Discovery accesses a deep reservoir of specimens, facilities, technologies, and expertise to equip our clients with large-scale, custom services in pathology, histology, and tissue characterizations.

  • One of the largest FFPE biorepositories in the world offering depth and breadth of all disease areas.
  • Sophisticated laboratories are designed to fully support both preclinical and clinical studies.
  • The latest technologies including high-resolution imaging to enhance the utility of deliverables.
  • Staff of US board-certified pathologists to deliver quality assessments, interpretations, and confirmations.
  • Experienced histology team to assemble tissue microarrays (TMA) for high-throughput screenings.
  • Team of scientists proficient in custom-characterization design to identify biomarkers of interest.


Discovery is a full-service partner, equipped to be an extension of your lab. We leverage our expertise, facilities, and technology to support and accelerate your research. Imagine the benefits of sourcing and characterizing tissue samples from a single vendor:

  • Reduced backlogs on internal laboratories and personnel
  • Biospecimens and lab services accessed from a single vendor
  • Dedicated point of contact across projects
  • Simplified logistics and contracting
  • Characterized samples relevant to your criteria
  • High-throughput screening slides (TMA) that allow rapid future characterizations

Service Listing

  • Interpretation of stains
  • Quality assessments of samples
  • Diagnosis and confirmations
  • Sectioning and curls
  • Fixation and embedding
  • IHC, ISH, and other stains
  • Staining optimizations
  • Aperio Scanning Imaging
  • Custom TMA Production
  • TMA with IHC or ISH
  • Multi-Tissue Blocks with IHC or ISH
  • Whole Mounts with IHC or ISH
  • Targeted Genomic Analysis
  • Data reporting and management
  • IHC optimization

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