Histology Facility

The Histology Facility in the Chronic Diseases Research Center (CEDOC) of the Nova Medical School|Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (NMS|FCM), located in Lisbon, provides assistance and technical work in Histology, both for CEDOC as for external users. The facility contributes for setting up and optimizing of histological approaches for each scientific project.

The Unit is located at the lab 1.6 of the CEDOC I building (Yellow building). For any questions or help please contact our facility email histology.facility(at)nms.unl.pt

Ana Farinho
Histology Facility Technician
Email: ana.farinho(at)nms.unl.pt
Tel.: +351 218 803 101; Ext: 26036

Teresa Barona
Histology Scientific Director
Email: teresa.barona(at)nms.unl.pt
Tel.: +351 21 880 3000; Ext: 20352

Our main aim is to offer services, instrumentation and training to facilitate the production of high-quality samples for both animal model and clinical research.

• Paraffin processing and embedding
• Automated Leica Tissue processor – TP1020
• Microtome sectioning
• Microm Microtome HM200
• Gelatin or OCT embedding for frozen samples
• Cryostat sectioning
• Leica Cryostat CM3050 S
• H&E staining and special staining (namely Gram, LUNA and Ziehl-Neelsen stain)
• Training new users for different equipment (except paraffin processing) and help them with project design

To order a service the user must fill a request available in histology tab https://next.cirklo.org/cedoc/. Our prices can be visualized in each product request or in the intranet system.
In case of self-service the equipments require an obligatory previous booking available here for cryostat and for microtome.


Automated Leica Tissue processor – TP1020

Microm Microtome HM200

Leica Cryostat CM3050 S