Tissue preparation and histochemistry unit (TPHU) Meilahti
The Anatomy department in Biomedicum has long provided services in tissue processing. The service includes paraffinsectioning and services for histological stainings.

Please note that if you have used any of the services of the Tissue preparation and histochemistry unit for your publication, you are kindly expected to mention us in the Acknowledgements and inform us about your publication. Quote Kirsti Räsänen (Tissue preparation and histochemistry unit in the Department of Anatomy, University of Helsinki).

List of Services
  • Paraffin sections Responsible person: Kirsti Räsänen
  • HE-staining Responsible person: Kirsti Räsänen
Staining Services


The hematoxylin-eosin staining is made in the automated system Tissue-Tek DRS that can process 40 slides in one go.

Contact information

Kirsti Räsänen
tel. +358 2941 25270
Room B117b

Street address
Haartmaninkatu 8
(Biomedicum Helsinki)
00290 Helsinki

Mailing address
P.O. Box 63
00014 University of Helsinki