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WEBINAR: Automated Colony Counting – New Methods Can Save Researchers Time and Cost

This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation provided a comprehensive overview of the technology and methods for counting colonies within the colony formation assay. The major focus of this presentation centralized on the inherent limitations of manual counting

By |April 1st, 2020|Cancer Research, Event, Lab Equipment, Webinar|

New Journal Article – Ultrasound-Induced Microbubble Cavitation via a Transcanal or Transcranial Approach Facilitates Inner Ear Drug Delivery

In a recent paper published in JCI Insight, researchers have demonstrated for the first time the feasibility of applying Ultrasound-induced Microbubble Cavitation via the external auditory canal as a technique to increase the efficiency of drug delivery to the

By |March 23rd, 2020|Animal Models, Articles, Imaging, Mouse, Physiology, Rat, Ultrasound|

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

This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation introduced the SuperArgus PET/CT systems from Sedecal. Join Tonya Coulthard as she discussed  features and benefits of these systems, focusing on some of the basic capabilities of the system, as

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 on

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