The histology and imaging core will provide essential services to the three projects that make up this program project grant. Specifically, it will section spinal cord specimens, store sections, perform routine immunohistological stains, perform routine tracing, histological stains and establish new protocols where needed. The Core will provide for the skills and equipment necessary to perform imaging and complex stereological counts and confocal analysis of transplants in the spinal cord. This equipment is expensive and highly specialized, thus making such a shared arrangement more practical. Dr. Dan Peterson will serve as a consultant in the operation of this core, thereby adding considerable expertise pertaining to confocal and sterology applications;he will also help with the interpretation of spinal cord transplants. The experiments carried out within the program project could not be done efficiently without the services of the Histology and Immunology Core (Core B).

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Type
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
5P01NS057778-05
Application #
8235951
Study Section
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Initial Review Group (NSD)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2011-04-01
Budget End
2012-03-31
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2011
Total Cost
$64,511
Indirect Cost
Name
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Department
Type
DUNS #
075307785
City
Los Angeles
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
90048
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