Pacific Rim Pathology


Pacific Rim Pathology supports technical and professional services for research and clinical trials, instrument validation, and histology endpoints.

Our research team and dedicated laboratory staff work directly with investigators and sponsors, partnering with clinical research organizations for specialist review of histology slides and scoring.

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Learn more about the various services we offer below!

Precision Histology

Histology services we offer include tissue processing, paraffin embedding, and a number of routine and special histochemical stains including H&E, Trichrome, Sirius Red, and other options.

Digital Imagery

Pacific Rim Pathology has the capability to perform Digital Imagery Services through use of the Leica Aperio AT2 DX System. This 400 slide scanner utilizes the Aperio ImageScope clinical viewing software to create high quality diagnostic images.

Electron Microscopy

Pacific Rim is one of a handful of locations in San Diego with access to our own in-house Electron Microscope. We primarily utilize our Zeiss EM 109 on technical processing for Kidney biopsies. Read more about our EM services offered by clicking on the sample image!

Professional Services

Pacific Rim Pathology offers a variety of professional services including slide interpretations, identification of tumor cells and annotations, scoring for histologic endpoints, histology protocol consultations, and medical directorship.

To learn more about our services, please contact our Research Administrator via email by clicking on the microscope!

Research Sponsors we have worked with: