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New Journal Article – Development of a Novel Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles to Quantify Nerve Density in Prostate Cancer and for Targeted Drug Delivery in the Same Model

In this journal article published in early February 2020 titled “Sight and switch off: Nerve density visualization for interventions targeting nerves in prostate cancer” in Science Advances, Huijuan You et al. discuss the development of their novel superparamagnetic iron

By |February 25th, 2020|Animal Models, Articles, Mouse, Rat, Telemetry, Tissue Oxygen|

WEBINAR: Introducing the SuperArgus PET/CT Systems; a Best In Class Imaging System with State of the Art Technology for Pre-Clinical Imaging in Small and Medium Sized Animals

March 5, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation will introduce the SuperArgus PET/CT systems from Sedecal. Join Tonya Coulthard as she discusses  features and benefits of these systems,

By |February 3rd, 2020|Animal Models, Event, Imaging, Mouse, MRI, Rat, Upcoming, Webinar|

WEBINAR: Utilizing Doppler Flow to Investigate the Hemodynamic Effects of Anti-Cancer Therapies

Recent advances in targeted cancer therapies has led to the development of a number of novel approaches that have demonstrated some clinical advantages in terms of prolonging overall survival and progression free survival. One of these approaches

WEBINAR: Product Launch: Vilber’s Newton 7.0 FT Series – in vivo 3D Optical Tomography now accessible to everyone

This free educational webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation introduced the brand new pre-clinical imaging system from Vilber, the Newton 7.0 FT Series. This new range of in-vivo imaging systems offer traditional 2D Bioluminescence and Fluorescence imaging, integrating

By |December 5th, 2019|Animal Models, Cancer Research, Event, Imaging, Molecular, Mouse, Rat, Webinar|

WEBINAR: Doppler Flow Velocity: Applications in Cardiovascular Research

This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation provided an overview of performing “Doppler” measurements for preclinical cardiovascular assessment. It discussed the physical principles and technology used to acquire these measurements, how these techniques are employed in the

In vivo tissue oxygenation: How do I know which method is best for my research?

There are a variety of ways that researchers today can measure oxygenation of tissue in vivo. Unfortunately, while a range of options do exist, choosing which technology to use to measure tissue oxygenation is often difficult, even to those who

How modern hypoxia chambers and chemically defined media are changing the face of cancer research

Cancer micro-environments are essential in understanding cancer malignancy and can provide accurate insights into how therapies targeting tumors may respond. Looking into these micro-environments further, Scintica Instrumentation’s cellular oxygen expert, Justin Croft, teamed up with custom media specialist, Annie Cunningham, of InVitria

By |October 15th, 2019|Articles, Cancer Research, Hypoxia, Molecular|

A Tale of Two Tubes: Exploring the Causes of Cardiovascular Disease from the Arteries to the Gut

The Integrative Cardiovascular Physiology laboratory at Colorado State University investigates the underlying causes of cardiovascular abnormalities in the settings of obesity and nutrient excess. Obese individuals are at an increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease (CVD)1. Prior to overt

Imaging Solutions for Preclinical Research: Imaging Modalities and Their Applications

With the ever-growing preclinical imaging field, it is difficult to know which imaging modality is ideal for your experiment. This brief overview aims to help researchers optimize their experiments and their funding by choosing ideal imaging modalities for their

Understanding oxygen sensing in cells: A video lecture by Dr. Peter Ratcliffe

The lecture “Elucidation of oxygen sensing pathways in human and animal cells; implications for Physiology” by esteemed professor Dr. Peter Ratcliffe of Oxford University delves into the topic of physoxia head on. Dr. Ratcliffe provides relevant and interesting data from

By |August 27th, 2019|Articles, Cancer Research, Hypoxia, Molecular, Physiology|

WEBINAR: Novel Nanoparticle-based Contrast Agents for Preclinical MRI Studies at 1T: Research Applications in Placental Disorders

This webinar considered a new class of targeted, liposomal-gadolinium MRI contrast agents that do not cross the placental barrier for preclinical studies of placental vascular architecture and placental accreta, or invasive placentation. These studies are conducted

By |August 26th, 2019|Animal Models, Event, Imaging, Molecular, Mouse, MRI, Rat, Webinar|

Investigating mechanisms driving acute kidney injury arising from heart surgery and sepsis

A team of researchers and clinicians at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health are investigating ways to reduce the incidence of kidney injury resulting from heart surgery and sepsis. Acute kidney injury is when our kidneys suddenly

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

By |June 10th, 2019|Articles, Cancer Research, Lab Equipment, Molecular, Physiology|

Cancer Biology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): The Gold Standard of Soft Tissue Imaging

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a technique that utilizes magnetic fields to create images of the anatomy and the physiological processes within the body. Specifically, MRI, the gold standard in soft tissue imaging, offers researchers the ability to distinctly