Facilities and services
Human Anatomy Unit
The Human Anatomy Unit (HAU) is a teaching facility which provides anatomy and pathology resources for students and practitioners of medicine and allied healthcare professions. The Unit comprises a dissection room, a dedicated anatomy skills laboratory and a pathology museum. These facilities enable the study of human anatomy and pathology in a conducive environment, using the latest technologies.
Imperial College Healthcare Tissue Bank
The Imperial College Healthcare Tissue Bank (ICHTB) infrastructure enables Imperial researchers to collect, store and use human tissue appropriately under a single Human Tissue Authority (HTA) licence and Ethics approval. We provide Research Ethics Committee approved consent forms and access to a tracking database which ensures HTA compliance.
London General Surgical Skills Programme
The London General Surgical Skills Programme provides monthly, consultant-led, practical teaching sessions for all ST3-ST6 vascular and general surgical trainees on behalf of Health Education South London, Health Education North West London, Health Education North Central and East London, plus Kent, Surrey and Sussex Deanery. The teaching on the Skills Programme is free to trainees and is a compulsory component of their surgical training.
Imperial Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC)
ECMC has dedicated laboratory at Hammersmith Hospital that can help with early translational studies. The type of services that we can offer are:
- Immunohistological analyses
- DNA methylation analyses
- Metabolomic analyses
- Circulating biomarker analyses