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The Comparative Pathology & Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource, within the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, provides expert, readily available and affordable experimental pathology support to investigators utilizing animal models to study human disease. Pathologists and technicians affiliated with the CPMPSR are familiar with normal lab animal anatomy and physiology, as well as with background age- and strain-related lesions of various animal models, allowing for critical contextual interpretation of specimens.
Services include: comprehensive macro-/microscopic evaluation of various lab animal species, with an emphasis on the phenotypic characterization of genetically engineered mice; hematology; clinical chemistry; radiography, routine frozen and paraffin slide preparation; tissue microarray preparation; special histochemical and immunohistochemical staining. The CPMPSR also provides referral services in animal model development, experimental design, optimal sample collection, and data interpretation.
About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State
Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked fifth in the nation and includes more than 1,000 faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest specialty referral centers in the world, with more than 35,000 farm, equine, and companion animal patients each year. A nationally-recognized ambulatory practice and teaching unit in Marysville, Ohio provides farm animal experience to every veterinary student, and the Food Animal Health Research Program in Wooster, OH focuses on detection, control, and prevention of disease. Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center offering seven health sciences colleges, we admit up to 162 veterinary students per class, and offer a new comprehensive graduate program in Veterinary and Comparative Medicine as well as a unique Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health, in partnership with the College of Public Health. http://vet.osu.edu.