Specialist Histology Services

Specialist Histology Services


Aquila strives to offer our clients a complete service on our programs of work, to include specialist histology and molecular tissue probing services. Through our Histology division, Aquila Histoplex, we offer exceptional expertise in this area.


Aquila Histoplex

Aquila Histoplex's core services are focused on our specialist histology services: Multiplex Histology and RNAscope. Aquila Histoplex has the experience, expertise and specialist equipment to deliver on technically demanding projects for both the commercial and academic research sectors. Our ethos is to work closely with clients to understand their histology requirements, and to tailor services specifically to meet the objectives of the project. With superior quality service and high attention to detail, Aquila Histoplex offers a time-efficient and cost-effective outsourcing solution for all your histology needs.

The company is based within Nine, Edinburgh BioQuarter and strategically located in the heart of the a unique geographical location, allowing us access to clinical, scientific and cutting-edge equipment, resources and expertise to facilitate specialised histological contract research. Aquila Histoplex can source local, ethically-approved human tissue from most types of cancer. Each cohort of samples is reviewed by a Senior Academic Clinical Histopathologist who can create bespoke tissue requests.

Aquila Histoplex is currently working to GCP for labs standards, using the guidelines Reflection paper for laboratories that perform the analysis or evaluation of clinical trial samples (Ref. EMA/INS/GCP/532137/2010, EMA, 2012) and in accordance with Integrated Addendum to ICH GCP E6(R1): Guideline for Good Clinical Practice E6(R2). All staff are GCP and/or GCP for labs trained. A QA audit programme is in place, which includes annual study-based, process-based and facility inspections. 

For more information on our Histology Services, please contact us today.



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Aquila BioMedical Ltd.
Nine, Edinburgh BioQuarter
9, Little France Road
EH16 4UX

Tel: +44 (0) 131 658 5164
Email: info@aquila-bm.com