Welcome to the

Harvard Medical Area Core Management System

Currently hosting select cores located at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Access to the HMS Rodent Histopathology Core and the HMS Mouse Engineering Core is now through HMS Research Cores Management - PPMS system! Current users of this Cores have already been set-up in PPMS and will receive an email from the PPMS team with instructions and your login credentials. New Core users can go to the URL: https://ppms.us/harvard-hms/start/. For all other inquiries about the system, please contact ppmsadmin@hms.harvard.edu.


Price Lists
Downloads - General Instructions
Getting Started
Downloads - MGH Patient Block Retrieval [Required for all non-MGH Customers]
Rodent Histopathology Core: Go To PPMS https://ppms.us/harvard-hms/start/
Mouse Engineering Core: Go To PPMS https://ppms.us/harvard-hms/start/
UPCOMING HOLIDAY HOURS

CORE PRIVATE EVENT
BWH PATHOLOGY CORES [DF/HCC]
Tuesday, December 13th: Closed from 11a-1pm

CHRISTMAS
BWH & MGH PATHOLOGY CORES [DF/HCC]
Friday, December 23rd: Closed
Monday, December 26th: Closed

NEW YEARS
BWH & MGH PATHOLOGY CORES [DF/HCC]
Monday, January 2nd: Closed



10/02/2022- PLEASE NOTE THE NEW FY23 PRICING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE SPECIALIZED HISTOPATHOLOGY SERVICES- MGH CORE IN CNY.


ATTN MEC & RHP CORE USERS:
The Rodent Histopathology Core and Mouse Engineering Core have now moved to the new HMS-PPMS [Pilot Platform (Cores) Management System]. Please go to https://ppms.us/harvard-hms/start/ to request access and to order services.

Login here to request services from the following BWH and MGH DF/HCC Pathology Cores:

SPECIALIZED HISTOPATHOLOGY SERVICES- LONGWOOD AND TISSUE MICROARRAY & IMAGING CORES [BWH, Thorn 604/603B]:
We are offering walk-in hours for Drop-Off and Pick-Up Monday-Thursday between 10am to 3:30pm; and Friday by appointment only (pre-approved by Donna at dmskinner@partners.org; or Teri at tbowman@partners.org). The core continues to follow social distancing guideline with only 80% staffing available in the core; you should expect turnaround time to be affected. If you have questions please email tbowman@partners.org.


SPECIALIZED HISTOPATHOLOGY SERVICES- MGH [CHARLESTOWN]:
Drop-Off and Pick-Up no longer require appts. Please understand the core continues to follow social distancing guidelines. Turnaround time has returned to normal. All training and unassisted use on all core shared equipment [embedder, paraffin microtome, cryostat, and microscope] will now be offered with limited capacity (1-2 people max per session). PLEASE VERIFY ALL RUSH WORK REQUESTS WITH US BEFORE PLACING THEM ON OUR WEBSITE. Email questions to DGLUHOVAKASSIS@mgh.harvard.edu.

***ATTENTION: SPECIALIZED HISTOPATHOLOGY SERVICES- MGH [CHARLESTOWN] WILL NOW BE OFFERING Frozen IHC on automated Ventana equipment***



NOTE: WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS. ALL EXTERNAL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE BY CHECK OR WIRE TRANSFER.

All administrative or billing questions, please email the DF/HCC Research Cores Director of Administration at lauri_wyner@hms.harvard.edu.

All Technical questions and project status inquiries should be directed to the core.

COVID-19 IMPACT ON CORE ACCESS. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have implemented the following changes in our DF/HCC Research Cores where all cores have been asked to practice “Social Distancing” and are limiting personnel in some cores. We appreciate your cooperation and patience.
 


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