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Combating time and space issues in labs today: How a simple microscope is changing the way scientists do research

Combating time and space issue in labs todays: How a simple microscope is changing how scientists do research      All researchers today, from grad students to principle investigators, are lacking 2 key factors that were widely available a generation ago. Today, both overall time and lab space have become a commodity in the research

By |2019-06-11T09:09:34-04:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Cancer Research, Lab Equipment, Molecular, Physiology|Comments Off on Combating time and space issues in labs today: How a simple microscope is changing the way scientists do research

A versatile tool for 𝘪𝘯 𝘷𝘪𝘵𝘳𝘰 vascular research

Vascular function can be assessed in vitro using a myograph. Benchtop wire myograph systems consist of an organ bath, mounting wire or prongs, a micrometer, and a force transducer and amplifier to measure tension development in the tissue. This simple set-up is used in many fields of research, including pharmacology and vascular physiology. In

By |2019-05-15T12:48:53-04:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Articles, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Lab Equipment, Mouse, Physiology, Rat|Comments Off on A versatile tool for 𝘪𝘯 𝘷𝘪𝘵𝘳𝘰 vascular research

The Importance of Cohousing During Telemetry Studies

Research animals must be housed under conditions that ensure their physiologic and behavioral needs are met.  These conditions influence animal well-being and the quality of data obtained throughout a study. Facilities are often designed with many of these factors in mind, including temperature and humidity control, lighting, noise and vibration.  However, there are other

By |2019-04-29T11:39:20-04:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Articles, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Lab Equipment, Mouse, Physiology, Rat, Telemetry|Comments Off on The Importance of Cohousing During Telemetry Studies

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science- Oct 13 – 17, 2019 – Denver, CO

Each fall since 1950, the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science has held its annual National Meeting. During the five days of the meeting, members and nonmembers come together to enjoy the workshops, lectures, poster sessions, and exhibits. The program is designed to have topics relevant to the entire membership. The AALAS National

By |2019-04-15T16:32:04-04:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Conference, Confocal, Event, Fish, Lab Equipment, Mouse, Physiology, Rat, Surgical Monitoring, Upcoming|Comments Off on American Association for Laboratory Animal Science- Oct 13 – 17, 2019 – Denver, CO

European Molecular Imaging Meeting – Mar 19 – 22 , 2019 – Glasgow, Scotland

The ESMI represents and advocates “IMAGING SCIENCE”! The ESMI is providing an interdisciplinary platform for knowledge exchange covering basic sciences, translational aspects as well as clinical applications Sign up for a demonstration of our wide range of products:

By |2019-04-15T16:17:19-04:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Cancer Research, Conference, Confocal, Event, Fish, Imaging, Molecular, Mouse, MRI, PET/CT, Physiology, Rat, Ultrasound|Comments Off on European Molecular Imaging Meeting – Mar 19 – 22 , 2019 – Glasgow, Scotland

Cancer biology and High-Frequency Ultrasound: non-invasive identification, visualization, and quantification in a wide variety of preclinical tumor models

Ultrasound has become a widely used preclinical imaging modality that can be used to visualize a variety of internal structures within small animal models with high resolution (down to 30µm). This provides researchers with primary structural information in real-time allowing for the non-invasive quantification of organ/tumor parameters in both two- and three-dimensions, as well

By |2019-04-11T16:08:26-04:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Articles, Cancer Research, Imaging, Molecular, Mouse, Physiology, Rat, Ultrasound|Comments Off on Cancer biology and High-Frequency Ultrasound: non-invasive identification, visualization, and quantification in a wide variety of preclinical tumor models

Webinar: How high frequency ultrasound imaging is supporting preclinical research applications

This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation introduced participants to some of the basics of high frequency ultrasound imaging and reviewed the most common preclinical research applications for this exciting technology. Our presenter, Ms. Tonya Coulthard, discussed the basic principles of ultrasound imaging, presented sample images from various organs and tissues as

By |2019-04-26T13:40:48-04:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Cancer Research, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Event, Imaging, Physiology, Ultrasound, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar: How high frequency ultrasound imaging is supporting preclinical research applications

Webinar: Transverse Aortic Constriction: The Importance of Monitoring Surgical Outcomes

This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation reviewed with the viewer the importance of monitoring their surgical outcomes, specifically following transverse aortic constriction (TAC) Join Tonya Coulthard as she discussed some background information about the TAC surgery, variability in the surgical outcomes and how to monitor those, as well as the

By |2019-06-04T16:34:18-04:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Event, Mouse, Physiology, Rat, Transverse Aortic Constriction, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar: Transverse Aortic Constriction: The Importance of Monitoring Surgical Outcomes

A Non-Invasive Method to Assess Coronary Flow Reserve

Coronary flow reserve (CFR) is a measure of the ability of the coronary arteries to increase blood flow to the myocardium via dilation during periods of stress.  CFR is reduced by age, as well as various disease states including coronary artery disease.  Given the small size and significant branching of these arteries, traditional methods

By |2019-03-01T15:29:35-04:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Articles, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Fish, Physiology, Rat|Comments Off on A Non-Invasive Method to Assess Coronary Flow Reserve

Doppler Flow Velocity Video Resources

These videos summarize common techniques for assessing cardiac function using the Doppler Flow Velocity System. Fill out the form below with your name and email address to get access to these resources. Pulse Wave Velocity Coronary Flow Transverse Aortic Constriction

By |2019-03-06T11:11:43-04:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Fish, Mouse, Rat, Transverse Aortic Constriction|Comments Off on Doppler Flow Velocity Video Resources