Clinical Services



Annual Lectureships


Tulane University Health Sciences
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue SL-79
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone 504-988-5224
Fax 504-988-7389

LCRC Core Laboratory

Mission Statement

… to collect high quality samples of normal and diseased human material with appropriate pathologic annotations and to make this material available to researchers ...

High quality refers not only to the biological quality of tissue and accompanying pathological data, but also to the ethical and legal status under which donors are enrolled and consented. 

Lifecycle of the Biospecimen

Lifecycle of the Biospecimen

Biospecimen Inventory


Biospecimen Core / Tulane Collaborative Projects

  • Glycosidases as Related to Sphingolipidoses.
    Dr.Yu-The Li, Ph.D.

  • Evaluation of the Presence of Urinary Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer.
    Asim Abdel-Mageed, D.V.M., Ph.D.

  • Mutation Rate in Prostate Cancer.
    Nick Makridakis, Ph.D.

  • Association of Genetic Variants with Prostate Cancer Risk in African Americans.
    Oliver Sartor, M.D.

  • Altered pattern of TRPML Expression in Human Breast and Prostate Tumor Tissues.
    Ming Li, Ph.D.

  • Steroidogenic Factor-1: A Putative Suppressor of Ovarian Cancer.
    Meera Ramayya, M.D, M.S.

  • Genomic Instability in Prostate Cancer Progression.
    Nick Makridakis, Ph.D.

  • Nuclear Matrix Proteins in Disparity of Prostate Cancer.
    Asim Abdel-Mageed, D.V.M., Ph.D.

  • EBV Transcriptomics.
    Erik Flemington, Ph.D.

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma Study.
    Asim Abdel-Mageed, D.V.M., Ph.D.

  • Glioblastoma Project.
    Erik Flemington, Ph.D.

  • Adipose tissue derived stem cell immunosuppressive effects on CD4+ T cells.
    Brian Rowan, Ph.D.



Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5224