iPATH.Berlin – Core Unit Immunopathology for Experimental Models 

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IMPORTANT: We only process formalin-fixed tissues from patients with COVID-19 or persons tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. We do not accept cryo-conserved samples.

You work with samples derived from human or animal and want to see how the local tissue organization reflects the findings you made with other techniques e.g., immunobiology, molecular biology?

iPATH.Berlin enables the relation of your findings to tissue sections. Findings with immune cells isolated from a given tissue will now be analysed with regard to spatial allocation and tissue context. For this, iPATH.Berlin provides a full service for histopathology. This includes tissue embedding, the staining of tissue sections and microscopic analysis:

  • preparation of paraffin blocks
  • cutting of cryo and paraffin sections
  • histochemistry
  • immunohistochemistry/-fluorescence/multiplexing
  • in-situ hybridization
  • Scoring/quantification
  • storage

What is the advantage of tissue analysis by iPATH.Berlin?

You give your samples into very experienced and highly qualified hands. In 2003, the team of the iPATH.Berlin started working on central service projects within the collaborative research centers SFB633 und SFB650 that were funded by the DFG. Originating from the Institute of Pathology and the Medical Department of Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology the iPATH.Berlin is continuously broadening its horizon on the field of immunopathology.

The microscopic analysis is done in a blinded fashion.