Welcome to the APN histopathology website

Supported by the Australian Phenomics Network

The Histopathology and Organ Pathology service helps researchers across Australia in histological preparation, analysing histology images and data on genetically modified animals. It generates histological and organ pathology data on mouse models created through APN.

This service offers the latest in high quality capabilities including:

  • Quality controlled mouse necropsies, tissue preparation and histological processing
  • Pathological analysis of tissues
  • Digital slide scanner capable of producing high quality images
  • High resolution light microscopy with electronic image capture
  • Specialised staining and immunohistochemistry

Staff providing this service have extensive histology, diagnostic and electronic imaging experience. Consultant Medical and Veterinary Pathologists are available to provide expert advice.

The Histopathology and Organ Pathology service is based at the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne and is supported by the Federal Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) initiative and by the University of Melbourne.

The Histopathology and Organ Pathology service provides a secure interface where users are able to login and interrogate their case files and images.

To view your images access slides.

The Histopathology and Organ Pathology Service specialises in:

  • Experimental animal histopathology
  • Expert analysis
  • On-line reports and images
  • Digital slide scanning
  • Publication quality images

We provide necropsy and histopathology services to all biomedical researchers across Australia for the evaluation of modified, treated or genetically engineered mice.
Histopathology for other species by arrangement.

The specialist services provided are delivered by a team of experienced Medical and Veterinary pathologists and mouse pathobiologists implementing comprehensive necropsy and evaluation procedures.