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Comparative Pathology
Phone: 615.322.3667
Room: MCN S1310

Human Tissue Acquisition
Phone: 615.343.3274
Room: TVC 4902

Phone: 615.322.3667
Room: MCN S1310

Research Histology
Phone: 615.322.3667
Room: MCN S1310

Welcome to the Translational Pathology Share Resource Website!  Please take moment to look around and see what we have to offer.


Translational Pathology Shared Resource


Our Mission:

The Translational Pathology Shared Resource will advance biomedical research and personalized medicine by providing Vanderbilt Investigators:

  • Research histology including, immunohistochemistry and novel antibody development
  • Comprehensive, state of the art diagnostic, necropsy and comparative pathology services for animal model systems with specific expertise and focus on mouse models
  • Access to experts in veterinary and human pathology
  • Laser capture micro-dissection
  • Automated tissue micro-array preparation


Sumitting Samples to TPSR

The TPSR utilizes the CORES system for online ordering of Histology and Comparative Pathology Services.    Log into CORES now and place your order:


If you are having problems placing your order, please contact us at:





Translational Pathology Shared Resource supported by NCI/NIH Cancer Center Support Grant 2P30 CA068485-14 and the Vanderbilt Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center Grant 5U24DK059637-13