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WEBINAR: Introducing the M-Seriesᵀᴹ compact MRI systems; a cost effective, high performance, imaging platform designed with the preclinical researcher in mind

February 13, 2019 11:00 EST (UTC -5) 17: 00 CET (UTC +1) This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation will introduce the M-SeriesTM compact MRI systems from Aspect Imaging. Join Tonya Coulthard

By |December 21st, 2018|Event, Imaging, Molecular, Upcoming, Webinar|

WEBINAR: What is hyperoxia, normoxia and hypoxia to cells: Why researchers should care about environmental oxygen and how it influences results

January 23, 2019 11:00 EST (UTC -5) 17: 00 CET (UTC +1) What oxygen levels are you using in your cellular research? Are your cells under hyperoxia, normoxia, hypoxia, or are you unsure?

By |December 21st, 2018|Cancer Research, Event, Hypoxia, Molecular, Upcoming, Webinar|

WEBINAR: Preclinical imaging with fluorescence in vivo endomicroscopy

This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation provided a comprehensive review of the latest laser confocal microscope technology called the FIVE2 from Optiscan Imaging.  The session included a hands-on demonstration of the system and an overview

By |December 10th, 2018|Event, Imaging, Molecular, Upcoming, Webinar|

Transverse Aortic Constriction (TAC): Why, how and the outcome as it relates to pressure overload-induced cardiac hypertrophy and/or heart failure

Chronic congestive heart failure, more commonly referred to as heart failure (HF), is a multifactorial cardiac disease which can affect the heart both structurally and/or functionally thereby impairing its ability to properly fill and eject blood from the ventricles.

Experimental Biology – Apr 6 – Apr , 2019 – Orlando, FL

Come visit booth #1433 and chat with the Scintica Staff Learn more about the meeting here Experimental Biology (EB) is the largest and most prestigious interdisciplinary meeting of its kind. Life sciences and biomedical researchers

By |December 6th, 2018|Animal Models, Conference, Event, Fish, Mouse, Physiology, Rat, Upcoming|

American Association for Cancer Research- Mar 29 – Apr 3, 2019 – Atlanta, GA

Come visit booth #4708 and chat with the Scintica Staff Learn more about the meeting here The AACR Annual Meeting program covers the latest discoveries across the spectrum of cancer research—from population science and prevention;

By |December 6th, 2018|Cancer Research, Conference, Event, Upcoming|

Normoxia isn’t normal: Conventional incubators generate more questions than they answer

Since the first CO2 incubators were made commercially available in the late 1960’s they have become a staple for researchers to grow and maintain cells in vitro. These chambers have been highly effective for this task; however, they do

By |November 26th, 2018|Cancer Research, Hypoxia, Lab Equipment, Molecular|

Re-evaluating manual colony counting: How automated counting is saving researchers time and effort

Manual colony counting method A typical manual counting scenario looks like this: The researcher finds an object and decides whether it is a colony. If it is determined to be a colony, the researcher then ascertains if it meets

By |November 8th, 2018|Cancer Research, Lab Equipment, Molecular|

Benchtop blood pressure: A fast, affordable and non-invasive technique

The capability to precisely and non-invasively measure the systolic and diastolic blood pressure, on top of heart rate and other blood flow parameters in rodents, can be of great clinical value to researchers. The non-invasive rat and mouse blood

By |November 7th, 2018|Animal Models, Cardiovascular Research, Lab Equipment, Mouse, Physiology, Rat|

WEBINAR: A Noninvasive Alternative to +dP/dtmax: Peak Aortic Blood Acceleration

Dr. Anil Reddy discusses how to use noninvasive blood flow velocity measurements to quantify cardiac contractility as a surrogate to +dP/dtmax. Invasive measurement of left ventricular pressure is considered the gold standard for evaluating cardiac contractility and relaxation in

WEBINAR: Experimental Considerations when Planning Chronic Models of Cardiovascular Disease in Rodents

Join Dr. Tim Hacker for a discussion on experimental design, strategy, technology, common challenges and best-practices associated with planning long-term, chronic models of cardiovascular disease in rodents. Watch on Demand

By |November 2nd, 2018|Cardiovascular Research, Event, Mouse, Physiology, Rat, Webinar|

Cardiac Capacity and Thermal Performance: an examination of cardiovascular development in Atlantic salmon

This team of researchers in the Biology Department at Western University are investigating ways to reintroduce Atlantic salmon to the Great Lakes, specifically Lake Ontario. Hatchery stocking programs are a major tool used to improve recreational fishing opportunities. They

Bringing hypoxia chambers into the 21st century: Making a case for absolute measurements

In the last year, I’ve spoken to countless hypoxia researchers in person, at conferences, and over the phone. When I reach out to these people the one question I always ask is “in what units does your current chamber

By |October 29th, 2018|Cancer Research, Hypoxia, Molecular|

WEBINAR: Rodent anesthesia and surgical monitoring: the foundation for great experiments

This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation provides an overview of different rodent anesthesia options and highlights the importance of rodent surgical monitoring and user safety. Topics discussed include: the benefits of inhalation versus injectable anesthesia, the