The neuropathology laboratory, under the leadership of Dr. Michael Punsoni and includes Dr. Jie Chen, provides diagnostic neuropathology services for brain tumors, neuromuscular diseases via muscle and nerve biopsies, neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, as well as other surgical and autopsy neuropathology specimens. Diagnostic procedures may include histochemistry, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, or cytogenetics such as conventional, FISH, or molecular cytogenetics.
The service head and staff are available for consultation. Medical or technical questions can be directed to Jie Chen, M.D. at 402-559-6018.