Otopathology Lab uses revolutionary technology to preserve temporal bone specimens

Opath Lab UMN

Thanks to the gift of a laser microtome from the lab's founder, Dr. Michael Paparella, and grants from the NIH and the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, the Otopathology Lab is advancing the preservation and study of human temporal bones. The goal is to enable more researchers to have access to these valuable specimens, which are important to studying diseases of hearing and balance. READ MORE>>