MicroscopeThe Department

The Department of Pathology offers full diagnostic services in surgical pathology for in-house LUMC departments, as well as consultation for regional, national, and international referrals.

This includes the full range of histological, cytological, histochemical, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural and molecular-biological investigations required.

Fields of special interest

Fields of special interest with a link to research activities include bone and soft-tissue pathology, gynecological pathology, hematopathology, hereditary cancer (especially of GI tract, breast and endocrine organs), neuropathology, pulmonary pathology and renal and transplantation pathology. Each section is headed by pathologists with advanced training in their respective fields, supported by molecular biologists and ICT/data processing specialists.