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To serve patients, health care providers, research scientists, scholars, and society by providing excellence and innovation in diagnostic services and educational resources in a respectful, professional and culturally diverse atmosphere.

Our Vision

To become a preeminent leader in academic anatomic and clinical pathology while translating basic science discovery to improved clinical care.

Histology and Immunohistochemistry Laboratory

Location: Walton Research Building , Room 209
Phone: (843) 792-5648

Debra Hazen-Martin, PhD.

Research Specialist:
Margaret Romano HT (ASCP)


  • Routine tissue and cell processing for fixed paraffin-embedded and/or cryopreserved samples
  • Special tissue processing including decalcification and special orientation
  • Microtomy for production of paraffin or frozen sections
  • Staining protocols including routine histochemical staining, special stains, and immunohistochemical procedures including immunofluorescence.
  • Consultation, with the Director, for immuno-protocol development with troubleshooting and assistance in analysis and interpretation of results.


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Margaret Romano HT (ASCP)

Ms. Romano has over 35 years of experience as a histo-technologist working in both clinical and research settings. Her prior experience within the surgical pathology setting facilitates her coordination of tissue collection and processing for routine and special staining protocols.

Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. Neuropathology Laboratory (Brain Bank)

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Chairman Dr. Steven L. Carroll
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