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  • Neuropathology

  • The division of neuropathology provides a wide array of services in all aspects of neuropathology. Staffed by a group of three board-certified neuropathologists, the division provides consultation services with rapid turnaround times and autofaxing of results.

    The division offers:

    • Standardized and comprehensive reporting formats.
    • Nerve biopsy interpretation with semi-thin resin embedded sections and teased nerve fiber preparations for the diagnosis of segmental demyelination and axonal neuropathies.
    • Muscle biopsy analysis with histochemistry and electron microscopy.
    • Immunohistochemistry for muscular dystrophies.
    • Electron microscopy for mitochondrial myopathies.
    • Immunohistochemical and molecular analysis of brain tumors.
    • Consultation services for second opinion cases.
    • Consultations and post-mortem brain specimens, including medical-legal cases.
    • The Brown University Brain Bank/Lifespan Dementia Registry Donation Program.

    For more information, call our customer service line at 1-800-980-4244.