Life in the lab

In the Hansen Lab we use current laboratory techniques to study Osteoarthritis. Here are some examples of the types of techniques we use.


 Lab member photographing tissue samples
Photographing tissue samples to allow for further study 
of the tissues such as cell counting and Mankin scoring
Surgeries to destabilize the medial meniscus 
and induce osteoarthritic-like symptoms
 Lab member performing surgeries to destabilize the medial meniscus
 Lab member doing IHC staining
 
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) staining

 â€‹Tissue Embedding in preparation for sectioning  Lab member performing tissue embedding
 Lab member performing sectioning and other tissue preparation
Sectioning and other tissue preparation