office space on the 8th floor of the Olson Pavilion of the Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 710 North Fairbanks Court, Chicago, IL.

In addition to core laboratory services, the PCF performs procurement of fresh biospecimens for clinical trials and biobanking and serves as the Pathology Coordinating Office-Reference Laboratory for the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group.

Pathology Core Facility Requisition Form and Price List: Researchers who have existing biospecimens and will be bringing them to the PathCore should see pathcore.facilities.northwestern.edu/services for the requisition form and price list. Please complete the form prior to bringing samples and email it to Adekunle Raji, Technical Director at a-raji@northwestern.edu. Please include a copy of the form with any biospecimens.

Equipment:

Pathological Analysis - Related Equipment

Services:

Contact:

Location(s):
The Pathology Core Facility is located on the 8th floor of the Olson Pavillion, 710 North Fairbanks Court, Room 8-419, Chicago Campus.

Main Phone:
(312) 908-5546

Main Fax:
(312) 503-2792

Director:
Jian-Jun Wei, MD
jianjun-wei@northwestern.edu

Scientific Director:
Demirkan Gursel, PhD
demirkan.gursel@northwestern.edu

Associate Director of Cooperative Studies Director:
Adekunle Raji
a-raji@northwestern.edu

Manager for Finance and Administration:
Ephie Bakou, M.B.A.
e-bakou@northwestern.edu

Research Admnistrator:
Alden Chang
alden-chang@northwestern.edu

Safety/Compliance Officer:
Michael Balco
michael.balco@northwestern.edu

Website:

pathcore.facilities.northwestern.edu