Study Finds Parental Stress Triggers Depression Related Immune Changes Across Generations
A recent study by Benjamin C. Nephew, PhD, documents transgenerational effects of social stress on the immune systems and suggests that immune-based interventions may be effective at preventing or treating disorders such as depression, anxiety, and asthma in depressed mothers, their children, and future generations.
Histopathology at Cummings
The histology department is fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and highly experienced faculty and staff. It offers numerous research services and a quality-controlled, consistent product.
The Department of Biomedical Sciences conducts world-class research, provides diagnostic services, fosters scholarly activity, and trains veterinary, graduate, and postdoctoral students.
Faculty in the department's Section of Pathology also provide clinical pathology, biopsy, and necropsy services to the small and large animal hospitals. The Histology Lab provides biopsy, immunohistochemistry, and high quality slide preparation. And the Clinical Pathology Laboratory performs diagnostic tests such as hematology, clinical chemistry, coagulation tests, and urinalysis for patients and for research projects.