• Meet the Team

    Meredith Taylor, MS
    Meredith is the manager of Pathology including Histology, Electron Microscopy, Molecular Pathology and the Tissue BioBank. She completed her BS in zoology/anthropology at Miami University in Oxford, OH, and her MS in biological sciences at the University of Cincinnati. She focuses on molecular techniques such as DNA plasmid preparation, in situ hybridization for mRNA and viral DNA, and immunohistochemistry.

    Betsy DiPasquale
    Betsy is the supervisor for the Pathology Research Core. She is an ASCP certified Histologist with years of experience in the field. Her work focuses on both human and animal immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence, specializing in new antibody work ups.

    Christopher Woods
    Chris has twelve years’ experience as an imaging specialist at Cincinnati Children’s. His photography, design and illustration skills have been utilized in the publication of many book chapters, posters and journal articles.

    Shiva Kumar Shanmukhappa DVM PhD DACVP
    Dr. Shanmukhappa is a board certified Comparative Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist. His current research interests include understanding molecular pathogenesis of liver repair, regeneration, biliary atresia, NASH and metabolic complications of HIV. He provides research pathology support to investigators in regard to whole mouse and embryo analysis, electron microscopy, in situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry in variety of disease models. He also helps researchers identify the pathological changes in mouse and correlating with human disease while interacting with other pathologists in the department.

  • Histochemical Stains

    Histochemical stains.

    Histochemical stains, clockwise from left: Hematoxylin and Eosin, Pentachrome, Trichrome, Oil Red O