Alert: Our turnaround time is currently 3-4 weeks for most jobs.

If you’re in need of advanced state-of-the-art pathology services to propel your research, you’ll want to meet with our experts at the Pathology Core Laboratory within Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute. Backed by the comprehensive experience of our staff, our innovative core unites several pathology components into one facility to provide exceptional service that is efficient and cost-effective.

Our array of services include:

  • Basic histopathology, as well as histopathology for both paraffin-embedded and frozen tissue samples
  • Research immunohistochemistry
  • Tissue microarray
  • Fluorescent microscopy
  • Digital slide scanning services

We work extensively with researchers at CHOP and in the surrounding academic community and are eager to consult with you about how our services can facilitate your basic, translational, and clinical research. Contact us for a consultation, or go ahead and get started!


Learn how the core lab and others are applying RNAscope to interrogate tissue samples for RNA expression in this free symposium on December 5th at the Sheraton University City.

When: October 25th 2019
Where: Morgan Hall, 1601 North Broad Street, 27th Floor, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.


For general inquiries, scheduling, and for additional information on services, please email Dan Martinez at martinezd [at] or contact the staff representative listed below.

Pathology Core Laboratory

Daniel Martinez, Director
3615 Civic Center Blvd.
Abramson Research Building, 11th Floor, Room 1106
Philadelphia, PA 19104
martinezd [at]

Main phone number: 267-426-5635