The Histopathology Laboratory is a full service clinical and research histology laboratory, located in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine within the Medical School at The University of Texas Houston-Health Science Center. The laboratory offers and provides all clinical and research related histology services to clients in and around Houston, Texas, and throughout the United States.

 

Laboratory Leadership

Catherine L. Scott, HT(ASCP), CLLM (AACC)

Director, Outreach Laboratory Operations
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Office: 713-500-5401
Email: Catherine.L.Scott@uth.tmc.edu

 

Richard A. Breckenridge, HT (ASCP)

Manager, Special Tissue Laboratory
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Office: 713-500-6792
Email: Richard.Breckenridge@uth.tmc.edu

Melissa Stephens,MS, HTL (ASCP)

Supervisor, Histopathology, IHC, Research
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Office: 713-500-5364

Email: Melissa.Stephens@uth.tmc.edu

Laboratory Contact Information:

IHC Lab: 713-500-5096
Histology Lab: 713-500-5363
FAX: 713-500-0733


Routine Histology

  • H&E
  • Special Stains
  • Enzyme Histochemistry

Immunohistochemistry

  • Epithelial Markers
  • Tumor Antigens
  • Hormone / GI / Pituitary
  • Infectious Agents
  • Lymphoid / Myeloid
  • Endothelial Cell Markers
  • Neural / Neuroendocrine
  • Breast
  • FISH
  • Immunofluorescence
  • Muscle Biopsy Service
  • Renal Biopsy Service
Immunohistochemistry Request Form
To request pathology services from the Immunohistochemistry Lab (version 10.08)

Technical Only Services

  • Trimming and decalcification
  • Processing and embedding of tissue samples
  • Slide preparation
  • Both paraffin and frozen sectioning
  • A wide variety of routine and specialized stains
  • State of the art immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescent staining
  • High quality results and rapid turnaround time

Research Activities

The Histology Labs at UTHealth Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine provide a full range of histopathologic services, including

  • Trimming, decalcification, processing and embedding of tissue samples
  • Both paraffin and frozen sectioning capabilities
  • A wide variety of routine and specialized stains
  • State of the art immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescent staining
  • Image analysis equipment and services
  • High quality results and rapid turnaround time

Research Laboratory Services


Billing/Contracts

For billing and contracting information about The Histology Labs of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine please contact:

Peggy A. Bell

Clinical Billing Manager
Phone: 713.500.5404
Fax: 713.500.0731
Email: Peggy.A.Bell@uth.tmc.edu

 

Forms

Request for UTPath Consultation form

UT Request for Pathology Consultation Forms

Immunohistochemistry-Request-for-Consultation-Form-1

Research Pricing memo