Ensuring you collect the best and most physiologically accurate data from your chronic telemetry experiments requires careful planning and experimental design. This webinar gave an insight into the practical aspects of designing chronic animal experiments to set you on the best path for success. We discussed the benefits of chronic studies, how to select the most appropriate sample size for your study, some basic tips and tricks for data acquisition and handling and finally how to ensure high animal welfare.

Learning Objectives:

  • What are the benefits of chronic over acute studies?
  • How to decide the best sample sizes and the length of experiments?
  • Basic tips for data acquisition and handling
  • How to maintain high animal welfare standards

Phil Griffiths, Telemetry Application Specialist – Europe, Kaha Sciences

Phil has a BSc and PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Bristol, UK and spent several years at Bristol as a post-doc investigating the central control of blood pressure. Over the course of his career in academia he gained extensive expertise in rodent in vivo procedures, including in vivo electrophysiology and blood pressure telemetry using the Kaha Sciences telemetry system. He has presented at several international conferences and published his research on the role of the neuropeptide apelin in the central control of blood pressure. Phil’s current role at Kaha Sciences is to provide sales and technical support within the European region, utilising his experience as a user to understand customer applications and needs